University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship’s Summer Founders program has developed to the point where we’ve already heard of many of the startups participating in its fourth cohort.
The three-month incubator that ends with a demo day where participants present their startups to members of the local business community supporting economic development, and teams receive up to $10,000 to devote to working on their startup all summer long.
Who’s in it this year? Take a look:
- 360VR Technology (Suryansh Gupta, College of Engineering, Computer Science, class of 2020) — Using virtual reality and drones to create 3D maps for first responders during emergency situations
- bra•vo (Amanda Monachelli, Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation, class of 2021) — Innovative undergarments for women recovering from breast cancer surgeries
- Designing Independence (Kelsey Kosinski, College of Arts & Sciences, Fashion & Apparel Studies, class of 2019) — Designing adaptive clothing for people living with disabilities
- EaveStopping (James Mesaros, College of Arts and Sciences, Philosophy, class of 2020) — Tech that protects private conversations using an inaudible sound that only microphones and eavesdropping devices can hear
- Friends 4 Friends (Darian Elmendorf, Lerner College of Business and Economics, Entrepreneurship & Technology Innovation, class of 2019) — Reducing the stigma of mental illness via mental health and suicide awareness
- Nollege (Abu Kamara, College of Arts & Sciences, Mathematics, class of 2020 and Hope Vega, College of Health Sciences, Nutrition and Dietetics, class of 2020) — Education website that provides college students with virtual hubs for each classroom
- Snoop (Andrew Cercena, Lerner College of Business and Economics, Entrepreneurship & Technology Innovation and Finance, Class of 2021 and Nick Novoa, Lerner College of Business and Economics, Marketing, class of 2021) — Platform that optimizes a best-fit college choice system for high school students
- The SEWcial Café (ChaCha Hudson, College of Arts & Sciences, Fashion & Apparel Studies, class of 2019) — A community sewing makerspace for women to create
Interested in checking out Demo Day in August? Drop a line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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