Orbityl Wins Next 36 Outstanding Venture Award for Insomnia Therapy Earplugs

Aug 15, 2017

Two recent McGill University graduates are developing an earplug to fight insomnia, cracking into the $40 billion sleeping aid industry.

Cofounders Kristina Pearkes and Sean Kaiser are the duo behind Orbityl and the company’s smart earplugs that mimic cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), which is an approach to treating insomnia without medication. Today, Orbityl scooped up the Outstanding Next 36 Venture Award at Next Canada’s Venture Day.

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