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Early-Stage Startups Must Answer these Questions to Raise Funding

March 17, 2020

If you’re the founder of an early-stage startup looking to raise seed or series A funding, you’ve no doubt been perfecting your pitch. You may have spent countless hours adding and deleting slides, unsure of exactly what investors want to see. At MANTA, we’ve worked with startups for over 30…

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MANTA’s Guide to the Top Design and Technology Trends for the 2020s

February 14, 2020

3,000 foot cities. Hovering passenger vehicles. Men on Mars. That’s the vision that futurists and science fiction imagined for 2020.  We may not yet have flying cars, but we’ve certainly become comfortable with rideshares, bikeshares, and even scooter-shares. The future once envisioned for 2020 may not in fact be so…

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Accessible Mobile App Design: 5 Best Practices

November 15, 2019

In designing IoT solutions for medical devices, it is critical to design for the usability of both physical and digital interfaces. MANTA recently worked with a client on their mobile app design. As the elderly are a significant proportion of their users, they challenged us to craft a user-friendly design…

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MANTA Sponsoring MDG Boston Combination Products for Drug Delivery Event

October 28, 2019

Come visit our team at the Manta booth at the MDG Boston Event on “Combination Products for Drug Delivery”, taking place at Regis College in Weston, MA on Oct 30, 2019 from 5:30-8:30PM. A distinguished panel of scientists, engineers, and pharmaceutical entrepreneurs from MIT, Amgen, Lyra Therapeutics, and more will…

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MANTA Sponsoring MDG Medical Imaging Event

February 8, 2019

MANTA is sponsoring the Life Saving Medical Imaging and Diagnostic Innovations Event, hosted by MDG Boston, on Wednesday March 6, 2019. The event will take place at the Regis College Fine Arts Center from 5:30 – 8:30PM. The panel of healthcare experts will discuss how recent advances in medical imaging…

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SensAble Omni in the News

February 5, 2019

The 3D Systems Touch, formerly the SensAble Omni, has been making headlines recently for its important role in surgical simulations. MANTA designed and developed the Omni for SensAble Technologies, an MIT start-up. The Omni – now Touch – is a haptic device that provides real-time force feedback to the user’s…

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Mobile Pixels DUEX Wins 2019 Edison Award!

January 30, 2019

Please join us in congratulating Mobile Pixels, a MANTA client, on winning a 2019 Edison Award for DUEX, their on-the-go dual screen laptop monitor! The Edison Best New Product Awards is an annual competition honoring excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design, and innovation. During DUEX’s 35-day…

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Evolution of Industrial Design Event Recap

October 9, 2018

The MANTA design team was thrilled to participate in the IDSA Boston Evolution of Industrial Design event, hosted by EPAM Continuum on October 4th. At the event, several leaders in the Boston design community gave individual talks on the past and future of industrial design, followed by a panel discussion…

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MANTA at PODD Show 2018

October 4, 2018

MANTA is exhibiting at the Partnership Opportunities in Drug Delivery (Boston PODD) Show on October 17-18, 2018. The event is located at the Westin Copley Plaza in Boston, MA.  Please stop by our booth (#30) and introduce yourself.   To set up a one-on-one meeting, please contact: Rich Miller, VP Engineering…

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IDSA Boston: Evolution of Industrial Design

September 12, 2018

On Thursday October 4 Manta founder and VP of Design Betsy Goodrich will be moderating the Evolution of Industrial Design Panel Discussion, hosted by EPAM Continuum. This event is presented by IDSA Boston and will bring together top Boston design leaders to discuss the evolving world of design and the…

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