• Startup of the Year® Winners

    These stellar companies took home the grand championship title!

    SCOUT | Alexandria, VA

    2021 Startup of the Year Winner

    SCOUT is building the first in-space observation systems to safeguard orbital infrastructure.

    SoLo | Los Angeles, CA

    2020 Startup of the Year Winner; Established Ventures Portfolio

    SoLo is an iOS lending exchange connecting lenders & borrowers to provide affordable access to loans under $1,000.

    re:3D | Houston & Austin, TX; San Juan, Puerto Rico

    2019 Startup of the Year Winner

    re:3D is committed to decimating the cost and scale barriers to 3D printing. After pioneering the world's first affordable, human-scale industrial 3D printer, they are now enabling 3D printing directly from reclaimed plastic pellets or flake.

    Aperiomics | Ashburn, VA

    2018 Startup of the Year Winner; Established Ventures Portfolio

    Aperiomics is the only company identifying every Bacteria, Virus, Fungus, and Parasite in one test.

    Oska Wellness | Carlsbad, CA

    2017 Startup of the Year Winner; Established Ventures Portfolio

    Oska Wellness is committed to developing health and wellness technology-driven products that assist individuals in living a more active, pain-free lifestyle.

    ShearShare | McKinney, TX

    2016 Startup of the Year Winner; Established Ventures Portfolio

    Connects salon and barbershop owners to individual beauty operators to fill unused salon suites and stations on a temporary basis, allowing salon and barbershop owners make money on their excess inventory.

    Blendoor | San Francisco, CA

    2015 Startup of the Year Winner

    A blind recruiting app that facilitates job matching based on merit, not molds.

    HIS Energy | Hampton, VA

    2014 Startup of the Year Winner

    Maxwell Health | Boston, MA

    2013 Startup of the Year Winner

    UPDATE : Maxwell Health acquired by Sun Life Financial June 2018 for an undisclosed amount.


    The first ever operating system for employee benefits. Maxwell simplifies benefits, reduces costs, and improves employee health. Maxwell Health has gone on to raise over 69 million dollars in funding.

  • Congratulations to the 9th Annual Startup of the Year Winners

    2021 Startup of the Year Winner

    SCOUT, Inc | Alexandria, VA

    Breakout Success Award


    Top 5 Finalists

    HEROSHE | Houston, TX

    Home Lending Pal | Orlando, FL

    Relavo | Baltimore, MD

    SCOUT | Alexandria, VA

    Target Arm | Ridgefield, CT

    People's Choice Award

    Cope Notes | Tampa, FL

    Top 15

    Top 5 +

    Cope Notes | Tampa, FL
    getWise | Framingham, MA
    Humantelligence | Miami Beach, FL

    interviewIA | Denver, CO

    KarbonPay | Richardson, TX

    MARVL | Tampa, FL

    Neural Lab | El Dorado Hills, CA
    Shamrck | St. Petersburg, FL

    Spontivly | Tampa, FL

    The Beans | San Francisco, CA

  • 2021 Semifinalists

    Miami, FL

    AccessVet enhances the lives of pets and pet parents, vets and their teams.

    Orange, CA

    Agtools is real time worldwide data offering market intelligence to manage volatility and increase profitability for over 500 commodities.

    Buffalo, NY

    Appétit is a local app for local eats.

    McKinney, TX

    AUTIX is the premier online and social engagement destination for specialty vehicle owners, automotive enthusiasts and vendors to create + share their vehicles while documenting vehicle value as an asset.

    Ocala, FL

    BarnWiz app users can find and book riding lessons and horse boarding online.

    Austin, TX

    Blended Sense is a Media-Technology platform that connects small business owners with creative professionals locally on a subscription model.

    Raleigh, NC

    BlueRecruit is a direct-hire marketplace built for skilled-trade workers who want to grow their career and the companies desperate their talent.

    Los Angeles, CA

    BOMANI Cold Buzz makes alcohol-infused cold brew coffee - at 5.7% ABV and 1/2 a cup of coffee's worth of caffeine, BOMANI is only 110 calories, 0g sugar, and 0g carbs.

    Asheville, NC

    Bridge separates the treatment of pain from the risk of addiction with strong, yet safe alternatives to opioids for pain and greatly improved therapies for addiction in order to save thousands of lives and disrupt multi-billion dollar markets.

    Alpharetta, GA

    BrightPay is a web/mobile app that makes paying for care more convenient through price transparency and self-managed payment options.

    Miami, FL

    Carenodes simplifies access to comprehensive health solutions for providers, patients, payers, and employers, while developing and supporting the growth of economic opportunity within the communities served.

    Miami, FL

    CashQ platform facilitates international bank cards networks, and e-wallets provide single-point access to the global financial ecosystem and build network rails for instant money transfer.

    Tampa, FL

    Chattr is a next generation HR software, powered by an AI digital assistant, that automates hourly hiring from first impression through the first day of work.

    Denver, CO

    CheckDrv is a marketplace application that allows a car purchaser to connect with a mechanic anywhere in the country to do a pre-purchase inspection of a vehicle.

    Santa Monica, CA

    Cher is shared ownership made affordable and simple. It starts with friends.

    Austin, TX

    Cinevva decentralizes games and interactive stories for freedom fighters.

    Portland, ME

    Circa offers financial stability to residents by removing payment friction, reporting to the credit bureaus and more. At the same time we improve the bottom line for real estate property owners. Our mission is to build stronger communities with payment innovation.

    Broomfield, CO

    CLEAR Child Psychology partners with families to provide diagnostic assessments, clarity and a customized roadmap for supporting their unique child.

    New York, NY

    ClearOPS helps vendors easily pass customer privacy and security reviews.

    Tampa, FL

    2021 PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD WINNER | Cope Notes is daily mental health support via text message.

    Tampa, FL

    CROOW is a workflow collaboration platform built to enable clients and creative production teams to streamline processes, centralize assets, and improve communication.

    Salida, CO

    DifferentKind is a patient-focused platform that redesigns how consumers find, experience, and evaluate their dental care.

    Altamonte Springs, FL

    ecoSPEARS is a cleantech company ushering in the carbonless future of environmental cleanup utilizing green technology developed by NASA.

    Tampa, FL

    Edgility eliminates friction in the healthcare system with air-traffic control like systems operations and orchestration engine.

    West Palm Beach, FL

    Emergency Ventures is the first citizen centric technology that ensures the right information reaches the right individual at the right time. During disasters, we can no longer rely on outdated, clunky systems which provide unstructured information at our biggest time of need.

    Jersey City, NJ

    EnerYields makes it easy for building owners to save time and money on green construction and retrofits.

    Thornton, CO

    Exploryst is a "TripAdvisor for disabilities."

    Saint Paul, MN

    FishDonkey allows for creating and running fishing tournaments on a mobile phone.

    Tampa, FL

    GA_universe provides the entire software industry with a modern integration platform to move business models into the cloud era, providing highest customer value.

    GENESIS SYSTEMS -WaterCube 5.0

    Tampa, FL

    2021 BREAKOUT AWARD & PEOPLE'S CHOICE CATEGORY WINNER | Genesis Systems provides water at the edge: elegant, sustainable, economical, and green water solutions.

    Framingham, MA

    2021 TOP 15 | A proprietary technology platform facilitating on-demand expert advice to support business and career growth.

    Houston, TX

    GotSpot is a digital marketplace where businesses that have space can make it available for day-rental, and businesses that only occasionally need space can borrow what they need, when they need it.

    San Juan, PR

    PEOPLE'S CHOICE CATEGORY WINNER | Hallo is a peer-to-peer marketplace increasing Accessibility, Inclusivity, and Cost Efficiency for On-demand Services or Work. 1st App to use Supply&Demand-based Algorithms to bring you a hyper-local tailored options.

    Houston, TX

    2021 TOP FIVE FINALIST | Heroshe makes shipping affordable and easy for international online shoppers.

    Berkeley, CA

    Higher Rewards is closing the nonprofit funding gap by issuing nonprofits' userbases branded credit cards that passively donate 2% of every transaction.

    Orlando, FL

    2021 TOP FIVE FINALIST | Home Lending Pal, an AI-powered mortgage advisor and blockchain-based marketplace built to address mortgage inefficiencies and biases.

    Miami Beach, FL

    2021 TOP 15 | Humantelligence helps surface and connect key talent and culture intelligence across teams to provide insights to improve collaboration, performance , and effectiveness.

    Los Angeles, CA

    Inclusology is a diversity, equity, and inclusion solution. It is an automated DEI platform helps HR professionals build the world's most inclusive workplaces.

    Birmingham, AL

    Insured Nomads provides benefits beyond insurance, global medical and safety protection that is tech-enabled for those going beyond borders.

    Harrison, NJ

    Integrate allows teachers to reduce the number of platforms needed to run their classrooms and efficiently create and manage lesson plans.

    Denver, CO

    2021 TOP 15 | interviewAI is the next generation of hiring technology.

    Tampa, FL

    Iteright is your guide to Invest in Innovation with Confidence

    Richardson, TX

    2021 TOP 15 | KarbonPay is automated payroll processing across multiple countries. Data in, calculation out. It's that easy.

    Huston, TX

    Legalpreneur is the business owner's only legal community.

    Tampa, FL

    2021 TOP 15 | MARVL is a language instruction tool that provides evidence-based bilingual instruction and curriculum support for K-12 English language learners. With MARVL, students learn English words simultaneously with their home language, potentially reducing academic achievement inequalities.

