Hologram, Inc. builds infrastructure for network connectivity. It crates a turnkey platform for makers of internet connected devices to integrate cellular connectivity. The firm provides global internet connectivity with a single piece of hardware, allowing makers, OEMs and systems integrators of all sizes and levels of sophistication to build devices that easily and securely connect to the internet with cellular connectivity. The company was founded by Ben Forgan and Pat Wilbur in 2013 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.
OnRamp Technologies LLC provides online retail intelligence, channel management and brand protection solutions. It offers real-time, online promotion, pricing information, empowering customers to handle channel issues and competitive situations. The company was founded by Wesley K. Shepherd in 2009 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.
Beam Technologies, Inc. operates as a platform that uses a connected toothbrush to connect consumers to the dental goods and services. It develops a toothbrush that is paired with a smartphone application which monitors daily brushing and sends reports to user's dentist if required. The company was founded by Alex Xavier Frommeyer, Dan Dyche, Daniell Edward Dykes, and Alexander David Curry in 2011 and is headquartered in Louisville, KY.
Duolingo, Inc. offers a free language learning website and crowdsourced text translation platform. It uses a combination of computer exercises and real-world texts from the Internet to teach users new languages. The firm merges the translated sentences, which are determined through an algorithm that detects the most common correct answers, into entire documents of translated works. The company was founded by Luis von Ahn, Jose Fuentes and Severin Hacker in November 2011 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.