Venture Directory

Animo

Animo uses AI to quantify and predict psychological well-being to facilitate human flourishing. Their Meta feature enables startups to better understand how their employees are feeling, and how sustainable their stress is on an aggregate level – all while preserving individual anonymity.

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Next 36, 2019

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Quinn Underwood
Samin Khan

Betterbooks

Betterbooks helps you gamify your reading habit, improve your comprehension, and find the best books.

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Next 36, 2019

Founders:

Shawn Moss
Liam Herbst

DawaSwift

DawaSwift Inc. is a transport and logistics company with a mission to transform the medical product retail market in Africa, India, Latin America and other emerging markets by eliminating the barriers of affordability, accessibility and availability of health services globally.

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Next 36, 2019

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Odero Otieno

Diversifai

Diversifai is a social media based beauty platform made for people of diversity. You can scan your facial features into your profile, and their AI technology will classify and match you to other people with similar features so you can get relevant content tailored for your specific needs.

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Next 36, 2019

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Yuchi Yang

FLIK

FLIK is a community hub where young, ambitious women can discover phenomenal females working towards social impact and explore opportunities to help support their own initiatives and ideas.

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Next 36, 2019

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Ravina Anand
Michelle Kwok

FYT

FYT Technologies Inc. develops software that allows fitness influencers to stream live-classes to their audience with the goal of making fitness entertaining, approachable, effective, and convenient.

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Next 36, 2019

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Carter Sprigings
Edgar Brown

Forvera Health

Forvera Health is a managed marketplace that connects licensed optometrists with corporations, working with optometrists utilizing mobile optometry equipment to perform comprehensive on-site eye exams for patients.

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Next 36, 2019

Founders:

Newton Zheng

Health Bridge

Health Bridge is eliminating the language barriers in healthcare. They strive to improve patient-flow, reduce wait times, and increase patient outcomes while allowing clinicians and specialists to obtain more accurate information for each of their patients, thus saving time and resources.

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Next 36, 2019

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Haman Man
Alex Henniffent

Hop In Technologies

Hop In Technologies is revolutionizing the way employees get to work by improving accessibility to workplaces. Through their shuttle solutions, Hop In empowers corporations to be the driving force behind an improved quality of life for their employees.

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B2B

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Next 36, 2019

Founders:

Erich Ko

InstinctX

InstinctX is a social media firm that focuses enabling and increasing the capacity for human relationships by leveraging existing and emerging technologies.

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B2C

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Next 36, 2019

Founders:

Sam Park

MedMe Health

MedMe is an on-demand health advisor that lets you digitally access pharmacists, treatments, and medications in the comfort of your home.

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B2C

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Next 36, 2019

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Purya Sarmadi
Nicholas Hui

Prolego.ai

Prolego.ai leverages the power of predictive modelling to automate underwriting. Their AI solution for life insurers reduces customer acquisition costs, expedites underwriting, boosts customer satisfaction, and increases sales without increasing risk exposure.

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Next 36, 2019

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Mahan Salehi
Andrey Khesin
Daniyar Akhmedjanov

ThriveHire

ThriveHire is the career platform for the global health community. By featuring organizations, jobs, volunteer positions and more, ThriveHire is a one-stop-shop for launching and developing your global health career.

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Next 36, 2019

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Hayley Mundeva

VOLTFUSE

VOLTFUSE is a specialty headwear and apparel brand, based out of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Alex Henniffent (Next 36, 2019)

Wanda

Wanda is Canada’s first ever delivery only grocery store. They leverage technology to make Wanda the most convenient and affordable way to purchase your groceries.

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PJ Grant (Next 36, 2019)
Ahmed Dauda (Next 36, 2019)

Win-Win HomeSharing

By pairing students with senior citizens, Win-Win Homesharing reduces the cost of living for students while offering a helping hand and companionship to seniors living alone. In exchange for half-priced rent, students complete chores for seniors, allowing them to stay in their homes for longer and enjoy an additional income.

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Next 36, 2019

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Catherine Kelly

Wishplay

Wishplay uses virtual reality so patients of all ages can experience the world beyond their illness or circumstance. Wishplay provides an escape beyond the four walls of their room, reduces their pain, and in many cases grants final wishes so loved ones can experience something truly special.

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Next 36, 2019

Founders:

Ermias Nagatu

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