Economistarts.comking and worldclassdaos....First 75 years of schools brief with alumni of von neumann & The Economist ... web3: AI change teacher
read all about it - how english speaking world service failed humanity in spite of at least 16 years time to live up to this 1984 tech-wizard charter of sustainability to 2025

queenofhearts.city invites you help fix this join first 100 person zoom in memory of Queen Elizabeth - greatest public servant English speaking world
Help publish youth's web3 year of 23 -rsvp chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk
It would be interesting to know what Queen Victoria wrote in her diary when her first special envoy to
charter bank by and for india's peoples died 9 months into landing calcutta of diarrhea;
and why it took another 112 years before
girls empowrment first asian bank - BRACooperation started up by a reformed Oil Company man began saving humanity
goats OF PUBLIC SERVICE: BLUNTLY PUT-SUSTAINABILITY'S LAST CHANCE DEPENDS ON cooperations of VALUING DEVELOPMENT FROM BIRTH OF CHILDREN MORE THAN WHITE MEN PRINTING MONEY- UN FINAL REPORT PUBLISHED 8/9/22 DAY QE2 DIED
M3 crisis: 1/1/2000 missing 2025 report's media good
(chapter 6 pdf download written 1984) opportunity of majority of world being aware of humanity's greatest risk = greatest mis-timing of my life; hope its not 2020s terminal mistake for our uniting species
Help publish youth's web3 year of 23 -rsvp chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk
Can 100 times more tech per decade since 1930 advance enough COOPERATION to sustain millennials out of every inhabited GPS? tick tock by 2030 it is mathematics (of chaos) likely that we will know whether 2020s being saved us from mother nature's wrath and irreversible species destruction. Most exciting decade to be alive. Cooperation needed at www.sdgmetaverseprize.org and every game worldrecordjobs can help you and yours and meta-soc play
From our archives- 1860 17 years into founding Economist, James Wilson's most ambitious project partnering queen victoria in launching chartered bank by and for the quarter of peoples on india subcontinent stalls.
Wilson dies of diarrhea 9 months after landing in calcutta. 85 years later sir kenneth kemp (father in law of Economist's Norman Macrae writes up legalese of Indian Independence. Sir Ken did not know that partitioning was about to happen. Peoples of East pakistan draw colonial aera's shorterst straw - not only a colony of West Pakistan but blocked out of access to what have been south asia's superport. 23 years later cyclone kills a million peoples and shell oils regional young superstar ends his contract to start helping women build the new nation of Bangladesh. The greatest economic miracle produced by a billion asian mothers begin. The first network cooperation - oral rehydration ; 112 years after wilson's death illiterate village mothers first homework is how to mix boiled water sugar and salt to stop diarrhea killing one thord of infants in tropical villages. Inspired by this abed and 1 billion women map 30 cooperation platforms 1972-2019 - BRA-C (Bangladesh Rural Advancement Cooperation). First meta partnership BEAC UNICEF Tropical china; from 1996 leapfrog partners beyong vilages without electricity start to web end poverty's races. Japan and silicon valley ask abed to go international - vrac university with james grant as first world class colege begins 2001
meanwhile in 1890s london 2nd editor walter bagehot continues queen victoria's project - can the English Constitution end the slave making mentality of corpoartesd like East India company with a commonwealth constitution. Although many believe Victoria did plant this legacy for the 20th C royal family - not in time for east Insia comoany to ruin another quarter of the world's lives - the chinese after 1960 clsoe themselves to global trade rather than accept ultimatum to accept opium as a currency. Just as it takes peoples of the place we now call bnagaldesh 110 yeras to start freeing their own trade, so too contenetal china. By 1972 out of desperation both bangaldesh and china depend on raiing womens productivity from mear 0 to more than that of men in every community developing children. On the Bangladesg side follow the mapping of the reforemd oil company ceo fazle abed; on china tropical side note that one child polict meand half of all familiyies start to be dependednt on how brillainatly entrepreneurial their 20s something daughter becomes

