Current Fearless Founders

Below are the student businesses enrolled in the latest cohorts of our Fearless Founders program, including the Terp Startup summer accelerator and New Venture Practicum course.

Terp Startup Summer 2019 Cohort

Azelle

Azelle

Founders: Barathi Aravindan '22
Azelle sells charm bracelets with proceeds that support saving the Chesapeake Bay.

Blessed Braids

Blessed Braids

Founder: Nadia Edet '20
Blessed Braids is a business that provides quality protective hair styling for an affordable price.

BraceLint

BraceLint

Founder: Daniel Raithel '20
BraceLint's patent-pending bracelet-like design offers a more portable lint removal solution.

Break Box

Break Box

Founder: Ryan Perpal '20
Break Box facilitates better glass recycling practices through fun bottle throwing experiences.

Code and Play

Code&Play LLC

Founder: Felipe de Padua, MS '19
Code&Play offers live online coding courses from real engineers for kids and teenagers.

HANGRY

Hangry

Founder: Shehan Weeraman '19, Nick Adimi '18 
Hangry is an online food ordering and delivery platform that delivers food via drones.

InstaBeauty

InstaBeauty

Founder: Sadia Alao '20
InstaBeauty is a delivery platform where users order beauty goods with personal shoppers.

 Solr Tech

Iced Out Cosmetics

Founder: Isha Kamara '20
A cosmetics brand that celebrates beauty in people marginalized by societal standards.

MPLEX

MPLEX

Founder: Galen Stetsyuk '20
MPLEX is a virtual reality video game company creating a game worth getting a VR headset for.

 NuroSTREAM

NuroSTREAM

Founders: Steven Jettoo '20 (CEO) and Kirsten Newman '15 (CMO)
NuroSTREAM is an app using neuroscience-based tools to help facilitate learning.

 OpenPoll

OpenPoll

Founder: Zachary Wynegar '20
OpenPoll allows decision makers to distribute surveys and collect responses more easily.

Pendulum Analytics

Pendulum Analytics

Founder: William Sherman, MBA '19
Pendulum Analytics provides a cost-effective approach to preventing financial transaction failure.

Sabreen Cosmetics

Sabreen Cosmetics

Founder: Kareemah Mustafa '19
Sabreen cosmetics markets vegan and cruelty-free beauty products to women of color.

Savvy Tech

Savvy Tech

Founder: Thomas Savransky '20
The Savvy Tech app allows users to try on and buy designer clothing in a virtual marketplace.

TOUCAN

Toucan

Founder: Shyon Parsadoust '19
Toucan is a collaborative e-commerce platform to help student creators market their talents.

 

New Venture Practicum Spring 2019 Cohort

Blessed Braids

Blessed Braids

Founder: Nadia Edet '20
Blessed Braids is a business that provides quality protective hair styling for an affordable price.

Bracelint

BraceLint

Founder: Daniel Raithel '20
BraceLint's patent-pending bracelet-like design offers a more portable lint removal solution.

Break Box

Break Box

Founder: Ryan Perpal '20
Break Box facilitates better glass recycling practices through fun bottle throwing experiences.

FIRST DAY INVESTING LLC

First Day Investing LLC

Founder: Jack Riina '21
Citizens of Earth offers services to install and maintain home vegetable gardens to encourage sustainable living.

Gig

Gig

Founder: Shyon Parsadoust '19
A collaborative e-commerce platform designed to help college students market their talents to one another, to University departments, and to local businesses.

JK Computer Tutoring

JK Computer Tutoring

Founder: Jason Krakower ’20
JK Computer tutoring helps educate senior citizens about technology through group and private sessions.

Midday Zeal

Midday Zeal

Founders: Meena Jagasivamani, MS ’19
Midday Zeal is providing a fun activity space for busy working professionals in metro areas during their lunch time.

NuroSTREAM

NuroSTREAM

Founders: Steven Jettoo '20 (CEO) and Kirsten Newman '15 (CMO)
NuroSTREAM is an app using neuroscience-based tools to help facilitate learning.

OpenPoll

OpenPoll

Founder: Zachary Wynegar '20
OpenPoll allows decision makers to distribute surveys and collect responses more easily.

PLAYBOX

Playbox

Founder: Danielle Koonce ’21
PlayBox allows customers to rent and share play and fitness equipment at local parks, campuses, and outdoor recreational facilities through its equipment sharing pods.

 Sabreen Cosmetics

Sabreen Cosmetics

Founder: Kareemah Mustafa '19
Sabreen cosmetics markets vegan and cruelty-free beauty products to women of color.

SimMyRide

SimMyRide

Founder: Ilya Kavalerov ’20
SimMyRide turns cycling and map data into a rideable virtual world when you upload your gpx file or pick a point on the map.

Solr Tech

Solr Tech

Founder: Alexei Onufrak '20
Solr Tech brings scalable and sustainable sources of energy to both businesses and communities through their innovative products.

Polis VR

Xtra Productions Dance Company

Founder: Angelita Pollard '20
Xtra Productions Dance Company incorporates dance, singing, spoken word and acting into annual productions and showcases in order to put an artistic spin on events occurring in the news and modern day media.