Saying that 2013 has been a big year for us here at Thalmic Labs would be an understatement. Over the past year, our team has grown nearly 10 times in size. With this year quickly coming to a close, we thought we’d share our 2013 experiences with a round up! From concept and Myo Alpha units to awards and live demos, this year has been nothing short of exciting for the Thalmic team.

Thalmic’s 2013 Timeline

These are some key moments that we’re proud of here at Thalmic Labs:

February 25th – Launched video on YouTube and began accepting pre-orders

February 27th – 10,000 Myo units pre-ordered

June 5thAnnounced $14.5 Million in Series A Funding

September 13th – Held our first hackathon at Google’s offices

December – Shipped Myo Alpha units to select developers and partners

Live Demos

We hit the stage and demonstrated our product in front of live audiences in some notable places:

TedxToronto – 09/26/13

TEDx_0333Click the image to watch this live demo from TedxToronto.

TODAY Show – 10/15/13

Click the image to watch this live demo from the TODAY Show.

Pioneer’s Festival – 10/31/13

[Click the image to watch this live demo from the Pioneers Festival.
Click the image to watch this live demo from the Pioneers Festival.

Awards & Recognitions

We’re honored to have been a part of these lists in 2013:

April 14thFinancial Post: 7 Canadian Tech Stars to Watch

June 24thCNN: 10 Startups to Watch

October 11thPopular Mechanics: Breakthrough Award Winner

November 13thDeloitte Tech Fast 50: Companies-to-Watch Award Winner

December 7thBusiness Insider: The 18 Best Startups that Launched in 2013

December 16thForbes: The Hottest Global Startups of 2013

We’ve come a long way this year but we wouldn’t have been able to do any of it without your support. We’re so grateful that our early adopters have been with us every step of the way and we can’t wait to see what the future holds for 2014.

Happy new year from the entire Thalmic team!