Portfolio

circle6Since its founding in 2001, VentureLab has supported the creation of hundreds of startups based on Georgia Tech research. Many have been acquired or IPOd, and many are still operating independently.

Our newer startups are often eager to meet potential customers, partners, mentors, and investors. If you’d like to get in touch with any of our startups, contact us and we’ll make an introduction.

Aerospace

Terminal Velocity Aerospace Reentry data collection and small payload recovery services
Adaptive Flight High-performance flight control system for UAVs.
Virtual Aerosurface Technologies Small-scale actuators for aerodynamic flow control and other applications

Agriculture

Grubbly Farms Upcycles pre-consumer food waste to produce insect-based source of protein for animals

Biomedical

Skywalker Control of a robotic hand using an ultrasound sensor
Microfluidic Delivery Delivering biomolecules, proteins into cells using microporation
Versa Technology “non-operable” isolated functional tricuspid regurgitation (FTR) to be treated via a transcatheter valve
CameRad Technologies Add patient image to radiology images to reduce errors
Tumor Monorail Tumor Monorail
Artificial Platelets Synthetic platelets for improved massive hemorrhage clotting
Kidney Injury Dysfunction Support (KIDS) Continuous renal replacement therapy device for pediatric patients
Clean Hands Safe Hands Device to improve hand hygiene compliance
Vertera Spinal implant based on PEAK material surface geometry
BetterWalk Simple, safe, comfortable crutches
Bionic Sciences Assistive technology to interface with numerous devices
Lukari BME
Amniox Medical Tissue Preservation BME LifeSciences
Usable Health Meal recommendation system for people with special dietary needs.
Clearside Biomedical Microneedle ocular drug delivery
Rosen ME PulseFlow Pump Family Pump LifeScience
Tissue Interrogation Device Handheld tissue interrogation device detects pressure ulcers
AlpZhi Rosen FMSL AlpZhi, Inc.
XFCT Systems Benchtop X-ray fluorescence computed tomography system for molecular imaging of small animals
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) Probes Hydrocyanine reactive oxygen species probes for medical diagnostics
Realtime Handheld Multispectral Imager Realtime handheld multispectral imager for early stage pressure ulcer detection
Medivity Endoscopic Abdominal Access via NOTES Approach
NanoGrip Mechanically-activated instruments for micromanipulation
Micron Biomedical Microneedle patches for influenza and polio vaccines
OpenCell Electrosonic ejector microarrays for intracellular delivery of nanomaterials
Acellular tissue regeneration Acellular matrices derived from embryonic stem cells for soft tissue regeneration
Apica Cardiovascular Portfolio of three mitral valve-related patent applications.
MetaboScan Diagnostics Discovery and application of metabolic biomarkers for early diagnosis of cancer
Lena Biosciences Miniature diagnostic, microfluidic multiwell plates for cell based assays in vitro: The development and integration of synthetic 3D scaffolds
Syzygy Shape-memory polymers for personal listening devices
Cell Constructs Developing technology to eliminate hypertrophic and keloid scars
Regeneration Matrix Device to bridge peripheral nerve gaps
Transmium Neurotransmitter-based biomaterials for restoration of nerve function
Sub-Micro Magnetic particles to remove cancer metastases or blood-borne viruses
TASSER Informatics Informatic tools for drug discovery
Axion Biosystems Cell-based neurological assay system for drug discovery.
SpherIngenics Cell microencapsulation for craniofacial reconstruction and aesthetic procedures
Polyketals Delivery and sustained release of therapeutic drugs
Trivalve Cardiac valve repair technology
Piezodyne Nanoscale generator for powering small devices and bio-sensors.
CorSynergy Medical device to directly connect left ventricle with the descending aorta
MedShape Medical devices primarily for use in minimally invasive surgery
AxoTect Therapeutic products for preventing chemotherapy-induced nerve damage
Vivonetics Enabling the visualization of gene expression in living cells
CardioMEMS Wireless sensing and communication technology for the human body

Clean Technology

The Greenlink Group Using evidence to solve the world's complex resource problems.
Prosumer Grid Internet-like control architecture and control software system for the electric power grid
Carbice Carbon nanotubes for thermal management
Polaritek Systems Photovoltaic wafer inspection
CoolClouds IC cooling
UrjaNet Data and tools for optimizing energy use and cost
RideCell Rider matching using cellular devices
Qoil Change your oil, not your engine
Suniva High-efficiency silicon photovoltaic cells
Climate Forecast Applications Probabilistic weather forecasting models for 10 day to 30 day horizon.
Piezodyne Nanoscale generator for powering small devices and bio-sensors.
Innovolt Innovative power protection
Plum Combustion Low-emissions combustion technology for power generation, aircraft propulsion, and industrial and domestic heating processes

