Winter has officially started and with it also started our winter cohort. We have 12 amazing and diverse startups from all over the world. Our founders come from Ghana, Philippines, Belarus, Egypt, India, US, Canada and the UK. Have a good look at this list because these companies are the world’s next biggest unicorns.
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LiVeritas Biosciences is an early-stage life science data and analytics company focused on generating transformative MS solutions for the biopharma and pharma industries. LiVeritas collects and analyzes data as part of its Mass Spec as a Service testing offering, creating streamlined workflow solutions and SaaS software tools to enable accelerated development of drug candidates towards more productive clinical outcomes.
Raised $100,000; Two signed biopharma clients, revenue scheduled November 2020; One Strategic Partnership LOI signed by a multi-billion dollar company; One Service Agreement under legal review for a $50,000 project with a second multibillion dollar company with Strategic Partnership LOI on its way; Commitment from senior mass spectrometry operations experts and bio/pharma influencers to come on board post-seed fund-raising round.
Founder: Lieza Marie A. Danan
KovaDx is making the diagnosis of red blood cell diseases quick and affordable by combining 3D Phase Imaging with Deep Learning. KovaDx’s work is special because it is granting access to faster, easier to use diagnostic and monitoring tools.
Pre-seed Funding Raised; Research Partnerships signed with 2 reputable global institutions; Received exclusive Patent Option from top 20 University; Numerous grants, and awards received including awards at Yale University; Impressive progress with prototype development.
Founders: Dr. Yaw O. Ansong Jnr, Timothy D.Adamson, and Song Kim
Aibion is an end to end digital pathology platform for patients, pathologists and pathology labs. HistoCloud is Aibion reliable solution for digital medical imaging storage and analysis and opinion. Aibion also developed the HMind which is an Intelligent decision making support systems based on the recent artificial intelligence technologies.
Partnership agreement signed with all the major institutions of the country; Medical image annotation lab established with Belarusian State Medical University; Microsoft for Startups winner and Nvidia inception program member; 4 B2B customers with 105 K / year revenue; 500 K investment so far.
Founder: Roman Gromov
MENA leading ed-tech platform connecting MENA youth to
educational opportunities around the world. The platform
has 3 product:
1. MARJ3 Education dedicated to schools and universities.
2. MARJ3 Courses for MOOCs and tutoring.
3. MARJ3 Scholarships for funded opportunities. Users can use the platform to search, compare, and then enroll in the best fit-opportunity.
2.4 Million monthly visits per month.
Founder: Sami Al Ahmed
Rozzy Learning Company is an education technology company that brings career and project-based learning to K-12 students. Rozzy’s goal is to provide teachers with easy-to-use high quality resources that they can use in every classroom.
Raised $625k; Rozzy is used by over 8,000 teachers in over 1,000 schools and has impacted over 100,000 students; Rozzy has over 5,000 lessons and resources, more than any other edtech company of its size.
Founder: Allison Bischoff
YUVA PAY is a unique last mile Financial Inclusion Mobile Collection & Payment platform. YUVA PAY enables Digital transactions without internet connectivity for the Unconnected and Unbanked population.
Seed Round Raised – $150k; Customers – 68KRevenue; $80KPartnership – VISA, Yes Bank, ICICI Bank, ICICI Prudential, Fidelity International, eGovernance Department India.
Founder: PRASHANTH B
With the tremendous growth of E-commerce happening in the MENA region – a TAM of +580 Million population 50% of them are below 30 years old . The 30bn$ E-commerce market that is growing 30% YoY is missing the E-commerce aggregator and price comparison platform that provides consumers with the right information to make the right purchase decision. Matwaffar provides a multi channel Platform to be the preferred hub for e-Commerce. Aiming to be the “Honey” of the middle east.
Raised: 150 K$ 3 Co-founders; Expert Dojo: 20k $ to go up to 100k$; Signed with the top marketplaces in MENA including Amazon.
Founder: Wael Abou ElElla, Mohamed Okasha, Wael Fateen
Officekit HR is an Hire to Retire HCM Platform with consumer grade user experiences which handles multi country and multi currency. It is easy to learn with high employee engagements and employee experiences.
Infotech has raised 500k USD; 20 customers are using their platform with 18000 employees on their platform; The platform is used across 15+ countries; Customers like Lulu with 6500 Employees are using the platform for their Global HR management.
Founder: Mohammed Faizan Lanka & Mr Haris
KorrAI has embarked on the mission to improve planetary resources discovery and management valued in the quadrillions, by revolutionizing the way spatial data is interpreted.
KorrAI is building a data-as-a-service platform to accelerate the process of finding economic targets, reducing costs and carbon emissions. It draws expertise from the remote Canadian north. It might as well be the moon!
Implementation of AI engine for a junior exploration company in the vast northern regions of Canada. KorrAI saved over $60k and 32 kg of CO2, at a third of the proposed budget which resulted in the discovery of potentially economic targets.
Founder: Rahul Anand and Jeff Burke
VERSUƧ is where fans play. VERSUƧ is the fan participation platform where fans Play, Compete, Win and chat with friends during live sports. Using our proprietary game sync technology and Fanchat, fans predict a play in real-time, show off their
fandom with trivia and contests, climb the leaderboard, challenge their friends, earn V$ points, prizes and bragging rights. VERSUƧ solves the $80 Billion dollar problem of sports marketing: no data to know if it works, by delivering brands engagements up to 18X higher than social media. We track insights and behaviour data to deliver sponsors and teams return on every dollar spent.
$1 million raised in SEED; $9 revenue per fan; CAC = $0.71, $15k average sale to brand clients; $2 CPE up to $450 CPA pricing model; Proven fan engagement and revenue models with; 10,000 fans across 4 sports.
Founder: Daryl Hemingway
Benjamin predicts and prevents wasteful healthcare spending by individuals and organizations. The problem: High deductible health plans are now used by 70% of Americans, which shifts the burden to understand how to “shop” on the individual. As a result, $370B is unknowingly wasted overpaying for prescriptions and mis-managing medications. The solution: Benjamin™, the first claims-driven AI advisor that finds cash savings on prescriptions and reduces adverse drug events.
Closed previous Bridge Round and as of Q4 2020, they will be opening their $1M Pre-Seed Round! With $47.5K MRR currently contracted, a 27% MRR increase from Q3 to Q4, and strong contract renewals.
Founder: Jim Lewis
For enterprises focused on driving growth through innovation, Hypha is a knowledge management platform that allows teams to find, share and reuse knowledge more easily, generate new ideas faster and create better solutions. Through connecting and integrating qualitative and quantitative knowledge, insights and data – from both inside and outside the organization – Hypha unlocks value and provides new opportunities for transformational growth. Using a revolutionary combination of graph technology and AI/ML processing, the Hypha solution is mapped against an enterprise’s unique organization structure, and it enables three unique innovation lenses of Hindsight, Cross-Sight and Foresight.
Secured six enterprise clients across the globe in the seven months since formation. Clients include globally recognized brands. Product is live, in production, for five clients. Revenue generating from the second month. Secured four partnerships with innovation and trend agencies. Acknowledged by client in a scientific paper.
Founder: Arpit Kaushik, Louis French, Chris Thompson Website: https://www.hypha.cc/
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