2017-01-05 15:30Press release

Ensa Named Winner for Silicon Valley Potential Award on Sweden Demo Day

Ensa announced today that it has been named the Winner for Silicon Valley Potential Award on Sweden Demo Day. The Award is presented by Silicon Vikings, the Nordic-Made networking organization intersecting between Silicon Valley and the Nordics.

On December 14, over 250 startups, 1000 investors and networkers attended the Sweden Demo Day, which is Sweden’s largest event for digital startups. During the event, Dr. Mike Gerstenfeld, founder of ensa, spoke at the Demo Stage and demonstrated how by integrating machine learning technology and electronic health records in application can take healthcare into the digital era. “Healthcare should be patient-centric, personalized and sustainable”, said Mike, “We will take full advantage of the digitalization of healthcare and develop tailored solutions for users to meet their expectations”.

After a whole-day exhibition, 6 out of 250 startups won prizes in different categories, including ensa. “On behalf of Silicon Vikings, I congratulate ensa, the winner of Silicon Valley Potential Award”, said Johan Siwers, General Partner and Investment Manager at RECAPEX, “ensa has displayed innovation and great creativity on digital health application. We are looking forward to seeing ensa making progress in the future”. While accepting the award on the stage, Mike gave special thanks to Stefan Mossberg, program director of Health2B accelerator, which ensa’s currently attending.

”We are very proud that one of our accelerator participants won this recognition in fierce competition. The Health2B program attracts companies from all over the world but ensa is our first American participant and a great contributor to our life science community at SmiLe incubator”, says Ebba Fåhraeus, CEO SmiLe Incubator.


About ensa
Based out of the United States and Sweden, ensa is a digital health startup invited to attend the health2b.life accelerator at Medicon Village in Lund. The core mission of ensa is to develop a smart wellness app, using the most sophisticated machine learning recommendation algorithms to combine user’s sensor data and electronic health records and to send users personalized recommendations, health alerts and daily feedback. For more information, please visit https://www.ensa.com


About Sweden Demo Day

Sweden's Largest and most spectacular un-conference for start-ups (at all stages) and investors (of all sorts) in the digital realms is back to the display. The event is held at Münchenbryggeriet and the whole place is as usual be draped in brown floor cover papers, on which entrepreneurs draw and write their business ideas.


About Health2B

Health2B is a connected health lean accelerator program run by SmiLe Incubator, Healthy Habits and Lean Forward Startup Studio. The 3 months program has chosen 9 qualified participants which will meet investors at a Demoday on January 30 in Lund, Sweden.



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About SmiLe Venture Hub – Pioneering Life Science Innovations

SmiLe is a business incubator based in Medicon Village in Lund. SmiLe helps entrepreneurs and startup companies to develop and commercialize new ideas. Our main task is to help the management teams of these companies to navigate the complexities of business development, financing, recruitment and risk management. There are currently 26 companies in SmiLe, which together have attracted more than SEK 1,3 billion in venture capital to date since 2007. Approximately 130 people, representing 19 nationalities and 45% of whom are women, work at SmiLe incubator. SMILE is a community consisting of experts, business advisors and incubator companies, which when combined provide a unique opportunity for Life Science Industry startups to benefit from their extensive collective experience. The opportunity also includes an infrastructure that is unique of its kind in Sweden, with well-equipped laboratories and advanced instrumentation.