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Is An Impact-Sensing Mouthguard The Newest Hit Product From SISU?

Forbes.com

“It’s been a wild ride,” said Sassa Akervall, CEO of Akervall Technologies Inc. (ATI), maker of the SISU line of sports and nighttime mouthguards.

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Michigan Celebrates Small Business

MichiganBusinessNetwork.com

Akervall Technologies has been selected the 2019 “Michigan SBDC Best Small Business of the Year” by Michigan Celebrates Small Business (MCSB), a small-business awards program.

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Mouthguard Maker, Artificial Intelligence Company Win ‘Small Business of the Year’ Awards

Mlive.com

SALINE, MI - Two Washtenaw County companies will receive “Best Small Business of the Year” honors in a May banquet celebrating enterprises all over Michigan.

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Another Smart Mouth Guard Tracks Head Impacts

HealthTechInsider.com

According to UPMC Sports Medicine, people involved in sports and recreation suffer 1.7 to 3 million concussions every year in the U.S. and half of them go unreported and undetected.

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UFC 234 Pick ‘Em Contest

SportsHeadlines.News, 2019

So you think you know your MMA? You think you can predict who is going to win a fight and how? Time to prove it. We present to you The MMA Manifesto Pick ‘Em contest.

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New Technology Looks to Make American Football Safer

CGTN America, 2019

Injuries have always been a hot topic for American football–an extremely physical, and many say violent sport. Some believe technology could help make it a safer and more enjoyable sport in the near future.

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Online: New Mouthguard Helps Track Sports Injuries in Young Athletes

FOX 47 TV (Lansing), 2019

LANSING, Mich. — Every hit to the head matters in football or in any other rough sport. Even the smaller hits can be really detrimental to a young athlete's health over time.

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Super Bowl Isn’t Just About Touchdowns: See the Latest Technology in Sports

CGTN America, 2019

With the Super bowl just around the corner, American football is the talk of the sporting world in North America. While the game is steeped in tradition, many believe technology could make the game both safer and more fun to watch. Here’s the latest innovations in sports technology.

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Online: New Mouthguard Helps Track Sports Injuries in Young Athletes

WILX News 10 TV (NBC Lansing), 2019

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) -- Every hit to the head matters in football or in any other rough sport. Even the smaller hits can be really detrimental to a young athlete's health over time.

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Global Sleeping Bruxism Treatment Market Insight Report 2019-2025 : Carestream Dental, Pfizer Inc., Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals

The Tri-County Press, 2019

Global Sleeping Bruxism Treatment Market is scrutinized 2019 since industry specialists, to help create maximum returns-on-investment as it gives clarity required to make informed business decisions.

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Michigan Company Creates Mouthguard Providing More Protection with Less Material

WXMI-GR TV (FOX17 Grand Rapids), 2019

Say goodbye to the days of big chunky mouthguards while playing sports! A Michigan-based company has created the strongest, most comfortable mouthguards in the world by using a material that deflects force versus absorbs force, thus disproving the prevailing belief that more cushion equals more protection.

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The Most Interesting (and Bizarre) Startups at CES 2019

Medium, 2019

From humanoid robots and wearable biotechnology to 4D holograms, autonomous undersea drones, and retro arcade games, these are the most out-of-the-box tech startups we discovered at CES this year.

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CES 2019: Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas with Sharks & Dennis Quaid

Entertainment Today, 2019

With over 4,400 companies exhibiting new products and services, CES 2019– the world’s biggest technology show, took over Las Vegas, and was a gadget lover’s paradise, and a window into the future of … well, everything.

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Michigan Company Creates Mouthguard Providing More Protection with Less Material

Fox17 Online, 2019

Say goodbye to the days of big chunky mouthguards while playing sports! A Michigan-based company has created the strongest, most comfortable mouthguards in the world by using a material that deflects force versus absorbs force, thus disproving the prevailing belief that more cushion equals more protection.

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CES 2019: The Best of the Best

Sidewalk Hustle, 2019

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) saw over 4,500 exhibiting companies unveil the latest news in technology and consumerism to over 180,000 people from 155 countries.

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SISU Mouthguards Extends Partnership With US Lacrosse

Sports Destination Management, 2019

US Lacrosse has announced a multi-year extension with Sisu Mouthguards as the official mouthguard of US Lacrosse and Team USA.

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Michigan Athletic Mouthguard Company Tackles CES and Concussions

Michigan Patch.com, 2019

Akervall Technologies, makers of SISU mouthguards, has unveiled a smart mouthguard that measures impact to the head and brings attention to concussion detection.

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New Technology Showcased at Consumer Electronics Show

UPI, 2019

The latest in technology is showcased during the 2019 International CES, consumer electronics show, in Las Vegas.

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Michigan company Unveils Smart Mouthguard that Tackles Concussions

WXYZ 7 TV (ABC Detroit), 2019

A Michigan tech company has developed a new way to bring attention to concussions in the athletic arena.

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Akervall Debuts Smart Mouthguard at CES That Measures Head Impacts

SportTechie, 2019

Akervall Technologies has released SISU Sense, a smart mouthguard and accompanying mobile app that is able to track and measure head impacts in contact sports.

