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Iteros

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Iteros is a software company on a mission to create smarter, more reliable, more sustainable energy grid. Their energy management system makes it easy to design, integrate, and operate energy assets like solar and battery storage devices. The platform provides an end-to-end platform that allows their customers to easily model and simulate changes to a system and optimize it throughout the long life of the project.

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KLOTHO Therapeutics

KTI, a virtual biotech company, has filed patents on modified KLOTHO proteins with great potential to positively impact aging, cognition, kidney function, fibrosis and cancer. KTI is well positioned to enter human trials within 2 years focused on its first indication: acute kidney disease, which kills 300k/year and represents a $2B market opportunity in U.S. alone. Led by successful biotech startup execs, KTI has de-risked the development process to accelerate human proof of concept studies

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Lab Fellows

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LabFellows provides SaaS workflow automation tool for life sciences operations. We believe scientists developing medical breakthroughs shouldn’t have to spend 42% of their day on lab administrative tasks to meet compliance, logistics, and procurement needs of life science companies. Before LabFellows, they had to.

Our platform and proprietary FUSION technology streamlines 17 hours a week of busy work into 15 minutes, so scientists can do more science.

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LabFellows

LabFellows is a Digital Research Platform and Full Service Lab Concierge supporting BioTech companies through the Discovery and Development Phase. Industrial research is an extremely expensive and highly inefficient process. By leveraging sharing economy principles, deep understanding of scientific research, and our technology platform, we are able to save BioTech companies on average 30% on their capital expenditures while accelerating their research timelines.

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Lawn Love

Lawn Love is an on-demand lawn care company. We’re Handy/Homejoy for everything outside the walls. At $74B/year, the lawn care market is huge, and over 80% of American households have a lawn. The market is low-tech, highly fragmented, and the current customer experience is terrible. We’re bringing software and smart operations to the space, which both improve the end customer experience and drive significant value for the supply side of our market.

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LeadCrunch

LeadCrunch is cool because it empowers small and medium size business to find new customers using cutting edge artificial intelligence. Think of LeadCrunch as “David’s slingshot” for outbound sales teams to beat Goliath incumbents. Our customers get 3x to 6x improvement in lead quality. That is why we grew by more than 90% in every month of 2016 (so far).  Data is growing and changing at an unprecedented rate. LeadCrunch gives you the power of artificial intelligence to find patterns that describe companies most likely to buy from you. Unlike lead brokers, trade shows, and other lead sources, LeadCrunch scans all data in real time so you can target sales efforts with laser precision.

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Leading Biosciences

Leading BioSciences is advancing a novel therapeutic to address conditions that result from the breakdown of the intestinal mucosal barrier. Now in advanced clinical testing, LB1148 is designed to prevent postoperative ileus and surgical adhesions, reduce complications from cardiovascular surgery and stop multiple-organ failure from acute shock.

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LoanHero

LoanHero has developed an instantaneous consumer loan origination platform that is powered by marketplace resources (peer-to-peer), balance sheet and strategic lenders – providing the best financing option for the consumer, merchant and lender at the point of sale. By integrating different lending products into one streamlined platform, LoanHero is able to offer the most competitive loan product available for all levels of credit, empowering merchants and lenders alike to become a hero to the consumers they serve.

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LoanHero

LoanHero provides financing for the important things in life. Whether it’s a medical procedure not covered by insurance or a new roof, we’re there to cover expenses over $1,000. Our innovative financing platform empowers merchants to extend instant financing at the point of sale. With multiple lenders in a simple application, consumers receive the best loan product regardless of their credit.

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Lymber

Lymber helps you find the classes and activities that best fit your lifestyle, with results based on your location and unique preferences. With Lymber, you can now enjoy the best in fitness and wellness without costly monthly membership fees and restrictions.

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LynxBio

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LynxBio is developing a platform technology to rapidly identify effective treatment options for cancer patients by characterizing patient-individual cancer behavior & disease evolution, with an initial focus on blood cancers.

