Leuko Labs: Measures white blood cell levels in home, non-invasively. Won $100K at MassChallenge Pulse. Tested the device in 11 patients at MGH and a Madrid hospital, after receiving significant grants.
Insemble: Retail focused anti-theft, cashier-less checkout systems. Co-Founder, Colin Webb, was appointed to The MIT Corporation (the Institute’s board of trustees) as a full-term members, serving for five years.
EctoTherm: Creating a thermal resonator (TR-1) that can translate diurnal temperature fluctuations into electricity. Chosen as a finalist in the NE and National Department of Energy
Esher Reality: Enabling cross-platform, multiplayer AR games that save digital objects in the real world: Acquired by Niantic (Pokémon Go creator) and donates back to Sandbox.
Iterative Scopes: Provides gastroenterologists with machine learning-powered diagnostic tools that help them prevent colon cancer. Won the $10,000 Booz Allen Hamilton Data Analytics Prize at MIT’s $100K Launch competition. Awarded one of the TMCx Life Science Accelerator Prizes
Solstice: Provides community solar so that every household can participate in solar energy. Has paying customers and has raised $2M; Massachusetts Clean Energy Commission (MassCEC), announced $50K investment; $816K came from DOE funding
Farmwise: Smart and autonomous robots to solve the problem of weeds in agriculture, saving farmers time and money. Raised $10.2M. Working on delivering their first machines summer 2018.
Revive- Med: AI-Driven Metabolomic Platform for Drug Discovery. Raises $1.5M in VC finance. Featured speaker at MIT Intelligence Quest Launch. Pitched to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at MIT Solve.
Mesodyne: High-energy-density, ultra-quiet portable power generator that reduces the battery load of soldiers. Founder Veronika Stelmakh chosen to join Department of Energy’s (DOE) Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI) entrepreneurial program.
Leuko Labs: Measures white blood cell levels in home, non-invasively. Tested the device in 11 patients at MGH and a Madrid hospital, after receiving significant grants.
OZÉ: Empowering African small business owners to make decisions by analyzing transaction data using a mobile app. WInner of MIT IDEAS Global Challenge. Also, Wins $150k in prizes at the Rice Business Plan Competition. Won Top Prize in MIT $100K Accelerate competition. Winner of MIT ilab Social Impact & Cultural Enterprise Track
Loop: Preventing pressure sores for those in wheelchairs in developing countries:
PreserveAir: Developing climate field storage and transport services for farmers to minimize dehydration losses
Capiche: developing an education discussion platform that uses artificial intelligence to evaluate student learning.
Takachar: A small-scale, decentralized biomass pre-processing system for use in agricultural or remote areas in developing economies. Awarded $65K as part of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Catalyst program.
Drones for Humanity: Powers relief organizations with technology to deliver aid when every second counts. Received over $60K in funding and mentorship support.
Lightmatter: Makes photonic chips that essentially perform calculations at the speed of light. Raised $11M in Funding with lead investors Matrix and Spark Capital.
Base Operations: Making security transparent, helping people in cities with high crime rates and poor access to accurate information. Won Microsoft Patent Program for Women
Tactile: First dedicated text-to-Braille converter. Won $10K at MIT Lemelson. Forbes Magazine covered teams win MIT IDEAS Global Challenge 2016
NeuroMesh - A managed security and intelligence platform for IoT and Industrial IoT devices. Second place in MIT’s $100K Accelerate Competition.
Pison Technology: Capturing and filtering signals sent to the nervous system, used for VR and neuro-degenerative diseases such as ALS. Won $400K award of the ALS Assistive Technology Challenge. MIT News.