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Veniam

Turns Vehicles into wi-fi hotspots. Creates a connected network of vehicles and collects urban data. Founded in Portugal. Will launch next in Singapore. Enables free wifi in urban settings. Make money from sponsorships with Teleco companies. Uses mesh network: wireless routers or nodes get connected through a gateway and pass the signal on to other nodes. Leveraging moving routers.

Investors Include: Cane Investments, Cisco Investments, Orange Digital Ventures ,True Ventures, Union Square Ventures (Teleco + Vehicle investors)

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ADAS

ADAS - Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (self-driving)

3

Comma.ai

Stealth company working on artificial intelligence. Andressen Horowitz an investor.

4

nuTonomy

MIT spinoff that builds self-driving cars and autonomous mobile robots. Investors include:
EDBI , Fontinalis Partners, Highland Capital Partners, Samsung Ventures, Signal Ventures

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RayVio

In-home wellness products (relevant to Delos)

6

PokitDok

API Provider for healthcare transactions. Also allows consumers to shop for proceddures with price ranges.

7

Hampton Creek

Food startup that does plant-based faux foods, is building an R&D center to expand product portfolio from 6 to 600.

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New Ground Ventures

Big CPG (Consumer Packages Goods) investor. Based in Westport, CT. Also invested in PokitDok and RayVio

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Edison Partners

Most active VC in NJ. Growth equity firm that invests in east coast tech companies.

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Innovation Works

Most active investor in PA. 240+ portfolio companies. Based in southwestern PA. Seed-stage investments.

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Sci-hub

Online repository of scientific papers

Over 52,000,000 papers

Used all over the world

12

Persado

Uses machine learning and natural language processing to target consumers Witt marketing messages that are meant to trigger an emotional response.

Investors include American Express ventures, Citi Ventures, Goldman Sachs

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Lattice engines - AI in advertising

Uses predictive scoring for leads or potential customers who are likely to convert.

14

Zee.Aero

Flying car startup in holister, CA.

Google co-founder Larry Page has invested over $100 million

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KnuEdge

Raised a massive $100 M round. Founded by ex-NASA chief Dan Goldin.

Machine learning and artificial intelligence companies.