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Measurabl

 

Measurabl is sustainability solved by software. More than 20,000 properties – representing 4BN square feet across 67 countries – use Measurabl to measure, manage, and improve their energy and sustainability performance. Our software enables companies to automatically collect utility data, report on sustainability performance, and identify energy and water efficiency opportunities while simplifying reports to global sustainability benchmarks like GRESB and CDP.

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Measurabl

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Measurabl is the world’s fastest-growing sustainability software for the built environment. Our automation tools make it easy and accurate for more than 5 billion square feet of commercial property across 67 countries to collect sustainability data, analyze, and report on performance, and identify energy and water efficiency opportunities. Learn more about Measurabl at www.measurabl.com.

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MedCrypt

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MedCrypt has developed a security toolkit that allows medical device developers to focus on diagnosing and treating disease, while ensuring their devices comply with security best practices. And since each installation of our software will communicate with our MedCrypt network, we can use machine learning-based transaction monitoring algorithms to detect anomalous behavior, thwarting attacks in real time.

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MemComputing

 

We are on the verge of releasing game changing SW & HW products that perform at 1-4 orders of magnitude faster (verified by the SDSC) than today’s best Machine Learning algorithms. The technology, MemComputing, was invented at UCSD by Physicists, Dr. Di Ventra (Prof) and Dr. Fabio Traversa. Inspired by the inner workings of the brain they developed this IP that performs like Quantum would like to, but is standard tech. Founded by John Beane (ecoATM-$350M, Pyxis-$1B) and the co-inventors.

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MindTouch

MindTouch is a cloud-based software helping companies take the product content they already produce and turn it into a customer engagement channel that educates buyers and creates product experts to grow revenue.

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Molecular Assemblies

The life science industry is driven in large part by our growing understanding of the genome. Taking the industry to the next level requires equal advances in synthesizing DNA or “writing’ new genomes. Cost-effective, high-quality methods for writing this genetic code will enable programming of cells to produce new sources of advanced therapeutics, food, fuels, advanced chemicals, agricultural products and eventually big data storage, nanomachines and bioelectronics. Two of the founding members of ABI, the original genomics tools company, have reunited to develop a patented enzymatic process to advance writing of these important genomes.

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Molecular Assemblies

 

Molecular Assemblies, Inc. is a San Diego-based company developing a revolutionary, enzymatic DNA synthesis technology capable of powering new products in industrial synthetic biology, personalized therapeutics, precision diagnostics, and eventually information storage, nanotechnology and more. Inspired by nature, the company’s proprietary DNA synthesis method is designed to produce long, high quality, sequence-specific DNA reliably, affordably and sustainably.

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NanoCellect Biomedical

 

NanoCellect is a life science startup manufacturing cell sorters that use proprietary microfluidic technology. NanoCellect’s WOLF cell sorter and single cell plate dispenser allows researchers to perform antibody discovery, cell line development, genomic sample prep and CRISPR genomic editing faster, safer, and without contamination. The compact, sturdy, and affordable system allows researchers to safely perform cell sorting and single-cell plating experiments at their convenience.

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Nanome

Nanome’s mission is to build intuitive tools that aid in the progression of molecular precision and advancements of nanotechnology to inspire innovative breakthroughs starting with the life sciences and then expand across every industry. They are working closely with research institutions and one of the top 5 pharmaceutical companies to improve their visualization, collaboration, and drug design capabilities through a virtual reality platform.

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Notogen

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Notogen is a biotechnology company creating regenerative therapeutics for spine, orthopedic and sports medicine related conditions. Starting with Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD), Notogen’s initial product is an intradiscal injection consisting of two growth factors belonging to unique families of proteins. This groundbreaking therapeutic is based on more than 18 years of award winning research and will improve the lives of millions of people worldwide suffering from back and neck pain.

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Omnics

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Omnics provides supply chain planning software solutions that help companies make sound, data-driven, timely decisions while transforming its data into a competitive asset. Omnics automates your supply chain planning processes and uses AI-enabled applications for strategic and tactical planning . Omnics software platform’s suite of capabilities include extracting, processing, analyzing and collaborating supply chain planning data from ERP and disparate data sources within the organization.

