July 2014: SQ is over-the-moon to progress onto round 2 of the Verizon Powerful Answers Award! This is a great opportunity to advance our mission to empower students and schools in health and wellness.
February 2014: SQ is excited to announce a pilot with Bentley University to test our evidence-based platform. The platform, called HealthIQ, engages students with quizzes and incentives to educate students while providing secure feedback to school administrators.
February 2014: SQ was invited to present its latest student health app at MIT Sloan's 2014 Bioinnovations Conference. SQ was featured among the most cutting edge research and startups in the Healthcare and Life Sciences space.
January 2014: Kicking off the year strong, SQ was invited to join the Harvard Innovation Lab as a long-term resident team in the Venture Incubation Program. It's a great opportunity for SQ to continue developing its technology and relationships.
November 2013: SQ was selected as one of six finalists from a field of 275 student-run startups from Harvard and MIT for "Crimson on Cardinal," an Innovation Series Event co-sponsored by the Harvard Innovation Lab and MIT Enterprise Forum. Gabriel presented SQ's plan to improve public health using innovative mobile technology to a panel of experts in health and technology moderated by Scott Kirsner of the Boston Globe.
October 2013: Team SQ is excited to deliver #FutureSex, the keynote at Harvard's Sex Week. The Team explores the co-evolution of sex and technology and how they interact today. We will then speculate (fantasize?) about what the future holds. #FutureSex event is sponsored by Harvard Undergraduate Council and Harvard College Women's Center. Sex Week is coordinated by Sexual Health Education and Advocacy throughout Harvard College (SHEATH), a recognized student organization at Harvard. All events are free and open to the public.
With a few swipes of the finger, students can educate themselves about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), answer questions to determine their personal level of risk, and find a clinic on their campus where they can get tested. ... [read more]
May 2013: The SQ team won 2nd runner-up at the Harvard Deans' Health and Life Sciences Challenge. Currently, SQ is a resident team at the Harvard Innovation Lab's Venture Incubation Program.
March 2013: The SQ Team took the top prize, "Most Likely To Succeed", at the Tufts Medical School's 3-Day Startup contest.
SQ's mission is to educate, engage, and empower students to be proactive about their health and wellness. At SQ we recognize the power of mobile devices to reach students where they are. We have developed an innovative mobile app called HealthIQ that gamifies health education to motivate students, provide them with skills, and ultimately trigger healthy decision-making. The app helps schools connect students to campus resources to address student health issues such as alcohol and substance use, mental health, sexual health, and nutrition.