Dedication: Sir Fazle Abed 50 years (2019-1970) supporting billion women end poverty:.Notable learning curve exponentials of diarists of Economist & global village audience interactions teachforsdgs.com-before impact of global viewspaer disapperaed did first 150 yeras of our diarists map enough intel for millennials to be the sustainability generation?
. what if human development determined by family's social network quality situated within web 3 2 1 0 after electricity before webs 00 before electricity
Primary purpose founder (London Scot James Wilson 1843) can global viewspaper mediate goals 2 and 1 end hunger and end poverty- changing slave making tdae toward multi-win commonwealth: wilson's pjhilosophy Smithian (last writings morality of markets before engines; first 16s of engines impact on national branding; wislons 2 signature partnership with queen victoria - end corn laws starving half of ireland's population; go to calcutta to start charter banking by and for the people; sadly wilson diee of dairrhea withing first year in vacutta but son-in-lam bagehot continues transfolrmation of Englsh Constitution
From 1951 given greatest scoop by vin neuamann - ask what peoples do with 100 times more tech per decade 1930 to 2020s-particularlycan zero sum games be resplaced by sustainable above zero sum trades - eg networks applying life critical knowhow multiplky value in use opposite to consuming up things
Norman Macrae's learning curve in 28 years before being mentored by Neumann: first 13 years home schooled btitish embassies including Stalin's moscw; then soend s last days as teen navigating airplaned bomber commandnd Burma before 6 years of good fortune; last class taught by keynes cambridge; mentired at Economist by sur geiffrey crowther autoboigrapher of Economist's first century
stories from mapping 100 times moore: best ever western leader decade fyt=ure chalenge - kenned'y's moon race primarily biproduct satellite telecoms (alumnisat) and interdendence - 2 atlantic segments : america's new european; Euro's old; asian about two thirds of humans dependent on pacific coast's world trade (that leaves up to 15% to decide which ocean integrated their muti-win games0; age 39 macrae permitted one signed survey a year- begins with 10 years of surveys of what futures do peoples want - 1962 Japan and rising Asian neighbors; 1963 people of Russia; 1964 peoples of Brazil & Latin America ...1968 peoples of south africa; 1969 rainbow peo[ples of USA- from 1972 alarmed by nixon's exit of dolar from gold standard begins 40 tyear future histiry genres with early fici on fintech, edtech, healthtec as well as energy markets; from 1976 joined by prodi argues for future capitalism grounded by sme networks not just bigger and bigger corporate and gov; 1984 prepares for last 5 y years at Economist with 2 genres - 2025 report book first published with chris macrae on updating sustainability deadlines and opportunities/threats of web1-3; biography of von neumann ; last article dec 2008- huge risk web 2 age of millennials will be underinvested with youth having to bail out elders; can blockchain distributed finance be last chance antidote to every greater political havoc of printing paper money?
Systems truth - big organisations hate innovation (ironically artificial intel best at integrating deepest real time data in way no human gov can do real time)- notably powerful western people blocked from transparent unlearning by media & lawyers; gov2.0 is about how hard one transformation of gov is since horse was fastest way to communicate; industrial revolution 4 shows how hard for big corporates to innovate beyond past system; 2020s last chance crises may involve privileged gamesters racing into web3 societies who havent yet learnt from billion poorest women attempts to leapfrog from web00 (without electricity)in 2001 friends of billion poorest women proposed solution - new universities who share their alumni's open community to community sdg solutions- see abedmooc.com and discuss meta challenges to sdgs.games- as predicted in 1984's 2025 report transformation of edu essential to survival of human beings (echoing HG Well's civilisiation race between edu and catastrophe)
Abedmooc.com .. women4empower; herstory's turning points - some dates approx as took decades- if we've missed or wronged herstory (valuing womens planet Xponential multipliers with men's) -please rsvp chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk - all errors mine alone gandhi 1906 thrown off south african train-starts 40 years of chnaging education from infant up (see underknowns.com) -seeds future of mandela nets; 2020s gteatest ever network multiplier gandhi &montesorri; remultiplied einstein 1940s; in 12 post war yers greatest ever maths networkers leave legacy of 100 times more ytech per decade; from 1951 scoop of what to do with 100 times more etch relayed tp economist journalist for humanity; by 1960 ai labs twinned to face both coasts (pacific 75% of human sustainability; atlantuc 25%); by 2020s media's last chance at transparency see metaerseprize.org) as too much data streaming from every gps not to blockchain and humansAI (see nftssdg.com); 1843 smihian james wilso starts royal society newsletter gossiping why royal family need to celebrate sdg1 and 2 end starvation of eg Irish; ebd impoversiation of british raj; biggest underknown -did queen voctoria despatche wilson with idia's own chartered bank to get rid of him or to design multi-win commonwelath trading; in any event wilso dies of diarrhea within 12 months landing cacutta; it tales 112 years and partitionining of india subcontinnent before former oil company regional ceo fazle abed fimaces solutions of end diarrheas as killing tropical asian infants and end starvation by maximis vilage rice tech (borlaug)- having celebrated 100000 vilages first demonstartion of these solutions - unicefs japmes grant sonsors transai extension; coming from china missionary epidemiologist family - abed and grant partner in nationwide vaccination against infant diseases; thats 3 of the first 30 mass colaborations of the 1billiongirls.com who ended poverty 2019-1972 (as for other models of western aid, who knows but data shows whatever else thy did it wasnt the vast majority of extreme povery ending); see the irony of web00 world (no electricy ) contributing more to sustainability than ever other world at 2025report.com - finders crossed web3 starts to emulat development economic leaps of web00 women; 1758-62: very intersting adam smith scotnds worldwide contribution to human development let alone emotional intel; bes ever summary of nature and humans market purpose before endines; best ver plea to startup engine applications everywhere not juts london 1760 east idia company's admin MOMENTS OF THE ECONOMIST - founded 1843 to mediate sustainability 2 primary goals - end hunger & poverty by Smithian James Wilson; 1943 centenary's autobiogtraphy compelling testinmong on what went wrong with negineerings in 20 most advanced nations (19 white); from 1945 Economist takes on Neumann's suggestion of greatest journalist scoop ; what to do with 100 times more tech per decade 2025-1945?; is there an optimistic rational way out of Orwellian Big Brother endgam?. If so how will educators and youth web & do what economists and elders cant even imagine/ ANNOUNCEMENT - from june 1 2022, the first post of every month will often linkin the previous month's update of CodesMeta.com - In turn this is one of the main celebration collabs of 2025Report and friends celebrating progress along the roadmap to UN secretary general's digitalisation "UN2.0". Codesmeta welcomes co-editors rsvp chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk help AI make 2022 youth's most collaborative year-
2016 glory to every natural deity sept 2016- after 1st year review of SDGs jim kim makes his biggest move- what unhq and unesco have just reported is sdg4 wont happen before 2100- so he starts a pre-nft club on digotally cooperative education in geneva (getting unctad blessing to intro any educatir interested in etch to itu); just in time for engineer guterres to take up 10 year chair ofiun2.0 - from summer 2017- digital cooperation research becoems the bo=iggest chnage movement the world has ever seen with any government invited to benchmark nay unite un2.0) 2122 unga summit on ed no longer fit for purpose 22-23 school year of greatest every pprize sdgmetaverseprize.orh and more unseen wealth compounding out of ed3 nfts than all the oil wells on earth

