Student PROBE Projects-Project Olympus - Carnegie Mellon University

Student PROBE Projects

Students can start PROBEs (PRoblem-Oriented Business Explorations) through Project Olympus. Browse below to see the list of current student PROBEs at Project Olympus. A key goal is to augment and accelerate the process of moving basic research and great ideas to development and business stages, with licensing, spin-offs, start-ups and corporate collaboration and partnering. 

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abili AbiliLife

Providing spinal comfort and support. (Founded 2014) 

Web | Twitter | Facebook

 

Team Members:

Courtney Williamson, CEO | Tepper Ph.D. Candidate
Noah Papas, CTO

accel diagnostics

Accel Diagnostics

A medical technology company developing pScreenTM, a disposable protein test
for the diagnosis, monitoring and management of a wide variety of medical conditions, including heart failure, cancer, osteoporosis, critical pregnancy, and infectious diseases. (Founded 2009) 

Web


Team Members:

Alberto Gandini, Tepper MBA 2009
Pranav Bhupathi, Tepper MBA 2009
Balika Sonthalia, Tepper MBA 2009                                         Graduated                                                                   

ActivAided Orthotics

ActivAided Orthotics 

Rehabilitative apparel for recovery that won't slow you down. ActivAided Orthotics is dedicated to supporting active lifestyles and keeping people of all ages strong, healthy, and pain-free. Our products are based on a unique treatment philosophy that remedies pain by encouraging self-correcting habits. (Founded 2011)

Web | Twitter | Facebook | Contact Us


Team Members:

Kelly Collier, CEO | CIT 2011

Gary Chimes, Ph.D., M.D. , Chief Clinical Advisor
Josh Weiner ,
CFO

Brett Prince, VP of Sales and Marketing

Mandy Black, Customer Experience Specialist                            Graduated

AE Dreams

AE Dreams

Children's products that inspire real world adventure.
AE Dreams designs products for children that blend tangible and digital playtime. Their goal is to encourage imaginative and creative playtime for families while maintaining traditional formats that are relatable to parents. (Founded 2014)

Web | Tumblr | Contact Us


Team Members:

Alysia Finger, Co-Founder | TPR 2014, CFA 2014
Albert Niko Triulzi, Co-Founder | CFA 2010                                Graduated

alert call

AlertCall

Enabling student safety. Manufactures student safety products to connect campus students to university police/safety department when and wherever they need help. (Founded 2014)

Web | Facebook |Twitter |YouTube

Team Members

Srinath Vaddepally, Founder and CEO | E&TIM 2013 and ECE 2014

Guangyao Miao, Technology Consultant | Music 2013 and ECE 2014    

                                                                                             Graduated

antacea

Antecea

A series of transformational software products that enable access to any application or file on a remote computer, network storage, or cloud service from a mobile device. (Founded 2009)

Web  | LinkedIn | Facebook | Contact Us


Team Members:

Anurekh Saxena, Founder 

Tejavi, Co-founder
Chukwuezugo Nwosu, Co-founder | Tepper MBA 2010

                                                                                             Graduated

Aurochs Brewing Company

Aurochs Brewing Company

A contract gluten-free beer company that provides comparable tasting products to mainstream craft beers. Our recipes are new and innovative and our brews are crisp, delicious and smooth. We take no risks and begin with ingredients that contain absolutely no wheat, barley, or rye to guarantee our beers are all naturally gluten-free. (Founded 2012)

Web | Twitter | Facebook


Team Members:

Ryan Bove, Co-Founder | Tepper MBA 2012

Doug Foster, Co-founder

Ryan Husted, Tepper MBA 2013

Dave Lishego, Tepper MBA 2012

Jonathan Matusky, Tepper MBA 2012
Dave Rasmussen

                                                                                             Graduated

rist call

Avyayah Technologies Rist Call

Patient Care Platform for connecting patients and nurses. Our goal is to provide interactive patient care products for capturing the “Quality of Care” in Healthcare. (Founded 2014)

Web | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Google+


Team Members:

