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New Venture Teams

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CariedAway is keeping kids cavity-free through preventive care treatments performed conveniently in school settings rather than at dentists' offices.

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CurbGenie is helping air travelers get to their gates on time by arming them with an app that facilitates hassle-free curbside rental car returns.

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GigFinesse is helping both venues and artists maximize their exposure and revenue through an online gig booking platform that streamlines the process for all parties.

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Revelio Labs

Revelio Labs is bringing standardization and greater transparency to the talent management process through easy-to-use, company-level statistics on labor market trends.

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Verge.Capital will be a pan-European credit score provider that enables consumers and financial institutions to universally assess affordability and creditworthiness of individuals by utilizing machine learning on top of open banking APIs.

Social Venture Teams

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Dotted Square Inc.

Dotted Square Inc. is empowering migrant workers to provide for their families back home through an app that enables cashless purchases from local merchants.

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QuikReversal is tackling the dangerous opioid epidemic by developing a wearable path that dispenses naloxone automatically when needed.

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SeaStraws is making our oceans cleaner and safer by producing disposable, compostable alternatives to the plastic straws.

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SoCo is bringing people together over food. More specifically, crafting gourmet tahinis through an Israeli-Palestinian collaboration.

Technology Venture Teams

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Blue Instrument Inc.

Blue Instrument Inc. is preventing catastrophic wind turbine failure via a fiber-optic system that detects abnormalities in real-time.

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FlareAgent is making real estate transactions seamless and transparent through automation of redundant tasks and a collaborative document signing process.

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MICSI is reducing medical equipment costs through an imaging software for radiologists that can mimic millions of dollars of MRI hardware improvements for the price of software.

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Pi-Radio is creating fully digital mmWave transceiver radios that can be integrated in base stations, smartphones and cars.

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React Power

React Power is commercializing a solid-state and energy dense material for energy and cleantech applications, including electrical energy generation and underground hydrocarbon extraction.