hearing loss

Will your company cut your benefits or your co-workers first?

 Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This week, Natasha was joined by TC+ reporter Rebecca Szku

Frequency Therapeutics redesigns study after disappointing Phase 2 results, debuts new hearing loss and MS drugs

In Frequency Therapeutics’ short lifetime as a company, it’s had its ups and downs. On Tuesday, during an R&D event day, the company unleashed a slew of announcements that add context to the d

Eargo raises $52M for virtually invisible, rechargeable hearing aids

The latest round of capital comes from new investor Future Fund and existing investors NEA, the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation, Nan Fung Life Sciences and Maveron. 

A race is underway to repair our hearing — with medicine

One in eight people in the US aged 12 years or older has hearing loss in both ears. With any luck, some of this hearing loss will be fixable soon -- but not with hearing aids or implants. Scientists t

Doppler Labs is working with Senator Elizabeth Warren to deregulate the hearing aid industry

Medically approved hearing aids can cost thousands of dollars, even for those with minimal hearing loss. But devices that improve hearing like Doppler Labs' Here One cost a few hundred dollars. While

Affordable Hearing Aid Maker iHear Raises $5M Series C

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.ihearmedical.com/">iHear Medical</a>, which makes affordable hearing aids that users can customize at home, has raised $5 million in a Series C round led by Lightho

Mimi Launches An iPhone App To Combat Hearing Loss

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.mimi.io">Mimi</a>, a company launching today as part of TechCrunch's Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield, plans to use the iPhone to help people with hearing loss. I