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

dint get to mit100k this year - congrats to semi-finalists https://secure.insinger.me/~pat/100kpreview/

groZone

Agrozone is a one stop shop solution for farmers that integrates in an app, Big Data predictive analytics algorithm and a marketplace that analyzes weather, soil, geo-localization and image recognition data. It identifies crop health issues and suggests in real time sustainable agricultural practices and a mix of agro-inputs, boosting yield. It also allows them to buy instantly, aggregating the demand in an online market-place with other farmers that have similar requirements in the region.

Alectricity

We have developed an aluminum based clean fuel with 30x the energy density of lithium batteries, requires no oxygen, produces no emissions, and reacts at low temperature. It has been successfully demonstrated in a portable 3kW generator built for the Marines and we are currently working with Lincoln Labs to develop a compact high energy density power system for dismounted soldiers. Following this we will pursue civilian applications where batteries underperform (marine, camping, power banks).

Analytical Space - analyticalspace.com

Analytical Space's optical data-relay satellites will help small satellite operators get more of their data to the ground at speeds and costs comparable to cellular LTE, all using their existing hardware. With new small satellite deployments growing at 30% per year, this new and essentially ignored market will grow to an annual $50-$100M by the end of the decade. Leveraging low cost, off-the-shelf parts and tech transfer opportunities, we'll get to market within 18 months.

AquaFresco - aquafresco.co

AquaFresco is reinventing the $50B cleaning market, including laundry, car-wash, and industrial cleaning. We developed a novel close-loop water recycle technology that can cut water and detergent use in cleaning by 95%. With the AquaFresco system, our customers can use just one batch of soapy water to do cleaning like laundry for couple months. Collectively, we can save millions of gallons of water and detergent every year.

