Helps Farmers of Trees and Vines Manage Their Yield by Using Machine Learning and Computer Vision. Team: Cyrille Habis (Amazon, CFI, MS Robotics @Stanford), Abe Brody (Full Stack Engineer and Analytics @Campus Steps, Lootsie, Channel Factory), Prasad Nair (PhD Controls @UMass, 11 Patents, 20+ years Algorithms, Machine Learning and Computer Vision)
Marketplace for planned healthcare procedures. Team: Sachin Jain (Booz&Co., Chicago Booth, IIT Delhi), Frank Bird (Humana, Aetna, United, Stanford), Sumant Kaul (Dignity Health, AON Hewitt, UIC, Kellogg), Brent Nicholson (Booz&Co., Accenture, USC).
Enables The Delivery Of Highly Interactive Digital Media And Applications -- Cloud-Delivered Streaming Games, Augmented And Virtual Reality, Interactive IPTV -- From The Cloud. Team: (1) Madhu Sharma - IIT Bombay, UIUC, MIT; Chips and Systems Architect, XBOX Advanced Projects; Leading Architect for Supercomputer-class systems, Networking and Data Center gear; 20+ patents (2) Raj Yavatkar - IIT Bombay, Purdue; Noted architect, though leader, and product builder in Internet, Cloud and DC Infrastructure, Virtualization, and other spaces. Intel, VMWare Fellow. 30+ patents, 60+ papers.
AI Driven Account Based Sales. Uses Deep Learning Across 1B URLs and Enterprise Silos to Deliver a Holistic Account View, Deep Sales Signals, Personalized Outreach and Next Best Actions for Sales Teams. Team: Rafat Alvi (Stanford MS, Citrix, Zenprise (acq), Kno (acq), HisBlackBox (acq), eBay), Mirjana Marjanovic (UC Berkeley MBA, Incyte Genomics (IPO)), Umair Rashid (Vocera, Citrix, Zenprise (acq), Kno (acq)), Ted Benakis (UserTesting, JobVite)
Next Generation Inventory Software. In the US, $1 Trillion or 20% of Retail Sales are Lost every Year Because of Stockouts and Overstocks. We Prevent this Loss by Algorithmically Generating a Demand Forecast and Centralizing it with Real-time Sales, Inventory, and Procurement Data. Team: Anna Tolmach (Wharton, Stanford MBA), Rachel Liaw (Stanford, UCLA, JD Candidate, 2018), Bridget Vuong (Stanford University, MS CS)
Smarter Financials, Faster Insights. Intuitive, Integrated, Real-Time Analytics for SMB Finance. Team: Martin Zych (B2B SaaS Finance Career, U.Washington Lecturer - Financial Modeling); Steve Turner (LiveVox, Alcatel-Lucent & Genesys, 6 Patents, MIT Technical Staff); Sameer Halai (Microsoft, IBM, Amdocs, U.Michigan Social Computing).
End-to-end IoT cloud PaaS for connecting any device to any enterprise application (ERP, CRM, Databases, Analytics…) Team: Vatsal Shah (Rockwell Automation, MS Entrepreneurship, BTech Industrial Eng.), Isha Sheth (Linde Germany, Motorolla, MBA, BTech Industrial Eng), Sacha Sawaya (MSc Finance, BComm), John Younes (MS Entrepreneurship, Bcomm)
QC Ware Corp.
Bringing quantum computing power to the enterprise. We are developing application software that runs on QC machines. Team: Matt Johnson (Ex MD @ Apollo - MBA, Wharton); Tayo Oguntebi (Ex Intel, Nvidia - PhD, Stanford), Randy Correll (Ex - USAF, NASA, SAIC - PhD, UT-Austin), Kin-Joe Sham (Serial Entrepreneur - PhD & MBA,UMN; MEng, MIT)
Embeddable m-commerce platform that captures lost sales for brick & mortar retailers. Team: Sriram Subramanian (PayPal, UC Berkeley MBA, Carnegie Mellon CS); Pulkit Singhal (JPMC, Trustgenix – acq by HP, NYU CS), Lalatendu Satpathy (Intuit, PayPal, CMU HCI), Kush Khandelwal (PayPal - Sales and PM), Jeff French (Architect, wrote one of the fastest mobile apps in the industry) .