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  • 1DOC3 is an online platform that provides Spanish-speaking populations all over the world access to quality health information from physicians 24 hours a day and uses that verified information to improve the quality of life for all users.

  • Ananda uses micro and nanotechnology to develop silicone-based microfluidic devices that respond to the needs of the biomedical research and diagnostics market by increasing standardization, precision, and reproducibility of cell assays.

  • BCAL Diagnostics aims to shift the paradigm in breast cancer screening and diagnosis by introducing a blood test for detection of the disease. The implication of such a technology could revolutionise the way we detect and manage breast cancer by allowing a blood sample to be taken remote from the site of analysis.

  • Chroma is the creator of Chroma.fund, an open source stock market built on the Bitcoin blockchain. Chroma’s investment crowdfunding application helps registered brokers, dealers and crowdfunding entrepreneurs quickly launch a platform to capitalize on the new JOBS Act Title III rules.

  • Contego Sports helps enhance athletes’ performance and maximize their safety by developing a new head protector to dramatically reduce the G-Force impact – a major source of sports-related concussions – transferred to a players head.

  • Convexum is a pioneering cyber company for physical security problems, focusing on commercial drones. The company tackles the problem of uncontrolled or malicious use of commercial drones near or over secured perimeters and protects these areas from various threats such as espionage, airborne chaos and public disorder, smuggling, and airwave rights violations.

  • Fri is a mobile money transfer service that promotes financial inclusion by allowing users to make payments, save, and budget their money.

  • Hakeeme is a wearable device that monitors construction workers’ health and provides anonymized reports of working conditions to government agencies. Hakeeme is designed to measure the pulse and body temperature of the wearer with the larger aim of improving the life of manual laborers in the Arab world and beyond.

  • HelpAround’s mission is to alleviate the daily struggles of chronic patients and caregivers. The HelpAround platform allows organizations to match patients with appropriate resources to improve patient access to care.

  • Horsepower is a FinTech startup company that empowers self-employed freelancers and small to medium-sized enterprises with the following services: bill payments, online government contributions, co-working spaces, healthcare plans, insurance plans, accounting, and more.

  • Gemon combines interactive computer games with physical rehabilitation and fitness equipment. Gemon’s mission is to help people with disabilities worldwide in achieving and maintaining physical and mental health in a fun and engaging way.

  • Iris Solutions is a specialized provider of immersive technology. Its latest project helps children with developmental disorders by creating a sensory environment.

  • LeaveLogic is the first technology platform that makes leave seamless for employees and employers alike. LeaveLogic will save companies up to 63% per leave by allowing employees to self-service leave choices and navigation.

  • With a deep knowledge of next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and molecular biology, Molcure provides high-speed and high-quality antibody discovery.

  • Mascir develops cost-effective molecular diagnostic kits for the detection and quantification of several predominant diseases in Morocco, such as cancer and viral infections.

  • MUrgency is using the power of mobile technology and networks to create one seamless global emergency response network that will democratize emergency response. The company mission is to make emergency response available to anyone, anytime, anywhere — with just one tap on a mobile phone.

  • Nano-X is a new radiotherapy machine with disruptive market advantages. By moving the complexity of a radiotherapy system from hardware to software, Nano-X is less expensive to produce, less expensive to site, requires fewer staff to operate, and can deliver a more complete therapy to patients.

  • The patent pending OffLA Approved risk-based security system offers frictionless customer experience for 92 percent of the mobile wallet transactions and dramatically reduces fraud costs.

  • Pedius is a communication system that uses speech recognition and synthesis technologies to enable those who are deaf or hard of hearing to make phone calls.

  • PlaqueChecker is a mobile app that makes it possible for you to beautify your smile right from home.

  • Polen is a mobile app that transforms pictures into donations by connecting socially responsible companies with charities. Polen aims to become the next generation of charity fundraising that transforms everyday actions into donation opportunities.

  • Prima-Temp has revolutionized continuous temperature sensing with its personal fertility sensor that continuously tracks a woman’s core body temperature and detects the subtle changes that occur before ovulation. Effortless, precise, discrete, and cost effective, Prima-Temp empowers women to take control of their fertility.

  • Propel envisions a more user-friendly government. Propel’s mission is to help families put food on the table by using mobile software to improve the experience of accessing and participating in the federal SNAP program, formerly known as food stamps.

  • SayPay Technologies is a voice biometric payment solution where users can authorize eCommerce purchases, P2P, Bill Pay, etc. by speaking the unique one-time crypto-token generated at run-time into the mobile app.

  • Why don’t women in Saudi Arabia undergo procedures to detect breast cancer early? Women are willing to go through the procedure but don’t have the access. SDB aims to address the health gap.

  • Skytango is the world’s first marketplace for drone operators, their clients, and the landowners they fly over to do business in a more secure and profitable way. Built by experts in the film and television industry, Skytango provides aerial content, job tendering services, and revenue sharing between interested parties.

  • vThreat platform offers a cost-effective, easy-to-use way for organizations to validate cybersecurity controls. With vThreat app integration, vThreat provides non-malicious adversary simulations.

  • Zeepay is a mobile money payment app with value added services. Zeepay enables users with mobile money wallets to pay for goods and services using their mobile money wallets at retail point of sale.

  • Agruppa leverages mobile phone technology to empower small food vendors in low income neighborhoods by providing them with fruits and vegetables at wholesale prices.

  • Alesca Life designs and builds turnkey farming solutions that enable anyone, anywhere to produce the safest, healthiest, and freshest produce. Alesca Life’s hardware factors allow food production at any scale.

  • Angaza Boma is a social enterprise company that transform lives in developing countries by supplying healthy, efficient, and eco-friendly products while offering the services needed to create long-term uptake and access to its products. Angaza Boma combats energy poverty and climate change by eradicating reliance on the use of kerosine lanterns and instead providing access to solar lights in some of the most remote regions of Kenya.