    Tampa, FL

    Maya is a communicative voice bot that predicts what businesses need accomplish next to grow. Then helping facilitate those tasks through an integrated network of partners.

    Denver, CO

    Your ideas are the currency: MindMiner rewards innovation through the automation of patent applications, crypto rewards for crowdsourced solutions and the creation of Idea NFTs.

    Dallas, TX

    PEOPLE'S CHOICE CATEGORY WINNER | MyndVR fights isolation and improves the lives of older adults using virtual reality

    Delaware, OH

    necoTECH is focused on sustainable technologies for waste and infrastructure.

    El Dorado Hills, CA

    2021 TOP 15 | Neural Lab provides plug-and-play touchless technology to promote hygienic interaction with shared computing surfaces such as ATMs, Kiosks, or Point of Sales devices.

    Ontario, OR

    In order to combat deforestation and climate change, ODIN Materials is creating a wood substitute with superior attributes compared to traditional lumber with a fraction of the cost by using hemp fibers and biomimicry.

    Miami, FL

    Paradigm Evergreen is building a new way to do laundry, an easier way, a more convenient way, and a more sustainable way.

    Tampa, FL

    Paypixl makes it easy for drone pilots to create digital portfolios, share projects with customers, and get paid.

    Long Beach, CA

    PICKL provides hyper-local human brand insights: on demand data from shoppers.

    Detroit, MI

    Plain Sight is the future of work connections, helping find places to go for networking and to make quality connections while there.

    Houston, TX

    PlaneAhead is a "travel hack" that will return travel credits back to you as your flight gets cheaper.

    New York, NY

    Play Out is a digitally native consumer brand building the future of inclusive fashion through a new gender-equal values-driven shopping ecosystem.

    Mountain View, CA

    Predictiv is the building of the personalized Digital Twin to predict and prevent diseases and adverse drug reactions by analyzing 20,000 genes for 22,000 diseases and 750 drug reactions.

    Tampa, FL

    RB Technologies is a blockchain startup focused on creating transparency and credibility in various health-related industries that lack regulatory oversight.

    Tampa, FL

    Real Random is building a more secure internet one key at a time.

    Baltimore, MD

    2021 TOP FIVE FINALIST | Relavo is changing the way that kidney failure patients receive treatment by making home dialysis safer and more accessible.

    Milwaukee, WI

    Rex Academy is a one stop solution for Computer Science(CS) Learning. Witha self-paced curriculum, easy integration, remote teachers, and 24*7 live learning support, they are removing the roadblocks that exist for CS education.

    Abita Springs, LA

    Rx Interactive helps health care organizations increase patient and medication adherence by using game design and gamification technology to make patient education more engaging.

    Alexandria, VA

    2021 STARTUP OF THE YEAR WINNER | SCOUT is developing orbital products and services to enable a new era of space safety, transparency, and improved Space Domain Awareness.

    St. Petersburg, FL

    2021 TOP 15 | Shamrck is a workforce development platform in K-12 that uses artificial intelligence to pair, train, and provide career experience for students by linking them with potential employers before they enter adulthood.

    Tampa, FL

    Shufflrr makes presentations easier for everyone in the company, by formatting all files as slides, ready to present. Shufflrr is presentation management.

    Tampa, FL

    Shyftoff helps struggling contact centers connect to the gig economy to eliminate long hold times, attract & retain better talent, and significantly reduce cost.

    Wesley Chapel, FL

    Smat Edge Technologies is a RFID Tracking & Monitoring System for Retail & Supply Chain

    Evanston, IL

    Spark by Gabby is a digital mindful fitness platform for high burnout professions.

    Tampa, FL

    2021 TOP 15 | Spontivly is a Community Management System that enables every organization to gain valuable insights on their community.

    San Francisco, CA

    SOMOS is the first dynamic platform impacting +650 million Latinos for future tailored health and drug discovery

    Portland, ME

    StashUp is a budgeting and payments app that lets users create and manage their budget, pay, and save all in one mobile app.

    Ridgefield, CT

    2021 TOP FIVE FINALIST | Target Arm's device, Tular, enables launch and recovery of both rotary and fixed wing drones from any moving vehicle, autonomously.

    Los Angeles, CA

    Tatum Games makes Big Data accessible to everyone.

    San Francisco, CA

    2021 TOP 15 | The Beans is the cure for being bad with money.

    Houston, TX

    Totem creates budget friendly social media posts and levels the playing field for small businesses and entrepreneurs using the power of AI. 

    Tampa, FL

    PEOPLE'S CHOICE CATEGORY WINNER | Trustate closes estates at the click of a button.

    Tampa, FL

    Vacayou Wellness Travel brings the WORLD of Wellness to You!

    Plainfield, IL

    Valqari builds universal drone delivery infrastructure.

    Edinburg, TX

    Viva is a network of housing that allows tenants the flexibility of renting at market rates, while earning up to 8% cash back, which converts into interest-bearing equity at the end of their lease.

    Milwaukee, WI

    washbnb automates luxury linens as a tech-enabled service for Airbnb hosts and other accommodations managers like boutique hotels.

    Tampa, FL

    Wedzee is the only smart wedding & events-focused marketplace that allows users to buy, sell and ship their new, used and handmade items.

    Austin, TX

    Zungleboo is a plant-based dinnerware brand that is kinder, safer, and easier to use everyday. Tableware made from real plants, for real life.

  • 2020 Top 100

    8th Annual Startup of the Year® Summit | November 16 - 18, 2020 - Virtual

    Los Angeles, CA

    2020 Startup of the Year World Impact Award


    70 Million Jobs is the first national, for-profit employment platform for people with criminal records.

    College Park, MD

    2020 People's Choice Category Favorite - AI Robotics


    Airgility builds AI-powered aerial robots capable of both outdoor/indoor autonomous, self-directed flight, leveraging AI.

    Detroit, MI

    2020 Top 15 Startup of the Year Finalist


    Andonix Safely Pass and Smart Work Station is the essential connected worker platform for people who don't have the choice to work from home.

    Ann Arbor, MI

    HALO (Hand-washing with Antimicrobial Light Output) is a breakthrough device that safely disinfects over 99% of germs from your hands & phone in seconds - with just light.

    Austin, TX

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    Exclusive bookings for Military and Federal Travelers.

    Boston, MA

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    Beagle Learning is an AI-powered platform that helps teams work together through a simple process.

    Spokane, WA

    Solace (formerly known as Bliss) provides information and resources to guide transgender people through transition.

    Salt Lake City, UT

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    An all-in-one tool that solves double booking your events, simplifying scheduling, and allows you to analyze how you spend your time to improve.

    Parker, CO

    CAPE Inclusion is a Certified Minority Supplier in the DE&I space, creating an easy way to manage your DE&I program.

    Houston, TX

    CaseCTRL is a SaaS appliance that supercharges your surgical pipeline leveraging automation and artificial intelligence.

    Charlotte, NC

    Catapult™ is an all-in-one Request for Proposal solution that streamlines procurement departments through repeatable workflows and automation.

    Washington, DC

    Chekmate is a dating marketplace designed to facilitate genuine connections by bridging the gap between online and offline interactions using a data-driven personalized AI approach.

    Washington, DC

    2020 Top 15 Startup of the Year Finalist


    Cherry Blossom Intimates is a luxury breast health facility + intimates boutique for every woman, no matter her bra size, skin color, or cancer status.

    Austin, TX

    QbDVision (formerly CherryCircle) is a biopharma purebred — a cutting-edge platform designed specifically for biotech products, teams, and processes.

    Austin, TX

    Recruiting platform that connects chronically ill and disabled professionals to flexible work opportunities.

    Broomfield, CO

    2020 People's Choice Category Favorite - Health & Wellness


    Clear Child Psychology is a Telehealth autism assessment and management platform for parents and clinicians.

    Boulder, CO

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    Cloud Campaign is a digital platform that helps marketing agencies streamline social media management.

    Hixson, TN

    2020 Startup of the Year World Impact Award


    CPRWrap is a single-use template that protects and guides any non-medical responder during CPR.

    Delray Beach, FL

    Cuemby provides the next generation Kubernetes and Cloud-Native technology to manage your applications and infrastructure.

    Alpharetta, GA

    Cyble provides real-time visibility to cyber threats and risks using proprietary risk models and AI.

    Philadelphia, PA

    Dorothy provides immediate cash advancements before disaster happens. Traditional insurance and federal aid can take 6-12 months to distribute payment, Dorothy offers cash in 4-5 days.

    New York, NY

    A 3D-ready cloud platform that helps manage and deliver AR/VR content to apps and devices everywhere.

    Dallas, TX

    PowerEd generates culturally responsive solutions and resources to energize educators, empower students, and eradicate inequity.

    Austin, TX

    Environmental Quality Solutions provides long-term sustainable solutions for the health of aquatic ecosystems.

    Dallas, TX

    The Quarterback Equalizer is an app-based training game built to help QB's and Coaches read defensive coverages, game decisions, and passes.

    Raleigh, NC

    2020 Top 5 Startup of the Year Finalist


    Finmark provides financial planning and modeling software for startups by distilling down complex financial concepts and calculations into a simple to use interface.

    Livingston, NJ

    FLYX is a fun streaming social network that helps you discover what to watch and where to watch.

    Charlotte, NC

    2020 Top 15 Startup of the Year Finalist


    Freeman Capital provides a platform where users can receive on demand and long term wealth building actions.

    Minneapolis, MN

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    New technology to support a new resurgence of manufacturing growth. Moving faster requires more data, better automation supported by a new modern platform.

