Are You Protecting Yourself From Wi-Fi and Cellphone Radiation?

October 19, 2014

2:00 pm

Although there were five solid finalists that pitched at the recent #GetStartedLV event in Las Vegas, there could only be one winner to walk away with the $15,000 prize package. Cox and hosted the event, which crowned R. Blank and his startup EM Shield the victor after a hard fought pitch battle.

Simply put, EM Shield makes products designed for people to reduce their exposure to harmful wireless radiation from sources like cellphones and Wi-Fi signals. The World Health Organization has actually designated said radiation as a class 2 carcinogen, and Sarah Evans had a chance to see their business model more clearly.

Currently Blank’s startup has 3 products on the market:

  • An iron-on pocket patch that lets you carry your cellphone safely.
  • A laptop skin, which sticks to the bottom of your laptop and protects your reproductive organs from radiation.
  • A series of 6 x 6 tiles that block radiation and can be placed anywhere in your home, like on a wall between your bedroom and wireless router.

They also demoed a prototype at the event, a baby blanket that protects infants from these radiation sources.

The entire event was an exciting opportunity for all the entrepreneurs involved: the chance to get into the community, refine your pitch, and meet inspired people is never a dull moment.

Hers’ the video:


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Will is a Senior Writer with Tech.Co, based out of America’s Finest City: San Diego. He covers all territory West of the Mississippi river, digging deep for awesome local entrepreneurs, companies, and ideas. He’s the resident Android junkie and will be happy to tell you why you should switch to the OS. When he’s off the clock, Will focuses his literary talent on the art of creative writing…or you might find him surfing in Ocean Beach.

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