#ESSWI - Nov. 7-8, 2018 Monona Terrace in Madison


Young companies will pitch to potential investors and others throughout the course of the Nov. 7-8 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium at Madison’s Monona Terrace Convention Center.

That includes 25 companies selected by conference organizers to present Nov. 7 during the Tech Council Investor Networks tracks and other companies picked for the popular Elevator Pitch Olympics on Nov. 8. We anticipate nearly 90 companies from across the Midwest applied to present at the annual conference or to meet with investors through the Investor Intros track.

The Tech Council Investor Network tracks will feature companies making five-minute presentations during two sessions, morning and afternoon. About half of the selected TCIN companies are engaged in health care, biotechnology or health IT; the remainder are focused on software, advanced manufacturing, agriculture, services and sustainability.

TCIN Presenting Companies on Nov. 7:

AIQ SOLUTIONS (Madison, Wis.) – AIQ Solutions develops artificial intelligence software that helps improve cancer therapy outcomes by more quickly and precisely evaluating treatment response.   

AKER TECHNOLOGIES (Chicago, Ill.) – Aker offers crop diagnostics under the crop canopy to help growers drive higher crop yields to maximize profitable and sustainable in-season decisions.  

CLEAR TREND RESEARCH (Appleton, Wis.) – clearTREND Research is a next-generation financial engine that identifies real-time turning points for more than 15,000 mutual funds, individual stocks, indexes, and whole countries. 

C-MOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES (Madison, Wis.) – C-Motive Technologies is developing the lightest, most energy efficient, and most environmentally friendly electric motors in the world.  

GROWTHCHART (Madison, Wis.) – Growthchart provides hands-free, voice assistant documentation capabilities to child care centers, such as pre-schools, day cares and in-home providers.  

HEALTHTECH SOLUTIONS (Chicago, Ill.) – HealthTech Solutions offers a software platform that optimizes clinical communication and information flow for organ transplant teams.  

ICTECT (Brookfield, Wis.) – Ictect implements patented workflow automation software for publishers to reduce the cost of publishing and speed time to publication.   

IMBED BIOSCIENCES (Madison, Wis.) – Imbed BioSciences develops next-generation devices for the management of burns, chronic ulcers, gastro-intestinal defects and soft-tissue repair.   

MELIUS OUTCOMES (Whitefish Bay, Wis.) – Melius Outcomes is commercializing quality improvement technology for front-line clinicians and leadership in hospitals.  

ONLUME (Madison, Wis.) – OnLume has developed a next-generation, fluorescence-guided surgery platform with applications in imaging perfusion, cancer margins and nerves.  

PHYLLOTECH (Middleton, Wis.) – PhylloTech is an agricultural biotechnology company with an advanced and more efficient system for protein and antibody manufacturing from plants.  

PROFIT PROS (Fargo, N.D.) – Profit Pros is a cloud-based SAAS financial analytic tool for trusted advisors, providing a trend analysis to find Hidden Profits® and improve cash flow for its business clients.  

PYRAN (Madison, Wis.) – Pyran offers paints and coatings companies a renewable chemical made from agricultural resources as a replacement for their oil-based chemicals.  

SAVE THE H2O (Plover, Wis.) – Save the H2O commercializes a patented 20-year life toilet flush valve to replace failing flapper valves in 225 million residential toilets in the United States. 

SHADEHAVEN (Viroqua, Wis.) – ShadeHaven provides cost-effective, easy-to-deploy shade structures to promote and enhance sustainable livestock production. 

SILVERMINE STONE COMPANY (Eau Claire, Wis.) – Silvermine Stone Company designs and manufactures Stack-N-Tack®, a mortarless architectural stone products that saves installation time and produce a water-tight finish.  

SMARTBURN (Madison, Wis.) – SmartBurn’s revolutionary technology provides rapid individualized feedback on energy metabolism to help achieve improved athletic performance, enhanced weight management and physical fitness, and increasing metabolic flexibility. 

STRATAFOLIO (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) – STRATAFOLIO provides cloud-based asset management analytics for real-estate companies to help them efficiently manage fragmented accounts.  

TRINITY GUN SHOT ALARM (Baraboo, Wis.) – Trinity Gunshot Alarm System provides specialized security equipment that detects the sound of a gunshot in a building and immediately alerts building occupants and emergency responders.  

VIBETECH (Sheboygan, Wis.) – Vibetech is a NASA space medicine spinoff company that enables patients to recover faster with less pain using a revolutionary therapeutic vibration and strength training system.  

VIRTUE SOLUTIONS (Madison, Wis.) – Virtue Solutions has developed a life safety wrist wearable for seniors that uses artificial intelligence to monitor health data and track location.  

VOXELLO (Coralville, Iowa) – Voxello is a med-tech company that enables and empowers patients with communication deficiencies to speak and effectively communicate with caregivers, leading to better outcomes.  

WELLNTEL (Milwaukee, Wis.) – Wellntel is a groundwater-level monitoring technology company that makes groundwater visible, manageable and sustainable for farmers, communities and agencies across the US. 

XYLOME (Madison, Wis.) – Xylome is a yeast engineering company focused on creating new industrial strains as platforms for new products, such as oils, enzymes, salmon feeds and more.

TCIN Presenting Companies on Nov. 8:

9th Slice Pizza
Blue Line Battery
Floa Ingles
Goods Unite Us
Midwest Express Airlines
Ohana Vaccines
PumpFive Fuel Delivery Service
Shockray Self-Defense
Sourcing USA
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