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2019 - Global Sleeping Bruxism Treatment Market Size, Status and Forecast -2025

Prsync.com, 2019

Bruxism is excessive teeth grinding or jaw clenching. It is an oral parafunctional activity; i.e., it is unrelated to normal function such as eating or talking.

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TECH NEWS SISU Sense Smart Mouthguard Tracks Athlete Head Impacts

Make Use Of, 2019

When you think about smart gadgets, you probably don’t imagine a mouthguard. Akervall, however, aims to change that with the introduction of its SISU Sense device.

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Michigan's Akervall Technologies Launches a Smart Mouthguard/App at CES This Week

Michigan Business Network, 2019

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Sassa Akervall Co-Founder / CEO of Akervall Technologies, makers of SISU mouthguards, which this week is unveiling a smart mouthguard that measures impact to the head and brings attention to concussion detection.

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Global Sleeping Bruxism Treatment Market: Insight of U.S., Europe, China, Japan, Southeast Asia, India and Central & South America

Prsync.com, 2019

Global Sleeping Bruxism Treatment Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025; the latest report focuses on current market status, estimated forecast, growth opportunities, key market and top players.

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Smart Mouthguard Launched At CES Could Be The Ultimate Game Changer

Bleu Magazine, 2019

As the crowds gathered at the annual 2019 Consumer Electronics Show there was a lot on offer to see. Among the new electronics on show, a brand new SISU Sense mouthguard/app was released by Akervall Technologies.

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CES 2019: Akervall Technologies Unveiled Its Latest Mouthguard that Measures Impact to the Head

KLGadgetGuy, 2019

Akervall Technologies has unveiled a new smart mouthguard that measures impact to the head and bring attention to concussion detection. The mouthguard’s are known as “SISU Sense Mouthguard”.

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2019 International CES

UPI, 2019

Dr Jan Akervall demonstrates the SISU Sense Mouthguard during the 2019 International CES, at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 8, 2019.

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Special Report: CES 2019 — What's Next, Mobility and More

Crain's Detroit Business, 2019

This week, Detroit heads west. Over 40 companies based in the region or with a large footprint here will be in Las Vegas to debut their latest wares at the annual CES 2019 Jan. 8-11.

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UFC 232 Pick ‘Em Contest

SportsHeadlines.News, 2018

So you think you know your MMA? You think you can predict who is going to win a fight and how? Time to prove it. We present to you The MMA Manifesto Pick ‘Em contest.

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The Capital City Recap

WILS 1320, 2018

Sassa Akervall talks about their breakthrough technology in mouthguards that protect athletics and help people with TMJ and other medical issues.

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US Lacrosse Extends Partnership with SISU Mouthguards

www.uslacrosse.org, 2018

SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse has announced a multi-year extension with SISU Mouthguards as the official mouthguard of US Lacrosse and Team USA. SISU has been a partner of US Lacrosse since 2016.

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For the 3rd Time, Akervall Technologies Appears on the Inc. 5000 List

www.prnewswire.com, 2018

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine today revealed that Akervall Technologies is No. 2318 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Domino's Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

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SISU Launches Shorter Mouthguard For Non-mandated Sports

www.prnewswire.com, 2018

SALINE, Mich., May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SISU® introduces the SISU GO as the latest innovation in their line of custom-fit athletic mouthguards.

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SISU Mouthguard Named Best Athletic Mouthguard by the Dental Advisor

www.prnewswire.com, 2018

SALINE, Mich., Jan. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dental Advisor announced SISU Mouthguard as the Patient Products Category Winner for the Best Athletic Mouthguard in the 2018 Dental Advisor Product Awards.

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SISU® Mouthguards Announces New Distributor Partnership with Triple Eight

www.prnewswire.com, 2017

SALINE, Mich., Oct. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akervall Technologies Inc., makers of the SISU Mouthguards, is announcing a new partnership with Triple Eight as the distributor of choice for roller derby and action sports, focusing specifically on wheeled and board sports.

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Akervall Technologies Named to Inc. 5000 List for Second Consecutive Year

www.prnewswire.com, 2017

SALINE, Mich., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine ranked Akervall Technologies, Inc. NO. 1521 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses.

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EY announces Sassa And Jan Akervall of Akervall Technologies Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award Winner in Michigan and Northwest Ohio

www.prnewswire.com, 2017

SALINE, Mich., June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akervall Technologies founders Sassa and Jan Akervall received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®2017 Award in the health category for the Michigan and Northwest Ohio region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. The Akervalls were selected by an independent panel of judges and the award was presented at a special gala event on June 21 at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA).

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EY announces Sassa And Jan Akervall of Akervall Technologies Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award Finalists in Michigan and Northwest Ohio

www.prnewswire.com, 2017

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EY today announced that founders, Sassa and Jan Akervall of Akervall Technologies are finalists for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Michigan and Northwest Ohio region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. The Akervalls were selected as finalists by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 21 at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA).