    Seattle, WA

    Hummingbirds AI converges the universe of computer vision, big data, and behavior analytics, creating a comprehensive pool of data for enterprises and smart cities.

    Providence, RI

    Automating sales and delivery for ambitious businesses in Africa, IderaOS helps African Entrepreneurs sell to anyone, anywhere.

    Oxford, UK

    iLoF is enabling a new era of personalized medicine, by using AI and photonics to build a cloud-based library of diseases biomarkers and biological profiles.

    Santa Monica, CA

    Harness disruptive Augmented Reality innovation with a fast turnover to enhance your engagement like never before.

    Austin, TX

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    Get access to an app-based ecosystem with tools, personalized advice, and a rad community to help you grow food at home.

    Teaneck, NJ

    GETIDA is actively dedicated to improving the overall operations of Amazon FBA sellers with auditing software that keeps track of your Amazon FBA inventory.

    Berkeley, CA

    2020 Top 5 Startup of the Year Finalist


    GLASS is an ecosystem of powerful tools for government decision makers.

    Tampa, FL

    2020 Top 15 Startup of the Year Finalist; People's Choice Winner


    Grifin is a patent pending app that automatically buys you Stock Where You Shop™!

    Fort Worth, TX

    Grow your wealth with Harvest Returns, the Internet's one-stop shop for investments in agriculture.

    Charlotte, NC

    Hey Trabajo expands job opportunities for Hispanics in the U.S. and connects them with resources to succeed.

    Telanagana, India

    Heamac is a Revolutionary Phototherapy device for neonatal jaundice management.

    Memphis, TN

    Hera Health Solutions is developing an innovative biodegradable drug delivery implant aimed to revolutionize drug delivery.

    Morristown, NJ

    2020 Top 5 Startup of the Year Finalist


    Hoy Health offers primary health to any consumer anywhere in the world without the need of health insurance.

    Malibu, CA

    2020 Top 15 Startup of the Year Finalist


    Inclusology is a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion solution. Its automated DEI platform helps HR professionals build an inclusive workplace.

    San Francisco, CA

    Hubly Surgical is a cranial and orthopedic platform drilling solution to improve patient outcome and increase quality of care for surgery.

    Boston, MA

    Jaxon eliminates the biggest bottleneck in AI today by automating the process of labeling data, allowing data science teams to build fully-trained models in days vs months.

    Washington, DC

    2020 .US Startup of the Year Winner; 2020 Top 5 Startup of the Year Finalist


    Jeenie is a mobile platform with a live, HIPAA-trained medical interpreter from a mobile device or computer for on-demand, in-person patient communication and Telehealth consultations.

    Tampa, FL

    2020 People's Choice Category Favorite - FinTech


    JustProtect is a SaaS platform that helps enterprises simplify the process of distributing and responding to internal and 3rd party assessments.

    New Orleans, LA

    Kinemagic creates enterprise and industrial XR solutions that allow you to create DigitalTwins of your projects within minutes or hours.

    Boston, MA

    KAIT Solutions provides the best educational experience to every student through efficient individualized and AI-enhanced learning insights.

    Austin, TX

    knowRx developed

    EPCARE® as the digital platform to help achieve Therapeutic Equity℠ for better health outcomes.

    Alexandria, VA

    kweliTV celebrates global black stories through curated indie films, docs, shows, kids series and live events. Kweli means truth in Swahili.

    Denver, CO

    2020 Startup of the Year World Impact Award


    Leaf Global Fintech's platform offers secure way to safeguard and transfer money across borders and ultimately create an economic identity.

    New York, NY

    2020 Startup of the Year World Impact Award


    Leda Health has developed resources such as self-administered DNA collection, sexual health testing, and more to meet the needs of sexual assault survivors.

    Sydney, Australia

    Liftango powers some of the most successful on-demand shared transport systems across the world.

    Fayetteville, AR

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    Lineus Medical created SafeBreak Vascular, a device designed to prevent the loss of IV lines and medical spills, for both nurses and patients.

    San Francisco, CA

    Loop is a private app for families that created a radically different solution, by pairing the app with a home display.

    Austin, TX

    Mekumi utilizes proven methods and AI to dramatically improve student learning, teaching skills & content effectiveness.

    Astoria, NY

    Meritorious is the only national network exclusive to military veterans and military spouses in senior level positions with a member portal, networking events, and professional development.

    City of Industry, CA

    2020 Top 15 Startup of the Year Finalist


    Plastic-alternative Biomaterials made from Agricultural Waste redefining circular economy.

    City of Industry, CA

    Milk Money Kitchens helps food businesses launch and grow by providing a shared commercial kitchen space.

    Indianapolis, IN

    2020 Top 15 Startup of the Year Finalist


    MITO Materials develops hybrid graphene additives for polymer composites to enhance the performance, durability, and light-weighting capabilities of materials with no change in the manufacturing process.

    Atlanta, GA

    Totem brings your brand to life with powerful design. Our AI-powered brand-maker creates custom design assets for you so you can spend more time focusing on your small business.

    Los Angeles, CA

    Native is a new gen messenger app with a powerful real time translation engine behind. Talk to anyone in the world in your own native language.

    San Francisco, CA

    2020 People's Choice Category Favorite - EdTech


    Neolth is solving the student stress epidemic by helping schools provide 24/7 stress management to every student that's personalized for their neurodiverse needs.

    Tampa, FL

    Nickelytics combines the massive impact of vehicle advertisement, with the precision of online retargeting, to deliver the most efficient advertising campaigns to our brands.

    Wilmington, DE

    Numio makes crypto easy by building payment, storage, and identity verification applications that anyone can use.

    Akron, OH

    O2 RegenTech is commercializing cost-effective, easy-to-use wound care solutions with OXAID™: An oxygenating, moist, antimicrobial wound dressing.

    Washington, DC

    2020 Top 15 Startup of the Year Finalist


    Otolith Labs has developed a clinical stage therapeutic technology that is fast acting and the most effective treatment for motion sickness and vertigo.

    St. Paul, MN

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    Otrafy is an AI powered supplier management system that manages and optimizes supplier quality assurance.

    Atlanta, GA

    Patientory empowers our users with actionable insights from health data, incentivizing them to take control of their health outcomes.

    Berkeley, CA

    2020 Startup of the Year World Impact Award


    Perimeter is a disaster visualization and communication platform for public safety by providing access to first responders.

    Long Beach, CA

    On-demand platform for Brands + Retailers to gather product data (and competition) from everyday shoppers, instead of workforces.

    San Francisco, CA

    Pngme's open financial data API provides unified access to consumer financial data to lenders and financial institutions in emerging markets.

    Ann Arbor, MI

    Pocketnest provides compressive financial planning in a digital, methodical format.

    San Francisco, CA

    Predictiv is the first DNA Digital Twin to assess your risk level of 22,500+ diseases & simulate
    your personalized reactions to 750+ drugs.

    Atlanta, GA

    An apparel treatment robot that can disinfect, clean, press, and dry clothes in less than 5 minutes.

    St. Paul, MN

    A customizable electromagnetic tracking platform that is accurate, modular, and works in any setting. Supplying key components for the Image-Guided & Robotic Surgery Market.

    Seattle, WA

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    Refactr is a DevSecOps Automation Platform where DevOps and cybersecurity teams can innovate collaboratively building modern security-first automation.

    Dallas, TX

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    Rosy is the first-of-its-kind platform offering women a holistic approach to sexual health and wellness.

    St. Petersburg, FL

    Scale your value-based pharmacy strategy with RxLive’s
    telehealth services, software and analytics solutions.

    Lagos, Nigeria

    Salubata makes modular shoes knitted from recycled plastic wastes.

    Memphis, TN

    SecondKeys redefines property management by bridging the gaps between property owners, property managers, and tenants.

    Cranbury, NJ

    SkyeBrowse simplifies drone 3D modeling for first responders. With our patented 2 tap simplicity, first responders can make 2 minute 3D models of emergency scenes with 0 training required.

    Los Angeles, CA

    2020 Startup of the Year Winner


    SoLo Funds is an iOS lending exchange connecting lenders & borrowers to provide affordable access to loans under $1,000.

    Boston, MA

    Southie Autonomy is automation solution designed for contract packagers, manufacturers, and logistics providers makes it easy to deploy robot arms at the beginning, middle, and end of production lines.

    Los Angeles, CA

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    Spira creates algae-based ingredients for those replacing artificial and animal-derived food and beverage products.

    Charlestown, MA

    Surgicure Technologies secures breathing with a device that makes intubation safe and effective.

    Memphis, TN

    2020 Top 15 Startup of the Year Finalist


    With a fresh approach using Manuka honey, SweetBio’s first product, APIS®, is designed with the patient in mind to treat tough wounds including ulcers and surgical sites.

    North Hollywood, CA

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    TipTags' patented technology allows users to create preserve and share any data on any map with extreme accuracy. This platform is solving hard problems for the US Air Force, NATO, leading supply chain and insurance companies.

    Ridgefield, CT

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    Target Arm has a device that enable launch and recovery of both rotary and fixed wing drones from any moving vehicle autonomously, and even during windy conditions.

    Fort Collins, CO

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    Tilt is a tech-enabled services platform that streamlines the entire leave process and brings the human back to leave management.

    Berlin, Germany

    Tracks decarbonises logistics with an accredited CO2 allocation solutions that makes it possible and profitable for businesses to meet and exceed their emission goals.

