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OneTraction Select Finalists for Stanford Hackathon
1) – Amy Li of Dance4Healing is launching a telehealth live video streaming for music and dance, bringing community support, exercise and fun to home-care. She is a stage IV cancer survivor who understand mental and physical challenges patients have to go through when facing serious health challenges. Rooted in neuroscience and published medical studies, they are a social platform connecting dance teachers, clinicians, researchers, and therapists to a range of patients, care-partners, elders and healthy users. They use artificial intelligence and behavior design to provide and recommend personalized music, dance, buddies and groups; use feedback from patient monitoring to record progress; and suggest follow-on therapies. The team are based in SF Bay Area and led by Amy who is a Stanford educated and Singularity University graduate, along several past awards, including 2nd prize startup weekend at Google, SXSW and LiveStrong. Read more about the founder at Linkedin.com.
2) – Nathan, Jung Byun of V2X is a GovTech solution as part of smart city technology, a connected car infrastructure called V2X to solve traffic congestion. As a proof of concept, V2X is building a mock-up system using number (at least a dozen ~ probably up to 20) of small robots to demonstrate the ability to control the traffic in an indoor environment because building with real vehicles is very costly. The team are based in Faifax, Virginia and led by Nathan who is a Georgia Tech graduate with relevant industry experience. Read more about the founder at Linkedin.com.
3) – Sung Woo of MapSit is a new innovative platform for managing fleets, especially with autonomous vehicles. They provide a ready-to-run location and communication services platform for enterprises, which has enabled intelligent, message-based interaction with important people, places and moving vehicles. MapSit provides the essential fleet management solution to simply and meaningfully connect people to significant places and everyday movement within the organization, optimizing and automating daily operations with driverless vehicles being connected. The team are based in the U.K and led by Sung who is an Oxford University graduate. Read more about the founder at Linkedin.com.
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 MENA.
About US: 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 300 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. Fall batch is open for sign up until November 30, 2016. Interested parties can apply by visiting onetraction.com for more information. Interested founders, investors and partners are welcome to visit One Traction's events page for upcoming Hackathons scheduled at top University and partner's venue across the US, here: http://onetraction.com
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