Caktus helps people perform better and live healthier by coaching them towards optimal hydration with a solution consisting of a smart sensor and a companion mobile application....
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Founder and CEO
Richard migrated to the US at the age of 18 to pursue a degree in computer science. His entrepreneurial journey started when he opened up a restaurant in the heart of Chelsea, NY at the age of 20. Richard soon realized his heart lies in the technology industry, so he sold the restaurant, got his degree in programming and started a web design, development and social media company called Siteforbiz.com. Richard is heavily involved in the startup community, whether working on his own projects or helping starting entrepreneurs in the idea/pre-funding stage. His expertise in
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The Hug, A Water Bottle Sensor And App, Helps You Stay Hydrated…
Everyone knows they should be drinking more water to stay healthy and hydrated, but actually remembering to do so can be a challenge. In fact, 43% of Americans drink four cups or fewer per day, according a 2012 study from the Center for Disease Control. That’s where The Hug, now on Kickstarter, comes in. The Hug solution includes a sensor band that wraps around just about any water bottle to track your H2O consumption, and an accompanying mobile app that reminds you to drink when your hydration levels are low.
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