From 49 applications, 15 growth-stage companies have made the first cut in OEN’s Angel Oregon Spring 2016 Program and will proceed to compete in the next round.
The companies represent a wide range of sectors—including agriculture, biotech, cleantech, construction, consumer products, food & beverage, healthcare, internet/web services, real estate, software, and travel.
On February 22, 10 companies will be selected to proceed. The winner of the investment award, historically between $200,000 to $300,000, will be announced at OEN’s Angel Oregon Showcase on April 13.
The 15 companies currently in the running for our spring investment award are as follows:
“38 Zeros delivers data and analytics infrastructure for building equipment. We will provide the applications platform for small Smart Buildings.”
Internet / Web Services
“Collexion’s search engine visually aggregates the world of collectibles, making it possible to find and purchase millions of items from thousands of sites.”
Cross Connection Control
“The industry that ensures we have safe drinking water is still doing everything via paper. It’s inefficient and error prone. We want to change that.”
Crystal Clear Technologies, Inc.
“CCT is a cleantech company with technology to remove toxic trace metals (Se/Ni) from wastewater streams in the power, metals and food processing industries.”
“DroneSeed plants tree seeds with drones to regenerate forests 10X cheaper.”
Gamma Therapeutics, Inc.
“GT is a biotech start up, with early revenue, developing medical devices for cardiovascular risk assessment, surgical therapy & combat casualty care. “
“IOTAS is creating Smart Apartments for the Real Estate Industry to help them increase their revenue exponentially by digitizing their products.”
Moonshadow Mobile, Inc.
Internet / Web Services
“DB4IoT shrinks IoT data by 50-80% while increasing access speeds 5-50 times creating huge cost savings for IoT providers and IoT users.”
“We revolutionize apartment hunting by instantly matching renters to homes they qualify for so they can move in today!”
“Odysys helps hotels drive more direct bookings at a lower cost. Hoteliers can connect, manage, and track digital marketing efforts with one simple platform.”
Radiant Pain Relief Centres
West Linn, OR
“The most effective, appealing and scaleable solution to the 100 million person, $600 billion/year problem of chronic pain in the US.”
“The SmarterAgGroup offers irrigation and weather monitoring systems and services to growers under its 3 brands: SmartVineyards, SmartOrchards, and SmartGrower.”
Swallowtail Spirits LLC
Food & Beverage
“Swallowtail Spirits makes premium, vodka and whiskey. The craft distilling industry is seeing incredible growth and Swallowtail Spirits is part of that growth.”
“What Yelp has done for restaurant search, the Dyrt will do for campground and paid outdoor adventure search, changing the $27 billion paid adventure trip market”
“We make high quality, rigorous and creative science kits for girls.”