Srinath Vaddepally, Founder and CEO | E&TIM 2012 and ECE 2013

Shobhit Kukreti, Technology Consultant | ECE 2014

Spurthi Gundoji,  Technology Consultant | ECE 2014

Sreeram Kurrup, Product Management Consultant |E&TIM 2012

                                                                                             Graduated

baloonr

Baloonr

A platform for people to anonymously share their content and ideas for review. (Founded 2012)

Web | Twitter

Team Members:
Amanda Greenberg, Co-Founder and CEO
Noah Bornstein, Co-Founder and CTO| MHCI 2013

                                                                                             Graduated

beat bots

BeatBots

BeatBots LLC develops robotic characters that defy entrenched notions of robots as impersonal mechanical tools. The company’s core design philosophy centers around cuteness, personality, simplicity, and rhythmic interaction. BeatBots’ products span the domains of research, therapy, and entertainment.

(Founded 2008)

Web | Twitter | Facebook | Contact Us


Team Members:

Dr. Marek Michalowski, Robotics Institute 2010 | Carnegie Mellon

Dr. Hideki Kozima, Professor at Miyagi University in Sendai, Japan

                                                                                             Graduated

Bird Dog Technologies

State of the art dog training and hunting technologies.

Bird Dog Technologies is a small company in Pittsburgh, PA dedicated to the advancement of dog training and hunting technologies. 

Team Members:

John Porter, School of Computer Science 2013

Black Locus

BlackLocus

BlackLocus offers a powerful eCommerce Competitive Pricing Analysis SaaS solution to online retailers ranging from small businesses to the top 100. Through proprietary machine-learning algorithms, we’re able to find all online competitors for every product in your online catalog. We match with up to 98% accuracy through our highly sophisticated technology, matching competitive products based on a multitude of attributes.

(Founded 2009 | Acquired by Home Depot, Fall 2012)

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Team Members:

Rodrigo Carvalho, Founder & CEO | Tepper 2011

Lukas Bouvrie, Founder & Head of Customer Experience | Tepper 2011

Francisco Uribe, Founder | SCS 2011

                                                                                             Graduated

BreatheWise

BreatheWise

A Breath of Fresh Air in Oxygen Therapy

In the United States alone, millions of people use or have been diagnosed with a condition that may cause them to use medical oxygen therapy, so even small reductions in oxygen use can result in major cost savings for insurers and patients. BreatheWise offers the only oxygen tank regulator that displays on a digital screen precisely how many minutes until a tank is empty and alerts the user with a discrete alarm. BreatheWise aims to improve patients’ interactions with oxygen therapy devices so they can worry less about changing tanks and focus more on enjoying life. (Founded 2013)

Web


Team Members:

Eric Wise, Founder & CEO | CIT 2014

                                                                                             Graduated

Carbon Freight Company

The Carbon Freight Company, operating as Carbon Freight

Advanced Containers

Carbon Freight develops ultralight pallets and containers that deliver as little as half of the fuel burn of traditional containers, while also decreasing the impact of container repair events. (Founded 2014) (Current)

Web

Team Members

John Dieser, MCS Physics B.S, 2015

Glenn Philen, CIT Mechanical Engineering B.S, 2015

Careerimp

Careerimp

A 'software as a service' that enables jobseekers to rapidly generate resumes tailored towards specific job descriptions from a one-time-entry of work history. Based in Pittsburgh, PA. Our mission is to make applying to jobs easier, more effective, and, believe it or not, even fun.

(Founded 2010 | Acquired by Professional Diversity Network, Summer 2012)

Twitter | Facebook | Contact Us


Team Members:

Ayan Kishore, CEO | MS, SCS  2010
Mona Abdel-Halim, Director of Sales | MS, Heinz & Tepper dual degree 2010

Paul Sutcliffe, Director of Engineering

                                                                                             Graduated

coachme

A web-based tennis video analysis tool that features automatic statistics gathering and comprehensive match analysis. (Founded 2012)

Facebook


Team Members:

Aneesh Devi, Founder and CEO | Electrical and Computer Engineering 2011

                                                                                             Graduated

ComVibe

CommunityVibe

Our solutions target and solve the #1 cause of avoidable resident turn over — poor maintenance — through a suite of tools that create a virtuous cycle of improved management services, driven by positive community feedback, which in turn generates even better services. A web-based management tool and social networking platform to stream live landlord and tenant communication, homestead management for tenants, and tenant management and marketing for landlords. (Founded 2009)

