2017 Summer Venture Program Teams
Chad Caisse MBA’18 and Gus Barber MBA’18
BioStructures is the maker of custom-fit safety boots. BioStructures’ boots improve worker safety, comfort, and health while increasing company productivity and cost savings.
John Whalen MBA’18 and Simon Kohnstamm MBA’18
Cathexis helps food businesses save money, reduce waste, and bolster food safety by giving them real-time insight into their supply chain.
Olivia Joslin, Wellesley College ’19 and Hannah Wei, Wellesley College ’18
CliqBit seamlessly connects companies to Generation Z for consumer research.
Jacob Riedel, F. W. Olin College of Engineering ’17 and Ryan Louie, F. W. Olin College of Engineering ‘17
CrossRoad Optics provides new insight into traffic flow through video analysis.
David Zamarin ’20
DetraPel is a superhydrophobic liquid repellent spray that protects anything from ever getting wet or dirty.
Matthew Vega-Sanz ‘19, Michael Vega-Sanz ‘19 and Mark "Ryan" MacDonell ’19
Lula is the only peer-to-peer car sharing platform for college students.
Ravish Majithia MBA’18
Magnomer uses cradle-to-cradle principles to redesign plastic packaging by adding visual magnetizable elements that complement brand designs and enable recovery from waste streams for better recyclability.
Yulkendy Valdez ’17 and Josuel Plasencia ‘17
Project 99 is a leadership development company that is helping leading organizations engage, retain, and advance diverse millennial talent through workforce development programs and events.
Mitchell Troyanovsky ’19
Quonvo is a web-based Q&A service that connects people looking for answers or advice with other people online for chat-based, one-on-one conversations.
Wilson Tang, F. W. Olin College of Engineering ’18
TheraKnetic aims to revolutionize the way physical therapy treats and manages patients with the power of IoT and advanced data analytics.
Chloris Ruohan Yang MSEL’17, Anmol Garg MSEL’17, Allen Zhang MSEL’17 and Nathen Xin Nie
Thero is bridging the gap between aerospace and consumer goods with a mug that will bring your drinks from scalding hot to perfect in less than a minute.
Derek Tu ’18 and Kyle Lawson ’18
Vidvision helps marketers generate leads using their video content.
Eagle Wu ’19 and Tiffany Yue
Vinci makes product design cheaper and faster with immersive virtual reality.
Juan Giraldo MBA’18 and Nicolas Estrella
Waku is a delicious herbal infusion known as “the healing water” that has been consumed for centuries in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador for its health benefits.