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Orison

 

Orison is an energy storage company developing the first plug-and-play battery system for single and multi-family housing, and light commercial uses. We have developed an appliance based, low cost, scalable, lightweight and Internet of Things/Cloud management approach to energy storage. Orison enables all electric consumers to control their electricity use and to save money, while aiding utilities with tools to support an intelligent, efficient and renewable electric grid 2.0.

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OrPro Therapeutics

OrPro Therapeutics, Inc. (San Diego, CA) is developing a therapeutic platform based on thioredoxin, a human protein disulfide-reducing enzyme with unique mucus-normalizing, anti-inflammatory and anti-infective properties. OrPro’s lead candidate Theradux (ORP100) is a new inhaled treatment designed to treat cystic fibrosis (CF) and other obstructive diseases characterized by thickened, stiff and adhesive mucus. The company’s research facilities are located on the Torrey Pines mesa at the 40,000 square foot JLABS facility at Janssen Research & Development’s La Jolla-based West Coast Research Center. JLABS is a “no strings attached” model that provides core research labs hosting specialized capital equipment, shared administrative areas and
individual bench, wet lab and office modules.

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PathSense

 

PathSense powers location for many top “uber” type apps, home automation platforms, insurance platforms, fleet platforms, advertising platforms, and more.

– Geofencing, 2x as fast, 2x as accurate
– Activity recognition, 6x as fast, 40% the battery drain
– Location accuracy, PathSense is 99% accurate even in cities with tall buildings, compared to 22% for Google and 73% for Apple
– Much more…

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PayRent.com

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In an increasingly digital world, PayRent.com provides a payment technology platform for landlords that manage 1 or multiple rental properties to accept rent online. Tenants and their roommates can setup automatic bank transfers or pay rent with a credit card, earning points and rewards along the way. We provide industry specific tools for landlords, unlike peer-to-peer payment methods. Gone are the days of paper checks and trips to the bank, saving landlords and their tenants time and money.

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Pet Wireless

Tailio (developed by Pet Wireless) is evolutionary patented technology that creates value to the entire ecosystem: pets, pet owners, veterinarians, pet food, pharma, and insurance companies. Non-invasive, collar-free, ambient in-home pet health monitoring device acting as an early warning system, capable of detecting signs of more than 20 different diseases, for early intervention by veterinarians. Sort of check engine light with a Big Data play.

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PetDesk

 

We’re PetDesk and we build technology for the care providers of the best beings in the world – our pets. We help keep them healthy, happy, and give them more time to play with their owners – us!

We treat our local business customers like family. We stand up for them in the face of corporate giants. We win their loyalty by being amazing service providers – not with contracts. We are helping to preserve the high quality of care you get from your neighborhood vet, groomer, and boarder.

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Portfolium

Portfolium is a website and iOS app solving the LinkedIn and resume problem employers experience when recruiting college students and recent grads due to their limited professional work history. It’s an academic e-portfolio network for millennials across all fields of study to visually showcase their work, projects and skills to employers and hiring managers. By combining features typically reserved for social and professional networking platforms with the ability to create and aggregate multimedia content from across the web, Portfolium uniquely provides employers with a deeper, more all-encompassing view of a student’s passions, abilities and overall potential.

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Posiba

Posiba is a “Bloomberg like” big data and analytics powered information service (SaaS) commercializing its services in the foundation and nonprofit sector. Posiba is the first mover in this surprisingly large $10 billion SAAS market. Foundations, Government entities, nonprofits and impact investors are adopting our solutions and Posiba is positioned as a utility infrastructure play with affordable and easily deployed services. Posiba also created givn (www.givn.social, now in App store, Android version is launching in August, 2015) which helps charities boost donations leveraging the social networks of their existing donors and enables donors to see their giving and influence through their network over time — all while allowing Posiba to gather high value individual giver information not available anywhere else today. The enterprise version of givn is being launched enabling employers to also publicly share their charitable activity and link to their employee’s further supporting customer and employee acquisition and retention.

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