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Ventures

Since its founding in 2000, the incubator program has assumed various forms with the consistent goal of providing multi-faceted support for entrepreneurs at the beginning stages of venture development.

2020 VentureLab Ventures

Arbitrage Logo Arbitrage, founded by Jasmanet Chahal (Col '21), Mihir Tandon (Col '21), Sai Samayamanthula (Col '20), Aditya Sorot (Col '21) and Pramod Grama (Col '21), aims to become a sustainable fashion brand and the premier destination for college students to buy their clothing. artofarbitrage.net
DoubleThink News

 

DoubleThink News, founded by Jeffrey Tan (Engr '20) (Engr '23), Hao Liu (Engr '20), and Johnny Wong (Engr '21), is a platform for today's news readers to discover and identify different viewpoints about trending news topics. doublethinks.com
Perc Logo PERC, founded by Alan Fischer (MBA '20), is building the South’s leading craft coffee brand focusing on community-oriented cafes and empowering wholesale relationships. perccoffee.com
Piaz Logo Piaz, founded by Saule Kassengaliyeva (MBA '20), offers flavor-packed dumplings inspired by recipes of female refugees and immigrants who want to share their heritage with eaters across the U.S. piazfoods.com
Pick-Me-Up Logo Pick-Me-Up, founded by Sasha Duckworth (Col '21), Emily Smith, and Kurien Thomas (Batten '21), is a mental health first-aid kit that equips stressed people with wellness items and mindfulness exercises. getpickmeup.weebly.com
Q-Rayt Logo Q-Rayt, founded by Srikar Gullapalli (MBA '20), enables universities to build digital lifelong learning communities around their knowledge assets, with Reddit-like social engagement.
Qwerty Logo Qwerty, founded by Devansh Agarwal (Col '20) and Nikhil Saraf, is a platform where students can connect, request and share lecture notes directly with their peers in the same class. qwertynotes.com
RevArt Logo RevArt, founded by Patti Pan (MBA ’20), Vivian Song, Michael Song (MBA’20), Jiacheng Li (MBA '21), and Wen Zhang (MBA '21), is a professional art resource service platform connecting commercial brands or business owners with artists and art IPs. revart.co
Rise Energy Systems Logo Rise Energy Systems, founded by Matthew Miller (Engr '21) creates ground-based, remotely-deployed solar panels that allow energy to be generated in underutilized areas such as driveways and parking lots. riseenergysystems.com
SergoMeD

 

SergoMED, founded by Kevin Chang (Engr '20), Vincent Sciortino (Engr '20), and Vikram Seshadri (Engr '20), is developing an auxiliary medical device to mitigate musculoskeletal overuse injuries associated with operating endoscopes during colonoscopy.

ShadowDoc

ShadowDoc, founded by Nitin Tiwari (Res '20) and Benjamin Tran (Med '20), connects high school and college students with medical professionals to arrange shadowing experiences in a variety of specialties.
Shelf Life Logo Shelf Life, founded by Jack Hermann (Engr '21), Anisha Sharma (Engr '21), and Andrew Wheatley (Engr '21), is developing two vacuum drawers that can replace standard refrigerator shelf drawers to drastically increase the shelf life of your produce.
Tack Logo TACK was founded by Stephen Joy (MBA '20) and Alexander Spencer (MBA '20) with the idea of simplifying money transfers where we need it most. We provide a digital platform for traditionally cash transactions like tips and donations.
Transfoam Logo Transfoam, founded by Alec Brewer (Engr '21), Simonne Guenette (Col '22), and Kobe Rogers (Col '21),  tackles multiple ends of the plastic problem by upcycling waste styrene to produce PHBs.
VisitAble Logo VisitAble, founded by Joe Jamison (Col '19), increases disability etiquette, helps businesses become mobility-friendly, and offers a database for mobility-related information. visitable.org

Worm Works

Worm Works, founded by George Ardura (Engr '23) and Taylor Kamhong (Col '21) is a large-scale vermicomposting operation that utilizes biodegradable waste to synthesize high-quality fertilizer.

Previous Ventures

  • 2019 Ventures

    BeatDiabetes

    BraveX

    CardBoard Live

    Division 1-On-1 Trainers

    Dr. Eva SkinCare

    Flexadyne

    Heartbeat

    Lotta

    MedLock

    MetaCTF

    My K-12 Advisor

    Northshea

    Pingus

    Riley

    Savvy Sage

    Solène's

    Trulli

    Tunari

    UBall

  • 2018 Ventures

    Art for The Heart

    DataClassroom

    EAT ME (Geedunk)

    HeatSight

    Infimum Technologies

    Kartini Chocolate

    Mindset Assessment Project Sports (MAP LLC)

    MIST

    Murray B.

    NeuroView (diagnostics)

    Pampered Teacher (Appreciation Station)

    PurPics LLC

    RecruitRef

    Shakti 

    Simili

    Simulated Aptitide

    Single Baked Sweets

    Soteria Kestrel (Soteria Transporters)

    Thicket

    Tsampa Tsnacks LLC 

    Viable Ventures

    Vicarious Ventures 

    Yogi

  • 2017 Ventures

    Babylon Micro-Farms

    Beanstalk

    Brandefy

    Caran

    Exemplum Studios

    FinClub

    Gaona Granola

    Honeysuckle Creamery

    LLEEL3A

    M.I.N.D Pharma

    Myriad Data

    NATURxA

    Neo

    PAKA

    InMEDBio

    Pivot LLC

    Rise 4 REAL Change

    Rohvi

    Stream Sense Medical

    TETNOVA

    The Kitchen Network

    Thrive Partners

    TuneCat

  • 2016 Ventures

    1787fp

    1Degree

    AgroSpheres

    Aquillous

    Caterwell

    Critical Flow

    Dovetail Digital Solutions

    Helme

    Holmes- McCall Biotechnologies (PET)