    Rockville, MD

    2020 Startup of the Year Honorable Mention


    TruGenomixis a precision behavioral health company focused on advancing the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral and mental health disorders and offers a scientifically proven way to identify those living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

    Boca Raton, FL

    UBQFIT utilizes AI/VR tools to enable face and body sensing tech in creating games and gamifications that transform live-stream 1-on-1 and class sessions into fun, social and virally sharable events.

    Las Vegas, NV

    Uplift Solar's unique technology, harvests more power from shaded solar panels, using a novel “microburst” energy harvesting technique.

    2020 Startup of the Year World Impact Award


    Vonzella aims to help low-income people who’ve been arrested, but can’t afford to pay bail, through a cost-sharing system, something that’s sort of like, but also is different, from insurance.

    Lagos, Nigeria

    2020 Top 15 Startup of the Year Finalist


    Yellow Card is the easiest way to buy and sell Bitcoin, Ethereum and Tether instantly at the best rates with zero fees.

    Houston, TX

    2020 Startup of the Year World Impact Award


    Youth Enrichments uses the power of technology, empowerment and data to develop a healthy self esteem in kids so they can reach their full potential.

    New York, NY

    Zaya brings a personal and human touch to help all mothers receive insurance-coverage care and free text support.

  • 2019 Top 100

    Top 5: re:3D (Winner); IMMERTEC (2nd); SecondKeys (3rd); Fruuttful (4th); Route (5th)

    180byTwo | Tampa, FL

    180byTwo delivers data-driven, audience solutions by bringing together technology, analytics, expertise, and strategy to help transform their clients marketing programs, providing them with tailored solutions that meet their unique business needs.

    a boring life | Boring, OR

    A Boring Life makes high quality, chef-curated, all-natural snack foods — including roasted almonds with lavender, dark chocolate & sea salt almonds and sweet & spicy walnuts — that are infused with hemp extract/CBD in order to support a more relaxed lifestyle for their customers.

    Apellix | Jacksonville, FL

    Apellix designs and builds aerial robots (drones) that autonomously perform work on elevated structures that is otherwise dangerous, expensive and time consuming for humans to perform.

    ARInspect | McLean, VA

    The ARinspect platform empowers organizations to better protect the health, safety, and environment in their commmunities via modern tools that enable data-driving enforcement and smart inspections.

    Artunity | Valparaiso, IN

    Artunity has developed a platform aimed at ending the cliche of the starving artist by democratizing artist visibility and asset opportunity for new collectors.

    AT EASE | Austin, TX

    At Ease is an online travel agency that provides a listing of federally compliant short-term rentals for official travel, as federal, military, and government contractors are currently prohibited from using short-term rental website to book lodging during official travel

    Avocado Systems | Milipitas, CA

    Avocado Systems protects operations inside of data centers and clouds at the web, application, and database tiers against threats in real-time.

    AXLE | New York, NY

    Axle is a tech-enabled freight factor. They provide freight brokers with short term working capital by purchasing their accounts receivable at a discount.

    Bansen Labs | Pittsburgh, PA

    Bansen Labs’ Xogo is a universally accessible and fully customizable hardware and software platform that breaks down barriers faced by people with disabilities through affordable, adaptive, assistive tech, thus enabling them to lead more fulfilling, productive, and dignified lives.

    Biomedican | Berkeley, CA

    Deriving cannabinoids from plants is expensive and has a huge environmental impact. Biomedicin makes natural cannabinoids from yeast, a process that is much cheaper and much more environmentally friendly.

    Block Lawncare | Baton Rouge, LA

    Block provides on-demand lawn care. That means immediate pricing, á-la-carte, schedulable services, in-app payments, and mower ratings and reviews for the customer. It also means a low-friction way for mowers to make money without the administrative burden of acquiring customers, collecting payments or handling support claims.

    BLUEWAVE TECHNOLOGIES | Orange City, FL & New York, NY

    BLUEWAVE developed a connected healthtech device that is designed to sanitize and deodorize items in as little as 5 minutes, without using any water, detergents, or added chemicals.

    Breathing.ai | New York, NY

    breathing.ai personalizes screens to reduce one’s stress and improve their attention by using web and phone cams with machine learning to detect one’s heart rate & breathing patterns.

    Calendar.com | Columbia, MO; Salt Lake City, UT; San Francisco, CA

    Calendar.com has developed a calendar that features recorded meeting transcripts, smart scheduling, real-time map viewing, & time management analytics.

    DetraPel | Framingham, MA

    Using innovative nanotechnology, DetraPel liquid repellents create harmless, PFAS-Free, invisible barriers that protect your items from damage caused by water, other liquids and even food

    Digs | Chicago, IL

    Digs is an educational saving app for first time home buyers that allows people to save for a home through an FDIC insured account with a unique contribution matching program that accelerates the saving process.

    Doghead Simulations | Columbia, SC

    Doghead Simulations is improving the way we fundamentally educate and collaborate via their virtual reality application, rumii.

    Don't Get Mad Get Paid | New Orleans, LA

    2019 Top 15

    Don't Get Mad Get Paid is changing the way that moms collect child support with a tech solution that finds absent parents, their income, assets, and generates legal documents to seize them.

    Duranc | Nashville, TN

    Duranc enables businesses to consolidate video surveillance cameras and take them to the next level, by providing comprehensive real- and near real-time insights that is impossible for a human to do in a reasonable time frame.

    ecoSPEARS | Orlando, FL

    ecoSPEARS is a cleantech company that provides the environmental remediation industry with cost-effective, green technologies for remediating contaminated sediments, soils, and groundwater. They are focused on creating better water for a better future.

    ENDURALOCK | Lenexa, KS

    2019 Top 15

    Enduralock offers the first permanently locking fastener that for maintenance is reversible and reusable with standard tooling, reducing the time and cost of installation and maintenance.

    Enlivity | Boston, MA

    2019 Startup Night NOLA winner

    Enlivity's mission is to improve the oral and digestive health of patients going through cancer treatment via a dietary supplement that helps those with mouth sores or who have difficulty swallowing due to chemotherapy or radiation.

    EnrichHER | Atlanta, GA; Washington DC

    EnrichHER connects revenue-generating women-led companies seeking up to $250,000 with accredited and non-accredited lenders who want to earn 15% return on their investment while fueling the growth of women-led businesses.

    ENROLL HERO | San Diego, CA

    Enroll Hero helps seniors find the optimal Medicare plan in seconds thanks to a machine-learning based platform that takes user data and recommends the optimal Medicare health plan, across Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and Prescription Drug plans.

    Etta Epidermis | Denver, CO

    Etta is an artificially intelligent skin cancer detection software. Instantly analyzes a picture of a lesion on the skin to determine whether it may require treatment. Predictive models are used to compare the images with a massive, melanin-diverse, diagnostic dataset. Post-screening, it tracks changes over time and helps patients and doctors keep track of changes.

    Exiom | Monticello, FL

    Exiom is pioneering the next generation of Orthopedic Casts and Braces with advanced 3D Modeling software.

    FanSaves | Cornwall, Ontario

    FanSaves helps sports teams and other organizations increase their sponsorship sales and fan engagement via a mobile app that gives fans discounts and deals from the sponsors of their favorite teams and allows both teams and sponsors a valuable way to track ROI and customer analytics.

    Fêtefully | Dallas, TX

    Virtual wedding planning studio, connecting couples with professional planners to coordinate weddings online to make it affordable for all.

    Fiveable | Milwaukee, WI

    Social learning platform offering live, in-depth group teaching and learning sessions after school for students and educators.

    FleetZoo | Orlando, FL

    FleetZoo is a powerful AI-based route planning and optimization SaaS platform that delivers increased profitability to fleet owners in the services and last mile delivery space.

    FRAYT | Cincinnati, OH

    Frayt provides an on-demand peer-to-peer shipping service through an automated web and mobile platform.

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    GEARO | Denver, CO

    Gearo is the OpenTable for outdoor gear rentals. Their marketplace connects outdoor retailers with adventure seekers looking for gear rentals, while at the same time, simplifying the booking process for gear seekers by connecting them to specialty retailers.

    Goodfynd | Fairfax, VA

    Goodfynd enables pop-up retail and mobile vendors to connect with customers virtually by providing increased visibility and online ordering.

    GiveCampus | Washington DC

    GiveCampus is the leading fundraising platform for educational institutions. By providing software, services and expertise that help schools raise more money from more donors, they’re helping to advance the quality, the affordability, and the accessibility of education.

    Gravy Work | Alexandria, VA

    Think of Gravy as Uber for hospitality industry staffing. Hospitality pros and employers create profile to find each other and transact through an easy-to-use app.

    Grifin | Tampa, FL

    Buy one cup of coffee at Starbucks, invest $1 directly into Starbucks stock. This works at any publicly traded company; shop at a local store, $1 goes into a Grifin cash account, which can be used as a savings or as a fund to buy more shares of stock with.

    GuestBox | Tampa, FL

    GuestBox delivers thoughtfully curated welcome gifts to create one-of-a-kind customer experiences, helping distinctive brands drive exclusive engagement and serving as a distribution channel in the travel and hospitality industries.

    HACWARE | Dallas, TX

    Hacware identifies the employees that are most likely to be hacked based on their habits. Hacware will train those vulnerable employees to combat email hacking.

    Help Get Sponsors | Raleigh, NC

    HelpGetSponsors.com is a cloud based SaaS providing events, media, sports properties and non-profit companies with innovative, functional and easy-to-use tools and skills to more effectively sell and manage sponsorships.

    Hera Health Solutions is a pharmaceutical device company specializing in the development and commercialization of long acting treatments through proprietary bioerodible implants.