Web | Twitter | Facebook | Contact Us


Team Members:

Kariithi Kilemi, CEO | Tepper MBA  2011
Stuart Sheppard, COO
Chester Jack, CTO

                                                                                             Graduated

Connect With

ConnectWith
ConnectWith is a professional network building tool that connects four unacquainted people over lunch for purposeful conversation. We use social engineering and social graph analyses to diagnose and improve a company's internal professional network. (Founded 2013) (Current)

Web | Twitter

 

Team Members: 
William Lutz, Tepper School of Business | MBA Candidate, 2015
Patrick Morse, University of California: Riverside | PhD candidate in Social/Personality Psychology, 2016
Tianyu Yang, Heinz College | Master of Information System Management Candidate, 2015

digital dream labs

Digital Dream Labs

Offers an interactive tabletop experience that combines puzzle blocks with a virtual environment to teach children abstract computer science principles, such as objects, properties (size, action), arrays (colors), variables, copy & paste. (Founded 2012)

Web


Team Members: 

Matt Stewart, Founder| M.A., Entertainment Technology 2012
Justin Sabo, Founder | M.A., Entertainment Technology 2012
Peter Kinney, Founder| CS 2011, M.A, Entertainment Technology 2013

                                                                                             Graduated

Dynamics

Dynamics

Dynamics produces and manufactures intelligent powered cards such as advanced payment cards. Focused on introducing fast-cycle innovation to top card issuers, the company's first commercial application is the world's first fully card-programmable magnetic stripe for use in next-generation payment cards. Dynamics has closed a $5.7M Series A round led by Adams Capital Management and a $35M Series B round led by Bain Capital Ventures. Dynamics is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. (Founded 2007)

Web | Contact Us


Team Members:

Jeffrey D Mullen, Founder and CEO | Tepper MBA 2009

                                                                                             Graduated

eeme

EEMe

EEme LLC, a Carnegie Mellon University spin-off,converts big data into actionable insight to mine for residential energy efficiency(EE) sweet spots. Our platform solution empowers EE stakeholders, i.e., electric utilities, home improvement providers, electric grid operators, efficiency consulting firms and residential users. (Founded 2013)

EEme is backed by Carnegie Mellon University's Technology Transfer Center and Innovation Works

Web 

Team Members:

Enes Hosgor,  Founder & CEO | CIT | Ph.D  2013

                                                                                             Graduated

flagtag

flagtag

flagtag: play
flagtag brings users gamified incentives via an augmented reality capture the flag game.
(Founded 2015) (Current)


Team Members:

Omar El-Sadany, CEO | SCS B.S. Computer Science, Minor in Business Administration, 2016

Ian Go, CTO | H&SS B.S. Information Systems, Additional Major in Human Computer Interaction, 2016

Blake Chasen, COO | B.S. Business Administration, B.A. Creative Writing, 2016

Jesse Mendelson, CMO | B.S. Business Administration, Minor in Technology Policy, 2016

Matt Hillman, Director of Business Development | B.A. Global Studies, Minor in Business Administration, 2017

Evan Brown, Software Developer  | Harvard University, B.S. Computer Science, 2017

Hyliion

Hyliion is creating an add-on hybrid module for tractor trailers that will
reduce fuel consumption upwards of 20%. In addition, it will improve the driver¹s quality of life as well as reduce harmful greenhouse gas emission.

Website

Team Members: 
Thomas Healy, Founder| CMU MBA 2015
Hayden Cardiff, Founder| CMU MBA 2016

Ideal Lab

IdeaLab

A student-led coaching and peer-to-peer mentoring program that assists entrepreneurs who wish to start companies and social enterprises that advance innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainability in solving some of the world's most critical public interest problems. (Founded 2010)

Facebook | Twitter


Team Members:

Melissa Osbourne, Founder| M.A Heinz 2011

Nesha Bagda, Founder| Tepper MBA 2011

innovesca

Innovesca

Improving global nutrition through food innovation

Innovesca is a food technology company that produces high quality, all-natural ingredients with optimized nutrition from underutilized plants in developing regions.  Founded with a dedication to improving human life through food innovation, our products are based on the simple idea that “every bite counts”. (Founded 2013)

Web | Twitter

Team Members:

Mary Beth Wilson, Co-founder | Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering 2013

Chris Hayek, Director of Business Development

                                                                                             Graduated

Invisible Intelligence

Invisible Technologies

Choose what you hear

Tyto is a smartphone case that allows you to select the sounds you want to hear and suppress those you don't.

