Applications for Highway1’s fall class will open in late spring. Highway1 also accepts admissions on a rolling basis, and applicants may be brought in throughout the year.
The Highway1 Spring 2015 class includes the following (please note some companies are in stealth mode, and are not listed):
Ayda is creating devices that support women in their fertility journey. Ayda is developing its first device, a wearable, which enables women to effortlessly optimize their chances of conceiving.
Apitronics is building Nest for agriculture, and helps farmers increase yields, save water, and become more resilient to drought and heat stress by optimizing irrigation.
Game of Drones
Ballistic UAV, dba Game of Drones produces industry-leading ruggedized drones and parts for first-time consumers, light industry, agriculture, environmental service, wildlife preservation and first responders.
Lully develops smart technology to improve sleep quality for all ages. The first product, the Lully Sleep Guardian, is an under-the-mattress device that prevents night terrors. Night terrors affect 1.5 Million children each year in the US and there is no existing solution.
Sereneti Kitchen automates cooking in the home kitchen using a Keurig style methodology to prepare fresh meals using a robotic arm. To cook a meal, a user loads the machine with fresh ingredients, syncs their smart device, and pushes one button to enable cooking.
Shade is an accurate wearable ultraviolet spectrometer with a powerful platform of analytics to bring precise medicine to ultraviolet sensitive patients.
Transformair is a technology that rapidly and safely destroys indoor air pollutants including viruses, bacteria, mold, airborne fumes and allergens.
In addition to the ten new startups, Highway1 will also host a TV crew this spring for the upcoming Syfy reality show, “The Bazillion Dollar Club,” which will follow companies taking part in Highway1’s accelerator. The show will air in the fall.
Claudia Ceniceros: Claudia@pchintl.com
Lauren Busto: Lauren.Busto@camronpr.com