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ACT

ACT

Advanced Catheter Therapies, an early stage research and development medical device company, has a portfolio of innovative catheter technologies targeting vascular disease including thrombosis, inflammation, occlusions and restenosis.

Ag Manufacturing & Technology

Ag Manufacturing & Technology

Develops and manufactures innovative seed spreaders.

AgriSync

AgriSync

Software platform allowing companies of any size to offer remote product support using mobile devices and video.

AgSmarts

AgSmarts

Precision Agriculture company developing a smart sensor system for central pivot watering equipment. By better understanding the actual soil moisture at a hyper-local level, one of the most valuable inputs (water) can be applied only when actually needed as opposed to being applied on a fixed schedule. This results in higher margins, as well as higher yields.

Ajax Intel

Ajax Intel

Ajax Intel is a financial technology firm that helps investors make more money, improve productivity, and broaden their reach by using computer programs.

AlwazPro

AlwazPro

AlwazPro is a Tennessee woman-led tech startup creating a professional home for working-class and middle-skilled professionals, enabling them to improve their career through professional endorsements and recommendations from others, as well as our on-site career development tools.

arGentis

arGentis

Early stage biotech company focused on commercialization of dry-eye treatment, and orphan drug for systemic sclerosis.

Arkis

Arkis

Arkis BioSciences® is a medical device company providing sophisticated surgical tools and implantables for advancing the neurosurgical treatments of intracranial hypertension arising from hydrocephalus, traumatic brain injury, and hemorrhagic stroke. Acquired in 2019.

Artsquare

Artsquare

Online marketplace for artists to post and manage art across sites.

Beta Hatch

Beta Hatch

At Beta Hatch, we see these problems as opportunity. Our insect-rearing technology converts mealworms and their waste into high-value proteins and oils.

Betterwalk

Betterwalk

Developing a totally new crutch based on a design that alleviates the pressure and pain commonly experienced by users of the existing underarm crutch.

Bionanovations

Bionanovations

Novel early detection system for bacterial infection based on Nano-particles developed at Vanderbilt University.

Bionova Medical

Bionova Medical

Biodegradable wound treatment system that provides extended release of antibiotics over 3-4 days. Tested by DoD and FDA cleared.

Blood Monitoring Solutions

Blood Monitoring Solutions

Developing a storage and real-time monitoring system that ensures that blood used in hospitals is kept in the correct temperature range to avoid spoilage.

Cagenix

Cagenix

Manufactures and distributes custom dental implant products to provide better fit for dental patients and provides higher efficiencies for dental surgeons.

CareIT

CareIT

Allows remote diagnosis and prescription, while implementing market driven cost containment.

Cagenix

Cast21

Cast21 has designed a lightweight, lattice-structure cast that is breathable and waterproof, eliminating some of the disadvantaged of traditional casts. Its design also allows for the integration of electronic therapies to decrease healing time.

Cattlog

Cattlog

We remove the pain of buying and selling cattle with an online marketplace platform i.e., Ebay for cattle.

Centiba

Centiba

Developing a disruptive software system to automate the discount coupon industry.

CirQuest Labs

CirQuest Labs

Specialty lab, development and clinical trial services company for the therapeutics and medical device industries.

Clean Crop Technologies

Clean Crop Technologies

Clean Crop Technologies, Inc., is an AgTech company that has built a proprietary cold plasma technology to degrade contaminants from food. The company is initially targeting Aflatoxin in peanuts, which they can treat without damaging nut quality or quantity.

Clear Medicare

Clear Medicare

Medicare Supplement marketing company providing educational materials to seniors, leading into sales of insurance policies.

Community Health

Community Health

Multi-cultural, multi-platform health media company that produces and distributes health content geared toward diverse consumers.

Compression Kinetics

Compression Kinetics

Developing a novel sequential compression device based on advanced materials. Acquired in 2018.

Coursicle

Coursicle

A course scheduling software and notification service to help college students easily plan their schedules and get into the classes they need to graduate.

Cuff Protect

Cuff Protect

Provides a disposable skin barrier to prevent the spread of infection when using reusable blood pressure cuffs.

Cuff Protect

Dark Horse Technology

Developing a new total ankle replacement.

Dermaflage

Dermaflage

Manufactures a cosmetic synthetic skin that includes a topical filler to conceal scars and wrinkles.

DEVCON

DEVCON

Adtech cyber security software that detects, removes and monitors digital advertising fraud, addressing what is currently a $8.5 billion dollar problem for advertisers and publishers, annually.

