2017 Finalists

See the 2017 Finalists pitch as part of the Startup Showcase on April 28, 2017 in Jon M. Huntsman Hall, room G06, and compete for cash and prizes to launch their startups!

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CitySense

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Team Leader: Mitch Gainer, WG’18
Team Members: Marc Giesener, WG’18 and Christophe Williams, WG’18

Water utilities lose $14 billion every year from leaks, faulty meters, and water theft. CitySense provides analytics services to identify and capture this lost revenue.

 

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Coursalytics

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Team Leader: Ilya Breyman, GED’17
Team Members: Alex Dolinskiy, Vasily Shmelev, Kostas Kolomeetz, and Valeria Zimina

Coursalytics is a marketplace for executive education, which helps corporations and individuals to discover, compare, and book open enrollment courses and faculty on a single website more efficiently and with no extra cost.

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Harper Wilde

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Team Leader: Jenna Kerner, WG’17
Team Member: Jane Fisher, WG’17

Harper Wilde champions the modern definition of sexy: witty, confident, ambitious. We are revolutionizing the bra shopping experience to one that enables her busy life, rather than one that obstructs it.

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Neuroflow

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Team Leader: Chris Molaro, WG’17
Team Members: Adam Pardes, GR’19, Sam DeLuccia, GEN’17, Jenny Wang, GNu’17, Taylor Concannon, ENG’17, GEN’18, and Matt Roll

NeuroFlow is changing the way we see brain health. We developed a digital health solution that uses real-time biometric data to measure stress for optimal mental health and enhanced performance applications.

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Ride Health

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Team Leader: Sumun Khetpal, C’17, W’17
Team Members: Imran Cronk, C’16 and Vedant Thyagaraj, C’19, W’19

Ride Health aims to improve care for patients who face transportation barriers. In leveraging the application programming interfaces (APIs) of ride-sharing companies, our software enables providers to request rides for patients and bill these rides to payers.

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RightAir

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Team Leader: Thomas Uhler, C’19, W’19
Team Members: Jacob Brenner, Marek Swoboda, Perry Dubin, and Michal Swoboda

Severe COPD, popularly called emphysema, causes 2 million Americans to feel like they are suffocating every time they move around during the daily activities. RightAir creates a wearable device that relieves this terrible shortness of breath and allows COPD patients to engage in life again.

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Splaced

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Team Leader: Emily Smith, WG’17

Team Members: Ruchi Banka, WG’17, Jake Kramer, WG’17, Dan Norelli, WG’17, Matt Panas, WG’17, Trang Pham, WG’18

Splaced is an innovative, online marketplace – the Airbnb of commercial space. We connect guests who need affordable, hourly, and on-demand spaces with hosting businesses who have unique but underutilized spaces.

 

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Twine

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Team Leader: Joseph Quan, WG’17

Team Member: Nikhil Srivastava, WG’17

Twine makes internal mobility seamless. Our algorithms recommend the best internal employees to fill open roles, helping companies boost retention and significantly reduce hiring costs by efficiently hiring from within.

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