helpir (how every little problem is resolved) is an online market place that allows people to outsource small jobs and tasks (called Quests) to other local capable individuals. Helpir also offers people the ability to receive educational lessons in relation to the services offered. The Quests range anywhere from yardwork, cleaning, and deliveries to using computers, electronics, and completing minor home repairs. This web based service method is designed similarly to well-known services such as Uber, Airbnb, and Fiverr. Anyone can sign up through the helpir website and become either a ‘wantir’ to receive help or a ‘helpir’ to provide help.
ChugaChaga is a national producer of bottled tea made with chaga, a super-antioxidant-rich mushroom that grows on birch trees in cold climates. Initially they will be offering TreeTea in four flavors – classic, mint maple, cherry vanilla, and peach. One Tea = One Tree planted.
The Troy Shirt Co. is Troy's premium screen printing company. The Troy Shirt Co has partnered with one of the largest apparel distributors and features a large selection of big label brands for T-Shirts, Sweatpants, Hoodies, Hats, Tote Bags, Aprons, Curtains, Posters and more. Utilizing the latest technology and engineering concepts, the Troy Shirt Co has expanded from the traditional screen printing process and is currently developing and experimenting with new materials and technology that will revolutionize the apparel industry.
EnerMat Technologies, Inc. is solving the challenge of nanomaterial synthesis for advanced lithium-ion energy storage systems. Their capabilities in material science, electrochemistry and large scale manufacturing techniques for nanomaterials enable them to build electrodes that result in improved battery systems. They are targeting new, fast-growth market segments that value high power, long lasting and lightweight batteries. These customers include wearable and consumer electronics manufacturers, as well as electric mobility applications in the transportation sector. Their graphene based electrodes can radically improve energy density (over 2x) and power density (over an order of magnitude) when compared with the incumbent technology.