The USC/Columbia Technology Incubator has accepted seven new startup companies representing biomedical, social media, mobile wireless applications, geographic information systems and global sourcing businesses, the Incubator announced.
Starnell Bates, Chair of the Incubator Advisory Council, called the group of companies one of the best entering classes since the Incubator started in 1999.
The USC / Columbia Technology Incubator is now home to 31 high-tech, high-growth potential businesses who receive mentoring, venture and seed capital assistance and a host of services to accelerate their growth.
The seven new companies are:
A&Q NanoDesigns LLC
CEO: Andrew Lee
A&Q NanoDesigns LLC is a research and development company focused on discovering and developing biosensing, bioimaging and labeling agents. The company offers products including: iON-Dyes and BioDots.
GlyCore Ltd. Co.
CEO: Andrew Lee
GlyCore Ltd. Co. provides prototypes with high commercial potential based on R&D efforts stemming from academic research at University of South Carolina. It focuses on developing nano-size sensors and multi-spectral health monitoring technologies, which address current concerns and needs of the biomedical community.
New IMI LLC
Contact: William Kirkland
New IMI LLC , or International Medical Innovations, is a drug discovery and development company engaged in the commercialization and licensing of high-value prescription therapeutics involving new compositions of matter and proprietary formulations.
CEO: Ella Li
ZillionInfo LLC is an USC-affiliated, woman-owned, advanced-technology company that specializes in providing consulting services, technology and software products for spatial data integration, analysis, visualization and application-specific projects. The company aims to turn spatial data into knowledge to help solve problems using the latest technologies for spatial data collection, such as global positioning systems, high-resolution remote sensing and location-aware devices (cell phones, sensors, etc.)....
Read the full article at the Columbia Regional Business Report.