StartR Alumni

Inaugural Class of Fall 2013


Andro360 is a wearable wireless medical device to assess and diagnose erectile (dys)function in males. The device allows for a stress-free, homebased and private evaluation of the condition and the cloud-based algorithm enables to determine and track the severity of the problem.

Lab Fellows

Lab Fellows is an online peer-to-peer marketplace disrupting the way assets are utilized in life science research and development. Lab Fellows connects scientific researchers and allows them to lease idling instrumentation and lab space from fellow scientists that is otherwise cost-prohibitive to purchase and too difficult to find.


OvaPal is reinventing the way women track their fertility for faster, natural, and stress free pregnancy achievement. This is accomplished with a first of its kind, fully integrated, Bluetooth enabled, wearable basal thermometer and fertility tracking mobile application.


Skylit is an in-home medical device and wireless health system that treats skin conditions caused by the immune system - conditions like psoriasis, eczema and vitiligo. Skylit is the first globally affordable phototherapy device, creating a real, accessible solution for 500 million patients and their physician.


SymbiOx has developed a photosynthetic scaffold technology that provides physicians with next-generation tools for the treatment and functional restoration and healing of damaged or diseased tissues. Our products incorporate a three-dimensional cellular matrix that is designed for applications directly over acute and chronic skin wounds (burns, bedsores, eczema and diabetic foot ulcers). The technology is flexible and easily conforms to the wounded skin site. Upon application, its scaffold matrix provides a source of oxygen and growth factors directly to the wound, promoting tissue healing. At the same time it reduces local inflammation, scarring and infection.


tab32 is a revolutionary cloud based dental software as a service (SAAS) that integrates all systems in a dental office. The tablet-based visual interface provides a simple, convenient, novel, and enjoyable user experience that increases documentation efficiency for the dental clinic.

Class of Spring 2014


Water scarcity is a real and present global crisis. AquaDx is developing technology that will enable data-driven smart solution to water conservation. AquaDx combines a mobile app for performing efficient water audits with data visualization and data mining. AquaDx will incentivize commercial and industrial water users to conserve water by identifying operational cost savings.


GrollTex is developing a proprietary technology for production of grapheme. Graphene is a flexible and nearly transparent material exhibiting exceptional electrical properties and has unprecedented tensile strength. These properties make graphene an extremely desirable material for integration into electronic devices that have a wide range of applications.


With the technological advancement in the past decade, social media is still greatly lagging in the realm of connectivity. Lychee changes that. The Lychee platform is an extension of users. It evolves with the users and their interests. Instead of mining users’ data, Lychee uses users’ data to optimize users’ interactions with the social world around them.

Michron by Alpine Labs

Alpine Labs makes a product called Michron, a device that plugs into cameras and allows users to take timelapses. It is the first device that truly makes timelapse accessible to the larger public. Previously this kind of technology has been expensive, difficult to use, and it lacked functionality. Michron changes all of this and is positioned to make timelapse as common as videos and photos.


Waya is an networking app for business events.  It is the best tool to maximize your time by knowing where your opportunities are.   With Waya you know who is going to an event, how you are connected and who the best people are to talk to build valuable relationships.

Pet Wireless

Pet Wireless is the maker of Tailio, the world's first pet wellness platform designed for cats. The Tailio platform of pet friendly sensing devices, cloud-based data analytics, and mobile/web apps provides seamless proactive monitoring and insights for pet families that want the best care for their pets.

Class of Fall 2014

Aira offers an innovative service that is designed to help blind and low-vision users gain independence. The product provides personalized assistance from a network of certified agents, including family, friends, and volunteers. Our agents use a real-time interactive cloud-based dashboard purpose-built to process live data streams from cameras, GPS, and other sensor systems from wearable platforms like Google Glass. Aira’s platform uses an “Uber” style intelligent routing algorithm for connecting a vast crowdsource of agents to users for immediate assistance based on user preferences and agent schedules.

CB Therapeutics

CB Therapeutics is developing novel processes for the production of rare cannabinoids. Currently extraction of cannabinoids is not economically viable due to the cost. By using biotechnology, CB Therapeutics aims to bring these rare cannabinoids to the market for a wide range of applications.


Hydroceutical is a beverage company which specializes in manufacturing enhanced water for people with chronic disease states such as diabetes and heart disease. The minerals and vitamins that have been shown to be useful in the treatment and prevention of certain disease states now can be had in one’s daily water intake instead of remembering to take a vitamin pill.

Insilico Scientific

Our company is called Insilico Scientific. We have developed an algorithm to help drug companies optimize clinical trials outcomes and get more drugs to the market.

Service Pair

ServicePair is a mobile-first app that connects licensed contractors to construction professionals. We’re putting construction to work.

Class of Spring 2015


ChaiBrew offers a hassle-free automated brewing machine providing fresh, no artificial ingredients, and authentic tasting chai latte for your home and office at your fingertips.

Global E-Commerce Logistic Platform

Global E-Commerce Logistic Platform combines a cloud software platform with worldwide physical warehouses to help cross-border merchants to sell and deliver products worldwide efficiently and economically.


Guru is an online community marketplace that connects Yoga students and teachers who want to practice Yoga outdoors. Without the overhead of a traditional studio, students pay less and teachers earn more.


LeadCrunch accelerates growth by predicting which companies are most likely to buy from other companies. Unlike other lead generation and scoring technologies, LeadCrunch is a self-serve system that finds new leads that are most similar to your best customers.


Meego is a motion-activated alarm which adheres to an item to be monitored that is activated and sounds a loud alarm if moved.

Class of Fall 2015


Cardkive is a startup founded by two UCSD Rady School of Management alumni and an alumni from the Simon School of Business.  The company’s first product addresses the mundane problem of saving holiday/birthday cards.  Cardkive is developing an app that will facilitate the process of digitally storing this information and plans on releasing their product towards the end of this 2015.

Factor Technologies

Factor Technologies is launching Hummingbird.Money, the first automated saving and investing platform dedicated to understanding and enriching the lives of aspirational Millennial Women. We design uniquely risk-conscious investment portfolios with enhanced upside potential, and we are poised to be the first “robo advisor” to launch its own patent-protected investment products.

Precision Prognostics

Precision Prognostics has developed novel analytical approaches that aim to transform the current space of diagnostic discovery, using small molecule chemistry to predict who will develop disease or respond to a drug.


TalentCrew will help companies find and hire talent in record time with the use of technology. Finding and hiring great talent can be very costly and represent a big challenge to companies of any size. TalentCrew will solve this problem in a simple an efficient way.


BREWnGO seeks to make the world's first smart and portable tea brewer that will allow people to automatically prepare a healthy, energizing, and delicious cup of tea on the go.


Our team is aspired to provide catered products/services to specifically serve the unmet needs of the LGBTQ+ community. Our first product is a free iOS APP (TUTUroomii) that helps LGBTQ+ young people and allies find ideal roommates, new friends, and housing resources/services within the LGBTQ+ community.