Dermala

We have 10 times more microbes than human cells and 100 times more microbial genes than human genes. The human microbiome (collection of all microbes) is a fundamental part of our physiology. Dermala is pioneering unique human microbiome-based drug discovery and development. Our approach is based on previously unexplored aspect of the microbiome – metabolome (collection of all metabolites from the microbiome) that plays a critical role in health and/or disease.

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Direct Cannabis Network

 

Direct Cannabis Network is the leading digital news network highlighting the latest tech, entrepreneurs and innovative companies in the cannabis industry. DCN’s mission is to build an ecosystem for the entrepreneurial community that provides a voice for the startups, a platform for the professionals and a community for the entrepreneurs through the form of quality original editorial press, short videos, and DCN’s own original web series shows. To learn more, visit www.directcannabisnetwork.com

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Doctible

 

Doctible is a healthcare marketing platform that helps private practices automate their operations to better engage and retain their patients. Founded in 2013, Doctible provides best-in-class patient engagement, communication tools and analytics.

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Epitracker, Inc.

 

Epitracker, Inc. is a San Diego based biotechnology company, which is unlocking secrets long held by dolphins in order to improve human health on a global scale. Epitracker works cooperatively with the U.S. Navy to translate discoveries made from the Navy dolphin population into human therapeutics and diagnostics across four primary focus areas including, cardiometabolic diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, aging –associated diseases and skin repair.

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eSUB

The best cloud-based construction software for subcontractor project management.

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Fabric8Labs, Inc

 

Fabric8Labs is a San Diego based company that is developing the world’s first non-thermal metal 3D printing process. Fabric8Labs’ patent-pending 3D electrochemical additive manufacturing (ECAM) process eliminates the need for expensive high-power lasers, vacuum chambers or metal powders. Our process lowers the overall cost of ownership of metal 3D printing by 10x while delivering exceptional print quality, surface finish and print speed that meets or exceeds the current market offerings.

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Fantasy Sports Co.

Fantasy Sports Co. is a mobile-first company focusing on the sports/leisure vertical. We’re proud to make LineStar® the world’s leading Daily Fantasy Sports Analytics Platform which is available for free on both Android/iOS. All our apps are developed 100% in-house in Carlsbad, CA. Stay tuned for what’s next, we’re working on the next hit app!

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Feetz

We make 3D Printed shoes that are custom fit and styled using your smartphone. Amazing technology that wows customers in watching a shoe being “born”.  We solve a big problem (fit) in a big global market ($20bn) with key patented technology (5 patents) with an awesome team… and make revenue.

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Forge Therapeutics

We are developing a novel antibiotic to treat infections caused by drug resistant Gram-negative bacteria where treatments no longer exist. The target, LpxC, has been worked on by large pharma for decades but failed due to limitations with their metal binding chemistry. Pharma has optimized 90% of the chemistry and we have solved the remaining 10%.

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FHOOSH

FHOOSH protects and powers valuable information for corporations, institutions and government. We do so with two synergistic solutions: FHOOSH bankLevel+™ cybersecurity safeguards an organization’s critical business and customer data from cyberthreats by storing it in a state that is useless to hackers. FHOOSH does so ~5x faster than storing data unencrypted. FHOOSH technology breaks apart, disassociates, separately encrypts then disperses data. The system also quickly notifies network administrators when unauthorized individuals try to access FHOOSH-protected databases, object stores and file systems. With 15 patents pending, FHOOSH technology has been validated by the foremost cybersecurity response and assessment firm. With powerClick, users can quickly and securely complete even the most sophisticated web and PDF forms with a single click, going far beyond available form fillers. Users can also breeze through eCommerce and mobile checkouts more safely as guests.

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Fragmob

Most independent sales reps lack sales and management experience and are given inadequate training and poor tools, if any. No wonder that most fail. Fragmob creates fun, gamified, powerful mobile apps to make these sales reps more effective. We are already fundamentally changing and improving a global market of 100 million sales reps with well-designed and intuitive apps.

