Companies we are funding
Amruth Group is a product development company focused on proprietary BioDendrimer™ technology. Their naturally derived products contain antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds used in a topical cream to reduce the effects of aging on the skin, in addition to many other health benefits.
Center for Simulation and Innovation takes an immersive learning approach to training and development through the creation, development, and implementation of innovative experiences that result in significant and lasting performance enhancement. Our repertoire includes in-person and virtual experiences using simulation tools, including augmented and virtual reality.
Estrigenix is a therapeutics company designed to treat hot-flashes and memory loss in menopausal women with the goal of helping them live healthier and happier lives. Estrigenix was co-founded by CU Ventures executive, Concordia professor and Vice Provost, Dr. Daniel Sem.
Red Elephant Chocolates crafts and sells custom specialty chocolates. CU Ventures acquired Red Elephant in a private equity deal seeking to provide business management opportunities for university students and additional streams of revenue for scholarships.
Huupe is a sport-tech company that produces a smart basketball hoop destined to revolutionize the game of basketball. Utilizing a large HD screen, camera, and ball tracking technology, Huupe can track and display shooting percentage, ball trajectory, speed, release time, and much more. Huupe has the potential to be leading the charge in tech integration within recreational sports.
Joystik Life is a software company that aims to help users manage everyday stress and achieve their best selves through a mobile app utilizing mind-body relaxation techniques. The app is designed to provide quick and constant solutions to deal with the stresses of everyday life, promoting peace and structure each time the user logs on. Joystik in also partnering with Concordia University on research of the efficacy of the app, and is offering it to student athletes.
RoddyMedical is a medical device company that specializes in a wearable, single-use medical device designed to secure and organize various medical tubes, lines, and cords to support patient therapy efficiency and improve IV medication safety. The company’s FDA-approved device is expected to provide life-saving assistance for patients and nurses, as well as significant cost savings for hospitals worldwide.
Vivid Microscopy is developing a suite of molecular imaging tools (chemical dyes) that allow visualization and quantification of cellular health, especially focused on oxidative stress. It has a suite of patented dyes to assess cellular health for applications such as organ transplantation and cell therapies, as well as for research by pharmaceutical companies. One application of the latter is the recent use of Vivid’s dye to image cultured human brain cells, to screen the efficacy of drugs and nutritional supplements intended to improve brain health.