WBT Alumni Presenter Updates



WBT2012


ATD Waste Systems Inc. received US Patent, more...

CFD Research Corporation Strengthens Bio-Battery Product Line by Licensing Technology from Akermin, Inc., more...

CollegeMobile partnered with itracks to produce an innovative model for qualitative research, more...

GrowSafe Systems Ltd. wins Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) Regional Award, more...

Independa raised $5 million in Series A Funding. Funding came from City Hill Ventures and other investors. Deal secures a strategic partnership with LG Electronics USA, more... Independa received the prestigious 2013 Innovation Award by the San Diego Business Journal more...

Kulira Technologies is the recipient of the Arizona Commerce Authority AZ Fast Grant Funding, more...

Nasseo, Inc. raised $520,000 in seed funding led by Bioinspire, more... Nasseo, Inc wins 2013 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC) more...

NovaTorque Inc. added to BW Ventures portfolio, more...

PlantForm Corporation has been awarded a contract for $1.7 million from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), more...

PortVision signed a three-year agreement with Sunoco Logistics to provide the company with its TerminalSmart™ platform.

Pug Pharm Productions Inc. raised $1 million in a Series A round led by Goal Holdings, more...

ShowUhow acquired by SellPoint, Inc., a provider of video on-demand product tours.

Telmedx, Inc. selected as one of top 3 Most Promising Companes of 2013 at Personalized Medicine World Conference 2013.

Tellus technology Inc. wins Prestigious Cleantech Award, more...

Tyromer Inc. Wins the Cup at Recycling Idol 2012, more...

Yactraq Online Inc. was judged the top company at the CINA Rising Star Showcase 5.0, more...





WBT2011


Ablitech Inc.- Mississippi biotech startup moves to Baltimore, (more...). Ablitech Inc. awarded a $2 million grant by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for R&D into Heterotopic Ossification, more...

Algisys, LLC raised $880,000 in a private equity investment deal, (more...). Algisys, LLC closed $2.5 million of an anticipated $5 million series A round, more...

Applied Technologies Company Ltd is the national winner for Russia at the ENERGY GLOBE award 2012, more...

BioVantage Resources, Inc. has raised $958,769 of a $2,250,360 private offering, more...

Easy Energy Systems, Inc. raised an undisclosed amount of funding.

Failsafe Hazmat Compliance won the Journal Record Innovator of the Year award, more...

Ibris Inc. received a $207,000 grant from NIH, more...

MTPV (Texas) WBT11's Platinum Award winner, raises $6.5 million (more...)

Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAVSOLVE) won FLC Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer, more...

NovaCentrix and SDK reach a Licensing Agreement, (more...). DuPont and NovaCentrix announce an arrangement, more...

OsComp Systems raised $1.6 million, more...

PBS Biotech, Inc. acquires Medical Devices Contract Manufacturing Firm Integrity CMI, (more...). PBS Biotech, Inc. signed an exclusive distribution agreement with DYNC B.V. to market and sell its Single Use Bioreactor technology into Europe., more...

Perk Dynamics, Inc. received $1.3 million in Venture Round funding, more...

RayVio Technologies is First Place winner of the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship & Commercialization's New Venture, more...

Securewaters Inc. raised $600K.

Silicon Solar Solutions raised $100K in new funding, more...

Siva Therapeutics Inc closed an undisclosed initial angel financing round, (more...). Siva Therapeutics raised $400k.

Tour Engine, Inc. awarded new funding from the Israeli DOE “Start-up” fund, more...

Xanofi, Inc. raised 825,456 in funding






WBT2010


Animal Innovations (Texas) sells $500K in shares in initial $3 million offering. more...

CardiaLen (Missouri) receives $300K in Sept. 2010 (more...) followed by $735K from Broadview Ventures in March 2011. more...

DataInfoCom (Texas) receives commercialization grant from Texas Emerging Technology Fund for $1.6 million. more...

DynaMotor (Ohio) receives $100K from the Innovation Fund Ohio more...

FibeRio (Texas) Silver Award winner at WBT2010, closes its Series A round. more... Also receives $1.5 million grant from Texas Emerging Technology Fund (more...) and an undisclosed investment from Cottonwood Technology Fund. more..

Lantos Technologies (Massachusetts) closes $1.6 million for their 3-D medical scanner. more...

LiquidPiston (Connecticut) raises $5 million Series B for their High Efficiency Hybrid Cycle engine. Investors included Northwater Capital and Adams Capital Management. more...

