Wicab Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1998

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 15

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series B

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $4M

  • Investors
  • 3

Wicab General Information

Description

Developer of a wearable assistive device designed to serve the blind and visually impaired. The company's device offers an oral electronic vision aid that provides electro-tactile stimulation to aid profoundly blind patients in orientation, mobility, and object recognition, enabling blind and visually impaired patients to display information on the tongue using electro-tactile stimulation.

Contact Information

Website
www.wicab.com
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Therapeutic Devices
Corporate Office
  • 2935 South Fish Hatchery road Number3
  • Suite 146
  • Fitchburg, WI 53711
  • United States
+1 (608) 000-0000

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Wicab Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Later Stage VC (Series B) 24-Jun-2016 $4M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series A1) 27-Jan-2016 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Grant 01-Sep-2014 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Grant 04-Oct-2010 00.00 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Later Stage VC 01-Jan-2010 $2.5M $7.09M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Angel (individual) 20-Jun-2005 $4.59M $4.59M Completed Generating Revenue
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Wicab Patents

Wicab Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
EP-3427255-A4 Object detection, analysis, and alert system for use in providing visual information to the blind Inactive 07-Mar-2016 000000000 0
EP-3427255-A1 Object detection, analysis, and alert system for use in providing visual information to the blind Inactive 07-Mar-2016 000000000
US-20190070064-A1 Object detection, analysis, and alert system for use in providing visual information to the blind Inactive 07-Mar-2016 00000000
US-20080281550-A1 Systems and methods for characterizing balance function Inactive 11-May-2007 000000000
EP-2081636-A2 Systems and methods for altering brain and body functions and for treating conditions and diseases Inactive 26-Oct-2006 A61N1/36103 0
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Wicab Executive Team (7)

Name Title Board Seat
William Conn Acting Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Lara Swiersz Controller & Head of Operations
Rich Hogle Senior Consultant
Julian MacQueen Chairman
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Wicab Board Members (8)

Name Representing Role Since
Jon Hammes Self Board Member 000 0000
Juana Esther Ph.D Self Board Member 000 0000
Julian MacQueen Self Chairman 000 0000
Richard Glaisner Self Board Member 000 0000
William Conn Wicab Acting Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
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Wicab Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Wicab Investors (3)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds
United States Department of Defense Government 000 0000 000000 0
Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center Government 000 0000 000000 0
Alphabet Holding Company Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Wicab FAQs

  • When was Wicab founded?

    Wicab was founded in 1998.

  • Who is the founder of Wicab?

    Paul Bach-Y-Rita is the founder of Wicab.

  • Who is the CEO of Wicab?

    William Conn is the CEO of Wicab.

  • Where is Wicab headquartered?

    Wicab is headquartered in Fitchburg, WI.

  • What is the size of Wicab?

    Wicab has 15 total employees.

  • What industry is Wicab in?

    Wicab’s primary industry is Therapeutic Devices.

  • Is Wicab a private or public company?

    Wicab is a Private company.

  • What is Wicab’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Wicab is 00000.

  • How much funding has Wicab raised over time?

    Wicab has raised $12.1M.

  • Who are Wicab’s investors?

    United States Department of Defense, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, and Alphabet have invested in Wicab.

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