Out of the 15 growth-stage applicants still in the running in OEN’s Angel Oregon Spring 2016 Program, 10 have made the second cut. On Wednesday, March 2, up to six semifinalists will be announced, all of whom will present at OEN’s Angel Oregon Showcase on April 13. Only one will win the investment award, historically between $200,000 and $300,000.
Our Angel Oregon review committee has also made the first cut in our early-stage applicant pool, selecting 24 of 54 applicants to proceed into the next round. On March 3, 12 of these 24 companies will make the second cut as we work toward selecting 5-6 finalists. All finalists will present at OEN’s Angel Oregon Showcase, and two winners will win valuable packages of goods and services, including free office space.
The 10 growth-stage 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.”
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.”
“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.”
“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.”
The 24 early-stage companies currently in the running are as follows:
Ardor Education Inc.
“Customized, procedurally adaptive mathematics practice with an applied game design feedback mechanism built for mobile devices.”
“ArtSmart is a mobile app that lets artists upload and price their work, and lets users in each city swipe left or right on affordable art pieces that they love.”
“Licensing Apps for iPhone and Droid.”
“Cardsmith is a productivity and planning tool that doubles management consultants’ effectiveness in growing their business and serving their clients. “
“We make gratitude easy by managing your business gifting so you can get back to work.”
Media & Entertainment
“Common Tater is an app for broadcasting or listening to audio commentary on live events around the world!”
“A Physician to your Doorstep with a Click of a Button.”
“Fitlandia is on a mission to end dieting with a first-of-its-kind platform that helps people make permanent lifestyle changes, starting from the mind out.”
“We help you safeguard and secure your digital identity.”
Little Handfuls Organic LLC
Food & Beverage
“Our baby food company is passing on the purees, pouches and puffs by creating products that allow for balanced nutrition and mealtime independence.”
“The needs of lighting experts who require high-fidelity luminaires with adaptive control have been overlooked as the world converts to high-efficacy LED’s.”
Miracle Query Inc.
“We propose an innovative artificial intelligence based question-answering system to assist healthcare practitioners to make better clinical decisions.”
“An audio platform (app + web) that delivers easy access to high quality audio stories from multiple sources relevant to listeners’ interests and location.”
Northwest Trout Farms
“Northwest Trout Farms ‘Changing the world one fish at a time’ 100% vertically integrated fish Hatchery and self sustaining hydroponic(aquaculture) farm.
“Poda Foods raises and processes crickets into protein powder that is sold to food manufacturers for use in products like energy bars, crackers and cookies.”
“B2B preference recommendation platform. Preference matching people to products based on individual preferences of taste, style, fit, look and feel.”
Food & Beverage
“A fresh and modern take on healthy desserts. Naturally gluten and dairy free; from nuts, fruit, chocolate and agave.”
“With our intelligent slumber mask and sleep trainer app, REMzen’s goal is to create a more natural waking experience and coach them into life-changing sleep.”
“SQWAD is a mobile platform that allows fans to challenge professional athletes to live fantasy for prizes and rewards.”
“What you want. Where you are.”
“Evolution of Travel Planning! Productivity meets travel for 2+ people traveling to multiple destinations. Plan, organize, collaborate and book in one place.”
Wave Engine Solutions
“We are developing a new fuel efficient diesel engine architecture targeted for the Class 8 truck engine repower market.”
Willamette Valley Mobile Testing
“Mobile contract quality control for small to mid-size breweries.”
“The future of work: Discover and share the best places to get work done outside the office and connect with your peers.”