Date: Jul 17, 2015
TAIPEI (REUTERS) – Call home, check your email, count your sperm: Taiwanese start-up
Aidmics is hoping to cash in on the US$40 billion (S$55 billion) global human fertility market with an iPad compatible gadget it calls iSperm.
Aidmics initially developed the product to help livestock farmers, but founder Agean Lin now plans to seek US Food and Drug Administration approval next year to expand its use to men.
“In the US, one out of every six couples has trouble conceiving,” Lin, 35, told Reuters.
Investment advisory Harris Williams estimates the global fertility market to be worth as much as US$40 billion. [FULL STORY]