MutualMind (Texas) lands $150K investment from Gore Focus LLC. more...

North Dakota State University Research Foundation signs an exclusive license to TreeMiner, Inc for their patented suite of data mining technologies. more...

OrthoAccel (Texas) receives angel investment of $500K in June 2010, followed by $4.6 million VC round in August. more...

Texas Tech University signs exclusive license for their metallo-beta-lactamase inhibitors to RI Scientific. more...

TheraVasc (Ohio) raises $1.8 million in venture capital in Sept. 2010. more...

Waldo Networks (Texas) attracts $750K investment led by Texo Ventures. more... Waldo Networks adds to Texo investment with $879K in Sept 2010 and $500K in Jan. 2011. more...

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WBT09

WBT09


Briefcam (Israel) announces partnership with Milestone Systems, the leading global developer of open platform IP video management software. more...
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Cool Energy (Boulder, CO) wins 2009 Clean Tech Open Sustainability Award. more...

Halo Monitoring (University of Alabama) closed a second round of funding for $1.5 million. more ...

InvivoSciences (University of Wisconsin) was recently selected as a winner of the Emerging Company Showcase awarded by BioForward of Wisconsin. The company was one of six companies to represent Wisconsin at the Biotechnology Vision Summit on October 7, 2009. more...

MacuClear adds $900K in angel funding led by Central Texas Angel Network. more...

US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) D-FENS technology was transferred under a Patent License Agreement with ClorDiSys Solutions, Inc. more...

Obsidian Strategics (Canada) installs 30 and 40 Gbits/s InfiniBand links between buildings to support two separate projects at UCLA. more...

VitalMedix adds $1 million in venture capital to its $1.7 million in Department of Defense and U.S. Army funding. more...

Vumii was acquired by Opgal. Vumii will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Opgal under the same management team. more...

WBT08

WBT08

Advanced Diamond Technologies wins a $4.8 million government contract from the Defense Threat Protection Agency for to make diamond biosensors for real-time detection of E. coli and other water-borne pathogens. more... Adds $3.5 million in a third round of funding. more...

Atreo Medical, Inc (McMaster University, Canada) lands $500,000 investment from the Ontario Centers of Excellence. more...

Eureka Genomics raises $3.7 million from angels and private investors. more...

FlashScan3D (University of Kentucky) will receive a share of $17 million in Department of Homeland Security funding for advanced biometric identification. more...

General Fusion Inc. won a $13.9 million grant from Sustainable Development Technology Canada and announced a partnership with Los Alamos Lab. more... Then raises $9 million in VC. more...

Hybra Drive Systems received a $3.4 million grant from Michigan's 21st Century fund. Earlier in 2008, Hybra-Drive beat out a raft of competitors for the opportunity to build three trucks for UPS, FedEx Ground and Purolator Courier. more....

Life:WIRE (Canada) announces partnerships with Action Healthcare Management and CPM Healthcare Centers Inc. more...

MicroTransponder - (University of Texas at Dallas) closes $2.2 million Series A round to further develop their wireless neurostimulation system for chronic pain. more...
Then adds $7 million in Series B. more...

Promia (UC Davis) gets a $4 million order from the U.S. Navy. more...

Terapio receives $1.7 million from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund. more...

ThreeFold Sensors named to the 2009 Michigan Top 50 Companies to Watch list. more...

Vestaron (Michigan) -- formerly Venomix -- receives $2.5 million Series A1 investment from Open Prairie Ventures, to go with their $2.25 million from the Southwest Michigan First Lifescience investment. more...





WBT07

WBT07

Advanced Cerametrics (Lambertville, NJ) receives of a 5 year Cooperative Agreement contract from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD) to develop and scale up a large volume continuous fiber process technology. The contract is valued at $12 million. more...

AerovectRX received $250,000 from Georgia VenureLab, plus $1.2 million in funding from Georgia Venture partners, and the Emergent Growth fund. more...

Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc raises $2.65 million, led by Bespoke Capital. more...

Kai Sensors and the University of Hawaii get $850,000 investment from the U.S. Army. more... Kai Sensors completes a $2.2 million Series A in December of 2007, followed by an undisclosed Series B in August 2008. more...

Medtrina Pharmaceuticals (Wayne State University) secures $4.4 million from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, in April of 2007, followed by licensing deal with AstraZenica. more...