Computing

The Greenlink Group Using evidence to solve the world's complex resource problems.
LIASSID Leveraging Involuntary Analog Signals for Securing Internet-of -Things Devices
Fortiphyd Detecting bad actors on industrial control networks
FraudScope Detecting fraud in medical insurance claims data
AirBox Platform supporting location-optimized deployment and management of mobile application services
DecisionIQ Prognostics and optimization analytics for industrial equipment
Toolset for Lifetime Evaluation of Circuits and Systems Software for predicting circuit failures
MoQuality Automated test generation and execution for mobile apps
Prosumer Grid Internet-like control architecture and control software system for the electric power grid
AGL Algorithms for measurement of animal behaviors
Skytree Analytics Applying machine learning to very large datasets
Pindrop Security Enterprise solutions to secure phone and voice communications
Security Axioms Novel host-based anti-malware solution based on virtual machine monitoring and memory analysis technologies.
UrjaNet Data and tools for optimizing energy use and cost
ZooZ Mobile Gesture-based mobile music studio
Pramana Safeguarding online Human Interaction
Damballa Botnet malware mitigation system
InterCAX Software modules linking CAD, modelers and SysML
E-System Design Electronic Design Automation (EDA) platform

Education

EarSketch Teaching computer science through code-based music composition
BitBlox Electronics kit for STEM education
Mechanix Educational support tools for teaching science
Inquus First online social marketplace for e-learning

Electronics

RelMaster Saving chip designers' time-to-market through failure mode prediction
Aligned Crystals Semiconductor crystal alignment for UV chips
Toolset for Lifetime Evaluation of Circuits and Systems Software for predicting circuit failures
Swamp Optics Femtosecond (fs), picosecond (ps) and nanosecond (ns) -laser-pulse and compression devices
Mavric Semiconductor Ultra power-efficient, biologically-inspired, integrated circuit architectures
Carbice Carbon nanotubes for thermal management
Ratrix Technologies Improved performance and coverage of MIMO-based communication systems
CoolClouds IC cooling
Suniva High-efficiency silicon photovoltaic cells
InSiAva Silicon light emitters for high bandwidth datacomm & inexpensive chemical/bio sensors
Qualtre High performance, low-cost, highly integrated, and low-power MEMS inertial sensors
E-System Design Electronic Design Automation (EDA) platform
GTronix Novel analog technology to extract real-world sensory information
Jacket Micro Devices Cost-effective high-performance packaging for wireless products
Qcept Semiconductor wafer inspection for surface chemical defects

Energy

Fault-Tolerant Fast Mechanical Disconnect Switch Fast Medium Voltage Fault Isolaton Switch for Interconnected Microgrids
Ultra-high energy density sol-gel ultracaps Sol-gel-based ultra capacitors
Emrgy Compact hydroelectric power generators reduce energy costs 10-30%
AdeptDC Big savings on data center cooling costs through machine learning
Quest Renewables Solar racking
PAN High Surface Area Carbon Electrodes High-Power Li-ion Batteries from High Surface-Area Carbon Electrodes

Financial

Stackfolio Bank loan portfolio trading platform

Industrial

RoadSteward Computerized Pavement Condition Evaluation System for Counties & Cities
Fault-Tolerant Fast Mechanical Disconnect Switch Fast Medium Voltage Fault Isolaton Switch for Interconnected Microgrids
PickAR Augmented reality technology for order fulfillment
Fortiphyd Detecting bad actors on industrial control networks
WEAV3D Additive manufacturing method tunes composite properties over entire part surface
Crane Control Crane control system
DecisionIQ Prognostics and optimization analytics for industrial equipment
Pointivo 3D modeling technology
Gimme Vending Wireless vending machine data gathering and reporting
Swamp Optics Femtosecond (fs), picosecond (ps) and nanosecond (ns) -laser-pulse and compression devices
DHX Electric Machines 10 HP Electric Motor the size of a coffee cup
Ipsum Nano Filtration technology providing longer protection against ammonia
DDM Systems Repair and additive manufacturing of high value metal components
Soneter Non-invasive water meters
Sentrinsic Adding intelligence to industrial and mobile equipment
Plum Combustion Low-emissions combustion technology for power generation, aircraft propulsion, and industrial and domestic heating processes