  • A digital company that creates educational content for the local national curriculum, Boresha gives every student a chance to experience and interpret concepts, by utilizing visual, audio and kinaesthetic learning styles.

  • Bright Little Labs is a children’s education company that makes educationally valuable, gender-neutral and ethically sourced books, apps & materials. The company’s mission is to inspire, entertain and educate children about vital global issues like fair trade, gender equality and the environment, using fun and engaging storytelling.

  • Dash’s mission is to use technology to make driving smarter, safer, greener, and more affordable. Dash is building technologies to create the ‘automotive graph’ – the leading open connected car platform that harnesses data exhaust from vehicles in the consumer and enterprise transportation space.

  • DOT is a smart watch that outputs text in braille. The DOT application transmits information to the smart watch via Bluetooth and outputs the information in braille.

  • E4 Technologies is a studio with a passion for developing cutting-edge technology to create profitable gadgets for its customers. Its latest product is a Fitbit for cows, COWLAR, which helps farmers improve dairy herd health, optimize operations, and boost milk yields.

  • Ecoisme develops an interactive dashboard where homeowners can track energy usage, single out home appliances, check their energy efficiency, and suggest the best ways for conserving energy. Ecosime utilizes unique technology that combines nonintrusive load monitoring and spectrum analysis to provide accurate and reliable data.

  • Evreka is making waste collection smart through its use of wireless sensors, which can measure how full a garbage bin is and instantaneously send the information to the cloud using M2M technology. Evreka the processes and organizes the information collected to increase the efficiency of daily collection routes.

  • Fletch is a college retention solution in the form of native iPhone and Android applications with web support. With just three taps on a smartphone, Fletch fosters social inclusion and academic support by empowering students to invite any classmate to a study group.

  • Full Harvest is solving the food waste problem at the farm level. Its B2B online platform connects large farms with food processors to help aggregate and easily sell discounted surplus and imperfect produce that would otherwise go to waste, bringing farmers additional revenue streams while also lowering healthy food production costs.

  • GoMobile’s team uses existing technologies to create innovative products that allow unconnected communities to enjoy the benefits of new technologies.

  • Illuminum Greenhouses is an agritech startup that constructs affordable greenhouses and installs drip irrigation kits for smallholder farmers in Kenya. Illuminum’s greenhouses include sensors that collect data on temperature, humidity, and soil moisture, which allows farmers to monitor and regulate their greenhouses via text message.

  • LipaMobile is a fast and easy online mPayment platform for sending and receiving mobile money across all networks in Uganda.

  • MakerBloks are reactive color-coded building blocks that introduce children to electronics through storytelling. MakerBloks is complemented by digital activity books that make the learning experience even more immersive.

  • Moringa School transforms proactive students who are passionate about technology into top mobile and web developers by providing a curated curriculum and expert teachers.

  • MyPeegu combines psychology and technology by mapping the behaviors of students.

  • Nafham is an award-winning online educational platform targeting students in the MENA region. Nafham provides free crowd-sourced educational videos covering the mandated public curriculum while connecting professional teachers with students seeking additional educational support.

  • Neuro+ makes brain-controlled video games to help kids with ADHD improve their abilities to focus and pay attention. Users wear electroencephalogram headsets that measures brain activity and motion while a video game trains them to focus and keep still.

  • Noappfee is a tenant-led generation tool for property management companies. Noappfee.com pulls a renter’s background check then screens it against every vacancy in the state; producing a list of every property they are eligible for in minutes.

  • Pickatale is a digital publisher of premium interactive storybooks for children. Pickatale’s books are highly interactive and help children improve their English literacy skills.

  • QAIRa develops and implements drones to measure the quality of the air we breathe to help monitor, analyze, and prevent environmental contamination from major industries. QAIRa’s technology aims to protect people’s health by keeping the level of contaminant emissions under the limits proposed by regulation agencies.

  • Route4U is a navigation platform for wheelchair users.

  • Shippify is the operating system for on-demand logistics. As an application programming interface and channel to connect the internet with an efficient community of validated shippers, Shippify wants to be the fastest-growing company in on-demand logistics in Latin American and also become the PayPal for delivery in any e-commerce market.

  • Silvernest is an online homesharing service designed to pair aging homeowners with qualified roommates, giving Baby Boomers and empty nesters an aging-in-place alternative. Through its roommate matching, lease management and localized support services, Silvernest combines the tools, expertise and commitment to do homesharing right. The hassle-free resource takes care of the details from beginning to end, enabling people to stay in their homes while benefitting from increased income, companionship and connectivity.

  • SimpleCitizen is dedicated to innovating immigration. The company offers an affordable, easy-to-use online platform that streamlines the process of filing immigration and citizenship paperwork.

  • Skootar amplifies scooter messenger services and facilitates scooter services for small businesses. Skootar’s goal is to connect businesses with local reliable scooter messengers and on-demand, same day delivery services.

  • Skytree has developed an innovative new technology that offers a highly effective way to capture CO2 directly from the air. The stored CO2 can then be used in countless everyday products and applications.

  • Sow Organic is the easy and economical way to manage organic operations. We are on a mission to reduce the burden and cost of certification for organic farmers, ranchers and producers by providing easy to use software; and by connecting the supply chain (from Producers, to Certifiers, to Distributors and Retailers).

  • WeFarm is a unique peer-to-peer information sharing service for the world’s small-scale farmers. Farmers can ask questions via SMS, then receive answers from peers and experts around the world in minutes, without leaving their farm.

  • Yoza is an on demand location-based laundry service in Uganda. Yoza pairs people with dirty laundry with people who offer laundry services.

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