2018 Lulu eGames Finalists Announced

All year, NC State entrepreneurs have been developing their ventures in preparation to compete in the 2018 Lulu eGames.  Congratulations to the following teams who have been selected as finalists from a pool of our 175 entries.

See these finalist teams at the Lulu eGames LIVE event on Thursday, April 5! Reserve your ticket.

New Venture

  • Aeva: Aeva is designing hardware that will speed up the aging process of alcohol, allowing breweries, distilleries, and wineries to increase profits, experiment quickly, and scale production in real time. Team members: Steven Guido and Zachary Fearnside
  • Cao Hydrogen Electrolyzer: Cao is a new electrolyzer capable of converting water and electricity into hydrogen gas. Team: Oscar Llama, Jake Trimble, Frankie Womack, Benjamin Tennant and Adam Read
  • Chemios: Chemios is a revolutionary cloud laboratory that makes chemistry research more efficient, accessible, and affordable. Team: Kobi Felton, Chandler Gonzales, Shraddha Rathod and Casey Hillenberg
  • Freshspire: Freshspire is a network that connects food suppliers who have excess produce to restaurants who want to buy it at a lower cost. Team: Shraddha Rathod, Thomas Armstrong, Sofia Abdo, Emerson Barnhill and Rachel Poythress
  • Mitramag: Mitramag aims to provide a first and only, low risk, leaky heart valve fix for dogs leveraging a patented device that provides curative results to the 8 million dogs suffering from heart disease. Team: Oscar Llama, Jake Trimble, Frankie Womack, Benjamin Tennant and Adam Read
  • TRASHR: Trashr installs sensors inside dumpsters to create route optimizations and data analytics for waste management companies and environmental efforts. Team: Hartley Leroy, Nick Sischo, Goutham Subramanian and Nick Conlon
  • Tueri: Tuéri is a company focused on improving the safety of cyclists through innovative and aesthetic accessories that improves property security and provides a method of communication with motorists. Team: David Majeski
  • Vital Guide: Vital Guide is a vital sign monitoring system for hospitals to track patient health and location in the emergency department. Team: Alper Ender, Chris Fesmire, Pratik Bendale and Anthony Workman
  • Workout@Work: Workout@Work is a digital, preventative health tool providing fitness and stress management for employees. Team: Jelyse Dawson

Design and Prototype

  • Cao Hydrogen Electrolyzer: Cao is a new electrolyzer capable of converting water and electricity into hydrogen gas. Team: Oscar Llama, Jake Trimble, Frankie Womack, Benjamin Tennant and Adam Read
  • Chemios: Chemios is a revolutionary cloud laboratory that makes chemistry research more efficient, accessible, and affordable. Team: Kobi Felton, Chandler Gonzales, Shraddha Rathod and Casey Hillenberg
  • Cup’t: Cup’t is taking customers from size to sale, accurately measuring women’s breast size and selecting the best retail options, redefining the bra shopping experience. Team: Madison Baldwin, Sarah Alenezi, Els Thijs and Erin Furgason
  • Mitramag: Mitramag aims to provide a first and only, low risk, leaky heart valve fix for dogs leveraging a patented device that provides curative results to the 8 million dogs suffering from heart disease. Team: Oscar Llama, Jake Trimble, Frankie Womack, Benjamin Tennant and Adam Read
  • Numeralique: Numeralique is the first cryptocurrency machine learning/A.I. research and trading platform that builds, test, and funds strategies through open collaborations between programmers, traders, and investors around the globe. Team: Robert Bacon
  • Tueri: Tuéri is a company focused on improving the safety of cyclists through innovative and aesthetic accessories that improves property security and provides a method of communication with motorists. Team: David Majeski
  • TRASHR: Trashr installs sensors inside dumpsters to create route optimizations and data analytics for waste management companies and environmental efforts. Team: Hartley Leroy, Nick Sischo, Goutham Subramanian and Nick Conlon

