Nicky Agahari is the founder of INCONFIDENCE, a discreet, non-invasive, and wearable medical device that helps patients suffering from incontinence. With a rapidly aging society globally and with over 70% of patients in aged care suffering from incontinence; INCONFIDENCE hopes to offer a solution to patients that treats the neurological core of incontinence through neuromodulation technology. In the 5 months after attending MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (Class 5), Nicky was able to utilize the skills learned at boot-camp to help his team secure $1.25M in non-dilutive funding from the Australian Department of Health.
Most recently Nicky has moved to Boston, MA to take up a posting at Boston Scientific in their Global Leadership Management Program where he will further develop and commercialize the INCONFIDENCE neuromodulation device.
A veteran of the pharmaceutical and medical device industry Nicky has worked with some of the industries’ giants including Johnson and Johnson, Eli Lilly and Medtronic to commercialize, market and sell medical technologies.
Nicky holds an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences (Pharmacology & Physiology) from the University of Sydney and an MBA from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management. Away from his professional career Nicky has spent time serving in the Royal Australian Army as a Combat Medic and was a contestant on Australia’s MasterChef where he auditioned with 2-minute noodles and achieved ‘dish of the day’ credits for his dishes of ‘hand pulled noodles’ and ‘salt and pepper squid.’