    IMMERTEC | Tampa, FL

    2019 2nd Place, Top 5

    Allow surgeons to perform real-time surgical training events streamed live in virtual reality.

    InEvent | New York, NY

    InEvent is an all-in-one event management software. They help companies secure their data through an easy-to-use platform, cutting tech costs, saving operational time, and enabling digital transformation for all events, travel and corporate training.

    Intelligent Observation | Miami, FL

    2019 Top 15

    Intelligent Observation reduces infections in hospitals, making them safer for patients, staff, and visitors.

    ion Learning | San Diego, CA

    ion Learning is the world’s first platform that combines digital learning with small group mentoring at scale, driving culture transformation, retention, and inclusion.

    Jessie | New Orleans, LA

    Jessie is an on-demand digital clinic for women that streamlines access to today's leading virtual care services through personalized navigation and support.

    Kamana | Richmond, VA; Denver, CO

    Established Ventures Portfolio

    Kamana is an online platform for healthcare employers and professionals to collaborate, fill jobs, and manage their daily workflows far more efficiently.

    Kanna | Dallas, TX

    Kanna is a marketplace for gigs in cannabis. Licensed farms and dispensaries use their platform to discover and manage candidates for gigs like trimming, bud tending, packaging and retail work.

    keepwith | Chicago, IL

    keepwith provides tailored advice and education that empowers people to form relationships that matter. Said more simply: we teach networking.

    Last Bottle Clothing | Atlanta, GA

    Changing the world of apparel by making clothing 100% out of recycled plastic bottles and itself is 100% recyclable at the end of its useful life. Made in USA.

    LawCo | Chicago, IL

    LawCo has developed a website and free mobile app for iOS and Android that instantly connects people in need of legal help with qualified lawyers in a simple, streamlined way in real-time.

    Luncher | Bentonville, AR

    Luncher™ is a platform that offers free lunch delivery to offices and nearby “hotspots” saving people time, money, and effort during their workday.

    MOXEY | New Orleans, LA

    Moxey is an integrated marketplace, payment platform, and community currency designed to help entrepreneurs solve core problems: the need for new customers, better cash flow, and employee retention.

    My Strong Home | Columbia, SC

    MyStrongHome is a benefit corporation that builds resilience to increasingly frequent and severe weather disasters. They provide construction upgrades to homes that are vulnerable to catastrophe and finance those upgrades using the resulting insurance discounts.

    NEUROFLOW | Philadelphia, PA

    2019 Top 15

    NeuroFlow is a healthcare technology company that enables behavioral health access and engagement across the continuum of care. Combining validated techniques, evidence-based protocols, data science, and behavioral economics, they allow hundreds of clinics, health systems, and providers to objectively assess, track, and engage patients.

    Nikola Power | Denver, CO

    Nikola Power is a clean energy company that provides a platform of energy storage services to solar developers in order to help them navigate the emerging solar plus storage market.

    OBE Power | Miami, FL

    OBE Power is solving the "chicken or the egg" dilemma for electric vehicle and charging stations with its exclusive EV Charging as a Service solution, at no cost to host properties and with charging rates below the price of gas.

    Parity Water | Cincinnati, OH

    Parity Water is using AI to address the need for better technology in Aquaculture. They’re using smart sensors and AI to increase the yield for fish and shrimp farmers, making their operations more profitable.

    Perimeter81 | Tel Aviv, Israel

    Perimeter81’s cloud-based and user-centric Secure NaaS utilizes the Zero Trust and Software-Defined Perimeter security models, offering greater network visibility, seamless onboarding, and automatic integration with all the major cloud providers.

    Phylomics | Washington DC

    Phylomics provides routine, non-invasive, and accurate cancer screening via a blood test that detects multiple types of cancers in asymptomatic patients.

    Picktime | Austin, TX

    Picktime is an online appointment scheduling platform that automates the inconvenient process of manual scheduling, making it a one-stop-shop for all scheduling needs. Through Picktime users can manage classes, courses, rooms, equipment, conference halls, camping grounds, events, sell tickets, take payments, and much more.

    Pilleve | Washington DC; San Francisco, CA

    Pilleve is an integrated pill bottle that helps care providers identify high risk patients and intervene before the onset of an addiction. Patients are prescribed the device along with their prescription opioids, packaged and distributed by a pharmacist, and reimbursed by an insurance company.

    Pocket Innovations | Richmond, VA; Austin, TX

    Pocket Innovations is solving the common complication of pocket hematoma associated with pacemaker implants using a therapeutic compression device that prevents them from ever developing.

    Professional Credentials Exchange | Nashville, TN; Tampa, FL

    2019 Top 15

    Professional Credentials Exchange facilitates the completely secure and reliable exchange of professional identity and credentials information through a 100% cloud-based platform.

    Proov | Boulder, CO

    2019 Top 15; 2019 StartupNight SXSW Winner

    Proov empowers women to know more about their reproductive health. Proov tests for progesterone, a hormone critical for ovulation, conception, and maintaining a pregnancy.

    PulseWear | Brooklyn, NY

    PulseWear is a maker of wearable wellness and health-related devices aiming to balance biological rhythms. Its first patented product, DreamOn, gets users the sleep they need via tactile entrainment.

    Rantizo | Iowa City, IA

    Rantizo provides precise aerial application of pesticides via drone to improve financial returns for the grower.

    re:3D | Houston & Austin, TX; San Juan, PR

    2019 Winner

    re:3D is committed to decimating the cost and scale barriers to industrial 3D printing. After pioneering the world’s first affordable, human-scale industrial 3D printer, they are now enabling 3D printing directly from reclaimed plastic pellets or flake.

    Real DFM | New Orleans, LA

    REAL DFM is a boutique design, development, and manufacturing firm headquartered in New Orleans, LA with a prototyping studio in Dongguan, China and a satellite office in Bath, UK.

    Rebric | Denver, CO

    Rebric uses machine learning and AI systems to help companies stay compliant with financial regulations and keep terrorists, human traffickers, and other criminals from receiving or sending money.

    Rent My Wardrobe | Dallas, TX

    Rent My Wardrobe is a female owned and operated company whose app-based platform facilitates a consumer-to-consumer rental service for women’s fashion, empowering women to become their own entrepreneurs and giving them a way to generate additional income.

    Resonado | South Bend, IN

    2019 Top 15

    Patented technology known as Flat Core Speaker (FCS) is the reinvention of the original speaker design, which allows the speaker drivers to be thinner and lighter.

    Route | Chicago, IL

    2019 Top 5 Finalist

    Route is a business management platform for the building services industry, helping teams of any size monitor and streamline their work through real time data on the job.

    Saathi | Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

    Saathi’s 100% biodegradable and compostable sanitary pad is made from banana fiber, which is one of the most absorbent natural fibers and abundant in India. They are more comfortable and safer for users because they don’t contain bleach.

    SAFE | Los Angeles, CA

    2019 Top 15

    SAFE is a national healthcare company focused initially on the underserved market of sexual health. Via the SAFE app, users can import their test results from almost any doctor, clinic, or lab for free so they can show their verified sexual health status to potential partners.

    SafetyPIN | Baltimore, MD

    Safety Pin’s digital trust badge gives users a way to take trust and safety into their own hands with a 3rd-party, forward-facing solution that works on any app or platform. By increasing the level of trust online, they are helping people book more jobs when using on-demand apps.

    Savormetrics | Mississauga, Canada

    Savormetrics is a technology leader in AI driven portable devices that provide businesses across the food sectors with actionable food safety and quality metrics, allowing companies to reduce waste and increase profits by smart procurement, inventory management and processing.

    SCIX | Tampa, FL

    SciX is a biotech IoT application development company that creates science-based and health-related mobile, wearable applications and devices for the healthcare industry.

    SecondKeys | Memphis, TN

    2019 3rd Place, Top 5

    SecondKeys simplifies the process of filing maintenance request for residential properties. Software providing end-to-end ticket tracking, predictive analytics and a qualified contractor network to help the rental market live better, manage better and work better.

    SegAna | Orlando, FL

    2019 Top 15

    SegAna LLC is a medical device company that’s developed a cloud-based software platform utilizing artificial Intelligence and a proprietary algorithm that measures changes in patient specific tissue elasticity for enhancing radiation treatment of cancer.

    Scholars | Memphis, TN

    Scholars is transforming the recruiting process by connecting the Top 5% of college students to businesses.

    Smart Beat | Salt Lake City, UT

    Smartbeat is a video baby monitor with breath detection that lets parents know their baby is okay with no wearables or contact of any kind. It is so accurate that it can measure the depth and duration of every individual breath, and unlike other non-contact monitors, it does not use radar or microwaves.

    SnapShyft | Indianapolis, IN

    2019 Top 15

    SnapShyft’s mobile platform connects short-staffed Food & Beverage/Hospitality operations with qualified workers, on-demand.

    SOIL | Atlanta, GA

    SOIL designs products for On & Off-Grid consumers that brings power and connectivity everywhere.

    SQRL | Brambletom, VA

    SQRL’s workplace wellness program empowers the physical, emotional and financial wellness of the workforce and is made specially for small business owners who want to make holistic wellness part of their work culture but have been priced out by their insurance plan

    Stay in the Game | Los Angeles, CA

    Stay in the Game offers a variety of work options for professional, highly-educated women who want to balance their careers with care-giving, including flexible, remote opportunities, on-going skills training, and support from an inspiring, authentic community.

