Startup, 2016 Rte 128 (Boston Univ.)

LifeGuard Games, Inc., a Boston-based company ‘gamifying’ healthcare through mobile games that teach and motivate kids to manage chronic health conditions, created Wizdypets – a virtual pet game that engages kids to manage their asthma by caring for a pet dragon who also has asthma. With over 11,000 unique users, Wizdypets teaches kids proper inhaler timing and technique, trigger recognition and avoidance, as well as symptom recognition and proper rescue inhaler use.