Materials

Ultra-high energy density sol-gel ultracaps Sol-gel-based ultra capacitors
TC Poly Polymer nanowire improving heat transfer
Inmondo Tech MOFs (Metal Organic Frameworks)
Carbice Carbon nanotubes for thermal management
Syzygy Shape-memory polymers for personal listening devices
Polyketals Delivery and sustained release of therapeutic drugs
Verco Materials Dense, complex-shaped boron carbide for armor and wear applications

Media

EarSketch Teaching computer science through code-based music composition
Khush Intelligent music applications for mobile phones
VQLink Innovations in video quality: monitoring, reporting and enhancement

Medical Diagnostics

Prostate Diagnostic Diagnostic on chip for any cancer
Chromanostics Low-cost micronutrient diagnostic test
Lymphatech Early stage Lymphadema diagnostic
ME Ku Pneumonia Check Lifesciences Med Device CDC GT Pneumonia

Nanotechnology

FullScaleNANO Dimensional analysis, including sizes and shapes, of nanomaterials
TiSES Triboelectric nanogenerators that can convert ambient mechanical energy into electricity
Carbice Carbon nanotubes for thermal management
Sila Nanotechnologies Si-C nanocomposites for high capacity Li-ion batteries
XFCT Systems Benchtop X-ray fluorescence computed tomography system for molecular imaging of small animals
OpenCell Electrosonic ejector microarrays for intracellular delivery of nanomaterials
Nanotailored Carbon Fibers Enhanced carbon fibers through the use of nanotubes
Regeneration Matrix Device to bridge peripheral nerve gaps
Sub-Micro Magnetic particles to remove cancer metastases or blood-borne viruses
Piezodyne Nanoscale generator for powering small devices and bio-sensors.

Other

StarMobile Rapid mobilization platform for enterprise applications
Digital Vision Technology for providing superior vision and improved treatment options
Merlin Mobility Mobile app enables companies to deliver remote technical support
ProSpect Photonics Inexpensive & robust spectrometers using volume holograms
BlindSpot Actively disabling digital cameras/camcorders in restricted spaces
Asankya Enabling high-quality real-time content over the Internet
Nuventix Thermal management solutions for computer and consumer electronics markets

Pharmaceutical

Star Particles Large area sub-dermal drug delivery
PanXome Computationally matching drugs to off-label indications
NanoCliq Streamline testing for vaccine candidates
Nano Particle Drug Delivery RNA therapeutic delivery Virus Like Particle
CellectCell Human adult mesenchymal stem cells purification
Sophia Bioscience HDACi cancer prostate
General Genomics Gaucher computational phylogenic-derived therapeutics
ChemCore Therapeutics Autocatalytic drug delivery vehicles

Robotics

AutoRally Small-scale platform for autonomous vehicle testing
Diligent Droids Robotics for hospital supply distribution
SoftWear Automation Automation of traditional sewing process

Security

LIASSID Leveraging Involuntary Analog Signals for Securing Internet-of -Things Devices
Fortiphyd Detecting bad actors on industrial control networks
FraudScope Detecting fraud in medical insurance claims data
AirBox Platform supporting location-optimized deployment and management of mobile application services
Pindrop Security Enterprise solutions to secure phone and voice communications

Sensors

Olfactory Sensor Sensor used as assistive olfactory (sense of smell) device
ZnO UV Nanosensors Ultra-sensitive Schottky-barrier-enabled ultra-violet sensors
Plasmonic Sensor Fabrication of Self-Aligned Multi-Layer Plasmonic Structures Using Spin-On Dielectric Materials
Sensooda Airframe sensors for rust and fatigue
Wi-Sense Mobile air pollution sensor
Cognosos Advanced, low power, wide area network for the Internet of Things
Epigenetic DNA Sensor 12 lead diagnostic on chip for cancer - methylated DNA
Lumense Chemical and biological sensors
Sinoora Spectroscopy Sensor Sinoora
Soneter Non-invasive water meters
Sentrinsic Adding intelligence to industrial and mobile equipment

Wireless

Wi-Rythm Scheduled WiFi solution
LIASSID Leveraging Involuntary Analog Signals for Securing Internet-of -Things Devices
Cognosos Advanced, low power, wide area network for the Internet of Things
Zyrobotics Wireless tablet control for people with limited fine motor skills
Intelligent Access Wireless personal captioning system
Whisper Communications Method for encoding data to prevent unauthorized reading of RFID or Wifi
RideCell Rider matching using cellular devices
uSenso Simple, low-cost tracking of people and assets inside a building
VersaQ Flexible, conformal & reconfigurable RF components and subsystems
GTronix Novel analog technology to extract real-world sensory information
Jacket Micro Devices Cost-effective high-performance packaging for wireless products
CardioMEMS Wireless sensing and communication technology for the human body