Featured Founders (Beta)
We feature our founders periodically to inspire the community and those who dare to build great companies.
Emagin: Hard truths of being a tech startup in an old industry
Emagin is an artificial intelligence (AI) company that provides water utilities with an operational platform to help them better optimize, understand, and look at predictions of how their system will behave in the future.
Emagin is co-founded by Thouheed Abdul Gaffoor and Mohamad Vedut.
Wolf and Grizzly: the makings of a tech company in campfire cooking
Wolf and Grizzly uses advanced product design and manufacturing to build outdoor products that enable people everywhere to find adventure wherever they are. Backyard to backcountry.
Wolf and Grizzly is co-founded by George Rizkalla and Thomas Kousholt.
Evercloak: Evelyn Allen’s quest for a startup that matters
Evercloak is a deeptech company. Its patented technology is an economical and energy efficient manufacturing process for continuous coating of single layer nanomaterials (e.g., graphene, carbon nanotubes) over large areas.
Evercloak is co-founded by Evelyn Allen and Dr. Michael Pope.
Suncayr: from deeptech to the dawning of a global brand
Suncayr is the maker of SPOTMYUV, a UV detection sticker that can show someone when sunscreen needs to be reapplied again. The patented product was once a nanotech project and is now sold across the world in thousands of stores.
Suncayr is co-founded by Andrew Martinko, Chad Sweeting, and Derek Jouppi.