AquaPower

In many low income countries aquaculture is a large and growing industry. For example, in Bangladesh it comprises over 5.5% of GDP. Dissolved Oxygen is crucial for fish growth. Our device helps increase dissolved oxygen in the water without the use electricity. Using our device and increasing dissolved oxygen can result in a 25% increase in income for the farmers while reducing amount of feed required by 15% resulting in increased earnings of ~30%.

Astraeus Technologies

Lung Cancer is the leading cancer killer worldwide. Current screening guidelines call for CT scans that are harmful and expensive. Our solution - the L-CARD - is a simple gas sensor that detects gases unique to the exhaled breath of patients with lung cancer, and sends a diagnosis to a smartphone. Our noninvasive screening test can be made for less than a dollar, and can be shipped anywhere inside an envelope.

Bitmask - bitmask.net

As demonstrated by the NSA revelations, all your Internet communications can be easily spied on. Bitmask provides the ability for you to host your own bullet-proof VPN and e-mail provider for yourself, your friends, and your company. While there's lots of 'snake-oil' from companies in this space, ours is the only open-source and open-standards solution that is suitable for government and enterprise deployment. We have a 100K high-risk users already, ranging from Laura Poitras to Iranian dissidents.

brEDcrumb - bredcrumb.org

brEDcrumb provides 1.5M+ underserved students a trail to college and provides colleges a cost effective way to improve their outreach in underserved communities. We connect underserved high schoolers with undergraduates or recent graduates who have shared backgrounds while also providing technology resources that remove barriers to college application. By using volunteers and technology, brEDcrumb creates new applicants for colleges at a fraction of the collective $6B they currently pay in admissions recruiting expense

Chibitronics - chibitronics.com

Chibitronics aims to combine art making with circuit building to engage more broader and more diverse audiences in learning and creating their own technologies. We invented the circuit sticker toolkit to enable artists, educators and makers to build circuits and learn programming using arts and crafts techniques learning circuit theory while engaging in a new medium for self expression. By introducing engineering through arts and crafts, we make circuit building magical, friendly and fun.

Cogito - fastpass.mit.edu

Cogito is a "central nervous system" for modern datacenters. Cogito takes disparate collections of tens of thousands of servers and applications, which today function independently, and makes them run coherently. It deploys lightweight agents that capture and send sensory events to a "brain", which makes intelligent decisions and orchestrates sensible actions across the infrastructure. Cogito achieves performance, system availability, and security impossible today, increasing revenues and infrastructure efficiency.

ConnectMed - connectmed.co.za

ConnectMed is an online medical platform designed for the African context that offers low cost, on demand doctor consults over video along with other needed healthcare services through intelligent technology solutions to patients of all income groups. In South Africa alone, patients spend almost $700 million dollars on GP visits per year and given the research shows 40% of these visits can be handled virtually, this creates a $275 million dollar market opportunity. This scales to almost ($990m) in the rest of Africa.

De-Ice

De-Ice has developed the first-ever fully electric, on-plane de-icing technology for the aerospace industry. Our device makes de-icing 50% cheaper and an average of 30+ minutes faster than incumbent solutions. Best of all, our technology completely eliminates 500 million gallons of glycol per year in the U.S. alone. The market for our technology is over $20 billion globally and includes commercial airlines, freight, and the military. To-date, our company has already been approached by Airbus, Boeing, and SpaceX.

DeepStream.tv - deepstream.tv

DeepStream.tv allows live video broadcasters to build far more engaging and interactive viewing experiences, which open up new revenue opportunities in news, education, sports, and e-commerce. Our working prototype at www.DeepStream.tv demonstrates the power and possibilities of integrating second-screen information into the video player. We combine this with the internet's first vertical search engine for live video to create new ways to connect with and grow audiences that can be monetized.

DoneGood - donegood.co

More and more of us want to support businesses doing good for people and the planet. But finding those companies can be hard. The DoneGood app and website make it easy to find businesses and events that share your values. Enter the kind of product and the values that matter to you (like "green," "supports workers," and more) and then instantly see businesses you can feel good about supporting. Together, we can support more companies doing the right thing and encourage other companies to follow suit. Together, we can change the way the world does business.

dueminuti - dueminutipasta.com

Millennials are looking for healthy meals that are socially responsible and respectful of food allergies and preferences. However, most fast casual restaurants rely heavily on meat to provide proteins. Dueminuti offers healthy Italian pasta that solves this problem. Our proprietary pasta formula, naturally rich in vitamins and proteins, is combined with sauces made only of fresh and local ingredients to create a perfectly balanced meal that is also a gourmet experience.