    Imbibe Solutions

    Janus.io

    Kombucha Biomaterials

    Local Nanny Network

    Melisseus

    MyPallay

    ReinventED Labs

    Respit Solutions

    Rhoback Activewear

    Scanoptix

    Seam LLC

    Seniors Connect

    The Mind Body Project

    Totem

    Venductivity

  • 2015 Ventures

    10 Thoughts

    Apprenticeship Connections

    Blue Boy

    Cassimir Club

    Clifton Lake Lodge

    Contraline

    DreamPower

    Fit Minds

    Fledgling

    HiComm LLC

    Modatrova

    Pure Hibi Hibiscus Tea

    RealFuel

    RelishMBA

    Revamp Labs

    RouteMine

    Sensibility Care

    Springbok, Inc.

    Stock Life

    Telehealth Management LLC

    The Front Porch

    VotersChoice

    Wildrock

  • 2014 Ventures

    A Better Boxed Wine

    Anthea

    Code School

    DreamPower

    Elegant Solutions

    Escape Estates

    Fluency Language S/W

    Foodio

    GigDog

    Good Bones Paint

    HeresMyStory.com

    HiComm

    K2 Dental Arts

    KiraKira

    LAMARCA

    LoveThatFit

    MapLab

    MoBell Muscle

    NewsPeppermint

    ProVazo

    RealMy

    Relish

    Sana Study

    Springbok

    The Port

    Virginia Vinehopper

  • 2013 Ventures

    AdapDif

    Branch Basics

    CoverPlay Audio

    Elegant Solutions

    Foodio

    Frogmen Logistics

    GigDog

    Hungry Flats

    InSof

    Leftover Luxuries

    Mad Hatter Foods

    NewsMuze

    Nouri

    Nuduro

    Open Form Foundation

    Performance Diagnostics

    PhoodE

    ProVazo

    Sana Study

    Smorgus

    Tom Tom Founders Festival

    Valto Grill

    Wolfie’s Way

    XMT Solutions

    YOLOCAL

  • 2012 Ventures

    501 Auctions

    Aislert

    Bridal Brokerage

    Chatter Sports, LLC

    Cheeky Fly Fishing, LLC

    CoverPlay, LLC

    Deal Stage

    Footprint Free

    GigDog

    Job Simple

    Larkin Group

    Legends Live Media

    Leslor

    MobilizeArt

    Mobile Motions

    One2One

    Pandia Capital

    Pentricity




     

  • 2011 Ventures

    Abt Labs

    Buy Time, LLC

    DealStage

    Groundswell/Pop Up Yoga

    MakeRacket

    NOMUDA

    Stylher

    Synk Monkey

    TeeGee

    The Third Space

    Travel Gems

    Whinot

  • 2010 Ventures

    Dobro Media

    Green Powered Technology

    Whinot

    LendStreet.com

    NOMUDA

    Digiraatis

    Rivanna Medical

    Socratic News Inc.

    SRRN Games

    The Third Space

    Phone Tab

    Physician eCommerce

    DoubleYum

    Voyage Advisors

    Growers Grow

    IntroWed.com

    KaioTea.com

    Yebofund

  • 2009 Ventures

    Bennett Capital, LLC

    Empower the Athlete

    Forgetful Gentleman

    Grey Energy Management

    Growers Grow

    Hope Chest & Trousseau

    Husk Power Systems

    Kedoodle

    Meadowcreek Investment

    Peachtree & Wilshire Productions

    Rivanna Ventures

  • 2008 Ventures

    Bath By Me

    Bennett Capital, LLC

    HemoShear

    Modafy

    NewGolfWeb LLC

    SJC Coaching & Consulting

    Upscale Mexican Taqueria

    UpStream

  • 2007 Ventures

    Bath By Me

    Gratitude

    Hotelicopter

    Nutegrity

    OpSmart

    tannia.com

  • 2006 Ventures

    Career Next Steps

    Control Alt Design

    Foothills

    HemoSonics

    Kids-a-Go-Go

    Language Works

    OpSmart

    PocketMed

    Think Tank

    Transborder

    Vikaza

  • 2005 Ventures

    Career Next Steps

    EyeChem

    Goha Learning

    HemoSonics

    OpSmart

    Unique Power Solutions

    VibeAgent 

  • 2004 Ventures

    Global Cell Solutions

    Luman Technologies

    Savings Express  

    Targeson

    The Fly

  • 2003 Ventures

    Home Guardian

    Hypogen

    Intelliject, Inc.

    Off Campus Partners

    PluroGen

    Kid Capital

    Semester on Safari

    Variant Analytics

  • 2002 Ventures

    Avir LLC

    CaseNEX

    Cottler Technologies

    Diffusion

    DVTI

    Healthguardia

    Hypogen

    Inductive Logic

    offCampusPartners.com

    Parque

    Real/Tech Analytics

    WWPort LLC

  • 2001 Ventures

    Abiskar

    Avir LLC

    babEbook

    Callscribe.com

    CaseNEX

    Diffusion

    Inductive Logic

    Manabi

    OffGrounds.com

    OmniPres

    Setagon

    VAX

  • 2000 Ventures

    2SeeMe.com

    Avir LLC

    babEbook

    BeatStreet.net

    e4dex

    Essential Analysis

    MyBank

    New Moon Golf

    Reemba

    Setagon

    Teraparts

    Vetergy.com