Winner of the 2018 Dow Diamond Packaging Award, AeroFlexx is reimagining traditional packaging, by providing an innovative solution for CPG companies and consumers alike. With less plastic, less waste, less waste and lower shipping costs, AeroFlexx is a more sustainable packaging option.
Brideside is the only online wedding concierge service for browsing and purchasing top bridesmaid dresses and accessories. Through its reimagined e-commerce experience, try at home program and showrooms, Brideside accommodates the changing needs of busy women all over the world.
Cooler Screens is transforming retail cooler surfaces into IoT-enabled screens. Their media platform reimagines the brick-and-mortar shopping experience for consumers in the cooler and freezer aisle while delivering new marketing opportunities and smart merchandising for brands and retailers.
ESS Inc. was founded in 2011 to manufacture a cost-effective, reliable, and environmentally friendly All-Iron Flow Battery that expands the use of renewables. Incorporating abundant, low cost and non-toxic materials into our system design, enables us to offer one of the lowest installed cost/kWh storage systems on the market.
Eta Vision (pronounced “ate-uh” like the greek letter Ƞ) is a clean energy tech startup focused on infrastructure efficiency and automation. Eta Vision helps maximize infrastructure flexibility, reliability, and efficiency, and improve operator visibility by creating a smart zero management sensor network and control system. They exist to help make complex systems simple and sustainable while helping operators conceptualize and manage them.
Developed by surgeons at the University of Chicago, the ExplORer software is an interactive surgical playbook that promotes optimal teamwork in the operating room. ExplORer prevents delays & disruptions that arise due to missing or incorrect instruments, reduces instances of opened-but-unused disposable items, and captures granular intraoperative data in real-time.
Forward Stride Stables is a modern full service hunter and jumper facility located in northwest Illinois. At Forward Stride Stables, they believe that the horse’s happiness and well-being come first and are focused on creating an environment that is perfect for every rider and horse.
Foxtrot is the reimagined corner store – blending on-demand delivery through their mobile app backed by beautifully designed retail hubs to deliver a curated shopping experience of craft beer, wine, spirits, eats, gifts, and everyday essentials in under-an-hour.
Holly & Tanager is a female founded lifestyle brand focused on manufacturing & designing handbags, backpacks and accessories. Holly & Tanager was born to keep up with your busy schedule while taking organization to the next level. Without ever sacrificing fashion for function, their timeless designs display a bold desire to accommodate a woman’s lifestyle effortlessly, day after day.
Innventure – a Wasson Enterprise Partnership, focuses on systematically matching and aligning innovative technologies with substantial market opportunities, quickly commercializing them into highly successful businesses. The Innventure strategy is to partner with multinational corporations, becoming their premier systematic value creation engine. Their unique relationships provide access to innovative technologies and built-in customer channels — enabling them to identify opportunities with the highest potential — while lessening the many inherent risks to more conventional start-ups.
Pangea Money Transfer is a mobile-first remittance platform that allows users to send a transfer in less than 30 seconds. Unlike most incumbents in the industry, Pangea offers an uncomplicated and transparent pricing structure. Receivers in Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Dominican Republic can collect the money at a cash pickup location or directly into any bank account.
Formerly known as VGBio, PhysIQ (pronounced Phys-IQ) is healthcare’s first personalized physiology data analytics platform. PhysIQ is designed to track and integrate multiple vital signs to detect clinically meaningful changes against an individual baseline, rather than a population-based “norm.”
PureCycle Technologies’ process offers the only recycled polypropylene with properties equal to virgin polymer. Their proprietary process removes color, odor, and other contaminants – resulting in ultra-pure recycled polypropylene with potentially unlimited markets. They enable the use of recycled content in applications without trade-offs.
Through virtual staffing, Regroup Therapy provides the answer to mental health provider shortage and poor behavioral health care integration. The company provides high quality, virtual behavioral health teams to health care entities. This enables those entities to provide integrated and effective behavioral health services to its patients, reducing total cost of care and improving outcomes. Regroup has more than 2,000 mental health providers in its nationwide network and provides services in multiple care settings including primary care, outpatient mental health, and emergency rooms.
Visibly is a Chicago-based healthcare technology company that creates digital eye care technologies to help the world see better. Their online vision test allows patients to renew their prescription anywhere, anytime. They also offer eye care providers, eyewear retailers, and other organizations customizable software solutions to enable a better patient and consumer experience.