EarID

Ear infections affect 22m children under the age of 14. It is challenging to diagnose and is the primary reason for physician visits and antibiotic over-prescription. EarID is an easy-to-use tool that improves diagnosis sensitivity and accuracy to assist physicians promote "watchful waiting" as a treatment option by simultaneously capturing and analyzing multiple conditions in the middle ear to ultimately reduce over-prescription and save the U.S. healthcare system up to $2B each year.

ecofit - ecofitapp.com

ecofit is fitbit for your environmental impact. An app for iPhone and Android, it accurately pinpoints and passively tracks your carbon footprint over time, compares it to your friends and gives you tailored advice on the most efficient actions to reduce it. By empowering you to understand your impact and linking you to the latest in green solutions, ecofit captures private value while generating social returns. ecofit: track your carbon footprint, fight climate change.

EVA

Our team is developing a unique Virtual Scribe for healthcare providers that integrates into existing electronic medical records (EMR). We call her EVA, an EMR-Virtual-Assistant. EVA is a voice driven mobile application that uses natural language processing and machine learning to automate intuitive, on-the-go clinical workflow in conjunction with EMRs. She helps providers enter lab orders, query patient data, and quickly create structured medical notes.

Eximchain - eximchain.com

Eximchain helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) finance and execute import-export transactions with far greater simplicity, security, and affordability. SMEs account for nearly half of global trade and yet struggle to access trade-finance services due to costly, fragmented, and archaic intermediaries. Leveraging blockchain technology, Eximchain will create a P2P-lending platform for such SMEs. We will provide financial inclusion by eliminating intermediaries that collect $39bn in fees annually.

FactoryShop

FactoryShop aims to make the manufacturing industry more affordable and transparent. We help factories procure emergency custom-made metal parts cheaply and reliably. By creating a shared economy of small machine shops, FactoryShop removes the surcharges traditionally associated with urgent parts deliveries and enables factories cut their lead time by 55%.

Flare - capsule.technology

We know every second matters in an emergency. At Flare, we are building a mobile app to help patients in Africa access ambulances. We are working to reduce wait times from hours to minutes. Today, the problem is not due to a lack of ambulances as most operate between 10-30% capacity. Rather, it's because there is no single line to call and ambulances do not have an integrated dispatch system. We are looking to impact the 70 million Africans who experience an emergency each year.

FR8

Small shippers don't have the capacity to access the best shipping rates because freight brokers apply an average 12.5% fee per shipment, partially for no-value-added activities. Truck drivers have a hard life and an average annual salary of $40,000 is not enough to attract new workforce in an industry that expects 240K vacant positions in five years. FR8 is a state-of-the-art on-demand platform for long-distance freight that makes shippers pay less and drivers earn more.

gomango - gomango.co

In India, 40% of all food produced -- $8 billion worth -- rots on its way to market because it is too expensive to keep that food cold en route. India's farmers, fishermen, and food producers simply cannot afford the diesel-guzzling refrigerated trucks that would help them sell high-quality goods at the best prices in the right markets. Gomango's low-cost, sensor-equipped refrigerated boxes, rentable on demand, will turn any truck or train into a high-value refrigerated one.

GoodSIRS

Sepsis kills millions of people annually, is the leading cause of death for critically ill patients, and represents a $35 billion market. We invented a technology that removes from the bloodstream the chemical signaling agents that are responsible for sepsis. Animal studies reveal 100% survival in a model of sepsis that is otherwise uniformly lethal. No competing technology can boast such efficacy. Our platform technology is simple, scalable and positioned to transform this lucrative market.

Hive Maritime - hivemaritime.com

Hive Maritime helps the shipping industry save billions of wasted dollars by optimizing routes around congested choke points. By forecasting traffic in the world's ports and canals weeks in advance, Hive will optimize a ship's course and speed to minimize fuel expenditure, reduce machinery failures, improve cargo throughput, and prevent contractual late fees, adding directly to the bottom line of struggling carriers and bringing one of the oldest and largest industries into the 21st century.

Humon - humon.io

Humon is a sports wearable company empowering athletes with actionable insights about their body, pushing them to their optimal performance. We've built the first thigh worn wearable that non-invasively measures the way muscles use oxygen in real time. We use this unique data to provide endurance athletes with personalized live recommendations to help them train at their body's limit, optimize warm up, manage recovery and beat their personal best.