Lumedyne Technologies (formerly Omega Sensors Inc.) raises $1.5 million from Lunar Ventures, Space Angels. more ...

Resonant Sensors receives $600,000 investment from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund. more...

ThromboVision closes Series A round of financing over $4 million. more...

TRX Systems (University of Maryland) selected as Best Global Security Startup and wins $500,000. more ...

Travelling Wave finishes an undisclosed Series A round. more...

WBT06

WBT06

Appliflex closed an undisclosed round in June 2007 by Matsubo Corporation. more...
ERA Biotech (Spain) receives €1.4 M investment. more...

Memsonic gets $1.6 million grant from 21st Century Jobs Fund in Michigan for computerized ultrasound imaging. more ...

Microvi Biotech gets a grant from the NIH, and wins the California Clean Tech Open. more...

Phoqus Pharmaceuticals (UK) partners with Cardinal Health, raises £10 million, completes IPO. more ...

QCR Corporation contracts with Lockheed Martin, CompUSA, and Abbott Labs to provide software. more...

Retica Systems closes a $5.4 million Series B led by Boston group Sigma Partners. more...

RSP Tooling gets a $350,000 jump-start from Ohio-based Jumpstart. more...

Savannah River National Laboratory and UTEK Corporation license RadRope nuclear detection technology. more...

Terahop Networks, Inc (formerly SeekerNet) gets $4 million investment from former Microsoft execs. more...

Whaste Technology, Inc. discovers new enzyme to convert sewer and ag waste into energy. more...

WBT05

WBT05

Advanced Diamond Technologies closed a second round of funding shortly after the WBT, and then licensed the technology in June 2005.
Planning Systems, Inc was acquired by Foster-Miller QinetiQ North America for $42 million. more...

Luxell Technologies, Inc (Canada) received over $5 million in financing for its energy efficient LED display technology presented at WBT. more...

Nerites Corporation received over $3 million in their first round in 2005. more...

Vapro $1 million investment from Altos Ventures. more...

WBT04

WBT04

Akermin Incorporated (St. Louis University) receives Series A and B fundings totalling $8.5 million. more...
ARISIL Instruments closed a licensing deal with Micromedics. more...

Franklin Fuel Cells has continued to receive investment and R&D fundings totaling over $4 million. more...

Ice Energy LLC completed $5 million in Series A following WBT04, and closed on $25M in financing led by Goldman Sachs in May of 2007. more ...

Interphases Research received a $1 million investment from Xcel Energy.

Kirtas Technologies received a $3.4 million round in August 2005, and signed a contract with Mircosoft in October of 2006.

Lynntech Inc. (now Federis, Inc) completed a $5.5 million round led by Chrysalix Energy, Braemar Energy Ventures, and Altira.

OrganicID (University of Texas at Austin) was acquired by Weyerhaeuser for an undisclosed amount. more...

Sensant Corporation was acquired by Siemens in June 2005. Details were not disclosed. more...

Superdrive received a $1.6 million investment from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation's 21st Century Fund.

TransGenRx, Inc. received $10.5 million from private investors.

Welldog, Inc received $1.5 million in funding in 2005, followed by another $6.5 million in 2006. more...

Xilas Medical received funds totaling $2.5 million from private investors and an ETF grant.

Yangfan Biotechnology Corporation (China) received about $3 million from west coast investors.

WBT02

WBT02

2nd Point, LLC completed a licensing arrangement with Shell Oil in the Spring of 2003.
Advanced Cerametrics, Inc. received a $3 million investment from Edge Piezo LLC in April 2005.

Bridge Semiconductor Corporation received two rounds of funding in July 2004 and again in July of 2005 totalling $5.5 million.

Chiral Photonics earned a $2 million NIST ATP award in in September of 2003 and made the Red Herring Top 100 in 2004. more...

CompassSoft (formerly Compass A.I. Inc.) closed Series B fundings totalling $7 m. more...

Evoxis raised $4 million in additional angel investment in March 2004.

HydroGen LLC finishes $13.5 M financing and IPO. more....

MeshNetworks acquired by Motorola for $169 million. more...

Plextronics (previously PolyTronics, Inc) secured $3.4 million in May 2004 followed by a $20.6 million Series B in August 2007. more ...

Renal Solutions raised $18 million in December 2002, and has reportedly raised more than $43 million in capital from Dec 2002 through March 2005. more...

Vivisimo closed first $4 million round of institutional financing. more ...


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