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With $1M seed, Kinnos wants to make bleach better

In new interview, Brooklyn-based healthtech company talks about the business of decontamination

Innovation series by Ronny Kerr
March 8, 2017 | Comments
Short URL: http://vator.tv/n/4914

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Who knew that bleach could be improved?

Kinnos just closed a $1 million seed round led by Georgica Advisors, with participation from New York Angels, VentureWell, and other strategic angel investors.

The Brooklyn-based company developed its first product, Highlight, in response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Because disinfectants like bleach are transparent, it can be difficult to see where they have been applied. It's easy to miss a spot, and that can make a life or death difference when dealing with highly contagious diseases.

In the below interview, we hear from Kinnos CEO Jason Kang about the problem his company set out to solve, ongoing use cases, as well as the broader healthtech industry. Take a listen:

Stay tuned to learn more.


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