Follow-Up with Past Finalists

Sleepbox, creates a new type of tech-drive hospitality experience with modular, stand-alone hotel rooms.

They opened up their first Sleepbox location in Dulles Airport at the end of 2018.
Read more at USA Today

Big things are happening for Lucid VR.

Not only did they raised $2.85M last year and expanded operations internationally, they launched LucidCam into the market through B&H, Amazon and Best Buy to only sell out during the holiday season.

Last year, they were named Inc’s 8 most innovative startups, Entrepreneur’s 360 list of best privately owned companies, and Forbes 30 Under 30 in consumer tech

The Lilu Massage Bra, is a hands-free pumping bra with built-in compression massage to help moms pump more milk has been developed over the last two years, tested by over 100 moms, and will start shipping to consumers in Spring 2019. Starting Feb 26, moms will be able to pre-order the Lilu Massage Bra on Kickstarter. Learn More Here

WrightGrid is a clean tech company that specializes in designing and developing solar powered charging stations for mobile electronic devices to be used in a host of outdoor locations and environments. They were the Grant Winners of Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative. Learn more

EyeROV, is an underwater drone that performs Visual inspection/survey of submerged structures. It has expanded its business throughout Asia, primarily in Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore.

In 2018,  They won the TiEcon Capital Cafe and have also been selected as TOP 500 DeepTech Startup Worldwide at the upcoming 2019 Hello Tomorrow Summit in Paris.

More info here

MoHop, has received remarkable press, including HuffPost, Refinery29, INC, Entrepreneur,  and Vogue.  They recently purchased a 10,000 square foot facility to expand their factory operations. To learn more, click here. 

 Forest Devices, Inc., is a clinical-stage medical device company that is developing the first portable stroke screening technology. The company recently announced it has successfully closed an oversubscribed seed round of $2.3 million led by the GOOSE Society of Texas and other individual investors. The funding will be used to carry out a large multi-site clinical trial, further research and development, and business development.

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