In recognition of its pioneering, digital care management platform, The PASSsystem, everyLIFE Technologies is one of just 33 early stage tech companies to be selected by Tech City UK to join its highly sought after Upscale programme this year.
Launched to the market less than two years ago, The PASSsystem is fast becoming the sector standard, now used by 13,500 care professionals across 250 homecare business, improving quality of care and achieving significant time efficiencies. It is the only care management system that is NICE compliant, referenced by CQC and Care Inspectorate reports, and recommended by NHS England. It eliminates time-consuming paperwork, and reduces the risk of medicines mismanagement through the real-time delivery and analysis of care notes.
Jos Smart, Upscale programme lead at Tech City UK said: “everyLIFE has been selected for the Upscale programme because we believe they have a unique opportunity to scale and become a UK powerhouse in the global tech economy. We felt they have a unique perspective, a great attitude and are a company we would be proud to support.”
Paul Barry, founder and chief executive of everyLIFE Technologies said: “In a sector beset by challenge and one that many believe is untouched by technology, it is hugely encouraging to see our transformational work in social care recognised by Tech City UK. We are delighted to have been selected onto the Upscale programme and will really value the support of those who have successfully navigated these challenges before as well as the network of leading entrepreneurs whose ideas and experience can be shared.”
Upscale is Tech City UK’s rated six month programme to help the most promising early stage startups to begin their scaling journey, under the mentorship of some of the UK’s most successful tech entrepreneurs including Lastminute.com founders Martha Lane Fox and Brent Hoberman; successful investor and Lovefilm founder Saul Klein; Candy Crush creator Riccardo Zacconi and Lesley Eccles, founder of FanDuel.com.
As part of the programme, the 33 Upscale companies will work with experienced and recognised Scale Coaches. Companies will take part in as many as 30 sessions and socials that are designed around their specific needs. The challenges discussed will include maintaining team morale, managing the board, raising future funds and taking the company global.
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Paul Barry is available for interview, and is happy to provide comment on all issues relating to technology, health and social care. He is the founder of the Fourth Age of Care forum.
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- everyLIFE was founded in 2015, based on the founder’s own experience of running homecare businesses, to address the need to balance quality of care with efficiency. It is a rapidly expanding company. In under two years, The PASSsystem is now used by more than 250 homecare offices, and residential care homes.
- Rising numbers of people requires care services at home, but public finances to pay for it are squeezed. In 2013/14 (latest available figures) nearly 900,000 people received care services at home from a workforce numbering over 500,000 paid carers and at a cost of £5.2bn a year, with around four fifths funded by tax payers. The number of people requiring home care is expected to rise at a time when public funding for social care is cut. The PASSsystem is helping providers meet this challenge by raising the quality of services while releasing efficiencies.
- Of the 33 companies selected onto the Upscale programme the average funding raised was $4.1 million. everyLIFE Technologies closed £4.13 million funded round in December 2016, and has now raised over £7 million since its formation in 2014.
- About Tech City UK: Tech City UK’s mission is to accelerate the growth of the UK’s digital economy. The organisation was founded in 2010 to raise the profile of the UK’s digital and tech sector and provide it everything it needs to keep growing at a rapid rate. Tech City UK does this through its programmes and policy work: focusing on skills, smart capital, investment and infrastructure. The organisation has offices in London and Manchester from which it works with digital businesses at all stages of their development. For more information go to: http://upscaleuk.com/