Acsensio LLC is a noninvasive IoT product that retrofits existing appliances with smart capabilities. This reduces waste by extending the number of years an appliance is used before an owner would desire to replace it with a newer “smart” model.
Team Members: Shreyas Renganathan & James Whyte
Led by Jonathan Ehrenkrantz, the Bird Listener team, which also includes Vietly Vu and Alan Jones, is creating an outdoor microphone that transmits the sounds of birds and other nature sounds to an indoor speaker unit. This allows bird lovers to stay connected to the birds in their local environment, year-round and around the clock.
Michelle Greenfield, Jerry Simmons, Calder TenEyck, and Juan Bozo comprise the team behind Equilibrate, a novel technology that provides precise data facilitating early detection of equine lameness. Through a sensor inserted into a hoof boot, horse owners can detect lameness early, allowing time to provide treatment with greater recovery success rates.
Comprised of Achim Ginsberg-Klemmt, Erika Ginsberg-Klemmt, Antonia Ginsberg-Klemmt, and Elliot Vasquez, GismoPower is developing a portable photovoltaic deployment technology for residential driveways integrating a carport, a solar system and an EV-Charger into one plug-and-play style electricity generating appliance.
Hello Agriculture is on a mission to help cities and food services become self-sufficient in their food production, while significantly improving the safety, quality, and environmental footprint of food. Their “GrowBoxx MiniFarm System” is an internet connected, remotely managed, modular unit used to grow fresh, hyper-local produce such as microgreens, herbs, and mushrooms.
Team Members: Olu Roberts & Jon Karall
HydroFlame is a hydrogen-powered outdoor grill that uses just water and electricity to provide users with an easy and accessible flame-based grilling experience. This eliminates many of the struggles that come with fuel grilling and is a zero-waste process.
Team Members: Katie Olsen, Tom Murray, & Dan Handel
Founded by Piyush Jain and Chendan Luo, Jalavant has developed a water status measurement system comprising of a water-sensing patch (AquaDust) and a fluorescence reader. AquaDust can be used in measuring water status in soil, leaves, and synthetic membranes, and validating them against conventional tools.
K.K. Prettyfields is innovating the wine world with product line Wine Sommelito, flights of wine microsamples from artisan vintners. These flights allow consumers to conveniently compare and contrast wine options while providing educational and delightful sensory experiences.
Founded by Anurag Purwar and Ameya Kale, Mechanismic Inc. is creating SnappyXO Design, a turn-key, authentic, and affordable STEM/Robotics education product that scales K-12 and beyond. The product includes an innovative software that teaches young people mechanical and engineering design in an intuitive and engaging way.
This robotics startup aims to provide affordable automated kitchen solutions for restaurants. The kitchen robots can automate the food-making process for restaurants, save money and human resources, enrich menus, reduce cooking errors, reduce food waste, and work 24/7. The startup team includes Mi Yan, Jack Ma, and Eli Vicarte.
Founded by Shevori Gene, Raw Butta has created a multipurpose moisturizer made with raw shea butter that is whipped and infused with essential oils. Raw Butta provides better portability, appealing packaging, improved scent, repair and irritation relief, and smoother application process than traditional shea butter.
Created by Jialin Ke and Joshua Zhu, Soulo is a product designed with the aging population in mind. One of the challenges facing this demographic is the desire to independently maintain personal hygiene despite increasingly limited mobility. The Soulo Nail Trimmer is a comfortable, convenient and safe electric toenail trimmer for seniors to maintain foot hygiene.
Founded by Rama Prasad, Teqnizan is adding high-value circuits to jewelry casings, primarily through the creation of Bluetooth audio earrings that look like jewelry and function like a earbud for handsfree wireless phone calls, music, messages, notifications and alerts.
Created by Tracie Weeks, Taelor Manning, and Dominique Manning, The Wrist Valet is a patent-pending magnetic wristband with attachments designed to hold a variety of articles and products. Founded by beauty professionals, the product allows them to keep needed items on their wrist to more efficiently complete services.
Founded by Rachelle McCray and Charles Driscoll, Wisely is an innovative low-tech smart food storage container lid. After learning that 74% of refrigerated leftovers are discarded due to uncertainty about when the meal was stored, the team created a product that lets consumers know exactly how long their food has been in the fridge.