    Stop & Block | New Orleans, LA

    Stop & Block has created an automated sunscreen dispenser that let’s people get single serve sunscreen on the go. The customer selects how much sunscreen they need, inserts payment, and the sunscreen dispenses like Purell.

    SureSitter | Dublin, Ireland

    SureSitter is an end-to-end solution for sourcing, managing, and paying trusted childcarers, digitizing what is currently a manual, time-consuming, and typically non-compliant process.

    Tackle AI | Chicago, IL

    Tackle AI’s algorithms and neural network automatically discover data on any document or image, with no previous programming or training. Much like a human, its AI becomes smarter the more it sees and learns, in addition to being much faster, more accurate, and costing less money than the competition.

    The Last Gameboard is a technology company that is building the world's first board game console. Using patent-pending technology, its 15” x 15” Gameboard 1 touchscreen device allows for any game piece to be used to pin-point precision in a three-dimensional volume.

    TrayAway | New Orleans, LA

    Using a combination of hardware and software, TrayAway keeps track of all hotel tray locations, as well as their duration of use. When a guest is done with his/her meal, he/she simply clicks a TrayAway device to notify the hotel staff for pickup.

    TrenLot | Reno, NV

    TrenLot’s CrewBuilder is a cloud-based platform that combines project management with resource optimization to help construction companies effectively scale. It’s easy to use, with Field Friendly A.I. and Thinking Schedules that improve usability, insight and value, Real Time 360° Dashboards, Capacity Planning, and PayBuilder in order to expedite customer payments.

    Truckish | Memphis, TN

    Truckish is dedicated to an efficient and sustainable logistics industry. Their comprehensive SaaS platform is the ecosystem for trucking companies, drivers, shippers, and related vendors to operate and interact.

    Uvii | New York, NY

    Uvii is a mobile-first, collaborative learning app for speaker seminars. It functions as a learning assessment plugin tool for learning management systems LMS, university portals, and school districts, providing video response tools for students and self-learners.

    Verapy | Tampa, FL

    Using virtual reality technology, Verapy enhances patient experience through exercise games specifically designed to increase patient retention, while simultaneously, improving operational efficiencies for physical and occupational therapy staff.

    Vertoe | New York, NY

    Vertoe is America's leading short term storage and daily luggage storage provider with over 300 locations in 20+ cities. By using underutilized space at local shops and businesses, they are able to deliver safe storage spaces that users can book and access within five minutes and for as low as $6/day.

    VictimsVoice | Princeton, NJ

    VictimsVoice is a tool aiming to fix the legal documentation burdens that victims face when recalling details for reporting acts of abuse, harassment, and discrimination. It meets the strict legal standards (Daubert Standard) of court admissibility and gives complete ownership and control to the victim — no one else.

    Waverly Labs | New York, NY

    Waverly Labs is ‘breaking down language barriers’. They are an innovative consumer products company converges wearable and translation technology - first with Pilot, earbuds that capture speech with high clarity and next, Ambassador, an over-the-ear live translation piece.

    wiseHer | Framingham, MA

    wiseHer is a technology platform providing on-demand expert advice to women business owners and entrepreneurs. Their advice-as-a-service platform provides a simple solution by connecting women through phone consultations with “been there done that” experts, who can help them start, build, and grow their businesses.

    YogiFi | Atlanta, GA

    A blend of ancient science and modern technology, Yogifi is an intelligent yoga mat that offers personalized sessions, tracks asanas with real-time feedback, and correlates body vitals for holistic wellness.

    you Belong | Bonita Springs, FL

    youBelong is the first social network for people with differing disabilities. It offers users a safe place to express themselves online via technology that can detect and block cyberhate and bullying before it is posted.

  • 2018 top 100

    2018 Top 5 Finalists



    Park and Diamond

    Tivic Health



    2018 Top 15 Honorable Mentions

    Aperiomics | Ario | Bartesian | Buoy Labs | Knack | Lazarus 3D | Lifeina | Park and Diamond | swivl | Tivic Health Systems | Unruly Studios | Valisure | Veripad | WattBuy | WeatherCheck

    70MillionJobs | San Francisco, CA

    70MillionJobs is a for-profit job board for the 70 million Americans with a criminal record.

    Adistry | Boulder, CO

    Adistry is reshaping and automating how media is bought and sold.

    Alertgy, Inc. | Melbourne, FL

    Alertgy is real-time, on demand blood glucose monitoring in the palm of your hands that uses non-invasive wristband technology.

    Altopa, Inc. | Seattle, WA

    Oblend allows users to make custom herbal remedies at home using the world's first at-home dispensary and app.

    Anyware Solutions | Copenhagen, Denmark

    Anyware Solutions provides meaningful smart home experiences for connected living that offers users peace of mind and adds convenience to everyday life.

    Aperiomics, Inc. | Ashburn, VA

    Aperiomics is the only company identifying every Bacteria, Virus, Fungus, and Parasite in one test. 


    *2018 Startup of the Year Winner!

    AppsCo, Inc. | St. Louis, MO

    AppsCo connects people, cloud services, and connected devices simply and securely through a centralized dashboard while providing control and monitoring over sensitive company data flows.

    Ario | Norfolk, VA

    Ario is a productivity software that increases safety and efficiency in industrial environments by leveraging AR to give teams the ability to create and share spatial information in real time.

    Athena Security | Austin, TX

    Athena Security’s mission is to prevent crime through artificial intelligence.

    Attently | Fairbanks, Alaska

    Attently helps users create campaign messages that win by generating audience data.

    Bartesian | Kitchener, Canada

    Bartesian is a single serve capsule based craft cocktail maker that makes it simple for everyone to enjoy authentic cocktails.

    Bitsbox | Boulder, CO

    Bitsbox is a learning system that teaches real coding to kids each month. 

    Bone Health Technologies | San Francisco, CA

    Bone Health Technologies is bringing new-age therapies for widespread bone diseases to market.

    Bunch.ai | Berlin, Germany & New York

    Bunch uses the power of data and psychology to redefine the way companies work.

    Buoy Labs | Boulder, CO

    Buoy Labs makes a smart home water device that measures and categorizes water usage with remote shut off that eliminates 90% of insurance losses from water damage and cuts consumption by up to 10%.

    C2RO Cloud Robotics | Santa Cruz, CA

    C2RO makes robots work for your business delivering cloud run AI applications to any connected robot.

    Cambridge Cancer Genomics is a leading precision medicine start-up, creating intelligent software to enable oncologists to monitor response to cancer therapy in near real-time.

    CANDY HOUSE, Inc. | Palo Alto, CA

    Sesame is a smart lock that allows you to unlock your door with your phone.

    DigDates | New Orleans, LA

    Dig helps dog-loving singles find each other, suggests dog-friendly locations nearby for first date ideas, and connects users to the dog community in their area.

    Dreyev | Purdys, NY

    Dreyev is the digital assistant with copilot expertise. It is a risk mitigation system which includes the ability to detect safe driving conditions and support for simple mind-stimulating spoken interactions. 

    Drop Software, Inc. | San Francisco, CA

    Drop lets you dive into an immersive internet searching and browsing experience designed for virtual reality.

    Extend | New York, NY

    Extend enhances the potential of business credit cards by enabling cardholders to safely share their card with employees and freelancers.

    Fade | Austin, TX

    FADE connects men with the best local barbers for their individual hair type.

    FanSaves, Inc. | Cornwall, Canada

    FanSaves is a mobile app that allows sports fans to receive discounts and deals from sponsors, allows businesses who sponsor to directly track their ROI, customer data, and more.

    FastVisa.us | Dallas, TX

    FastVisa.us offers a single, integrated platform to serve a high volume of applicants through the complete Visa application process.

    FenSens, Inc. | Austin, TX

    FenSens brings new car technologies to all vehicles regardless of age with a smart wireless parking sensor.

    Fing | London, Great Britain

    Fing provides award winning products for device recognition, network, cybersecurity, and troubleshooting.

    Goodwings | Copenhagen, Denmark

    Goodwings is more than a hotel portal: it combines travel with a passion for creating a sustainable future. For every booking, Goodwings sends 50% commission to projects which benefit humans and the environment.

    Harmany, Inc. | Charlotte, NC

    Harmany is a mobile application that matches evacuees with willing hosts during times of emergency or uncertainty.

    Hashcut | Sunnyvale, CA

    Hashcut is building AI to automate gaming highlights so users can enter any Twitch or YouTube gameplay URL and return the best highlights from that match.

    HatchApps | Washington, DC

    HatchApps allows customers to build the best app for their business without code. It uses an automated app creation platform to launch native apps for iOS, Android, and the web.

    HiberSense, Inc. | Pittsburgh, PA

    HiberSense connected climate control for every room delivers comfort and up to 40% energy savings in homes with forced air heating and cooling systems.

    InMotion Albums | Broomfield, CO

    InMotion Albums is the world’s first interactive print, digital, and video book that is a one-of-a-kind experience to relive your memories in one place.

    InSpirAVE | Pittsburgh, PA & New York, NY

    InSpirAVE's social e-commerce platform inspires people to multiply their savings and afford big purchase goals responsibly without debt.

    IssueVoter | New York, NY

    IssueVoter allows users to receive alerts on new bills, send opinions to reps before Congress votes, and then tracks the bill's outcome.

    iWABOO, Inc. | Mountain View, CA & Milan, Italy

    iWABOO is the bridge between tech products and retail shelves, powered by AI solutions.

    Jack and Ferdi PBC | Cambridge, MA

    Jack and Ferdi is an app that offers business travelers authentic suggestions in the form of 5 things to see or do, 5 typical dishes to taste, 5 souvenirs to bring back, and 5 charities to support.

