Eight years since launch, Valencell has its biometric-tracking sensors in wearable devices around the world. Now with $13 million in venture capital funding—$7 million of that raised in June—the company plans more growth into the military, digital health and gaming sectors. And its quickly becoming an expert in 
sensors for ‘hearables’, or devices that measure heart rate and other biometrics in the ear. Here’s a recent VentureBeat story on the trend.

Valencell co-founder and president Steven LeBoeuf recently shared his vision for the the fast-growing company’s future at the 2014 CED Tech Venture Conference.