University Of Texas At Austin, Texas Venture Labs Announces 2017 Cohort
The Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs has announced the 14 startups going through their fall cohort in their accelerator. The teams, spanning healthcare, technology, consumer and business services, will hunker down beginning September 11th in preparation for their December 7th demo day as part of Venture Expo.
AustinInno reports that to date 42% of the companies that have gone through the Texas Venture Labs program have gone on to raise $420 million dollars.
Here are the 14 companies:
Newormics: Patented, first whole animal (in vivo), high throughput and high content drug screening platform.
Brandleap: Brand-controlled marketplace and retail locator providing website sales conversions, customer engagement, and advertising.
Viewer Ready: Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) solution, creating immersive data collecting experiences for Stadiums, Brands and Venues.
Big Wheelbarrow: Mobile, Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform that powers farm-to-table, allowing restaurants and buyers to find and purchase with ease.
WriterDuet: Real-time collaboration and multimedia platform built for the technical and creative needs of writers.
Health Hat: Health network solution leveraging customized data collection at the lower level, to spur efficiency and efficacy evaluations.
Flying Eyes: Patented eyewear, utilizing micro-thin, flexible and unbreakable technology for comfort under helmets or aviation-style headsets.
Ximena’s Latin Flavors: Specialty Outstanding Food Innovation (SOFI) award winner, healthy, gluten free and versatile Latin American food product line, poised for expansion into hotels, restaurants and international distribution.
Ads for the Road: Digital analytics technology allows outdoor advertisers to calculate ROI by correlating source views to in-store and online impressions.
IUT: Patent Pending, intrauterine device (IUD) solving the medical and monetary issues of device failure or expulsion within the first four weeks postpartum.
bthere: Group-messaging + location-sharing app where friends can locate, connect and ensure safety while rewarding friends for spending time together.
SeriesX: ‘Human capital DMP’ focused on the secure management of documents and data related to employment.
Newchip: Universal, crowdfunding platform, consolidates investment opportunities from platforms around the world, tailoring investments to investor interests and goals.
Partake: Cloud-based, mobile platform streamlines golf on-demand service, operations and creates personalized customer experiences.