Web

Team Members:

Matt Clark, Co-founder | Masters in Robotic Systems Development 2015

Eric Danziger, Co-founder | Masters in Robotic Systems Development 2015

Itinu

Itinu

Personalized travel planning website that makes it easier and faster to plan a trip that caters to the traveler's specific needs and interest. (Founded 2011)

Web


Team Members:

Getta Ahroff | M.A | SCS 2010

Mahvish Nagda | M.A | H&SS 2012

                                                                                             Graduated

JustRinged.com

JustRinged.com
An online tool to make Wedding planning easy, fun and collaborative! We aim to solve common problems faced during wedding planning and provide a social platform for bride, groom, their families and friends to interact. (Founded 2013)

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Team Members:

Apurva Joshi, Co-founder | M.S. INI 2013

Sunil Kumar D M, Co-founder | M.S. INI 2013

Sushil Rangarajan, Co-founder M.S. INI 2013

Bingying Xia, Chief Designer | Double major in Information Systems & HCI 2013

                                                                                             Graduated

kermdinger studios

Kermdinger Studios
Innovation in Independent Video Games.
An independent video game development studio that builds viral comedic video games which allow players to create humor, not just experience it, and then share their funny creations online via popular social networks. (Founded 2012)

Web | Facebook | Twitter 


Team Members:

Anthony Palma, CEO and Programmer| CMU Master's of Entertainment Technology ('12)
Ethan Gagorik, 3D Modeler and Animator| CMU Master's of Entertainment Technology ('12)
Russell Mester, 2D Concept and Texture Artist| CMU Master's of Entertainment Technology ('12)
Ross Treyz, Game Designer| CMU Master's of Entertainment Technology ('12)

                                                                                             Graduated

Learn Bop

LearnBop

With LearnBop, students have access to a quality, one-on-one tutoring experience, freeing up teachers to do what they do best - teach. Dedicated teachers make all the difference, and with LearnBop, they can access each of their students with a customized learning experience. We created a web interface for tutors with no programming experience to create computer-adaptive tutorials specific to their students' individual learning deficiencies. (Founded 2009)

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Team Members:

Bharanidharan Rajakumar, Founder | Tepper MBA 2011
Arthur Tu, Founder | M.A. SCS 2010

                                                                                             Graduated

Legal Analytics

Legal Analytics

Legal Analytics allows law firms to harness historical billing, attorney and client data to quickly and accurately predict the costs of undertaking new legal matters. By using Legal Analytics, a law firm will greatly reduce the time and expense spent on the budgeting process, while maintaining, or even increasing, its profitability as the legal industry transitions from the billable hour to alternative fee arrangements. (Founded 2015) (Current)

Team Members: 

Gregory Martin, Co-founder | Tepper School of Business, MBA, 2015
Aditya Sharma, Co-founder | Robotics Institute, SCS, M.S. 2015  
Frances Tso, Front-end developer | SCS B.S. 2017
lifeshel

Lifeshel

Creates hardware and software solutions to broadcast signals in distress situations. (Founded 2015) (Current)

Web

Team Members: 

Alan Fu, CIT B.S. 2013; CIT M.S. 2014

Siri Ramos, CIT B.S. 2013; CIT M.S. 2014

Jayon Wang, CIT B.S. 2013; HBS MBA, 2017

lightside labs

LightSIDE Labs

Machine learning made easy. We are developing tools for automated assessment of text data using machine learning and natural language processing. Our initial development efforts place an emphasis on educational technology, especially automated essay scoring. (Founded 2012)

Web


Team Members:

Elijah Mayfield: SCS  Language Technologies Institute | Ph.D 2015   
David Adamson: SCS, Language Technologies Institute | M.S. 2012