Kinetic Vision

Oil wells are expensive to drill. They get clogged surprisingly frequently, each one failing once a year. Because of the uncertainty in when they will fail, oil companies replace their wells much earlier than they need to be. We have technology that can look at tiny deformations in the beams that are used to pump the well to predict when the well will fail. Oil companies can then delay well replacement without risking downtime.

Leuko - leuko.io

20% of chemotherapy patients develop fevers while severely immunosuppressed, a life-threatening condition. If doctors could identify when patients become immunosuppressed, medications could be prescribed to reduce the risk of developing fevers. However, current immunosuppression assessment methods require travel to healthcare centers, inherently limiting the frequency of testing. Leuko is overcoming this barrier by creating the first portable, non-invasive neutrophil test, enabling on-demand immune system monitoring.

Lost Tea - losttea.co

We have uncovered the secret that makes tea great. It's called theanine. It improves concentration, improves memory, and promotes cognitive well-being. We source farm to table high theanine teas from China and bring people of different backgrounds together to make new friends over relaxed conversation at our weekly tastings.

Lux Labs - luxlabs.co

We are an advanced optical materials company built upon a patented technological breakthrough which allows us to control light based on its angle. We invented a nano-scale film that filters light selectively which will create better devices, significantly reduce energy consumption, and improve renewable energy capture. Our products will enhance displays of electronic devices, dynamically regulate the brightness and temperature of buildings, and improve the efficiency of LEDs and solar cells.

Nature Global - nature.global

Over one billion room air conditioners (AC) are installed throughout the world. Most of them are still controlled by decades-old technology, and are not connected to the internet. The lack of an intelligent control leads to problems ranging from discomfort to electricity grid failures. Nature is developing Smart AC Plug, which will provide a universal, intelligent control solution for the room ACs, removing pain from consumers and managing electricity demand peaks for utilities.

NoUV

NoUV is creating novel tanning beds & devices that offer skin tanning without cancer-causing ultraviolet radiation

O2U

200M children and adults suffer from respiratory disease in sub-Saharan Africa, the poorest region on earth. The magnitude of this problem is staggering. Greater than 1M children <5yrs die each year from pneumonia. WHO has indicated that 35% of these kids can avoid risk of death by being treated with oxygen concentrators at hospitals in Africa. We have designed a remotely monitored oxygen delivery solution with solar backup that will save 35K lives each year.

Odego - odegousa.com

Odego allows customers to schedule oil changes for their car in a quick, pain-free way by getting a local and certified US military veteran technician to provide the service at the customer's home or office location of choice. No auto shops. No driving. No waiting. No hassle. Removing the brick and mortar location frees up land space, increases margins, and allows us to share the captured value with our veteran technicians.

OtoScreen

OtoScreen is a low-cost, easy to use, smartphone based medical device designed to establish a workflow of newborn hearing loss screening in developing countries and mobile health clinic settings.

Plantea

Plantae is a sensor technology that monitors plant growth parameters such as ATP and glucose levels in real-time to help farmers increase their food production. Our beachhead market is hydroponic farming, which is $17bn worldwide. Farmers do not have the necessary knowledge and measurement capabilities to maximize food production. Our vision is to build self-sustaining plant growth systems that automatically set growth conditions for maximum food production, with minimum human involvement or farming know how.

Poly6 Technologies - poly6.com

Poly6 is combating environmental destruction by introducing high performance sustainable materials to society. The Global Bioplastics industry is exploding (33% CAGR) and is projected to reach $31B/year by 2020. Our first product, Citrene, is a novel plastic made from citrus waste that exhibits performance, processing and environmental advantages while maintaining price parity with incumbent products.

Rendever - rendever.com

7 out of 10 Americans will need long-term care solutions in their lifetime. Rates of depression in these environments can be as high as 50%, creating a substantial physical, mental and financial burden. In turn, depression in many cases can lead to comorbid diseases such as COPD and heart disease, with preventable care costing over $20,000 annually. As such, we have created a virtual reality platform to offer stimulation, therapy and family/social connectivity to help address these medical issues before they arise.

ReviveMed

Bringing a drug to a market requires 13 years, costing $1.7 B with a 10% success rate. This low success rate caused many safe-to-market drugs sitting on shelves. ReviveMed is a computational drug repurposing platform that rescues these drugs; for example, repurposing a shelved anti-nausea drug to treat blood cancer. Our technology is the 1st first tool to leverage global metabolomics for this purpose. It is developed at MIT and demonstrated in an Huntington's disease model.