Social and Environmental Impact

  • 321 Coffee: 321 Coffee is a growing coffee shop that is completely staffed by individuals with special needs. Team: Lindsay Were and Elise Romola
  • Cao Hydrogen Electrolyzer: Cao is a new electrolyzer capable of converting water and electricity into hydrogen gas. Team: Oscar Llama, Jake Trimble, Frankie Womack, Benjamin Tennant and Adam Read
  • Chemios: Chemios is a revolutionary cloud laboratory that makes chemistry research more efficient, accessible, and affordable. Team: Kobi Felton, Chandler Gonzales, Shraddha Rathod and Casey Hillenberg
  • Cup’t: Cup’t is taking customers from size to sale, accurately measuring women’s breast size and selecting the best retail options, redefining the bra shopping experience. Team: Madison Baldwin, Sarah Alenezi, Els Thijs and Erin Furgason
  • Freshspire: Freshspire is a network that connects food suppliers who have excess produce to restaurants who want to buy it at a lower cost. Team: Shraddha Rathod, Thomas Armstrong, Sofia Abdo, Emerson Barnhill and Rachel Poythress
  • Mitramag: Mitramag aims to provide a first and only, low risk, leaky heart valve fix for dogs leveraging a patented device that provides curative results to the 8 million dogs suffering from heart disease. Team: Oscar Llama, Jake Trimble, Frankie Womack, Benjamin Tennant and Adam Read
  • Sudsy: Sudsy is the bath bomb for your travel liquid toiletry needs. Team: Khushbu Madhiwala
  • Upstream Biotechnology, Inc.: Upstream Biotechnology uses patented technology to create broad-spectrum disease resistant crops to eliminate pesticide use, reduce farmers production cost by 10%, and increase crop yield. Team: Adam Fisher

Arts Venture

  • Corkboard Coffee+: Corkboard Coffee+ is designed to make affordable, local art a permanent part of the morning coffee run for hundreds of thousands of people that otherwise have inconsistent access to it. Team: Kyle Taylor
  • Cup’t: Cup’t is taking customers from size to sale, accurately measuring women’s breast size and selecting the best retail options, redefining the bra shopping experience. Team: Madison Baldwin, Sarah Alenezi, Els Thijs and Erin Furgason
  • Live! Artist App: Live! is an all-in-one affordable tour management app for artists. Team: Cyril Vanneste
  • Nature’s Edge: Nature’s Edge sees to eliminate the health risks that face players of a traditional Japanese instrument and eliminating the illicit endangered animal shell derived products. Team: Alexander Wade and Jack Barkley
  • Sudsy: Sudsy is the bath bomb for your travel liquid toiletry needs. Team: Khushbu Madhiwala
  • Wyker Designs: Wyker Designs is a collection of hand-crafted handbags established within a brand whose visual identity focuses on individuality and communicates the power and strength of femininity. Team: Laura Wyker
  • Wiskar: Wiskar is a web based augmented reality company working to make AR accessible to the everyday consumer. Team: Michael Turck

Built on Cloud

  • Atomo: Atomo is a platform to collect and use information about the occupants of a building to control the technology in the space. Team: Alon Greyber, Bryan Cooper, Aidan Special and Ryan Kelley
  • Cao Hydrogen Electrolyzer: Cao is a new electrolyzer capable of converting water and electricity into hydrogen gas. Team: Oscar Llama, Jake Trimble, Frankie Womack, Benjamin Tennant and Adam Read
  • Cup’t: Cup’t is taking customers from size to sale, accurately measuring women’s breast size and selecting the best retail options, redefining the bra shopping experience. Team: Madison Baldwin, Sarah Alenezi, Els Thijs and Erin Furgason
  • Numeralique: Numeralique is the first cryptocurrency machine learning/A.I. research and trading platform that builds, test, and funds strategies through open collaborations between programmers, traders, and investors around the globe. Team: Robert Bacon
  • Sudsy: Sudsy is the bath bomb for your travel liquid toiletry needs. Team: Khushbu Madhiwala
  • TRASHR: Trashr installs sensors inside dumpsters to create route optimizations and data analytics for waste management companies and environmental efforts. Team: Hartley Leroy, Nick Sischo, Goutham Subramanian and Nick Conlon
  • Vital Guide: Vital Guide is a vital sign monitoring system for hospitals to track patient health and location in the emergency department. Team: Alper Ender, Chris Fesmire, Pratik Bendale and Anthony Workman

The Lulu eGames is NC State’s annual startup competition, awarding over $100,000 to entrepreneurs each year. The competition is sponsored by online publishing company Lulu.com.

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