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FuelRod

FuelRod® offers a world-first, on-the-go power solution for users of mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.) so that they can enjoy continuous, untethered power anytime, anywhere. With 7 billion mobile devices worldwide, the market for mobile chargers is estimated to be $7B in the US alone. We intend to become a market leader by introducing a scalable, high-margin business model based on the concept of “Power as a Service (PaaS).” Just exchange a depleted FuelRod for a fully charged one at any of our automated kiosks or SwapBoxes. They will be found at convenient, high-traffic locations such as airports, convention centers, hotels/resorts, theme parks, subway/train stations, coffee shops, etc.

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GoFormz

GoFormz provides a mobile-first productivity solution that lets businesses capture data electronically with mobile forms that look exactly like existing paper forms. We transform companies into truly data-driven businesses that capture real-time information across their entire workflow. With eight million form pages processed, GoFormz is helping over 10,000 customers across more than 150 countries eliminate paper forms, unlock business data and dramatically improve how they work. GoFormz is backed by Cloud Apps Capital Partners and FLOODGATE and based in San Diego, California.

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Grolltex, Inc.

 

Grolltex, for ‘graphene-rolling-technologies’, leverages research from the University of California, San Diego’s Nano-engineering Dept., that enables the practical and sustainable manufacture of the ‘wonder material’, graphene. This next generation material will be used for advances in flexible electronics, wearables, water desalination, life saving biosensors, and much more.

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Guru

 

Guru is the technological bridge between cultural institutions and a 21st-century audience. We make the museum experience interactive, immersive, and compelling for visitors both inside and outside museums, zoos, and aquaria. How do we do this? We tell stories. Through virtual reality, augmented reality, audio, and video we turn the ever-present smartphone into a personal concierge, an expert tour guide, a map, and more. With Guru, there are no limits, there are no walls.

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Holonis

Holonis is the solution for anyone to become successful online. Our goal is to unleash human creativity by giving the opportunity for all users to transform their passions into an opportunity that they can profit from. The Holonis platform enables users to tell their story by connecting the tools they need for content, commerce, distribution, social media, data, and customer engagement. By eliminating the barriers to online success, Holonis makes it easy for anyone to market themselves in a way that stand-alone websites can’t. The power of the platform connects all users into a community that amplifies marketing efforts allowing them to build and manage their brand.

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Industry

Industry is a professional network and hiring platform (think LinkedIn) exclusively for the service and hospitality industry (restaurants, bars, clubs, and hotels). The company has already gained traction with giants in the industry, with a client list that includes MGM Resorts International, Stone Brewing Co, among others.

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KLOTHO Therapeutics, Inc.

KTI, a virtual biotech company, has filed patents on modified KLOTHO proteins with great potential to positively impact aging, cognition, kidney function, fibrosis and cancer. KTI is well positioned to enter human trials within 2 years focused on its first indication: acute kidney disease, which kills 300k/year and represents a $2B market opportunity in U.S. alone. Led by successful biotech startup execs, KTI has de-risked the development process to accelerate human proof of concept studies

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LabFellows

LabFellows is a Digital Research Platform and Full Service Lab Concierge supporting BioTech companies through the Discovery and Development Phase. Industrial research is an extremely expensive and highly inefficient process. By leveraging sharing economy principles, deep understanding of scientific research, and our technology platform, we are able to save BioTech companies on average 30% on their capital expenditures while accelerating their research timelines.

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Lawn Love

Lawn Love is an on-demand lawn care company. We’re Handy/Homejoy for everything outside the walls. At $74B/year, the lawn care market is huge, and over 80% of American households have a lawn. The market is low-tech, highly fragmented, and the current customer experience is terrible. We’re bringing software and smart operations to the space, which both improve the end customer experience and drive significant value for the supply side of our market.

