A platform that provides a social virtual environment to consume multimedia content in groups, modeling the dynamics of physical social interaction of, for example, a live concert or networking event.
IVAN CAMPS | DANIEL VILLALBA
FUTURE OF WORK
A software solution that allows people to communicate as if they are sitting in the office next to each other, creating a seamless exchange of information.
FIELD TRIP APP
An app that allows PK-12 teachers to efficiently plan trips, communicate information with families and manage students while off campus.
TARIK GARVEY | STEPHEN ANKOUE
A solution that allows the Kimmel Center redesign their offerings and approach to audience engagement given that in-person performances and events may not be possible until 2021.
ROBERT BROSNAN | MELANIE HILMAN
An app that uses natural language processing and AI to provide a stream of podcast snippets with high relevancy.
SAKAL NARULA | RAHUL KUMAR
A digital all-in-one study planner with calendar integrations that allows students to more effectively plan academic, extracurricular and social commitments.
LAKSHAY SHARMA | RAVEEN KARIYAWASAM | SHEHANAZ AMIROON | LEO LEE
An app that crowdsources user to data to provide tips about crowd and wait times at locations like restaurants, market, public-transport and hospitals.
A virtual photo scavenger hunt app that only requires common household items and a little creativity. Players upload pictures as they complete tasks like "find an expired food item" and then vote on a winner.
A matching software that pairs singles with other players to casually play an online game together before they decide whether or not to go on a date.
THE FAMILY PROJECT
A virtual collection os stories that highlight the experiences of individuals who have both families and careers to promote positive social and political change.
KIMERLY BIESINGER | SOUMEE BHATTACHARYA | MIKA GRAVIET
MARKETING FOR GOOD
A digital marketing campaign for a non-profit in the context of Google's Online Marketing Challenge.
JORGE FERNANDEZ | EDUARD PRUJA
A digital platform for people with curly hair to share their stories and the products that work for them.
A digital platform that bridges the venture capital gender gap on both sides of the table by empowering a network of young aspiring female VCs and founders.
ALEXA GRABELLE | TYLER JONAS | HUNTER KORN
A platform that showcases racial and gender diversity in media to highlight the work of creators with a variety of identities, experiences and backgrounds.
REETI SHAH | SAHANA SUNDAR
A platform where people can share ideas and skills while building virtual connections, eliminating the need for a physical space to innovate.
MADINA ARAPOVA | AIDA AKUYEVA
A lifestyle assistant that generates custom data-driven insights for way-of-life tasks. Across fashion, food, fitness, our capsule routines bring variety to simplicity, keeping life fresh while freeing people to focus on what’s important.
GERARDO BALLESTEROS | JOCELYN CHIN
A probiotic mouthwash that maintains oral health without the consequences of traditional anti-septic mouthwashes.
LIFE SPEAKS ☆
A small weather-proof microphone and camera that sends recordings to the cloud and can be attached to any vehicle for capturing police interactions during a traffic stop.
ABIGAIL BROOKS | UKAMAKA CYRIACUS | RAJEEV MAHARJAN
A paper-based sweat-monitoring patch that senses and records levels of key biomarkers indicative of congestive heart failure symptoms. The patch aims to reduce unnecessary hospital readmissions through remote doctor-patient connectivity post-discharge.
JULIA YAN | KARIN KARTAWIRA | TYLER LEDINH | MICHAEL CHAO
A free virtual peer tutoring and mentoring service for primary and secondary school students in Mauritius who have experienced disruptions to their learning as a result of COVID-19.
PRIYA BHRIGOO | TASHWEENA HEERAMUN | MAXIMILIEN CHONG LEE SHIN
A use case and implementation plan for the University of Pennsylvania around the importance of offering childcare benefits to all of their employees, making it simpler to have a family and a career.
JESS STOKES | OLIVIA WELLS | KIMERLY BIESINGER
A social impact venture that connects Philadelphia communities, corporations, restaurants, and schools to combat growing food security issues that have been amplified by COVID-19. Children who previously relied on schools for meals can access food from struggling restaurants for meals subsidized by larger businesses.
SIMA PAREKH | BECCA BEAN | TEJASVITA SAHNI
A partnership between Penn Engineers and the Philadelphia Zoo to minimize emotional distress for animals in captivity and encourage natural, healthy behaviors.
REBECCA ZAPPALA | MAURA KELLY | DARBY NELSON | JUSTINE PAOLINI | MALLIKA YEDLA
A website connecting seniors in assisted living centers with fellow residents who are willing to share skills and knowledge with their community in a personal, yet safe way.
JON POGORZELSKI | GERARDO GUITERREZ | CHRISTINA HER | THOMAS SAMER | AHAD BOOTWALA
A centralized pickup location and door-to-door subscription service for senior citizens to order and receive medical supplies during shelter in place.
YEFEI JIN | PABLO JOSE TORRES MOJICA | HARUN PIRIM | WILLIAM LAOLAGI | STEPHIE LIU | SHANKAUSHAI | HOA NGUYEN
A media-rich virtual tour app that can be customized to any space using audio files, images, filters, descriptions and more.
