10 of the Hottest Wearable Companies

original_ehealth-624x390The promise of wearable technology may be more hype than reality at this point. But it is attracting remarkable amounts of investment cash. One wearable startup earned $32 million last year; another launched a crowdfunding campaign that attracted $1 million in ten days

Yet the thriving wearables market is still dwarfed in size by the medical device industry. Last year, the revenue of Medtronic was 38 times greater than that of Fitbit. But when it comes to growth, Fitbit has the advantage. Fitbits revenue in 2014 increased 148% over the prior year.


About Peter Coffaro 1426 Articles
A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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