Spiegel picks up stake in Berlin brain-training startup NeuroNation (Venture Capital Post):
“Berlin-based brain-training startup NeuroNation has received a seven-figure investment from publishing firm Spiegel.net (part of the largest German media group). Read the rest of this entry »
Heads-up: We just announced a new intelligence package aimed at education, health, gaming and technology executives and innovators.
“Many market reports provide little value for the money. This market report by SharpBrains is the precise opposite. Its wealth of data and analysis provides very valuable strategic and business development guidance to organizations at the frontier of health and wellness,” says Alexandra Morehouse, VP of Brand Management at Kaiser Permanente. Read the rest of this entry »
Heads up on a couple of good articles, one sharing great brain fitness tips based on the material discussed during our 2013 Summit, the other analyzing the growth of cognitive training service Lumosity.
7 Ways to Optimize Your Brain (Huffington Post):
- “3. Cross-train your brain. The saying “use it or lose it” clearly applies to brain fitness. It’s vital to constantly step out of your comfort zone. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
Quick heads-up: Early-bird registration to the first Neurogaming conference expires on April 1st, 2013. Check out the agenda now and see if you want to join a great roster of industry speakers. I’ll be running this session on May 1st:
Think, Think, Think: Cognitive Gaming Platforms. This panel will discuss how breakthrough technologies like transcranial direct current stimulation, ultrasonic brain stimulation, eye tracking, and Read the rest of this entry »
Just a quick note: we’ll host a webinar on January 30th to discuss key market predictions based on “The Digital Brain Health Market 2012–2020: Web-based, mobile and biometrics-based technology to assess, monitor and enhance cognition and brain functioning”, our new market report.
Here are 10 predictions, many of which will likely be realized before the end of 2013: Read the rest of this entry »
We will discuss the main findings and innovation opportunities/ challenges identified in SharpBrains’ new market report The Digital Brain Health Market 2012–2020: Web-based, mobile and biometrics-based technology to assess, monitor and enhance cognition and brain functioning.
When: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013, 1–2.30pm US Eastern Time (live webinar will be recorded for later viewing by registrants) Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
Open a weekend New York Times or Wall Street Journal and you’ll find a whole section with detailed information and advice for individuals looking to invest wisely. What you will not find, however, is comparable information and advice for investing in your most important asset of all: your brain. Precisely because it (usually) does its job so smoothly and effectively, it’s all too easy to forget that your brain is there and that it needs to be invested in just as with anything else we value and want to continue reaping benefits from. And with more than 2 billion people worldwide currently suffering from brain-based health and productivity challenges with a resulting global economic burden of more than $2 trillion, it’s also an issue of some importance.
We’ve made a lot of progress Read the rest of this entry »