ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GrandPad, the first tablet-based solution designed exclusively for seniors, has been nominated to receive the prestigious Luis Villalobos Award, which honors companies that have been funded by Angel Capital Association (ACA) members. As a finalist, GrandPad will be presented, along with two other companies, at the 2019 ACA Summit in Chicago on April 25. The award is in honor of Luis Villalobos, who founded the Tech Coast Angels.
Angel Capital Association is the world's largest angel professional development organization. Among its membership of 14,000+ accredited angel investors, is Tech Coast Angels - the leading source of funding to early stage companies in Southern California. John Harbison, of Tech Coast Angels, nominated GrandPad for the award.
"As Luis taught me, the key to a great investment is solving significant pain points in ways that others have not," says Harbison, "Technology is the culprit behind loneliness in older adults and GrandPad is the solution with an interface and experience meticulously designed with their needs in mind."
"We are thrilled to be nominated for the Luis Villalobos Award and be among three finalists being honored for ingenuity, creativity and innovation," says Scott Lien, co-founder and CEO of GrandPad. "Any opportunity we have to share our vision, which is to live in a world where no seniors are lonely or isolated and have the opportunity to Live Grand, is an honor."
Based in Orange, California USA GrandPad is a privately held company with a mission to improve the lives of millions of seniors by reconnecting them with family, friends, and caregivers. The GrandPad comes ready to use out of the box and features a secure private family network and premium US based customer service. There are no confusing buttons, no passwords or pop-up ads, and wireless connectivity and security are built into the device—eliminating the risks of scams and hacks. Users can play games, listen to music, and enjoy many other exclusive apps. Caregivers/family members can video chat, receive voice emails, and share photos with seniors through GrandPad's companion app on iOS and Android.
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