Sameer did not always know he was going to become an entrepreneur – he was on the path to become an investment banker before The Next 36 changed his trajectory. Motivated to create impact, Sameer has been named one of Canada’s 2011 Top 20 Under 20, Edmonton’s 2012 Sizzling 20 Under 30, and Edmonton’s 2013 Top 40 Under 40 Young Leaders.
Sameer co-founded Sensassure as part of the 2013 cohort of The Next 36. Sensassure has created a diaper sensor solution for incontinent seniors that tracks if they have soiled themselves, and instantly alerts nursing staff when changes are required. Their mission is to restore dignity to those who suffer from incontinence by automating existing manual care processes. Sensassure was the $100,000 winner of TEC Edmonton’s Grand Venture Prize, and has raised a seed round of $500,000. Since graduating, Sameer continues to give back to The Next 36 community as an alumni mentor, application judge and speaker. Currently, he lives in a Maryland nursing home while developing Sensassure to become one of the most disruptive wearable tech healthcare startups in North America.