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Croatian Innovator Opens Global Entrepreneurship Summit with U.S President in Kenya

(photo: Saul Loeb)

(photo: Saul Loeb)

Croatian innovator and entrepreneur Josipa Majić has opened, along with U.S President Barack Obama and President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta, the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya yesterday…

Majić, whose has achieved major success with Teddy the Guardian, the world’s first smart teddy bear she created with Ana Burica, found herself with Obama on a discussion panel at the start of the Summit in Nairobi which saw entrepreneurs from 120 countries in attendance.

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Teddy the Guardian is a plushed teddy bear with embedded sensors that measure child’s heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, and body temperature, and send the data using wireless technologies to parents’ smartphone. Every time a child gives Teddy a finger or puts Teddy’s paw on his forehead sensors detect the values, record them and transmit in real-time to parents’ mobile app. Teddy the Guardian has attracted over 400,000 USD in investment.

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