ThinkSono have created the world's first software to diagnose 'deep vein thrombosis' (DVT) at the point of care. DVT is caused by a blood clot in the leg and is responsible for 800,000 deaths in Europe and USA. It's the number one preventable cause of death in hospitals and costs Europe €3 Billion and the US $15.5 Billion.
Foad Al-Noor and Sven Mischkewitz met during the six-month Entrepreneurship First Program in London and founded ThinkSono in November 2016.
Sven is a Software Engineering graduate from Hasso-Plattner-Institute, Germany. Before founding ThinkSono, he worked on annotation tools for brain cells on projects for the Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research. He focused on the field of Human-Computer-Interaction during his studies. Sven practices traditional Okinawan Karate for over 15 years earning himself two black belts.
Fouad has a masters in Electronic Engineering with Nanotechnology from the University of Southampton and worked as a research assistant at Imperial College London before joining Entrepreneur First. He wrote his thesis on paper-based medical diagnostics using image processing. Being a multilingual, he was born in Iraq, is a Norwegian national and lived in England for over 10 years.