JUSTIN LIEB | SHERRY SHI | KEY RUAN | ELIZABETH POWELL
A lifestyle brand app.
An Ayurvedic medicines retailer that sources local herbs.
VISHAKHA GOEL | SAKSHI GOEL
A direct-to-consumer subscription hair removal waxing kit. We take in how often a consumer waxes their hair/in which body areas, and offer wax kits for those specific areas to be delivered to their doorstep every few weeks for easy and affordable waxing that is inclusive of all waxing regions.
A service that provide materials-specific data science solutions for companies developing and engineering quantum dots by pairing companies with “bilingual” computational scientists who have domain expertise in data science and specific materials sectors.
NATHAN FREY | CHRIS PRICE
TAX LIEN HEDGE FUND
A network of investors in various municipalities discussing and discovering investing opportunities.
An online platform that enables people to customize any merchandise to their exact specifications and budget. Unlike most print-on-demand sites based in the Western World, this platform provides employment opportunities for East African Artists to showcase their work and challenge their creativity.
An app that effortlessly crossfades between songs or playlists without the need for expensive turntables. Users can become their own DJ using simplified controls for volume, bass, reverb and more.
A global network of locals that revolutionizes the way you travel by offering unique global experiences and encouraging travelers to form friendships.
A online platform that curates a personalized course of study and providers online skill-building resources to help college students better prepare for their dream jobs.
Patented blister-proof technology.
The learning management system for holistic wellness that virtually connects students to campus resources. Making students healthier by making colleges smarter.
JONATHAN MURAKO | EON MATTIS | DEREK NUAMAH | NICO MELTON | MANA HILMARA | PATRICK EMEDOM-NNAMDI
HEALTH HERO MATCH
A web-based, double-sided platform that uses AI to connect non-deployed medical workers with hospitals currently facing staff shortages.
ALEXA SPAGNOLA | MONICA CHANG | MAHMOUD ABDELHADI | AMR DARAWSHEH | DANISH NIHAL | MATE HEKFUSZ
NIGHTVISION CARE ☆
A small and attachable red and blue LED light that nurses can use to illuminate their workspace during a night shift and minimize disturbances to patients.
ANTHONY SCARPONE-LAMBERT | KATHLEEN DUMAS | LINDSEY BLOOM | JENNIFFERRE MANCILLAS | NICHOLAS NIECE | LOUISA QUI | JOSH BAEK | GABRIELLE WEISS
Real-time, AI-powered video analysis software that detects shoplifting in retail stores with 3x the accuracy of loss prevention personnel while preserving shopper privacy and mitigating race, gender and age biases.
PHILIPPE SAWAYA | NEIL GRAMOPADHYE | JONATHAN MAK
Cost-effective, portable and sustainable single-use metal plating device using electroplating technology for on-the-spot pipe repair that outperforms traditional welding and epoxy solutions.
MICHAEL HUA | JOSHUA CHEN | CHELSEA CAO | CINDY HAO
A service that delivers exclusively from convenience stores. The multi-vendor market creates one cohesive inventory from which users can buy items. Many vendors, one shop, one order, one delivery.
TOM FALZANI | ADIT GUPTA
A tool for more efficient engineer onboarding. Code walkthroughs that describe the logical flow of a codebase make it easy for new engineers to easily dig into the codebase and make meaningful contributions faster.
A meal ordering platform that provides healthy and safe food to users, while creating viability for restaurants. Key features include contactless delivery, curated meal options, community partnerships, and reduced pricing through order aggregation.
RYAN SCHUMACHER | CHRIS STREIFFER
ELM AMERICA, INC.
A platform that allows startup and small business owners who are looking for business support to connect with entrepreneurial college students seeking for startup experience and a flexible part-time job.
MADDIE VASSALLO | DAN ZEPLOWITZ
Online platform that connects industry professionals to rural STEM classrooms.
TARA VALCIMOND | YEFEI JIN | CHRIS CLARK | DOWNEY MEYER
A SaaS that creates e-commerce filters to sort products by visual similarity and design compatibility through freshly researched computer vision technology. Swiing creates visual product filters for e-commerce companies, specifically furniture and apparel.
ANISH JAIN | MARCUS NOWLAN
An app for college students to sell and buy used products and notes exclusively in their own school. Users will be categorized into their school’s specific marketplace, which emphasizes safety and community.
STACY PARK | LILY HUANG | ABBY HUANG
Built with the volunteer in mind, Corona Connects seamlessly matches people with time on their hands to organizations needing their help, taking into consideration volunteers' preferences and availability.
HADASSAH RASKAS | MEGAN KYNE | ELANA SICHEL | BRIAN WEIR | SPENCER RULE
CLOUD CARS ☆
For driverless mobility-as-a-service providers who must clean their cars when trash is left behind, CloudCars manufactures a deep learning system that detects waste and efficiently routes cars to our network of cleaning partners.
STEPHEN BRAND | JACK ROSEMAN