DivorceSecure

DivorceSecure

An online collaboration tool for divorcees and attorneys, allowing them to create a streamlined divorce strategy.

EarthSense

EarthSense

Uniquely deliver high-value under canopy plant trait information to plant breeders, agronomists, and growers.

EcoSurg

EcoSurg

Manufactures and distributes a line of eco-friendly disposable products for the surgical market.

EMBrace Design

EMBrace Design

EMBrace Design is aiming to change the standard of care for low back pain patients! Through extensive laboratory testing we have developed our patented START brace – a device capable of applying traction to the lumbar spine while still allowing patients to perform daily living activities in a pain free environment.

Endo InSight

Endo InSight

Provides a novel disposable CO2 insufflation system that reduces pain and decreases recovery time associated with colonoscopy.

Entac Medical

Entac Medical

Develops a non-invasive audio spectral analysis device for the prediction and diagnosis of post gastro-intestinal surgery ileus

ExtraOrtho

ExtraOrtho

Manufactures a line of patented external trauma treatment tools for orthopaedic surgery. Acquired by Zimmer in 2011.

Fairway Biomed

Fairway Biomed

The company focusses on medical devices to improve surgical oncology. Our first device, the LIVO, better controls bleeding in resection surgeries to remove tumors in the liver, kidney, and lung.

Feather

Feather

At-home health care monitoring for the elderly using wearable technology

FitNexx

FitNexx

An interactive virtual reality platform that encourages children to exercise through the use of simulated environments and fitness games.

FlexSpark

FlexSpark

A wearable electrical muscle stimulation device used to supplement anticoagulants in DVT prevention. By stimulating the muscles in a way that causes muscle contractions, FlexSpark also decreases the rate of muscle atrophy that occurs in this patient demographic, that often has limited mobility.

Frontdesk Connect

Frontdesk Connect

Unveils an alternative solution to the in-room hotel phone by adding a quick connect capability to the guests’ own mobile device at check-in.

Glanris

Glanris

Glanris has developed the world’s first and only 100% green, ultra-low cost water filtration media that will transform the production of clean water for industries, cities and consumers.

Global Neighbor

Global Neighbor

Global Neighbor, Inc. (GNI) is pioneering the use of directed light to kill weed seeds, providing a ecological solution to controlling herbicide resistant weeds, thus reducing or eliminating the need for herbicides.

GlucosAlarm

GlucosAlarm

Has technology to measure glucose in diabetic patients’ urine.

Grain Weevil

Grain Weevil

The Grain Weevil is a grain extraction robot that scurries across the top of the grain engaging the grain directly with its drive system and a variety of adaptable tools to safety and efficiently aid in the extraction of grain from the grain bin.

Growers Holdings

Growers Holdings

Growers is a farm data analytics firm that turns data into prescriptions that deliver better results to farmers. Acquired in 2020.

Handminder

Handminder

Develops a novel rehabilitation device for stroke victims to regain use of their hand. Based on technology from UT Health Sciences Center.

Health & Bliss

Health & Bliss

Developing a novel strep testing device and method that allows faster, more convenient strep testing without the need to see a doctor.

Hello Home

Hello Home

Merges the FSBO concept with the flat fee service in the industry’s first platform featuring local real estate agents on a tailored to the consumer basis.

Hera Health Solutions

Hera Health Solutions

Development of a biodegradable contraceptive arm implant that will eliminate a painful and invasive removal procedure associated with current contraceptive implant technology

HerdDogg

HerdDogg

HerdDogg is an animal health monitoring and data science company.

Homey

Homey

A mobile app for gamified management of household chores that organizes tasks by taking pictures of the mess and assigning the work to individual family members. Kids complete chores and earn rewards that parents can buy through the app.

Innometrix

Innometrix

Creating device solutions to improve patient outcomes and satisfaction in urogynecology and female urology. Acquired in 2018.

Inspire Living

Inspire Living

Offers a portable health monitor that enables anyone, anywhere, to conduct an automated respiratory and rapid vitals exam on a child.

IRT

Developer of a novel blood substitute to be used in trauma surgery.

IRT

IRT

Developer of a novel blood substitute to be used in trauma surgery.

iScreen

iScreen

Handheld pediatric vision screening device enabling physicians to more rapidly and accurately detect vision problems in infants and young children.

iShipdit

iShipdit

Expedia-like platform for matching less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments to unused space that exists on trucks every day.

Kilimo

Kilimo

Our mission is to make farming easier by using Big Data as a decision support tool for every day farm management.