    Kiss & Tell | Austin, TX

    Kiss & Tell is a global wedding and group travel booking platform that streamlines event planning, travel booking, guest list management, and group communications into one seamless app.

    Knack | Tampa Bay, FL

    Knack is the fastest growing peer learning platform for college students. It focuses on impacting student graduation and career pathways by enabling peer tutoring/mentoring on college campuses.

    LawnTap | Atlanta, GA

    LawnTap's AI bot helps tailor the best lawn care for the customer. It automates the whole lawn care process to where the customer's lawn takes care of itself via Gaia, the personal on-demand lawn care assistant.

    Lazarus 3D, Inc. | Houston, TX

    Lazarus 3D, Inc. is pioneering cutting edge 3D printing technology in medicine. The technology allows users to rapidly prototype soft models with similar properties to human tissue.

    Lifeina | Paris, France

    Lifeina is the world's smallest intelligent fridge for the safe transport and storage of fragile medication.

    Lilu, Inc. | New York, NY

    Lilu is building the next generation of products to help moms pump, track and manage their breast milk supply.

    Litesprite | Bellevue, WA

    Litesprite builds games to help people manage chronic health conditions with data that delivers insights to clinicians and players.

    Love Intently | South Region

    Love Intently is a community, resource, and participant's personal relationship guide.

    Lunii | Paris, France & New York, NY

    Lunii offers immersive audio experiences through an innovative device and original contents.

    MemoryWell | Washington DC

    MemoryWell is a digital platform for senior story telling.

    The Mentor Method | Washington DC

    The Mentor Method creates inclusive workplace cultures by mentoring diverse talent. Its mentor-matching platform bridges the equity gap between diverse talent and companies seeking to hire diversely.

      MetaVRse | Ontario, Canada

    MetaVRse is a global leader in vCommerce solutions. Their end-to-end solution transforms physical products into 3D assets instantly for use in retail and E-Commerce on Web, Facebook, Snap, VR & AR.

    One Milo | Miami, FL

    FDA cleared for home use, Milo's smart rapid result clinical and lab-grade blood, urine, and saliva tests wirelessly sync results to a mobile app and cloud in minutes.

    Mixtroz | Franklin, TN

    Mixtroz is a networking app that makes events more valuable for organizers and attendees. It drives attendees from phone to face-to-face in real-time, increasing engagement and collecting data.

    Moms Can: Code | Pittsburgh, PA

    Moms Can: Code is a community of practice around moms who are learning how to code. They train moms to teach other moms how to code online and in their local communities to earn money.

    Multisensor Diagnostics | Baltimore, MD

    Multisensor Diagnostics is a diversified health and disease management company. MouthLab is their single, non-invasive, rapid medical assessment device.

    NEEO, Inc. | Cupertino, CA & Switzerland

    NEEO focuses on simplifying the smart home for the mass market.

    neo 360 | New York, NY

    neo 360's patent-pending technology provides users with a new way to interact with video on any mobile device.

    Neuro Rehab VR | Fort Worth, TX

    Neuro Rehab VR creates VR/AR cognitive and physical neurological therapy training exercises leveraging the breakthroughs in neuroplasticity for stroke and brain injured patients.

    Nopneu | Atlanta, GA

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Thank you for your interest in our website. Data protection is of a particularly high priority for the management of Established. The use of the Internet pages of Established is possible without submitting any personal data, however if a visitor wants to use special services via our website, such as purchases, membership or contacting us, processing of personal data could become necessary. If the processing of personal data is necessary and there is no statutory basis for such processing, we generally obtain consent from the visitor.

The processing of personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number of a visitor shall always be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and in accordance with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to Established. By means of this data protection declaration, our website would like to inform the general public of the nature, scope, and purpose of the personal data we collect, use and process. Furthermore, visitors are informed, by means of this data protection declaration, of the rights to which they are entitled.

As the controller, Established has implemented numerous technical and organisational measures to ensure the most complete protection of personal data that is processed through this website. However, Internet-based data transmissions may in principle have security gaps, so absolute protection may not be guaranteed. For this reason, every visitor is free to transfer personal data to us via alternative means, e.g. by telephone, email etc.

1. Definitions
The data protection declaration of Established is based on the terms used by the European legislator for the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our data protection declaration should be legible and understandable for the general public, as well as our customers and business partners. To ensure this, we would like to first explain the terminology used.

In this data protection declaration, we use, inter alia, the following terms:

a) Personal data
Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“visitor”). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an on-line identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

b) Visitor
Visitor is any identified or identifiable natural person, whose personal data is processed by the controller responsible for the processing.

c) Processing
Processing is any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

d) Restriction of processing
Restriction of processing is the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their processing in the future.

e) Profiling
Profiling means any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects concerning that natural person's performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movements.

f) Pseudonymisation
Pseudonymisation is the processing of personal data in such a manner that the personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific visitor without the use of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organisational measures to ensure that the personal data are not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person.

g) Controller or controller responsible for the processing
Controller or controller responsible for the processing is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law.

h) Processor
Processor is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.

i) Recipient
Recipient is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or another body, to which the personal data are disclosed, whether a third party or not. However, public authorities which may receive personal data in the framework of a particular inquiry in accordance with Union or Member State law shall not be regarded as recipients; the processing of those data by those public authorities shall be in compliance with the applicable data protection rules according to the purposes of the processing.

j) Third party
Third party is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the visitor, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.

k) Consent
Consent of the visitor is any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the visitor's wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.

2. Name and Address of the controller
Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:

Established LLC


150 Las Vegas Blvd N 1514

Las Vegas 89101


Phone: 703-201-6315

Email: contact@est.us

Website: https://www.established.us

3. Cookies
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Many Internet sites and servers use cookies. Many cookies contain a so-called cookie ID. A cookie ID is a unique identifier of the cookie. It consists of a character string through which Internet pages and servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored. This allows visited Internet sites and servers to differentiate the individual browser of the dats subject from other Internet browsers that contain other cookies. A specific Internet browser can be recognized and identified using the unique cookie ID.

Through the use of cookies, Established can provide the users of this website with more user-friendly services that would not be possible without the cookie setting.

By means of a cookie, the information and offers on our website can be optimized with the user in mind. Cookies allow us, as previously mentioned, to recognize our website users. The purpose of this recognition is to make it easier for users to utilize our website. The website user that uses cookies, e.g. does not have to enter access data each time the website is accessed, because this is taken over by the website, and the cookie is thus stored on the visitor's computer system. Another example is the cookie of a shopping cart in an on-line shop. The on-line store remembers the articles that a customer has placed in the virtual shopping cart via a cookie.

The visitor may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies through our website by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used, and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. If the visitor deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be entirely usable.

4. Collection of general data and information
The website of Established collects a series of general data and information when a visitor or automated system calls up the website. This general data and information are stored in the server log files. Collected information may be (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system reaches our website (so-called referrers), (4) the sub-websites, (5) the date and time of access to the Internet site, (6) an Internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system, and (8) any other similar data and information that may be used in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.

When using these general data and information, Established does not draw any conclusions about the visitor. Rather, this information is needed to (1) deliver the content of our website correctly, (2) optimize the content of our website as well as its advertisement, (3) ensure the long-term viability of our information technology systems and website technology, and (4) provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for criminal prosecution in case of a cyber-attack. Therefore, Established analyzes anonymously collected data and information statistically, with the aim of increasing the data protection and data security of our enterprise, and to ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by a visitor.

5. Registration on our website
The visitor has the possibility to register on the website of the controller with the indication of personal data. Which personal data are transmitted to the controller is determined by the respective input mask used for the registration. The personal data entered by the visitor are collected and stored exclusively for internal use by the controller, and for his own purposes. The controller may request transfer to one or more processors (e.g. a parcel service or payment processor) that also uses personal data for an internal purpose which is attributable to the controller.

By registering on the website of the controller, the IP address—assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) and used by the visitor, date and time of the registration are also stored. The storage of this data takes place against the background that this is the only way to prevent the misuse of our services, and, if necessary, to make it possible to investigate committed offences. Insofar, the storage of this data is necessary to secure the controller. This data is not passed on to third parties unless there is a statutory obligation to pass on the data, or if the transfer serves the aim of criminal prosecution.

The registration of the visitor, with the voluntary indication of personal data, is intended to enable the controller to offer the visitor contents or services that may only be offered to registered users due to the nature of the matter in question. Registered persons are free to change the personal data specified during the registration at any time, or to have them completely deleted from the data records of the controller.

The data controller shall, at any time, provide information upon request to each visitor as to what personal data are stored about the visitor. In addition, the data controller shall correct or erase personal data at the request or indication of the visitor, insofar as there are no statutory storage obligations. The entirety of the controller’s employees are available to the visitor in this respect as contact persons.

6. Subscription to our newsletters
On the website of Established, users are given the opportunity to subscribe to our Established's newsletter. The input mask used for this purpose determines what personal data are transmitted, as well as when the newsletter is ordered from the controller.

Established informs its customers and business partners regularly by means of a newsletter about Established offers. Established's newsletter may only be received by the visitor if (1) the visitor has a valid e-mail address and (2) the visitor registers for the newsletter shipping. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address registered by a visitor for the first time for newsletter shipping, for legal reasons, in the double opt-in procedure. This confirmation e-mail is used to prove whether the owner of the e-mail address as the visitor is authorised to receive the newsletter.