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LeadCrunch

LeadCrunch is cool because it empowers small and medium size business to find new customers using cutting edge artificial intelligence. Think of LeadCrunch as “David’s slingshot” for outbound sales teams to beat Goliath incumbents. Our customers get 3x to 6x improvement in lead quality. That is why we grew by more than 90% in every month of 2016 (so far).  Data is growing and changing at an unprecedented rate. LeadCrunch gives you the power of artificial intelligence to find patterns that describe companies most likely to buy from you. Unlike lead brokers, trade shows, and other lead sources, LeadCrunch scans all data in real time so you can target sales efforts with laser precision.

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Leading Biosciences

Leading BioSciences is advancing a novel therapeutic to address conditions that result from the breakdown of the intestinal mucosal barrier. Now in advanced clinical testing, LB1148 is designed to prevent postoperative ileus and surgical adhesions, reduce complications from cardiovascular surgery and stop multiple-organ failure from acute shock.

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LoanHero

LoanHero has developed an instantaneous consumer loan origination platform that is powered by marketplace resources (peer-to-peer), balance sheet and strategic lenders – providing the best financing option for the consumer, merchant and lender at the point of sale. By integrating different lending products into one streamlined platform, LoanHero is able to offer the most competitive loan product available for all levels of credit, empowering merchants and lenders alike to become a hero to the consumers they serve.

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LoanHero, Inc.

LoanHero provides financing for the important things in life. Whether it’s a medical procedure not covered by insurance or a new roof, we’re there to cover expenses over $1,000. Our innovative financing platform empowers merchants to extend instant financing at the point of sale. With multiple lenders in a simple application, consumers receive the best loan product regardless of their credit.

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Lymber

Lymber helps you find the classes and activities that best fit your lifestyle, with results based on your location and unique preferences. With Lymber, you can now enjoy the best in fitness and wellness without costly monthly membership fees and restrictions.

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Measurabl

 

Measurabl is sustainability solved by software. More than 20,000 properties – representing 4BN square feet across 67 countries – use Measurabl to measure, manage, and improve their energy and sustainability performance. Our software enables companies to automatically collect utility data, report on sustainability performance, and identify energy and water efficiency opportunities while simplifying reports to global sustainability benchmarks like GRESB and CDP.

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MemComputing, Inc.

 

We are on the verge of releasing game changing SW & HW products that perform at 1-4 orders of magnitude faster (verified by the SDSC) than today’s best Machine Learning algorithms. The technology, MemComputing, was invented at UCSD by Physicists, Dr. Di Ventra (Prof) and Dr. Fabio Traversa. Inspired by the inner workings of the brain they developed this IP that performs like Quantum would like to, but is standard tech. Founded by John Beane (ecoATM-$350M, Pyxis-$1B) and the co-inventors.

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MindTouch

MindTouch is a cloud-based software helping companies take the product content they already produce and turn it into a customer engagement channel that educates buyers and creates product experts to grow revenue.

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Molecular Assemblies

The life science industry is driven in large part by our growing understanding of the genome. Taking the industry to the next level requires equal advances in synthesizing DNA or “writing’ new genomes. Cost-effective, high-quality methods for writing this genetic code will enable programming of cells to produce new sources of advanced therapeutics, food, fuels, advanced chemicals, agricultural products and eventually big data storage, nanomachines and bioelectronics. Two of the founding members of ABI, the original genomics tools company, have reunited to develop a patented enzymatic process to advance writing of these important genomes.

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Molecular Assemblies

 

Molecular Assemblies, Inc. is a San Diego-based company developing a revolutionary, enzymatic DNA synthesis technology capable of powering new products in industrial synthetic biology, personalized therapeutics, precision diagnostics, and eventually information storage, nanotechnology and more. Inspired by nature, the company’s proprietary DNA synthesis method is designed to produce long, high quality, sequence-specific DNA reliably, affordably and sustainably.

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