IRT

L7 Logistics

Developing an online marketplace for consumer-to-consumer shipping options.

LawnTap

LawnTap

LawnTap creates solar powered, Wi-Fi-enabled, self-learning smart lawn sensors to automate lawn care.

LeafTech Ag

LeafTech Ag

Leaftech Ag offers a handheld “Digital Lab” that analyzes a plant’s leaf for nutrient and chemical composition; delivering results that are 98% faster and 90% less expensive compared to current practices.

LendMed

LendMed

Enables small businesses to reconnect with their customers by offering in-house delivery services

Life Detection Technologies

Life Detection Technologies

Utilizes patent pending technology to remotely detect life’s electrical signals, movement and cardio respiratory signals.

IRT

LiLoE

Founded by a U.S. Navy veteran who is working on a solution to the doorstep delivery of unattended packages.

Lineus Medical

Lineus Medical

Provides hospitals with a simple device that protects and preserves patients’ IV sites and central lines.

MedHaul

MedHaul

MedHaul is a flexible, cloud-based transportation solution that alleviates the stress of managing transportation for patients and healthcare providers.

Microbiometer

Microbiometer

The ultimate tool for determining soil health and fertility to estimate the microbial biomass in your soil in 10 minutes for 10% of the cost of a lab test.

Mobilizer

Mobilizer

Device to allow patients to mobilize more quickly after invasive treatment, whilst reducing need for staff assistance.

Mozak

Mozak

Ever wished there was more hours in a day? At Mozak, we arm entrepreneurs with a virtual assistant platform that gives them their hours back, starting with real estate.

Nanophthalmics

Nanophthalmics

Developing novel medical device for treatment of corneal abrasions using Nano-technology from Oakridge National Labs.

IRT

NCrease

A social media analytics add-on that improves social sharing and visitor conversions

Newton RFID

Newton RFID

EquipassID solves the problem of managing mandatory records for your horse. Records written to a microchip, accessed with a smartphone app.

Nexyst360

Nexyst360

Nexyst 360 is the essential link between farmers and buyers facilitating a mutually-beneficial relationship in order to meet their quality, traceability, sustainability and efficiency goals by utilizing the technology-enabled NexProcess. The cornerstone of the unique NexProcess is the NexBox.

Nuscript RX

Nuscript RX

Provider of short-cycle prescription drug fills for nursing homes, allowing them to reduce cost by reducing waste of prescription drugs. Acquired by PCA Pharmacy.

Parental Health

Parental Health

Developed a novel care cycle management system allowing care providers to increase quality of care for their patients whilst reducing cost per patient.

PATHEX

PATHEX

PATHEX has developed a proprietary technology to selectively separate and capture bacteria and toxins from human blood, for the treatment of sepsis.

Persistence Data Mining

Persistence Data Mining

We use scientific grade sensor technology to map soil nutrients directly from the soil.

Please Assist Me

Please Assist Me

Please Assist Me is an affordable home personal assistant service.

IRT

Powermat

Kinetic energy harvesting device for deployment in heavy foot traffic public places.

Preteckt

Preteckt

A technology that predicts vehicle breakdowns and assists in better preventative vehicle maintenance

Pro Hydration Therapy

Pro Hydration Therapy

Bringing professional IV hydration treatments to the amateur athlete.

ProxBox

ProxBox

Tailored initially for the real estate market, ProxBox combines proximity sensors with a mobile app to guide potential home buyers through the home in a self-paced manner. Potential buyers receive details room by room by standing near a ProxBox sensor.

Quire

Quire

Provides healthcare population management systems using patented artificial intelligence and Big Data to provide actionable and predictive analytics.

Rabbit Tractors

Rabbit Tractors

Eliminating unutilized capacity from farm operations

Rantizo

Rantizo

Rantizo delivers solutions. We improve spray technology- reducing drift and waste, increasing cost efficiency and improving farmer margins

Reemo Health

Reemo Health

Develops a gesture controlled watch that enables users to interact with their environment in a much more intuitive way, while offering unique analytics for home service providers.

ReEnvision Ag

ReEnvision Ag

ReEnvision Ag is the innovator and manufacturer of the REAP planter or “Dibble”, which is designed to replace disk planters.

Rescue Forensics

Rescue Forensics

Company providing analysis tools for agencies investigating human trafficking.

Resolute Games

Resolute Games

Mobile game development company.

Restore Medical

Restore Medical

Developed and distributes novel surgical tray system for reusable surgical instruments, providing better and faster cleaning cycles.Acquired in 2018.