                                                                                             Graduated

Midnight Madness Distilling

Midnight Madness Distilling

Creator and Importer of Premium Spirits Brands
Midnight Madness Distilling (MMD) is the creator of Spectre, a Swiss-imported liqueur made from Alpine herbs and will launch this brand in early 2015. To generate revenue during brand development, MMD sells craft spirits under the brand Fortis, as well as numerous private label spirits across Pennsylvania.
(Founded 2014)

Web | News Article


Team Members:

Anthony Lorubbio, CEO | DC, BS Information Systems 2013
Doug Heckmann, Chief Sales Officer | DC, BS Statistics & Economics 2013
Casey Parzych, President | CIT, Mechanical Engineering 2016

                                                                                             Graduated

Nebulus

Nebulus

Bringing Musicians Together
Nebulus creates online tools to facilitate networking and collaboration for music makers, bringing musicians together in ways that were never before possible. (Founded 2014) (Current)

Web | Twitter | Facebook


Team Members:

Robert Kotcher | BSCA ’12, MS ’14

Andrew Russell | MS ’15
Nick Coronado | BSCA ’16
Luke Schenker | CMU ’15
Kyle Henson | BSBA ’15
NoRILLA

NoRILLA
Novel Research-Based Intelligent Lifelong Learning Apparatus
A mixed-reality educational platform bridging physical and virtual worlds to improve children's science learning and enjoyment in a collaborative way. It uses depth camera sensing to provide immediate personalized feedback while children experiment in their everyday physical environment.
(Founded 2014) (Current)

Team Members:

Nesra Yannier, HCII, PhD, 2016
Ken Koedinger, HCII (Advisor)
Scott Hudson, HCII (Advisor)

open curriculum

Open Curriculum
Community. Innovation. Freedom.
OpenCurriculum is an online platform to create, access and share K-12 learning material. 

Web | Facebook | Twitter | Linkedin

Team Members:

Varun Arora, Heinz M.S., 2012 | Dietrich B.S. 2012
Zeinab Mohamed, CIT B.S. 2013

outliersfinance

Outliers Finance
Outliers Finance develops next generation applications for users to do investment analytics automatically. (Founded 2014)


Team Members:
Feifei Lu: Founder & CEO, CMU Mechanical MS, 2014;
Winter Peng: Sales Partner, CMU Heinz MS, May, 2014;
Ting Yu: Co-founder & COO

PHQRL

PHQRL

Personal Health Recording for Quality of Life (PHRQL, pronounced freckle), a Pittsburgh-based software development firm, has created an enterprise level electronic health record (EHR) system for medical nutrition therapy (MNT) that enables registered dieticians in retail grocery settings or independent practices to help customers develop healthy eating plans for general health and wellness, or to manage diabetes, heart disease or other chronic conditions. (Founded 2011)

Web | Twitter | Facebook | Contact Us


Team Members:

Paul Sandberg, CEO | Tepper MBA 2011
Kumaril Bhattacharya, CTO

                                                                                             Graduated

piece maker

PieceMaker

Build your world, Piece by Piece
Current 3D printing technology has not fully realized the value and possibilities inherent in affordable home fabrication. PieceMaker, a 3D Printer designed for personal use within the mass market of the general public will create a world where every individual has the power to create. (Founded 2013)

Web | Facebook


Team Members:

Arden Rosenblatt, CEO/Co-Founder | CIT dual-MS E&TIM/MEng 2014
Alejandro Sklar, CTO/Co-Founder | CIT, dual-MS E&TIM/ECE 2014
Shantanu Chakraborty, Application Developer| CIT, MS ESTP 2012

                                                                                             Graduated

Playpower

PlayPower

Computer-aided learning games that improve educational access for millions of children internationally by using a $10 computer as a platform for open-source games as well as teach STEM skills. (Founded 2010)

Web | Twitter | Facebook | Contact Us


Team Members:

Derek Lomas, Co-Founder and Director | Ph.D Computer Science 2015

Daniel Rehn, Co-Founder
Jeremy Douglass, Co-Founder

                                                                                             Graduated

Qualaris Qualaris

Leverages existing hospital IT infrastructure to monitor and improve clinical practices through information delivery. We combine an expertise in machine learning and large-scale computation to provide patient safety insights. We deliver information and reminders to make safe patient care easier for healthcare professionals while improving the care experience for patients. (Founded 2011)

