SAN DIEGO, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Independa, Inc. ("Independa") today announced its acceptance into the EvoNexus™ high-tech incubator program, helping accelerate Independa's launch of its technology-enabled independent living system for family caregivers.
EvoNexus, a nonprofit incubator from CommNexus™, focuses on high-tech startups and provides subsidized resources to a select group of companies and entrepreneurs. EvoNexus provides fully furnished office space, utilities, broadband, educational programs, mentoring and access to equipment as well as domain experts, all at no cost to incubated companies.
"We welcome Independa to the CommNexus community and look forward to contributing to its advancement," said Rory Moore, Chief Executive Officer, CommNexus San Diego. "After extensive due diligence in our application process, we saw opportunity in Independa's unique and transformational solution to an increasing set of market needs and opportunities, as well as the credentials of its leadership team and board. Independa is an exciting addition to the EvoNexus incubator, as we work to stimulate the growth of new high-technology companies in San Diego."
"We couldn't be more excited or appreciative about our acceptance into the EvoNexus program," said Independa CEO Kian Saneii. "Independa will gain access to much-needed facilities for our growing company and will benefit from mentors and large-company partners. We will also receive exposure to domain and technical experts and business-development networking opportunities. These resources will prove invaluable as we launch our offering to usher in a new era of technology-enabled independent living."
With its software, hardware and sensor solution scheduled for general availability in 2011, Independa is actively recruiting Beta participants and care management partners. The company has closed its second seed round and is now in active discussions with next-stage investors. For more information or to sign up for the Beta program, visit www.independa.com.
About Independa, Inc.
Independa, Inc. provides an integrated platform to help caregivers help their loved ones stay at home longer, safer and more comfortably. Independa delivers technology-enabled independent living products and services for the rapidly growing population of 46 million family caregivers supporting elderly loved ones. Independa provides an integrated, cost-effective and real-time answer to the key question, "How is my loved one doing?" With Independa, caregivers can delay or even eliminate the costly and dreaded move to an assisted or independent living facility. Independa has large national channel partners committed to its technology framework and software solutions.
EvoNexus™ is the business incubator of CommNexus™, a leading non-profit high-tech trade organization based in San Diego. Our mission is to stimulate the growth of new high technology companies in our region.
EvoNexus is San Diego's only community-supported, fully pro-bono technology incubator. We provide full services – mentoring, furnished office space, domain experts and mentors, and the opportunity to leverage our wide network of business and VC contacts – to start-up companies striving to achieve sustainability. And unlike many other incubators, we provide these services entirely free of charge. Our incubator companies are under no financial or IP-related obligation to EvoNexus when they graduate.
SOURCE Independa, Inc.