We were thrilled with the interest in the Morgenthaler-Pavey Startup Competition this year and hit record numbers of applications. Please join us in congratulating the 5 finalists for each track of the competition, listed in alphabetical order by last name. Alumni are listed with their graduating year.
Kuan Huang (GRS '22, civil engineering), Aropha Inc.
Franco Kraiselburd, Asclepii | Meet Franco
Matthew McPheeters (CWR ’12, GRS ’13, PHD ’21) and Steven Burns (CWR '11, MEM ’11), Lighthanded Enterprises
Alexander Richards, Connor Riegal and Zac Schulman, POMD: A Social Studying System | Meet the team
David Suh (CWR '22), Lumilin Therapeutics | Hear from David
Kevin Arndt, Amy Budzichowski, Maya Kapur, Sonia Kim, Bhavya Krishna, Parshva Sanghvi, Retflix
Nicholas Bank, The GEARx Collaborative
Amos Langsner, ReJunk
Emmanuel Makoye and Ithabeleng Makhetha, Sokoni Company | Hear from Emmanuel
Ila Mishra, Anti-asprosin Antibody: Therapeutic for Treatment of Obesity
Social Impact Track
Tanvir Hasan, Sonali Bag
Hannah Jackson and Bhavya Krishna, Open Mind | Meet the team
Isaac Karim and Alan Ly, LVAD ToughBelt | Meet the team
Ibrahim Quagraine, Cocoa Potash | Meet Ibrahim
Stephanie Leon Quinonez, Bioscientifico | Meet Stephanie
Ilaha Isali, Bladder Patch for the Treatment of Obstetric Fistula
Rohit Jain and Nanak Dhillon (CWR '22), Case Center for Biomarker Structure and Integration for Sensors (BioSIS) | Hear from Rohit
Jennings Luu, Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc. | Hear from Jennings
Millan Patel, Voice Analytics for Pathology Tracking | Meet the team
Brandon Sassouni, Immortal Biology
We hope that those who were not selected this time continue to engage with the Veale Institute through our entrepreneurial programming, fellowships, and speaker events—and that they all apply next year!