On March 9, the SAC 19 round did the hard work of narrowing the 81 excellent companies that had applied down to 24 Quarter Finalists. The finalists are covered below (in no particular order).
Thanks so much to all of the companies that applied for the SAC 19 round and the investors who did the hard work of analyzing the companies to narrow it down. There were many excellent companies we were not able to move forward to the next round.
Join us to see who will win HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sac-19-on-may-122021-online-conference-tickets-132329401803
User controlled verified digital identity for remote & in-person identity verification to improve user experience, protect privacy, deter fraud, save time and money.
Learn more about Cozera HERE:
Founder is Abrar Ahmed:
We build workspace furniture that works for you. Our flexible home & office solutions respond to changing needs, preserving the ROI and avoiding obsolescence.
Learn more about Twofold HERE:
Founder is Anja Bump:
AI enabled autonomous robots addressing fruit harvesting challenges
Learn more about Neupeak HERE:
Founder is Anshul Porwal:
We transfer wireless electricity to power various mobile devices.
Learn more about AWL-E HERE:
Founder is Clara Duvernay:
We manage electric vehicle charging, so drivers charge with clean power more cheaply, and electric utilities avoid building new power plants.
Learn more about FlexCharging HERE:
Founder is Brian Grunkemeyer:
Enabling US families to keep their homes and regain financial stability.
Learn more about Crowd Capital HERE:
Founder is Christian Rotter:
PartnerOptimizer is the game-changing partner discovery engine for B2B technology companies who go-to-market through reseller channel partners.
Learn more about SaaSMAX HERE:
Founder is Dina Moskowitz:
Personalizing Insulin Delivery for Patients with Diabetes.
Learn more about Diatech HERE:
Founder is John Wilcox:
Your digital estate, made easy.
Learn more about Easeenet HERE:
Founder is Erin McCune:
The Powersuit for Your Livestream Event.
Learn more about BuzzIt HERE:
Founder is Jon Harris:
Our skin health and care management tool provides reliable early assessment, and care management of dermatological and vascular conditions like bedsores.
Learn more about Rubitection HERE:
Founder is Sanna Gaspard, PhD:
The most cost-effective solution to scale affordable accommodations.
Learn more about City Pods HERE:
Founder is Keenan O'Leary:
Senior Living communities and people looking for availability in senior living find it frustrating and difficult to connect; GoldenSHERPA makes it simple.
Learn more about Golden Sherpa HERE:
Founder is Margie Bensching:
Cathaid™ provides Healthcare a superior solution to the life-threatening problems associated w/ inadequate securement and maintenance of central line catheters.
Learn more about Cathaid HERE:
Founder is Ward Broom:
A bio agtech solution empowering crop producers to make microbially-enhanced biofertilizers from biodiesel, while farming, eliminating synthetic fertilizers.
Learn more about Acterra HERE:
Founder is Marnie Lett:
A fully insured peer to peer rental marketplace to borrow almost anything.
Learn more about FriendWithA HERE:
Founder is Stefan Cordova:
Digital Proteomics mines the immune response of patients to discover better antibody therapeutics for infectious diseases and cancer.
Learn more about Digital Proteomics HERE:
Founder is Natalie Castellana:
ControlMap helps companies WIN MORE DEALS & GARNER MORE TRUST by automating and accelerating their path to cybersecurity compliance & audit readiness.
Learn more about ControlMap HERE:
Founder is Pallav Tandon:
Kinisi is a digital health startup that combines real-time wearable sensor data with cloud medical-grade diagnostics for orthopedic and rehab applications.
Learn more about Kinisi HERE:
Founder is Rosie Sendher:
Empowering growers with data, bringing together disparate on & off-farm data to enable farmers to make informed management decisions based on Machine Learning.
Learn more about innov8 HERE;
Founder is Steve Mantle:
Flyte is an AI based note-taking platform that generates well-organized meeting minutes and action items right after a call.
Learn more about Flyte HERE:
Founder is Shilpa Sharma:
Be kind to your brain.
Learn more about Mindcurrent HERE:
Founder is Sourabh Kothari:
Votegrity brings the ballot box to the voter with end-to-end verification.
Learn more about Votegrity HERE:
Founder is Tom Thomas:
Pictory is the AI that helps marketers say more with less.
Learn more about Pictory HERE:
Founder is Vikram Chalana:
We look forward to hearing the 3-minute pitches of the Quarter Finalists on March 16 & 17.
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