Roots Studio - rootsstudio.co

Roots Studio digitizes art from rural villages and transforms them into high-end and storied products, eliminating the burden of a costly supply chain through licensing. In 2 years, we have worked with hundreds of villagers across Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra. Through our design hubs and top design team, we enable artwork to be uploaded and discovered by retail markets that appreciate culturally authentic designs. We have received $30,000 in revenue and raised $135,000 in grants.

Roundabout Therapeutics

Multidrug resistant infections affect more than 2 million patients each year, resulting in morbidity and extended hospital stay, and claiming more lives than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Better antibiotics are desperately needed. We have discovered a novel metabolic pathway that drives bacterial pathogenicity. Drugging this pathway inhibits virulence factors involved in pathogen infectiveness. These new compounds can be used alone or with known drugs to improve outcomes and reduce resistance evolution.

Smile and Learn - smileandlearn.net

Smile and Learn works on improving children's education thanks to mobile technologies and Big Data. We are a tech editorial made up by educators, developers and artists. Our product is a multi-device smart platform where children can interact with the stories and games designed by our educators. The platform collects performance data and identifies learning needs feeding back this information to the parent and educator.

Solstice - solsticeinitiative.org

80% of America is locked out of the solar market because they cannot install solar on their roof. Solstice expands the clean energy market by rapidly deploying community-shared solar at low-cost and at scale. We do this by creating a viral solar community--we tap the power of organizations and incentivize local "Solstice Leaders" to earn extra income by enrolling their friends digitally. With community solar, friends enjoy clean energy at no upfront cost and and save money on their electric bill every month.

Solugen - solugen.co

Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is the green chemical oxidant of the future and is projected to be a $7 billion market by 2020. While H2O2 breaks down into just water and oxygen, the current production process is environmentally unfriendly, dangerous, capital intensive and requires the final product to be transported over thousands of miles. At Solugen, our bio-inspired and patented approach achieves a green, safe, and scalable process for the onsite and on-demand production of H2O2 that cuts costs by 20x.

Splash - splashband.io

Dehydration is an avoidable problem for the elderly, but care facilities lack the tools. Annual Medicare spend on avoidable elderly hospitalizations for dehydration is +$1.5 billion and rising, and dehydration is an identified root cause in hospitalizations for falls and infections. Our MIT team has developed a patent pending hydration-sensing wearable that can monitor hydration better than anything currently in the market, to allow care facilities to improve hydration management, and minimize hospitalizations.

Spyce - spyce.io

Spyce has developed the world's first completely automated restaurant. A Spyce Kitchen cooks and serves delicious meals from fresh ingredients with no human involvement. Spyce restaurants will revolutionize the fast food industry by operating with extremely low overhead, serving higher quality, healthier meals. A Spyce Kitchen occupies only 20 sq ft of space and can service locations such as office buildings or department buildings that do not currently have their own hot meals options.

Swift Calcs - swiftcalcs.com

Swift Calcs enables users to effortlessly create and collaborate on interactive computational documents, from any device. We bring modern cloud-based, user-centric design paradigms to the computational software space -- a market desperate for disruption.

uLink

Globally, 1.2 billion people lack access to electricity and existing solutions are constrained by high cost and limited scalability. uLink is a smart device that has power routing, payments and resource management capabilities which enable low cost, quickly deployable and easily scalable microgrids. We tap into the $3.1 billion market of underserved communities by selling uLink to energy service providers and generate recurring revenue through transaction fees for electricity traded on uLink platform.

Velocirider - velocirider.com

In the US, bicycle crashes lead to an average of 700 fatalities and 34,000 injuries per year, making cycling proportionally the most dangerous mode of transportation. Velocirider is a computer-vision system that warns the rider of major dangers on the road: turning cars, opening car doors, approaching pedestrians and more. It's the size of a fist, fits on the handlebar, costs $99, and offers a safer trip to 60 million bicyclists in the US.

Welcome Home - v.ht

To address the affordable housing crisis in our cities, we rent singles below market rate. By doubling rooms using an innovative partition, but charging less per room, we create a surplus that we split with the landlord. Out of 55+ interviews, 73% of renters in our beachhead market of middle-income people under 35 and 80% of landlords were excited about our idea. Our team of law, design, and engineering students are the target market.

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