2017 Semi-Finalists

Semi-Finalists by the numbers

Meet the Companies

Airspace Experience Technologies, Detroit
Developing on-demand air logistics and air mobility solutions with MOBi, and electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft

Alchemie, Troy
Building a new path to student understanding and assessment using interactive digital tools, machine learning, and data analytics

Alerje, Detroit
Building an IoMT phone case that holds a slim epinephrine auto-injector that notifies 911 of location information when used in emergencies

Ash & Erie, Detroit
Makes everyday clothes for shorter guys

Bloomscape, Detroit
A vertically integrated e-commerce plant brand founded in Detroit

Brax.Me, Detroit
Enables secure and private enterprise communication and collaboration with customers

Carma Car, Inc., Detroit
All-inclusive, month-to-month subscriptions to a car you keep

Change Dynamix, Inc., Royal Oak
Delivers a risk analytics platform powering cyber threat detection and security analysis of user and entity behaviors

Circadian Risk Inc., Ann Arbor
Our mission is to make the world a safer place, one building at a time, by reducing risk to people and critical assets

Fathom, Grand Rapids
Modernizing and simplifying the recreational rental industry starting with the Fathom One, an underwater drone built for adventure

Foodstand, Ann Arbor
Makes healthy eating an everyday habit through its mobile-first behavioral change program for workplaces, schools, and individuals

Genus, Inc., Detroit
A platform empowering caregivers and providers with the latest resources and technology to connect, communicate and care better, together

Goldstrike Data, Houghton
An EdTech company providing predictive analytics solutions for enhanced university management and decision-making

GreenMark Biomedical Inc., East Lansing
Technology that will change dentistry, revolutionize diagnostics and pain free treatment using targeted delivery

IC-SURGICAL, Grand Rapids
A medical device company transforming surgical outcomes with a new class of medical devices

Lawrence Hunt, Royal Oak
A direct to consumer clothing brand, reinventing professional apparel with sweat-proof technology

Mi Padrino, Ann Arbor
A crowdfunding platform serving as a simple alternative to age-old methods of organizing, planning and funding traditional Latino events

MTBIsense LLC, Okemos
A company dedicated to putting objective head impact information in the hands of people who need it most, when they need it

MySwimPro, Detroit
Fitness technology platform that helps swimmers around the world achieve their fitness goals through personalized coaching and analytics

Novolux Biosciences, Inc., Houghton
Makes dyes brighter than anyone, tunable in any color

Orbion Space Technology, Houghton
Develops revolutionary plasma propulsion systems that allow small satellite operators to maximize their data value

Parabricks, Ann Arbor
High performance genomic analysis

Plinqit, Ann Arbor
Helping community banks build lasting and profitable relationships with their digital customers

Pretch, Novi
A portable, stackable, sharable, whiteboard panel system

Ripple Science, Ann Arbor
A web-based software that facilitates the recruitment and management of participants for clinical and translational studies

Slideless, Ann Arbor
Digital pathology made simple

SmileBOND, Lansing
Offers patented processes FBO patients and dentists, including 3-D printing technologies

Soft Lesion Analytics, Ann Arbor
Automating cancer biopsy assessment by using machine learning to reduce the time and labor needed for diagnostics

SpellBound, Ann Arbor
Improves cooperation with medical treatment, reducing trauma and improving outcomes for patients using augmented reality

SpinTech, Inc., Detroit
Develops rapid, quantitative brain imaging software, enabling enhanced diagnosis of traumatic brain injury, dementia, and stroke

Sterilogy LLC, Bloomfield Hills
A unique body worn hand hygiene compliance system to reduce the 90,000 patient deaths & $30B in unnecessary costs

SU2 Systems, Lansing
Offering a suite of innovative multi-asset, broker-neutral investor platforms

Switched Source, East Lansing
The next generation of power-electronics solutions, enabling utility companies to deliver the smart grid of tomorrow

TechStak, Ann Arbor
An online platform helping small businesses find vetted technology solution providers for all their outsourced tech and IT needs

TheraB Medical Products, East Lansing
A startup launching SnugLit – a wearable, portable solution to infant jaundice that promotes bonding and breast-feeding

Urū, Ann Arbor
An online global platform that connects athletes with open playing positions and teams with fitting talent