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Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: DetraPel

Team: David Zamarin ’20: Founder Stephen McKinney: Head of Operations Tom Leary: Head of Marketing Geoffrey Greenhouse ’20: HR and Public Relations Michael Zhang: Data Analytics What’s DetraPel? DetraPel is a super hydrophobic liquid repellent spray that protects any material from any liquid based substance. DetraPel is the only liquid repellent that is non-toxic, biodegradable,…

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2017 SVP Startup Profile: Magnomer

Founders: Ravish Majithia, PhD, MBA’18: Founder and CXO; Vishal Salian, PhD: Cofounder and CTO What’s Magnomer? Magnomer uses cradle-to-cradle principles to redesign plastic packaging for better recyclability. We redesign plastic packaging by adding visual functional magnetizable elements which complement brand designs and enable capture and recovery from waste streams. Watch our video!: What is the…

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2017 SVP Startup Profile: BioStructures

Founders: Chad Caisse MBA’18, Co-Founder Gus Barber MBA’18, Co-Founder What’s BioStructures? We believe that the key to success in business is to take care of the comfort, safety, and health of your workforce. At BioStructures we build state-of-the-art safety boots custom designed to accommodate each wearer’s individual needs, and we work with construction and manufacturing…

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2017 SVP Startup Profile: Wanku

Founders: Juan Giraldo MBA’18: Co-founder & CEO Nicolás Estrella: Co-founder & CMO What’s Wanku? Wanku is bringing a delicious herbal infusion known as the ‘healing water’ that has been consumed for centuries in the Andes Mountains because of its health properties. What is the story behind your startup? 7 months ago me (Juan) and my…

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2017 SVP Startup Profile: Vidvision

Founders: Derek Tu ’18: Co-founder Kyle Lawson ’18:  Co-founder What’s Vidvision? Vidvision converts video viewers into customers What is the story behind your startup? We met and started working on this idea in our dorm room in eTower, stayed up late brainstorming on the idea-paint walls. Derek worked for start-ups in marketing roles and saw…

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2017 SVP Startup Profile: Project 99

Founders: Yulkendy Valdez ’17: Co-founder and Managing Partner Josuel Plasencia ’17: Co-founder and Managing Partner What’s Project 99? Project 99 is supporting leading organizations engage, retain, and advance their diverse millennial talent. What’s the story behind your startup? We decided to pursue Project 99, because we have experienced the problem we are trying to solve…

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2017 SVP Startup Profile: CrossRoad Optics

Founders: Jacob Riedel, F.W. Olin College of Engineering’17: CEO Ryan Louie, F.W. Olin College of Engineering ’17: CTO What’s CrossRoad Optics? CrossRoad Optics uses Computer Vision to monitor and track road users, including pedestrians, bikes and cars. The data we provide quantifies the road and provides new insight for advocates, retail shop owners, developers, municipalities,…

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2017 SVP Startup Profile: Cathexis

Founders John Whelan MBA’18, Co-Founder Simon Kohnstamm MBA’18, Co-Founder What’s Cathexis Labs? Cathexis Labs uses emerging technologies to change the way that food reaches consumers in order to reduce food waste. What is the story behind your startup? John’s passionate about food, and Simon’s an avid environmentalist/techie. Together we want to change the world and…

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Meet the 2017 SVP Cohort at Venture Showcase!

Join us on Thursday, July 27 for this year’s Summer Venture Showcase at The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston! 14 startups from the Summer Venture Program cohort will share their stories and present their business ventures. Register now (pre-registration is required) >> Registration opens at 1pm, opening remarks/presentations begin at 2pm. The Summer Venture Program…

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2017 SVP Startup Profile: TheraKnetic

Team: Wilson Tang, F.W. Olin College of Engineering ’18: CEO and Founder Development Team: Yuzhong Huang, Isaac Getto, Trent Dye, Jordan Van Duyne, Hillary Tong What’s TheraKnetic? TheraKnetic is making recovering from a broken bone, or even surgery, easier. We help: Patients stay motivated and get them to understand their recovery process Physical therapists so…

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