FAU Tech Runway® recently hosted its annual Launch Competition, revealing its 10th class, “Venture Class 10.”
The Launch Competition provides the most promising startups and talented entrepreneurs in South Florida with an opportunity to join a year-long program that offers competition winners programs and resources from FAU’s Innovation and Business Development pipeline, entrepreneurial instruction, structured team-based mentoring, networking, marketing and capital-raising assistance, co-working space, events, intern support, and other vital programs.
Companies accepted into the Venture Program must have strategic alignment with FAU’s research focus areas, including drone technologies; educational technologies; environmental science; marine science; ocean engineering; neuroscience; healthy aging; big data analytics; artificial intelligence; machine learning; cyber security; sensing; and smart systems.
The 19 companies in Venture Class 10 are:
- Flo-Ops: a student assistant application that merges the academic and non-academic world by building community while enhancing collaboration, communication and organization.
“The incoming venture class 10 shares a range of innovative ideas that align with FAU’s top research areas including ocean engineering and educational technologies,” said Jessica Beaver, associate director of FAU Tech Runway. “This is the first cohort to participate under the umbrella of FAU’s Innovation and Business Development, a pipeline of resources created to continue their journey to turn ideas into success.”
Venture Class 10 graduates join a robust community of fellow entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, instructors, and top-level support professionals.
FAU Tech Runway® is a public-private partnership formed to incubate and accelerate early-stage technology-based companies, under the purview of FAU’s Division of Research.
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