Press Release: December 04, 2020
A silicon valley-based Health & Wellness startup – makers of a mobile application and a wearable to address menstrual discomfort for women won the prestigious Startup of the year award amidst pandemic.
Announcement – Captain Group, a silicon valley-based company that makes a wearable and a mobile application for 2.1 billion women in the world who experience menstrual discomfort, was recognized as the Startup of the year – AI in the 15th Annual 2020 Network PG’s IT World Awards®.
Captain Group, an AI-powered side-effect free pain blocking technology company took home gold award for their product Anna. Anna is the company’s first women’s health product which was officially launched earlier this year. It is a period pain-relief wearable that uses advanced technology to target nine different pain points on the body. It does so without the use of chemicals.
“We had some outstanding companies who shared the award category with us. Companies with more than $50 million in revenue, companies backed by the most reputed venture capital firm, companies who have won multiple awards in various categories and sharing the spot with them still feels surreal. We are a small team of very talented scientists, engineers, marketers, and sales professionals with a passion and drive for excellence in whatever the do. And this award is a pat on the back for them to bring a unique solution to the age-old problem i.e. menstrual discomfort and living by our mission to make period comfortable for every woman” - Mark Amouzgar, Founder & CEO, Captain Group.
About Captain Group: Captain Group offers effective wellness products for a healthier lifestyle. Founded in 2017 in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company has embraced Silicon Valley’s culture of innovation and made it a mission to make wellness effective, accessible, and holistic. Captain Group also won second prize from “One Planet Awards” earlier this month. For more information, visit www.captainwell.com. Anna is available for purchase through the company’s website and is on a discount.
About the IT World Awards: The IT World Awards are industry and peer recognitions from Network Products Guide honoring achievements and recognitions of world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, hot technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.
Judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores and inputs determined the 2020 award winners.