Fall 2020 Cohort

Adskate, from Pittsburgh, PA, is an advertising technology firm that builds innovative solutions for targeting and brand safety. Their platform uses machine learning for sentiment analysis, video analytics and contextual targeting, to allow brands to make data-driven decisions about content creation and brand strategy.

Adstash, from Toronto, Canada, provides a platform for connecting online ad exchanges with digital signage operators, using their integrated platform and AI algorithms to automate transactions. Their streamlined interface offers revenue reports, content schedules, and multi-user management, while the platform is conveniently integrated with TransferWise.

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Change: Water Labs, from Boston, MA, has invented a waterless, market-disruptive, sustainable toilet that rapidly evaporates 95% of sewage without using any energy. Their envisioned implementation will help expand access to clean water and sanitation around the world.


Employee Cycle, from Philadelphia, PA, provides a real-time HR analytics dashboard which aggregates disparate employee platforms and empowers enterprises to make data-driven workforce decisions. It allows companies to integrate their HRIS, ATS, and Engagement & Performance systems for integrated and comprehensive report building.


Fonbnk, from Washington, DC, has built a system that allows users to buy, share, and redeem mobile airtime credit, turning mobile sim cards into bank accounts for people in the developing world. Minutes can be shared across 600 service providers, reducing financial barriers to staying in touch. 

HyperBorean, from Wichita, KS, has developed an off-grid energy technology that uses waste heat and solar to power refrigeration and air-conditioning systems. In use with equipment shelters, HyperBorean offers a cut in energy consumption and added resiliency to heat-induced downtime threats.

NanoVest, from Raleigh, NC, has developed a SAAS platform that assists in the market assessment of new technologies by providing instant access to patents, market data, grants, research, trials, and regulatory, product and company information. They have partnered with leading research institutions in their quest to provide rapid access to comprehensive market assessments.

RoundlyX, from Richmond, VA, allows crypto-currency investors to round their daily purchases (to the nearest dollar) and apply that rounded amount to their cryptocurrency investments. Users can link their round-ups to multiple currencies in multiple exchange accounts for a comprehensive portfolio, all toggleable in an easy-to-use dashboard.

Wearwell, from Philadelphia, PA, is an online eCommerce business where consumers can purchase clothing that is sustainably made and sourced. While the fashion industry at large is responsible for 10% of all global carbon emissions, Wearwell makes it easy for you to choose climate-conscious brands.