UCI Startups Selected to Participate in Prestigious Event Gathering Venture Capitalists, Angel Investors and Other Leaders

Announcement
May 8, 2018 By Hai Truong

Six startups from UCI will participate in the highly anticipated First Look L.A. event, a showcase bringing together an invite-only audience of VC, private equity, angel, and corporate venture firms. A central focus of the event put on by the Los Angeles Venture Association is to support, nurture and stimulate the unique culture in Southern California while furthering L.A.’s position as a center for startups and emerging technology.

Universities from across the region participate in this prestigious event, with a diverse cross-section of companies and technologies represented. UCI will have the largest presence of a single university, with the following companies from the Wayfinder incubator and rest of the UCI community:

CellOnyx – Cellular capacity software solution provider for 3G, 4G, 5G, and IoT networks
OpsGuru – Health clinical management system enabling staff to make better decisions about patient prioritization, staffing levels and facilities expansion
Summit Technology Laboratory – Provides simple tools and solutions to create multi-user interactive projected augmented reality experiences on surfaces of any shape and size, resulting in unique interactive experiences
Charlot Biosciences – Bioengineering tools to accelerate the discovery of biomarkers to identify the presence of early-stage diseases
GlyTR Therapeutics – An early stage biotech company developing an entirely new class of immunotherapeutic anti-cancer molecules and cells
Parthian Energy – Unique hardware and software to predict battery failures before any noticeable changes

To learn more about this event visit https://www.lava.org/events/lavas-first-loo-la.

Visit http://innovation.uci.edu/programs/wayfinder-incubator/ to learn more about the current teams in the Wayfinder incubator.