Happy is an app that facilitates on-demand phone conversations between people dealing with everyday struggles and vetted compassionate listeners, or ‘Happy Givers.’ Happy addresses epidemic levels of social isolation and stress, dramatically increases the number of people who provide and receive emotional support, and will ignite a vital shift in the way we communicate, listen and connect. Happy was co-founded by Pamela Soffer ’15, Jeremy Fischbach ‘00, and Emily Rosenzweig ‘99.
Nucleos is a for-profit, social impact company dedicated to improving the student learning experience with inclusive and equitable quality education for all. Our hybrid learning platform can adapt to little or no bandwidth situations, allowing us to deliver adaptive and personalized learning experiences, both online and offline. Nucleos addresses the needs of educational connectivity challenges, in addition to providing syncing mechanisms and updates. Nucleos was co-founded by Noah Freedman ’12 and Camila Vega.
Remedy offers an app that lets anyone, insured or not, message a personal physician to get medical advice, prescriptions, and referrals, all for a price of $30 per appointment. Instead of being crammed into a short appointment, Remedy patients enjoy the freedom to message their doctor anytime until their issue is resolved. The company plans to harness AI empowered diagnosis and treatment to reduce the cost of delivering health care. Remedy was co-founded by Jessica Ma ’15, Will Jack, Nikhil Buduma and Mike Ng.
BoxPower is the world’s first full-service off-grid energy utility, providing the installation, maintenance, and management of intelligent modular infrastructure. Our first product is a rapidly-deployable renewable microgrid, self-contained in a standard ISO-shipping container. It incorporates a PV-solar array, wind turbine, battery bank, backup generator, distribution network, and smart energy management technology in a single, integrated system. BoxPower will serve off-grid residences, communities, telecommunication stations, agricultural, and industrial operations, and will provide emergency electrification for disaster relief.
Matt Plasek Ph.D. `16 – (PA): Ecliptic Industries is a manufacturer of industrial tooling. Our customers use this tooling to create the metal parts found in 90% of all manufactured goods. Ecliptic's goal is to become the first leader of this $10B tooling market by selling lower cost, quick turnaround tooling.
Danielle Cohen-Shohet A.B. `12 – (NY): GlossGenius is a smart, automated personal assistant software product for beauty professionals and freelancers, helping them manage and grow their business through deeper client engagement and proactive marketing automation. The platform’s broader vision is to be the glue between artist/stylists and their clients.
Steph Speirs MPA `14 and Steve Moilanen MPA `14 – (MA): Solstice Initiative radically expands access to clean energy by providing community-based solar power to underserved American households. This model enables any household to enjoy clean energy at no upfront cost and save money on their electric bill every month.
Yingzhe (Dylan) Hu, Ph.D. `14, Liechao (Paul) Huang, Ph.D. `16, and Aoxiang (Sean) Tang, Ph.D. `14 – (NJ): SpaceTouch offers a patented technology that provides 3D gesture recognition capability to various electronic devices and furniture. Devices in which the technology can be easily integrated include tablets, laptop computers, displays, wearable devices, VR goggles, etc.
Jacob Sniff A.B. `13 – (MA): Technologies aims to continuously improve the security, safety of people and access to services by using trusted digital identification, privacy, and other biometric technologies. Suspect Technologies is offering privacy, surveillance, and identity management solutions to enhance the collective values of security, safety, efficiency and convenience.
Carla Bahri Ph.D. `15 and Gilad Arwatz Ph.D. `15 – (NJ): ClickStick is an innovative dispensing technology for medical, cosmetic and personal care products. ClickStick was born to address several problems inherent in conventional dispensers, particularly where accurate dosage is important. The product incorporates a novel method that ensures a repeatable amount dispensed.
Maisie Devine A.B. `11 – (NY): Savvy is a SaaS platform for covert job search. It enables employers to recruit the most qualified, currently-employed candidates by ranking and matching the passive candidate to an open position on the platform. Savvy makes it simple to source from a talented pool of candidates and connect with them discreetly on their mobile devices.