During the registration for the newsletter, we also store the IP address of the computer system assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) and used by the visitor at the time of the registration, as well as the date and time of the registration. The collection of this data is necessary in order to understand the (possible) misuse of the e-mail address of a visitor at a later date, and it therefore serves the aim of the legal protection of the controller.

The personal data collected as part of a registration for the newsletter will only be used to send our newsletter. In addition, subscribers to the newsletter may be informed by e-mail, as long as this is necessary for the operation of the newsletter service or a registration in question, as this could be the case in the event of modifications to the newsletter offer, or in the event of a change in technical circumstances. There will be no transfer of personal data collected by the newsletter service to third parties. The subscription to our newsletter may be terminated by the visitor at any time. The consent to the storage of personal data, which the visitor has given for shipping the newsletter, may be revoked at any time. For the purpose of revocation of consent, a corresponding link is found in each newsletter. It is also possible to un-subscribe from the newsletter at any time directly on the website of the controller, or to communicate this to the controller in a different way.

7. Newsletter-Tracking
The newsletter of Established may contain so-called tracking pixels. A tracking pixel is a miniature graphic embedded in such e-mails, which are sent in HTML format to enable log file recording and analysis. This allows a statistical analysis of the success or failure of on-line marketing campaigns. Based on the embedded tracking pixel, Established may see if and when an e-mail was opened by a visitor, and which links in the e-mail were called up by visitors.

Such personal data collected in the tracking pixels contained in the newsletters are stored and analysed by the controller in order to optimize the shipping of the newsletter, as well as to adapt the content of future newsletters even better to the interests of the visitor. This personal data will not be passed on to third parties. visitors are at any time entitled to revoke the respective separate declaration of consent issued by means of the double-opt-in procedure. After a revocation, this personal data will be deleted by the controller. Established automatically regards a withdrawal from the receipt of the newsletter as a revocation.

8. Contact possibility via the website
The website of Established contains information that enables a quick electronic contact to our Established, as well as direct communication with us, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If a visitor contacts the controller by e-mail or via a contact form, the personal data transmitted by the visitor are automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis by a visitor to the data controller are stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the visitor. There is no transfer of this personal data to third parties.

9. Routine erasure and blocking of personal data
The data controller shall process and store the personal data of the visitor only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, or as far as this is granted by the European legislator or other legislators in laws or regulations to which the controller is subject to.

If the storage purpose is not applicable, or if a storage period prescribed by the European legislator or another competent legislator expires, the personal data are routinely blocked or erased in accordance with legal requirements.

10. Rights of the visitor
a) Right of confirmation
Each visitor shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller the confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed. If a visitor wishes to avail himself of this right of confirmation, he or she may, at any time, contact contact@est.us.

b) Right of access
Each visitor shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller free information about his or her personal data stored at any time and a copy of this information. Furthermore, the European directives and regulations grant the visitor access to the following information:

the purposes of the processing;
the categories of personal data concerned;
the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;
where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data, or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the visitor, or to object to such processing;
the existence of the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
where the personal data are not collected from the visitor, any available information as to their source;
the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Article 22(1) and (4) of the GDPR and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and envisaged consequences of such processing for the visitor.
Furthermore, the visitor shall have a right to obtain information as to whether personal data are transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. Where this is the case, the visitor shall have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards relating to the transfer.

If a visitor wishes to avail himself of this right of access, he or she may, at any time, contact contact@est.us.

c) Right to rectification
Each visitor shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the visitor shall have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.

If a visitor wishes to exercise this right to rectification, he or she may, at any time, contact contact@est.us.

d) Right to erasure (Right to be forgotten)
Each visitor shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay, and the controller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies, as long as the processing is not necessary:

The personal data is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
The visitor withdraws consent to which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR, or point (a) of Article 9(2) of the GDPR, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing.
The visitor objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the visitor objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2) of the GDPR.
The personal data have been unlawfully processed.
The personal data must be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.
The personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1) of the GDPR.
If one of the aforementioned reasons applies, and a visitor wishes to request the erasure of personal data stored by Established, he or she may, at any time, contact contact@est.us. An employee of Established shall promptly ensure that the erasure request is complied with immediately.

Where the controller has made personal data public and is obliged pursuant to Article 17(1) to erase the personal data, the controller, taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform other controllers processing the personal data that the visitor has requested erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copy or replication of, those personal data, as far as processing is not required. An employees of Established will arrange the necessary measures in individual cases.

e) Right of restriction of processing
Each visitor shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller restriction of processing where one of the following applies:

The accuracy of the personal data is contested by the visitor, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
The processing is unlawful and the visitor opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests instead the restriction of their use instead.
The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the visitor for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
The visitor has objected to processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the GDPR pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the visitor.
If one of the aforementioned conditions is met, and a visitor wishes to request the restriction of the processing of personal data stored by Established, he or she may at any time contact contact@est.us. The employee of Established will arrange the restriction of the processing.

f) Right to data portability
Each visitor shall have the right granted by the European legislator, to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which was provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. He or she shall have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, as long as the processing is based on consent pursuant to point (a) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR or point (a) of Article 9(2) of the GDPR, or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR, and the processing is carried out by automated means, as long as the processing is not necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

Furthermore, in exercising his or her right to data portability pursuant to Article 20(1) of the GDPR, the visitor shall have the right to have personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible and when doing so does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.

In order to assert the right to data portability, the visitor may at any time contact contact@est.us.

g) Right to object
Each visitor shall have the right granted by the European legislator to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time, to processing of personal data concerning him or her, which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

Established shall no longer process the personal data in the event of the objection, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the visitor, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

If Established processes personal data for direct marketing purposes, the visitor shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her for such marketing. This applies to profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. If the visitor objects to Established to the processing for direct marketing purposes, Established will no longer process the personal data for these purposes.

In addition, the visitor has the right, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to object to processing of personal data concerning him or her by Established for scientific or historical research purposes, or for statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89(1) of the GDPR, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.

In order to exercise the right to object, the visitor may contact any employee of Established. In addition, the visitor is free in the context of the use of information society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, to use his or her right to object by automated means using technical specifications.

h) Automated individual decision-making, including profiling
Each visitor shall have the right granted by the European legislator not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her, or similarly significantly affects him or her, as long as the decision (1) is not is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between the visitor and a data controller, or (2) is not authorised by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and which also lays down suitable measures to safeguard the visitor's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, or (3) is not based on the visitor's explicit consent.

If the decision (1) is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between the visitor and a data controller, or (2) it is based on the visitor's explicit consent, Established shall implement suitable measures to safeguard the visitor's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, at least the right to obtain human intervention on the part of the controller, to express his or her point of view and contest the decision.

If the visitor wishes to exercise the rights concerning automated individual decision-making, he or she may, at any time, contact contact@est.us.

i) Right to withdraw data protection consent
Each visitor shall have the right granted by the European legislator to withdraw his or her consent to processing of his or her personal data at any time.

f the visitor wishes to exercise the right to withdraw the consent, he or she may, at any time, contact contact@est.us.

11. Legal basis for the processing
Art. 6(1) lit. a GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing operations for which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the visitor is party, as is the case, for example, when processing operations are necessary for the supply of goods or to provide any other service, the processing is based on Article 6(1) lit. b GDPR. The same applies to such processing operations which are necessary for carrying out pre-contractual measures, for example in the case of inquiries concerning our products or services. Is Established subject to a legal obligation by which processing of personal data is required, such as for the fulfilment of tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6(1) lit. c GDPR. In rare cases, the processing of personal data may be necessary to protect the vital interests of the visitor or of another natural person. This would be the case, for example, if a visitor were injured in Established and his name, age, health insurance data or other vital information would have to be passed on to a doctor, hospital or other third party. Then the processing would be based on Art. 6(1) lit. d GDPR. Finally, processing operations could be based on Article 6(1) lit. f GDPR. This legal basis is used for processing operations which are not covered by any of the above mentioned legal grounds, if processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by Established or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the visitor which require protection of personal data. Such processing operations are particularly permissible because they have been specifically mentioned by the European legislator. He considered that a legitimate interest could be assumed if the visitor is a client of the controller (Recital 47 Sentence 2 GDPR).

12. The legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party
Where the processing of personal data is based on Article 6(1) lit. f GDPR our legitimate interest is to carry out our business in favour of the well-being of all our employees and/or shareholders.

13. Period for which the personal data will be stored
The criteria used to determine the period of storage of personal data is the respective statutory retention period. After expiration of that period, the corresponding data is routinely deleted, as long as it is no longer necessary for the fulfilment of the contract or the initiation of a contract.

14. Provision of personal data as statutory or contractual requirement; Requirement necessary to enter into a contract; Obligation of the visitor to provide the personal data; possible consequences of failure to provide such data
We clarify that the provision of personal data is partly required by law (e.g. tax regulations) or can also result from contractual provisions (e.g. information on the contractual partner). Sometimes it may be necessary to conclude a contract that the visitor provides us with personal data, which must subsequently be processed by us. The visitor is, for example, obliged to provide us with personal data when Established signs a contract with him or her. The non-provision of the personal data would have the consequence that the contract with the visitor could not be concluded. Before personal data is provided by the visitor, the visitor must contact contact@est.us. Established clarifies to the visitor whether the provision of the personal data is required by law or contract or is necessary for the conclusion of the contract, whether there is an obligation to provide the personal data and the consequences of non-provision of the personal data.

15. Existence of automated decision-making
As a responsible company, we do not use automatic decision-making or profiling.

Reference: RSGDPR1547512396