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.
Team Leader: Miguel Gonzalez, G’17/WG’17
Team Members: Felix Gonzalez, Javier Garcia, and Manuel Botija
FounderNest is an online matchmaking platform that helps founders overcome their challenges. First, by helping them identify their most pressing needs. And second, by connecting them with the right experts in a timely manner.
Team Leader: Daniel David, GED’17
We match our grading specialists with time-strapped teachers to provide their students with prompt, formative feedback; by shrinking the pile of papers, Gradient eases the overwhelming workload and grants K-12 instructors more time to improve learning outcomes for their classes.
Group K Diagnostics
Team Leader: Brianna Wronko, ENG’17
Team Members: Ghassan Kara, WG’18, Amelia Keaton, GR’17, Eric Tepper, C’17, GEN’18, and Dayita Sharma, ENG’20
Group K Diagnostics strives to revolutionize healthcare through innovative point of care (POC) diagnostics. Our MultiDiagnostic device will enable vital healthcare in low resource settings and developing countries, while decreasing cost and wait-time of current diagnostics in developed countries.
Team Leader: Vaibhav Khamesra, WG’18
Team Members: Gabriel Cantu, WG’18 and Feym Fliegner, WG’18
HopJob is a service platform that matches untapped part-time labor supply with peak workforce demand in real-time. For employers, HopJob comes with an access to thousands of verified part-time worker profiles that match the skills and experience expectations and enables instant cost-effective fulfillment of short-term needs.
Team Leader: Olatomide (Tomide) Awe, WG’17
Team Members: Loujeine Boutar, W’19 and Sonali Dane, C’19
IYALI is a lifestyle brand that creates high-quality African-inspired handbags made by local artisans for individuals around the globe. A portion of our profits addresses the root of poverty in West Africa by supporting education of girls in the region.
Laguna Beach Textile Company
Team Leader: Danny Meurer, WG’17
Laguna Beach Textile Company: Outdoor textile brand bringing timeless, classic, California style to consumers at a reasonable price. Lean company that has sold 15,000 units over the past twelve months with only one employee and marketing spend of less than $2,000.
Team Leader: Connor Chong ENG’20, W’20
Team Members: Victor Chien ENG’20, W’20, Christopher Lin ENG’20, W’20, and Dan Truong, ENG’20
Mesh specializes in a custom internet-and-cellular-free communications network in the form of a smartphone app and hardware device in which users can both communicate with one another and access resources/avoid danger areas, all without the use of internet.
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.
Team Leader: Sarah Budhiman, WG’17
Team Member: Dylan Hooe, WG’17 and Don Wang, IPD’18
For the modern consumer who wants to cook more and experiment with new recipes, Pinch is a revolutionary in-store machine that lets you buy the exact amount of fresh and organic spices, herbs, and seasonings that you need for your next meal.
Team Leader: Robert Dowling, EE’18, ENG’18, W’18
Team Member: Peter Wang Hjemdahl, W’18
rePurpose is a for-profit social enterprise that empowers marginalized trash pickers in urban slums by providing them the crucial processing equipment to kickstart mini-ventures, tripling their incomes and transforming them into micro-entrepreneurs and central players in the recycling supply chain.
Team Leader: Elizabeth Silvestro ENG’16, GEN’17
Team Members: Jonathan Sanchez ENG’16 and Eric Wahl ENG’16
REVOLV3D is the First Additive Lathe. It integrates the advantages of additive manufacture to the cylindrical motion of a Lathe reducing material waste, print times, and increases creative potential with the addition of an internal post-processing surface finishing methods unlike any other machine on the market. This allows for a whole new dimension to design and manufacturing.
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.
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.
Team Leader: Rohan Shah, ENG’19
Team Members: Krish Dholakiya, Jeff Wang, C’17, Dan Stepanov, Christian Butts, W’18, Michael Raevsky, C’17, W’17, and Parker Odrich
Slice Capital is democratizing Venture Capital, by allowing everyday individuals to invest in pre-vetted startups at the tap of a button. They’re challenging the way that people think about equity crowdfunding, through their breakthrough low-minimum, mobile-first platform.
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.
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.
Team Leader: Rui Jing Jiang, W’18
Team Members: Adarsh Battu, W’18 and Brandon Kao, ENG’18
VisiPlate is a nano-scale drainage implant to defend against blindness induced by open-angle glaucoma (OAG) by reducing intraocular pressure. It consists of a tube connected to a curved, ultrathin alumina nanoplate that is thinner, stronger, and more reliable than existing lines of defense.