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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation -November 2017

macro-eyes awarded Global Grand Challenges Explorations Grant

Seattle – macro-eyes announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationFull Press Release


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MIT Solve – January 2019

macro-eyes. MIT Solve


The AI Element - Sept 2019

“Explainability” is a buzzword in AI right now. Element AI's inaugural Season 2 episode of The AI Element podcast on explainability in AI features macro-eyes CEO Benjamin Fels, Duke University Professor of Computer Science Cynthia Rudin, and Berggruen Institute Research Fellow Dr. Nicole Rigillo.

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UNICEF - July 2019

UNICEF grantee macro-eyes machine learns critical insight from frontline health workers. Frontline health workers are the world's foremost experts on those in their care. This insight powers the predictive supply chain for health.

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Forbes - July 2019

UNICEF + Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation team up to to bring the power of innovation to global health.

“Everyone knows how quickly startups grow, and how technology can be used to transform a business,” Mahgoub says. “We believe children deserve that same scope of transformation.”

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Accenture - June 2019

Accenture shines a spotlight on macro-eyes product Sibyl, marking the software as digital health technology of the future. Sibyl is AI to maximize utilization and increase access to care.

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Sibyl builds the schedule in real-time to increase the likelihood that every patient will show up, enabling providers to see more patients without adding clinical hours to their day.

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation + UNICEF - April 2019

UNICEF Innovation Fund and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation join forces to accelerate innovation for strengthening Vaccination Systems, supporting macro-eyes with cutting edge piloting and scaling methodologies and tools.


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BID Initiative - March 2019

Artificial intelligence for good: using machine learning to close the immunization gap.


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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - November 2018

macro-eyes awarded $100,000 Global Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to design and test health-worker-in-the-loop machine learning to rapidly gather context and insight.

Dreamit - September 10, 2018

Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Makes Rare For-Profit Investment in macro-eyes to Combat the $150B Access to Care Crisis

The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, a global venture philanthropy firm supporting early stage, high impact social enterprises, recently announced its investment in Dreamit HealthTech startup macro-eyes, a machine learning company increasing access to care. 

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Startupfest – September 2018

macro-eyes at Startupfest

Talk: The Last Mile: Challenges of Deployment

Health InnovatAR - August 2018

Meet Benjamin Fels, CEO and Founder of macro-eyes: How did you come to build this business? What is your company's origin story?

The roots of macro-eyes developed in the years I spent at a private fund in Chicago and London where he led quantitative, technology and market teams. The founding mission of macro-eyes was to bring effective pattern recognition to where it is most critical, to bring machine learning into the real world. 

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Magnolia Reporter, Magnolia, Arkansas News - June 2018

Consortium announces health care innovation developers

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and BioVentures announced Tuesday the six companies selected to participate in the 2018 Health InnovatAR health care accelerator program 

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Winrock International, Little Rock, AR - June 2018

Health InnovatAR Healthcare Accelerator Announces Six Startups Selected for 2018 Program.

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and BioVentures today announced the six companies selected to participate in the 2018 Health InnovatAR healthcare accelerator program, which... 

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AMP News • Health & Science • Startup AR - June 2018

Healthcare Accelerator Selects Six Startups for 2018 Program

Accomplished Collection of Early Stage Healthcare Companies Begin Work in Arkansas

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and BioVentures today announced the six companies selected to participate... 

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Arkansas Business - June 2018

Health InnovatAR Accelerator Participants Announced

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and BioVentures today announced the six companies selected to participate... 

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Microsoft New England Blog - April 2018

Profiles on Pulse: macro-eyes

As part of our partnership with MassChallenge, we help support startups through Microsoft software, mentorship, networking, and more. With the launch of PULSE@MassChallenge,... 

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Nanalyze - February 2018

6 AI Startups for Healthcare Management

The Magic Mountain roller coaster ride of the last week or so in the market seems almost Disney cartoonish. At times like these, investors might be tempted to invest in... 

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Medium, Ali Tamaseb - February 2018

Mapping A.I. in Healthcare: Early Stage Startups VCs Should Keep An Eye On

Healthcare has the highest number of VC-backed artificial intelligence startups

In my previous article, I wrote about the broken healthcare system in the U.S. and I discussed how exactly A.I. will help lower the cost... 

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Wesleyan University - January 2018

Fels ’06 Wins Gates Grand Challenges Explorations with macro-eyes Health Care Initiative

“Pattern recognition was a constant in my explorations at Wesleyan—and what I focused on afterwards,” says Benjamin Fels ’06, explaining the unity behind a seeming diversity of interests. 

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Medium, PULSE@masschallenge - December 2017

Dear PULSE@MassChallenge Class of 2018,

We are here to solve massive challenges. You are elite — one of the world’s most impressive, high impact digital health startups. You are one of 504 applicants selected from a pool representing over 30 countries ... 

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Podcast, Apple iTunes, Dr. Vinay Shankar - December 2017

15 Minutes With The Doctor: Learn from Healthcare Entrepreneurs and Innovators

Using Machine-Learning to Reduce No-Shows with Benjamin Fels

Dr. Shankar interviews Benjamin Fels for his podcast on healthcare innovation. 

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - November 2017

Machine Learning for a More Efficient Supply Chain

Drew Arenth, Benjamin Fels, and Suvrit Sra of macro-eyes in the U.S. will use statistical machine learning applied to supply chain and immunization data at health facilities in Tanzania to better predict... 

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MedCityNews  - October 2017

A new Dreamit Health class includes NASA remote monitoring tech, VR for chronic pain

Dreamit Health’s ninth cohort is underway with seven startups taking on heady challenges from using big data analytics in clinical decision support to address opioid addiction and virtual reality to ease... 

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MedCityNews  - September 2017

macro-eyes launches Sibyl: AI to maximize utilization and increase access to care.

Seattle-based macro-eyes, a machine learning company, has unveiled a new solution: Sibyl, artificial intelligence aimed at refining the patient scheduling process. 

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Podcast, healthegy, Stephen Krupa  - August 2017

macro-eyes CEO Benjamin Fels Sees Patterns for Success in Using AI to Mine Healthcare Data

Benjamin Thelonious Fels always had an eye for pattern recognition.

The skillset served him well when he secured a degree in art history from Wesleyan University. He carried that degree and perspective into investing as he served as senior trader...

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