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 2018 Cohort

Aurora Tights

Aurora Tights

Founders: Jasmine Snead '18, Sydney Parker '18, Imani Rickerby '17
Aurora Tights designs performance sports apparel for diverse skin tones and sizes.

Citizens of Earth

Citizens of Earth

Founders: Michael Sheehan '18
Citizens of Earth offers services to install and maintain home vegetable gardens to encourage sustainable living.

LzyFarmer

LzyFarmer

Founder: Rob Ginsberg, MBA '18
LzyFarmer is a mobile app designed for millennials looking to grow successful home gardens.

Noble Uprising

Noble Uprising

Founder: Audrey Awasom '18
Noble Uprising is a non-profit organization that offers career readiness and job training programs for homeless women.

Olympus Projects

Olympus Projects

Founders: Zubin Gadhoke '19, Peter Robinson '19, and Mike Duquette '18
Olympus Projects is an influencer marketing agency that connects emerging music artists and up-and-coming brands for monetization opportunities.

SLAY Naturals

SLAY Naturals

Founder: Breonna Massey '18
SLAY Naturals is an all-natural beauty and skincare brand that offers an affordable and accessible line of products.

 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.

Synapto

Synapto

Founders: Anoop Patel '20, David Boegner '20
Synapto is a biotech venture developing a device that uses AI and portable EEG to detect early signs of Alzheimer’s disease.

 Tommy WARES

Tommy WARES

Founder: Tommy Piantone '18
Tommy WARES is an ethical t-shirt company working with independent artists to fund social impact investment projects.

 Verdant Innovatives

Verdant Innovatives, LLC

Founder: Anjik Ghosh '18
Verdant Innovatives is using patented technology to create a small-scale vertical wind axis turbine for an affordable renewable energy solution.

New Venture Practicum Spring 2018 Cohort

Aurora Tights

Aurora Tights

Founders: Jasmine Snead '18, Sydney Parker '18, Imani Rickerby '17
Aurora Tights designs performance sports apparel for diverse skin tones and sizes.

Barahona

Barahona

Founder: Eliu Barahona '18
A unique clothing business with handmade designs.

Citizens of Earth

Citizens of Earth

Founders: Michael Sheehan '18
Citizens of Earth offers services to install and maintain home vegetable gardens to encourage sustainable living.

Club Locale

Club Locale

Founder: Dean Emerson '18
Club Locale is a digital media and artist management brand centered around internet culture and media.

Emprology

Emprology

Founder: Sydney Parker '18
Emprology LLC is an empowering influencer marketing consultancy that seeks to educate minority female bloggers, vloggers, and podcasters on how to monetize off of their content.

Happening

Happening

Founders: Sani Muhammad Djaya '18 & Gabriel Vallangca '18
Happening is a event social platform that provides event management software.

InVal

InVal

Founder: Austen Milone '18
InVal works with companies and their interns to maximize a mutually beneficial working relationship through better scouting of prospective interns and exit evaluation.

James Hollister Wellness Foundation

The James Hollister Wellness Foundation

Founders: Matthew Hollister '18, Stefano Brugnerotto & Ray McEvoy
The James Hollister Wellness Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded for the purpose of reducing medicinal waste and helping to relieve the world’s drug shortage crisis.

Luminate

Luminate

Founder: Jung Lee '18
Luminate is a donation platform that bridges the disconnect between social impact organizations and their prospective community. 

MPLEX

MPLEX VR

Founders: Stephen Walsh '18, Mikhail Sorokin '18 & Galen Stetsyuk '19
MPLEX is a virtual reality (VR) video game company creating a competitive, multiplayer game with the depth, variety, and personalization worth getting a VR headset for.

Noble Uprising

Noble Uprising

Founder: Audrey Awasom '18
Noble Uprising is a non-profit organization that offers career readiness and job training programs for homeless women.

NutriChoose

NutriChoose

Founder: Evan Mungan '19
Nutrichoose addresses productivity and focus issues that students face by providing a healthy, cutting-edge supplement.

Polis VR

Polis VR

Founders: Harrison Linowes & Patrice-Morgan Ongoly
PolisVR creates, deploys and maintains custom virtual or augmented reality web experiences for other companies and organizations.

Sonder Innovations

Sonder Innovations

Founder: Matthew Talley '20
Sonder Innovations looks to change the way students, teachers and families connect with their school systems by developing networks that will allow access to relevant information.

SLAY Naturals

SLAY Naturals

Founder: Breonna Massey '18
SLAY Naturals is an all-natural beauty and skincare brand that offers an affordable and accessible line of products.

Trashionate

Trashionate

Founder: Stephanie Brocato '21Aditi Balachandran '21 & Dilene Upendra '21

 Verdant Innovatives

Verdant Innovatives, LLC

Founder: Anjik Ghosh '18
Verdant Innovatives is using patented technology to create a small-scale vertical wind axis turbine for an affordable renewable energy solution.

What Are Those

What Are Those!?!?

Founders: Soumya Pattanayak '19, Sean Brown '20 & Tunji Onigbanjo '20
What Are Those is a sneaker recognition application that uses augmented reality/machine learning technology and computer vision to scan sneakers from any major brand and provide users with specific information