Ristcall

Ristcall

A wearable wrist monitor that replaces the traditional call button in hospitals and nursing care facilities. Provides patients with an easily accessible communication device and integrates into a shared dashboard for nurses and administrators.

IRT

Roundabout Markets

Brings technology to the pawnbroker industry to create a national marketplace for pawn shops, increasing market exposure and streamlining product marketing and delivery.

S2

S2

iPad-based training solutions for medical device companies and OR assistance for hospitals, reducing the need for non-medical personnel in the OR. Acquired by Smith&Nephew in 2015.

SecondKeys

SecondKeys

A platform that helps homeowners, landlords, tenants and vendors find reliable maintenance workers

Secure Food Solutions

Secure Food Solutions

Food safety diagnostics company providing technologies for the rapid detection of toxins, pathogens and other contaminants in the world’s food supply.

Service Bot Software

Service Bot Software

A next generation software tool to manage home service businesses and automate most back office and customer service functionality

Shepherd Farming

Shepherd Farming

We’re helping farmers rethink their farm work and farm labor by building tools to help growers everywhere get more done, faster and easier than ever before.

Shurpa Health

Shurpa Health

Shurpa powers last-mile and same-day delivery for ecommerce retailers. We harness the power of crowdsourcing to create delivery capacity for merchants that have a product that’s hard to deliver for one reason or another.

Sigma0

Sigma0

Using radar technology to directly measure and manage moisture content in plants.

SILQ

SILQ

SILQ is an intelligent system that helps businesses manage their relationships with clients and partners.

SixFix

SixFix

External fixator aimed at the deformity correction market (“SixFix System”) and an internal distraction device (“Joint Distraction”) that will decrease the operative time. Acquired in 2016.

Skycision

Skycision

Providing decision support to farmers based on proprietary technology which converts aerial imagery to actionable data. Skycision’s technology is world class in diagnosing crop stress, disease, fertilization needs, and other issues farmers face on a weekly and seasonal basis.

Soil Nerd

Soil Nerd

Archaea is an automated soil management platform that aggregates plant and soil tests in to a dashboard with insights, recommendations, and a streamlined marketplace of inputs.

SOMAVAC

SOMAVAC

Creates solutions for the management of post-surgical fluid accumulation and the prevention of seroma, a condition that occurs after large-flap surgery where fluid accumulates in the dead space between tissue.

Soundways

Soundways

Soundways is a company led by audio engineers turned software developers who live by the motto “Serve The Music”

Stony Creek Colors

Stony Creek Colors

Bio-based dyes to improve profitability and ecosystem health for farmers, while empowering designers, brands, and mills with greater transparency and traceability.

sweetbio

sweetbio

Develops membranes for tissue regeneration used in oral surgeries utilizing medical-grade honey as one of the ingredients.

SwineTech

SwineTech

SwineTech is connecting producers and pigs to efficiently improve productivity, sustainability, and welfare.

Tensor Surgical

Tensor Surgical

Developed a novel line of tools for minimally-invasive shoulder surgeries. Founded by a top sports medicine physician.

Thaddeus

Thaddeus

Developing a device that regulates package temperature.

Tradelanes

Tradelanes

From San Francisco, is developing a website for freight forwarders that aggregates available shipping options and costs for freight forwarders.

Traklok

Traklok

Cargo security company providing a self-contained, patented lock for theft prevention and recovery, and cargo tracking. Acquired in 2015

Truck Driver Power

Truck Driver Power

Truck Driver Power develops mobile technologies for truck drivers and Human Resources (HR) solutions for trucking companies.

Truckish

Truckish

Truckish is the comprehensive blockchain and AI based SaaS platform for the trucking logistics industry and the only subscription Shippers, Carriers, and Drivers will ever need.

Urova Medical

Urova Medical

Develops a surgically implanted device to reduce female stress urinary incontinence (SUI), experienced by 30% of women over 50.

Vaxent

Vaxent

Clinical-phase developer of vaccine to prevent strep throat (Group A Streptococcus) infections in humans.

View Medical

View Medical

Surgical lighting system that aims to provide surgeons with a safe and practical illumination device to focus on minute target areas.

Vital Metrix

Vital Metrix

Non-invasive technology for measuring cardiac output.

ZoomThru

ZoomThru

Turns your car into a wallet using license plate recognition technology to initiate hands free payment at fast food restaurants, parking garages, dry cleaners and other drive-thru locations.