Over the last 10 years, UVM has helped launch over 30 new startups. Explore the great companies currently active in the UVM portfolio.
Alumnus-Founded Sap! Swims with the Sharks
Sap! co-founders Chas Smith (UVM '15) and Nikita Salmon appeared on Shark Tank, the popular venture capital/entrepreneur pitch program, on Sunday, January 28, 2018. The entrepreneurs received an offer of $600,000 for a 30-percent ownership stake. They countered with 20 percent, and ultimately no deal was made.
To see their pitch, watch Season 9 Episode 21.
Sap! makes sparkling beverages from sustainably harvested maple and birch sap. Their products are sold in retail outlets throughout the northeast and on Amazon, and Sap! was recently highlighted on Whole Foods Trends List for 2018.
Next-generation microthrusters for the small satellite market.
Affordable and innovative drawing tools for the Visually Impaired.
Manufactures plasma proteins, antibodies, factor-deficient plasmas, and blood collection tubes.
Tactical equipment for active shooter scenarios.
Partners with schools, students, and employers to make sure everyone finds an opportunity.
MHISSION Translational Systems
Customized solutions coordinating services provided to mental health- and substance abuse-involved people in the criminal justice system.
Leading supplier of MEMS-based piezoelectric vibrational energy harvesting power generators and systems.
Treatment for chemotherapy resistance and treatment for fatty liver disease.
Human-friendly systems to enable distributed energy resources.
Patient Engagement Systems
Tools to identify, manage and monitor patients with chronic diseases, specifically diabetes and chronic kidney disease.
Online interactive database Tree of Medicine™ featuring biomedical and medical information.
Quantum reservoir computer that can be applied to drug discovery, computers, and artificial intelligence.
Fetal heart rate monitoring technology that differentiates true from false labor.
Tools to measure the happiness of large populations in real time, capitalizing on data-rich social media.
Clinically-effective breath biofeedback spirometer games for children with asthma.
VasaPlex — a protein complex that helps repair cardiac tissue to improve cardiac function after a heart attack.
Sap! products are plant-based superfood sparkling beverages made from 100% pure maple and birch sap.
Addiction treatment drugs potentially effective against substance abuse, over-eating and other compulsive behaviors.
Art inspired by abstract expression and defined chaos.
Vermont Natural Coatings
PolyWhey® Wood Finish a coatings technology with high performance and environmental standards.
Educational tools to enhance learning of clinical electrophysiology through interactive modeling.
Visionary Heights Media