BUILD Accelerator

DAY 1: CONSUMER, HEALTH, AND WELLNESS

Ember is a consumer brand offering a fast-absorbing energy chew that provides convenient, on-the-go energy for active and busy adults.

Team members: Mark Schlecker, Alec Kremins, Matt Lynch, Kevin Lu

recreaish facilitates engaging in active recreation with others. Instantly match with peers of similar activity interests and skill-levels at convenient locations. Whether you’re looking for intense competition, wanting to learn from an expert, or just bored of the treadmill, let recreaish fulfill your needs hassle-free.

Team members: Marco Lagone, Alyssa Shteyn, Nassouh Kabbani, Christian Doucette, Diego Ibarra

Ludite, Inc. is a suite of technology wellness applications. Through social influence and mindfulness, our users gain control over their devices.

Team members: Scotty Lefkowitz, Daniel Ducic, Tony Ducic

Point Nemo is a great tasting line of ready-to-drink cocktails packaged in innovative, functional, and fun spouted pouches.

Team member: Teddy Donnelley

Kitchens’ Alliance: Kitchens’ Alliance partners with world-renowned chefs to develop premium-quality, delivery-only restaurant brands that will make consumers wonder why they ever settled for anything else.

Team members: Rodrigo Gonzalez, Gerardo Rivero, Erum Ahsan, Andrea Bayron, and Andrea Mangino

DAY 2: SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AND ED TECH

Sprout is an enterprise SaaS platform connecting two sides of the philanthropic market: diverse nonprofits and individual donors. We are focused on helping members of the social sector advance their mission, by providing them with a robust view of the organizations working in their fields of interest, and the impact being achieved through philanthropy.

Team members: Alana Taube, Niki Tadiparthi, Abbey Weber, Jaden Woods, and Sahana Ramani

leved facilitates the development of whole children through technology-based experiences to democratize opportunity for all Latin American children.

Team members: Hector Mendoza, Felipe Barreto, and Fernanda Ibarra

SAEF Legal Aid (Support, Advocacy and Education for Families) is an online legal education platform designed for those who cannot afford to hire a private attorney with family law legal issues, such as child support and child custody.

Team member: Eamonn Keenan, Isabel Wolfson, Claire Keenan-Kurgan, and Loki Aguilera-Keifert

AutoLert is an AI Proctoring Service for Universities.

Team member: Mickey Friedman AB ’20

LivingWaters has developed a low-cost, easily deployable rainwater collection system to provide clean water to the world’s displaced populations in refugee camps and in other off-grid communities.

Team members: Caleb Kao MPP ’21, Josh Kao, Gabriela Saade, and Joseph Bajor

DAY 3: TECH: MARKETPLACE AND SAAS

gaapRT is on a mission to make accounting decisions simple, fast and accurate. Its online tool drafts position papers on the simplest to most complex accounting matters.

Team members: Ali Masood

Byto is a professional network that connects gig workers with employers. By creating a LinkedIn-like network, Byto enables anyone to discover gig opportunities and simultaneously reduces the high search cost of recruitment.

Team members: Qingfeng Chai, Jerome Freudenberg, Ren Yu Kong, Yves Shum, and Yuki Yuminaga

Lighten is a digital one-stop-shop for making arrangements after the death of a loved one. Our mission is to ease the strain of the planning process and to empower our customers to celebrate the lives of their loved ones in a way that is personal and meaningful to them.

Team members: Alexandra Koys, Grace Keesey, Priscilla Mbimadong, Allison Zhu, and Allie Rothschild

Vaizian is a medical software company that helps ER doctors rapidly diagnose and treat patients by statistically assessing clinical data.

Team members: Ari Perlin and Mark Perlin

EPIC is Snapchat for getting work done on your home.

Team members: Donald Guarino, Alan Cruz, and Cutter Bruce

DAY 4: E-COMMERCE AND RETAIL

Teneez is a Premium Sneaker Rental Company, providing sneaker enthusiasts with access to today’s most in demand sneakers at a fraction of the cost.

Team members: Cedric Vergas, Emily Ruan, Payton Jancsy, Benoit Ortalo-Magne, and Maxime Kphangbai

Neural Trend provides fashion retailers with actionable insights to increase sell-though by investigating millions of data across social media, search engines, blogs, and eCommerce sites.

Team members: Dip Majumder and Tina Djenge

Uncommissioned Design is a B2C company that connects independent furniture fabricators with clients who want custom-made furniture. On our platform, consumers will be able to interface directly with fabricators in order to get pieces of furniture built exactly to their specifications.

Team member: Jacob Joergens

LUKH is an online rental service focused on making Indian fashion accessible and affordable to consumers in the U.S.

Team members: Rajul Parekh, Karen Desai, and Kinney Sheth

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