Web | Twitter | Contact Us


Team Members:

James Wolfe, CEO | Tepper MBA 2012

Craig Teegarden, Co-Founder and VP of Engineering | Ph.D candidate 2014
Scott Fisk, VP of Technology

Daniel Bishop, Ph.D candidate 2013
                                                                                             Graduated

Rebiscan

REBIScan

A low-cost pediatric vision scanner that diagnoses amblyopia and strabismus, the leading causes of vision loss in children at the earliest stages when preventative measures can be taken. The Pediatric Vision Scanner (PVS) is a device that in a quick 2.5-second scan of the eyes can automatically detect strabismus, amblyopia, and other serious eye conditions in children as young as 2 years of age. (Founded 2009)

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Team Members:

David G. Hunter, MD, PhD Founder, board member, and scientific advisor
Justin G. Shaka  Co-founder | Tepper MBA 2011

                                                                                             Graduated

Rubitection

Rubitection

A non-invasive medical device/technology for diagnosing early pressure ulcers. Rubitect will help healthcare institutions manage pressure ulcers (PUs) more effectively by improving the accuracy of early pressure ulcer diagnosis. The Rubitect addresses the clinical problems associated with the subjective manual blanch test, the clinical standard by providing a reliable and quantitative method for diagnosing PUs. (Founded 2011)

Web


Team Members:

Dr. Sanna Gaspard, CEO | Ph.D CIT

Ray Lang, CFO

                                                                                             Graduated

semanticMD

SemanticMD

Content-based patient search engine for radiologists.

SemanticMD provides a content-based patient search engine to aid radiologists in annotating patient images and determining groups of similar patients based on a unified view of patient data. SemanticMD also addresses the fragmented radiology IT structure by integrating the three major medical imaging data sources: radiological annotations, patient images, and patient health records. (Founded 2013)

Web

Team Members:

Santosh Bhavani, Co-Founder: CMU, PhD Computational Biology, 2015
Satish Ramakrishnan, Co-Founder: Tepper MBA, 2015

                                                                                             Graduated

simsim

SimSim 

SimSim has a vision to be the world’s access management solution.
(Founded 2015)

Team Members:

Raghav Kandubai, Tepper MBA, 2015
Priyadharshni Uthirapathi, Backend engineer
Andrew Zhang, CMU Mechanical, 2018
Xing Chen, CMU Computer Science, 2016
Tina Park, Industrial Design, 2018
Xiaokai Sun, CMU Information technology, 2015
Kaifu Wang, CMU 2015, Frontend engineer
Stowe Hammarberg, CMU Industrial Design, 2016
Brian Yang, CMU Industrial Design, 2017
Tiffa, CMU Entertainment Technology, 2016

sole power

Sole Power

Sole Power is an innovative technology company striving to power small mobile electronic devices through the use of everyday movement of a person.

(Founded 2012)

Web | Twitter | Contact Us


Team Members:

Matthew Stanton | Mechanical Engineer 2012
Hahna Alexander | Mechanical Engineer 2012
Arianna Golden | Mechanical/Biomedical Engineer 2012
Sarah Stroup | Mechanical Engineer 2012

                                                                                         Graduated

Solvvy
An intelligent, web-powered problem-solving assistant.


Solvvy immediately gives you the best solutions on the Web when you simply
describe your problem in plain English, saving you a ton of valuable time
that you would have spent refining keyword searches and combing through
hundreds of discussion forum posts. (Founded 2013)

Team Members:
Mehdi Samadi, Co-Founder | Computer Science 2014
Justin Betteridge, Co-Founder | Language Technology Institute 2014

Graduated

SparkMeter

SparkMeter

Electricity meters for the world’s poor.
SparkMeter is a hardware system with a SaaS backend that enables remote monitoring, billing and control for electric grid operators serving low-income households. Unlike existing metering solutions, these functions help operators charge for how much energy is actually being used by their customers. By improving cost recovery, these electric grids become more reliable – a better outcome for customers whose only alternatives are expensive, inefficient and dangerous fuels like kerosene and candles.
(Founded 2013) 

