Wharton Stories: Venture Initiation Program

Many startups suffer from the same problem: how to track all the conversations they’re having with customers, on different channels, bring them together, and figure out what to do next. Woveon solves this problem, quickly and seamlessly, using artificial intelligence and a novel workflow approach.

Woveon: Using AI to Create a Better Conversation with Your Customer

This startup helps you save time and upgrade your guest experience. Co-founded by Wharton alum David Jacoby, W’01, Hostfully’s digital guidebook platform makes it easy to create and share custom online guidebooks across all your properties.

Hostfully: Beautiful Online Guidebooks for Better Guest Experiences

After more than six years as a Special Forces medical sergeant, Thomas Cavett, WG’18, G’18, came to Wharton to work on the launch of an innovative traumatic injury detection device.

How This Lauder Vet Is Working to Create Life-Saving Devices for the Military

The Wharton and engineering students of Acention are developing mobile games that let users earn money while they play. The Venture Initiation Program accelerator is helping them launch.

Acention: Developing a New Model for Mobile Gaming — Play Games, Win Money

Sanguis is the world’s first hand-held, portable, and inexpensive blood cell counting device. This at-home tracking could save as many as 15,000 lives every year.

Sanguis: A Medical Device Dream Team

Group K’s Multidiagnostic tool will soon give results for over 60 blood tests—nearly all the basic diagnostic tests—in just 20 minutes. Get your results during your appointment, and take the next steps with your doctor now.

Group K Diagnostic: Changing the How, When & Where of Blood Testing — and Saving Lives

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world and currently has no cure. VisiPlate is a nanoscale, ocular implant that stops blindness in Open Angle Glaucoma patients.

How VisiPlate Is Curing Blindness With Nanotechnology