Clearwater Clinical Raises $6 Million to Change How the World Handles Hearing Loss

Techvibes logoClearwater Clinical, a provider of medical-grade mobile devices and cloud-based data management solutions for the hearing health industry, has closed $6 million in Series A funding.

The round was led by Whitecap Venture Partners, a Toronto-based early stage venture capital fund. Whitecap says it will work closely with Clearwater on strategic initiatives including product development, go to market programs, and future financing strategy. BDC Capital Healthcare Venture Fund also participated in the funding. Read more.

Press Release: Clearwater Clinical Secures $6M in Series A Funding Led by Whitecap Venture Partners

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – January 12, 2017 – Clearwater Clinical Limited, a leading provider of medical-grade mobile devices and cloud-based data management solutions for the hearing health industry, today announced it has closed $6 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Whitecap Venture Partners, a Toronto-based early stage venture capital fund that invests in high growth companies in Information & Communications Technologies (ICT), Med Tech, and Food Tech. Whitecap Venture Partners will work closely with Clearwater Clinical on a number of strategic initiatives including product development, go to market programs, and future financing strategy. BDC Capital Healthcare Venture Fund is also participating significantly in the funding, and along with other investors brings the total capital invested in the company to date to $9.5 million.

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Clearwater Clinical Receives Funding to Expand SHOEBOX Audiometry

The Hearing Review logoOttawa, Ontario-based Clearwater Clinical Limited, a provider of medical-grade mobile devices and cloud-based data management solutions for the hearing health industry, has announced that it closed $6 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Whitecap Venture Partners, a Toronto-based early stage venture capital fund that invests in high-growth companies in Information & Communications Technologies (ICT), Med Tech, and Food Tech. Read the full story here.

Press Release: Clearwater Clinical Launches Cloud-Based Enterprise Data Management for SHOEBOX Audiometry

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, December 15, 2016 – Clearwater Clinical Limited, makers of SHOEBOX Audiometry, a clinically validated iPad audiometer, today announced the launch of SHOEBOX Enterprise Data Management (EDM). This cloud-based web portal is used to aggregate hearing test results in real-time and save them to a secure, HIPAA-compliant environment. EDM was developed for customers who manage large-scale projects across multiple testing locations and who need a simple way to analyze trends, to quickly identify changes in hearing status, and to offer remote audiological support.

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Canadian mHealth Project Uses iPads for School Hearing Tests

mHealth Intelligence logoElementary schools in three Canadian cities will soon conduct hearing tests with an iPad, thanks to an mHealth program launched by the University of Ottawa Medical School. It’s the first step in what the medical school students hope will someday be a national program.

OMS students launched the iHEAR program in 2014, using an iPad and the SHOEBOX Audiometry app developed by Clearwater Clinical. Of the 400+ students in Canada’s capital city who were tested over the next two years, roughly 8 percent were found to have some hearing loss, and a dozen were diagnosed with serious hearing problems.

Press Release: Clearwater Clinical and University of Ottawa partner on national school hearing screening program.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – November 17, 2016 – Clearwater Clinical Limited, makers of SHOEBOX Audiometry, a clinically validated iPad audiometer, along with the University of Ottawa Medical School, is expanding the highly successful iHEAR program to bring much-needed hearing testing to elementary school students. In its first phase, the program ran locally across the Ottawa region. Today, they announce that iHEAR is expanding to include Montreal, Halifax, and Saskatoon.

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