OneTraction Selects Finalists for SV BioTech Hackathon

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SAN FRANCISCO - March 22, 2016 - PRLog -- OneTraction, a Silicon Valley-based Open Innovation Accelerator announced the selection of finalists for their last weekend BioTech Hackathon hosted in Palo Alto as follow:

§  Aquality provides fast, accurate and affordable water quality analyses to consumers. Water is a scarce resource that keeps on getting polluted, so much that knowing the quality of our drinking water in real time is becoming a necessity through the use of Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Technology. Founded by a Dr. Merwan Benhabib UC Berkeley Alums and Stanford Affiliate.

§  Monitor and Control Hypertension, Notification Uber/Ambulance for Pickup, Friends, Family to enable accurate Monitor/Control, Notification, that lead to Immediate transfer to Emergency. Targeting All Heart Patients with Hypertension, most cases are ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION (Primary Hypertension) 90 % of cases, but SECONDARY HYPERTENSION (10%). Founded by Achyut Shrestha and Dr. Paras Mani Shrestha. Read more here

§ Resilience daily practice offers busy professionals individualized training, expert assistants and biofeedback to help you master the everyday hurdles and become stronger and smarter. Resilience biofeedback offers powerful health and productivity tools in easy and convenient package. It works on a well proven biofeedback principle of connection, activation and release and CBT for anxiety. Founded by Vadim Goretsky, a Stanford Affiliate. Read more here (

OneTraction's disruptive approach focus on guided execution where founders contribute incrementally on a weekly basis in building their business "not just funding" by taking startups through the stages of building an MVP with validated market fit, gaining traction, and obtaining angel round financing. They offer their program both virtually and at their partner's office space in the heart of Silicon Valley, located a few minutes from the Stanford University campus and Sand Hill Road Top Venture Capitalists. Their unique approach extends to startups not just on-site but globally. Active startups are located across the United States, Canada, France, UK, Germany, and Italy with new finalists extending throughout Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia and Israel, UAE.

OneTraction' in-house team is comprised of startup experts with multiple successful exits each. They hail from top schools including Harvard, Stanford and MIT, along their mentor network of nearly 200 experts from across the United States, Canada, EU and Asia which is the largest Ivy school educated mentors network offered by any accelerator in Silicon Valley. Winter batch round is open for sign up until Jan 15, 2016. Interested parties can apply by visiting for more information. Interested founders, investors and partners are welcome to visit One Traction's events page for upcoming Hackathons scheduled at Stanford University and partners co-working spaces.

About US: OneTraction is a Silicon Valley-based team of entrepreneurs and innovators with deep knowledge and expertise along with an extensive network at top schools, investors, and Fortune 500 partners. The company focuses on value creation that excludes the typical accelerators' curriculum-based education OneTraction ultimately helps founders launch disruptive, sustainable, and fundable businesses with its unique 360-degree innovative approach, read more here.

Founded by Harvard, Stanford and MIT alumni OneTraction is the first open innovation accelerator in Silicon Valley that partners with their founders to build, launch and fund viable startups. With OneTraction providing integrated incubator and accelerator services, e.g. MVP design, technology development through public beta, growth hacking, legal, funding etc. supported by dedicated advisors, and expert mentors within each industry (i.e, Internet of Thing, Finance, Healthcare, Education, Sharable/Wearables, Clean Environment, and Media).

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