Independa Gets Seed Funding, Launches

San Diego-based Independa, a startup developing products to help senior citizens live independently longer via technology, said this week that it has received a second round of seed funding, and launched its products. Amount and source of the funding was not disclosed. Independa is headed by Kian Saneii, who was most recently General Manager of Websense Wireless. Independa said its products include phone-enabled medication and calendar functionality, a tablet PC which connects to social sites, reminders, email, and other functions; and a suite of home sensors to help check up on loved ones. The firm is currently in beta, and says it will be launching its products in Q4. More information »