Pitch: Microterra, a biotechnology startup that converts wastewater in inland fish farms into clean water and sustainable protein for pet food industry.
2nd Place Winner
Pitch: Kai, an app to connect Spanish-speaking Americans with Latin American therapists to improve mental healthcare access and quality, capturing $389M in unreceived care.
3rd Place Winner
Pitch: ComfortSpec, a new model speculum designed for cost-efficiency, better imaging technology and greater patient comfort to combat missed cervical cancer screenings that contribute to women’s health disparities.
Pitch: Soluminos, a solar charging station for stranded communities in need of energy after a disaster; each station would serve up to 30 people per day.