The following companies were selected for our Fall 2012 program:
Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Optimization (HEVO) is the developer of HEVO Power Station, a wireless charging unit to charge electric or hybrid vehicles in highways, city streets, motor pools, parking garages and lots, and other high-traffic places.
A startup that is building the next evolution of conversation in online media. It is a tool for online publications which gives their readers a new kind of reaction button. It lets readers express any reaction to any part of an article including text, photos, and videos.Beyond just “liking” an article, you can say a picture is “cute”, a video is “funny”, or a phrase is “outrageous”. And then you can engage in discussion about that specific content right there in its context on the page.
It is building a gamified social network around fitness. Once you enter your work-outs on Fitocracy, you gain points and move through the system.
Schools use TeachBoost every day to conduct classroom observations and walkthroughs, prepare formal and informal teacher evaluations, and analyze specific teacher performance and development over time.
Software and hardware to make reading on electronic devices faster and easier
Fall 2012 Special Projects:
Recombine performs genetic carrier screening to look at how parents genes combine and to thus determine their risk to pass on a genetic condition. Recombine manages all aspects of genetic testing, from sample collection to genetic counseling. Their goal is to ensure genetic information is delivered in an accurate, informative and responsible manner.
2U partners with universities to build, administer, and market online degree programs. 2U develops state-of-the-art technology platforms that enhance traditional offline curricula to create transformative instruction using the best educational and Web 2.0 technologies.
37 Angels enables women to become angel investors. In its inaugural year, 37 Angels will selected and train 10 women leaders in the art of angel investing, offering an unprecedented opportunity to gain access to what has predominantly remained a “boys club” until now – angel investor networks.
eHealth Accelerator aggregates later-stage startups focusing on the health care space.