Web


Team Members:

Daniel Schnitzer, | EPP PhD, 2014
Anthony Rowe, | Asst. Research Professor, ECE

                                                                                             Graduated

Sponsor Change

SponsorChange.org

We provide non-profits a solution to increase their impact. Non-profits can easilyrecruit skilled college graduates to complete service projects and raise funds from sponsors to reward their work with student loan payments, helping both non-profits and college graduates reach their full potential. (Founded 2011)

Web | Twitter | Facebook | Conctact Us


Team Members:

Raymar Hampshire, CEO & Co-Founder | M.A Heinz 2012

Robert Hampshire, Co-Founder

                                                                                             Graduated

Synergy Games
Synergy Games is composed of video game enthusiasts that push the boundaries of innovation in modern gaming. Our passion lies in creating inspiring video games that bring gamers together for an addictive and unforgettable experience. Beyond the code and the pixels, Synergy Games strives to create breathtaking moments for you and your friends.

Team Members:
Matthew Sheh | Tepper, 2017
Kyle Weaver | MCS ,2017
Jonathan Kim | CFA, 2017
The Brew Gentlemen

The Brew Gentlemen Beer Co.

The Brew Gentlemen Beer Co. is a craft brewery located in the historic steel town of Braddock, PA. Our goal is to create exceptional craft beer for Pittsburgh and beyond by merging tradition and exploration - a curious take on classic style. (Founded 2012)

Web | Twitter | Facebook | Blog | Contact Us


Team Members:

Matt Katase, Co-Founder and CEO | MCS  2012
Asa Foster, Co-Founder and CCO | CFA  2012
Alonzo Benavides, CTO | SCS, MCS 2012

                                                                                             Graduated

thinkerous

Thinkerous

Thinkerous provides the means for collaboration between individuals from different backgrounds to produce new and interesting ideas. Ideas need outside help to develop and we’re there to connect the necessary people to get it done. (Founded 2012)
Web | Facebook | Twitter

Team Members:

Aaron Zhang | ECE 2013
Cheeyoon Lee | SCIArc, Architecture 2014
Christopher Leaf | ECE 2014
Nimi Wariboko | ECE 2014

                                                                                             Graduated

Thoosa

Transformative Workforce Management Solutions

Thoosa is a workforce management tool for managers with customer-facing employees. (Founded 2015)

Team Members: 
George Magovern, Co-founder | Tepper School of Business, 2016
Harini Peri, Co-founder | ETIM, 2015

treatspace

Treatspace

Gives Doctors the tools they need to regain control of their online reputation, and Patients a platform to organize, follow, and manage their physician information. (Founded 2011)

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Team Members:

Rick Cancelliere, CEO & Founder | University of Pittsburgh 2006
Matthew Stadler, Ph.D. COO & Co-Founder | CIT 2012
Alvin Koh, CTO & Co-Founder
Alex Liu, Lead Developer & Co-Founder | CIT 2012
Edwin Feng, Software Developer

                                                                                             Graduated

Ultimate Gift Guide

Ultimate Gift Guide

The Ultimate Gift Guide App is a tool that lets users easily buy gifts for their friends, family or significant others, without ruining the surprise.
We know that finding that perfect gift can be hard, and the last thing you want to do is disappoint that special someone by buying them the wrong gift or worse a great gift but wrong size. The Ultimate Gift Guide will enable you to check out a friend or family member’s profile to see their sizes, favorite stores and products they want, so you know exactly what to get. We take the stress and guessing out of gift giving! (Founded 2014) (Current)

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Team Members:
Marco Loffreda-Mancinelli, Founder & CEO | HC MSISPM 2015

VIT

VIT

Concept. Innovate. Redefine.

VIT is a consumer electronics company focusing on bringing the advancements of medical and biotechnology to the masses. VIT aims to change an industry lacking consumer-driven designs and functionalities by providing simple, elegant solutions. (Founded 2014) (Current)

Web

Team Members:

Andy Chan, CEO

Alex O'Neill, CTO

Connor Young, COO

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