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SPARK Ann Arbor Names Akervall Technologies one of the fastest growing companies

www.prnewswire.com, 2017

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akervall Technologies, Inc (ATI) - manufacturer of SISU Athletic Mouth Guard, SOVA Night Guard and Intuguard, has been honored with a FastTrack award by Ann Arbor SPARK, after demonstrating consistent year-over-year growth. Akervall Technologies manufactures the thinnest, most protective, and comfortable mouth guards on the market and is recognized in athletic, dental and medical communities as a standard for quality and innovation.

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Akervall Technologies awarded highly competitive National Science Foundation Phase IIB SBIR Grant

www.prnewswire.com, 2017

SALINE, Mich., March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Science Foundation has awarded Akervall Technologies Inc. (ATI) a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase IIB grant for the development of high-performance polymer composites mouth guards. The research and development made possible by this grant will address the urgent need for better dental protection in both sports and medical applications. Akervall Technologies Inc. will bring to market an innovative and disruptive mouth guard technology that synergizes nanomaterial driven energy absorption capability with a novel mouth guard design.

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Akervall Technologies Inc., Announces EVP of Global Business Development

www.prnewswire.com, 2017

SALINE, Mich., March 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akervall Technologies Inc. (ATI), makers of SISU Mouth Guards and SOVA Nightgrinding Mouth Guards is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Ish as the Executive Vice President of Global Business Development.

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SOVA Night Guard named Category Winner by the Dental Advisor

www.prnewswire.com, 2017

SALINE, Mich., Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dental Advisor announced SOVA Night Guard as the Patient Products Category Winner for the Best Therapeutic Device in the 2017 Dental Advisor Product Awards.

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Akervall Technologies, Inc. Announces Patent for NextGen Guard

www.prnewswire.com, 2017

SALINE, Mich., Jan. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akervall Technologies Inc. (ATI) announced the approval of their fifth mouth guard patent for the new SISU NextGen athletic mouth guard, released to the market in October 2016. NextGen is the latest development in ATI's long standing collaboration with National Science Foundation (NSF) which was instrumental in development and production of the SISU family of mouth guards.

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Akervall Technologies, Inc. announces COO appointment

www.prnewswire.com, 2016

SALINE, Mich., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Akervall Technologies Inc., makers of SISU Mouth Guards and SOVA Night Guards, announced today that Kathy Capelli joined the leadership board as the Chief Operating and Financial Officer to further the company's growth into sporting goods and dental markets. Kathy will be responsible for company's operation, supply chain, procurement and overall financial success.

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SISU Mouth Guard Partners with US Lacrosse

www.prnewswire.com, 2016

SALINE, Mich., Oct. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SISU Mouthguard will become the official mouthguard of US Lacrosse and Team USA, offering the world's top lacrosse athletes custom-fit mouthguards powered by SISU's unique Diffusix™ Technology.

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Akervall Technologies makes Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies

www.secondwavemedia.com, 2016

sassa-akervall-03-580.jpgAkervall Technologies started out slow and steady, but a recent growth spurt has landed it a spot on Inc. Magazine's latest Inc. 5000 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

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USA Field Hockey Association Names SISU the Official Mouthguard of USA Field Hockey

www.prnewswire.com, 2016

USA Field Hockey is pleased to announce SISU Mouthguard as the official mouth guard of the organization. As the exclusive supplier, SISU will offer the world's top field hockey athletes custom-fit mouth guards powered by Diffusix™ Technology.

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Akervall Technologies, Inc. Named One of the 2016 Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

www.prnewswire.com, 2016

Inc. magazine today ranked Akervall Technologies, Inc. NO. 1130 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses.

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Akervall Technologies hits its stride when the business moves beyond its CEO

semichiganstartup.com, 2016

sassa-akervall.jpgSassa Akervall knew her company was ready to really grow when it wasn't all about her anymore. The co-founder & CEO of Akervall Technologies saw her startup take off when she stopped doing everything herself or telling everyone what to do. She even kicked the company out of her house when it became too big.

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SISU Guard Selected as BigCommerce Design Award Winner for Sports and Recreation Category

PR Newswire, 2016

SISU Guard announced today that it has been named the winner for the sports and recreation category in the 2016 BigCommerce Design Awards. Presented by leading ecommerce platform BigCommerce, the award recognizes SISU's excellence in ecommerce design and online brand presentation.

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INCREASE YOUR CONVERSION RATES BY PERSONALIZING THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE [CUSTOMER STORY]

hubspot.com, 2016

sisuguard.pngIntroducing an innovative product to a mature industry with ingrained stereotypes is not an easy task. As a bootstrapping startup, we faced big competitors with impressive industry experience and substantial marketing budgets.

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SBAM Recognizes Leaders, Volunteers At Annual Meeting

MITECHNEWS.COM, 2016

sbam-new-logo-o-930x315-696x236.jpgLANSING – Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof was recognized on June 23 at the Small Business Association of Michigan annual meeting as its Legislator of the Year, while Milan Gandhi of Med-Share in Southfield was named as its Advocate of the Year.

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