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City/Town where Organization Located
City/Town of Residence - this is for media placement
New Hartford, CT
Company/organization description (<500 characters)
Lactation Innovations is developing a medical device that measures the amount of breastmilk in a baby’s stomach to transform postpartum care for breastfed infants.
Tell us about the entrepreneurial milestones you accomplished in 2019 (<500 characters) e.g., patents received, growth rate, and successful MVP, trial, or exit, etc…
In 2019, Lactation Innovations have completed MASSCHALLENGE Accelerator and was accepted to ABCT Accelerator. We have been granted a utility patent for our underlying technology and completed our proof of concept testing to identify underlying specifications for the MVP, which will be completed in February 2020. We have recieved initial additional funding to initiate further patent work and regulatory activities.
What type of entrepreneur are you? Scaling Company: regional, national, or global business focus and greater than $1,000,000 in revenue in 2019; Scalable Venture: regional, national, or global business focus and less than $1,000,000 in revenue in 2019; Main Street: local business focus;Social Good: social enterprise or nonprofit focus
Student entrepreneur: Are you a student and younger than 25 as of December 31, 2019? YES or NO
What CT entrepreneur ecosystem resources (spaces, programs, events, schools, etc.) have helped you succeed? (<500 characters)
We are currently part of the ABCT accelerator 2020 cohort.
What people are saying about Jayme Coates ...
Jayme Coates is the COO of Lactation Innovations, a medical device startup company who's mission is to develop technologies that help mothers breastfeed with confidence. Jayme has led the technology development and testing of the patented device, which is expect to launch in 2023. Jayme has also helped Lactation Innovations secure its first funding, expand the IP portfolio, and participate in both the MassChallenge 2019 accelerator and ABCT 2020 accelerator programs. Brittany Molkenthin