Ideaship, a patent leveraged venture capital firm that provides patent development support to early-stage startups, announced it has invested in 8chili, Inc. The investment will assist 8chili’s mission to reimagine surgical training and surgeries with 8chili’s patent pending device, NAVIX AIR.
“8chili is revolutionizing the way that surgeons operate through their novel virtual and augmented reality technology that enables remote procedure training, blending artificial intelligence, 3D live streaming, and real-time scene reconstruction. We are honored to be involved with 8chili as they look toward changing the way surgeons learn and operate,” said Robert Bell, Ideaship Venture Partner.
“Ideaship brings investment and strategic execution to this relationship. We believe the 8chili team along with GTT Group’s foundational patent asset venture practice and Panasonic’s world-leading patent department will accelerate the creation of a valuable IP portfolio at 8chili,” said Aravind Upadhyaya, CEO of 8chili.