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CMU VC 2022 Winners & Finalists

We are so proud of our participants and wish them all the
best in their entrepreneurial journeys!

Paradigm Robotics

1st Place Winner

Paradigm Robotics is paradigm-shifting the field of robotics by developing the next generation of advanced and accessible robotic solutions designed to protect the brave.


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Siddharth Thakur
Founder & CEO
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Krishnan Ram
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Pritivi Rajkumar
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Jatin Kumar
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Shashank Vinay Kumar
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2nd Place Winner

Introducing Bonsai, the ultimate productivity booster for knowledge workers!  With Bonsai's AI-driven technology, finding the right information has never been easier or more efficient. Say goodbye to long response times and hello to instant resolutions and improved customer satisfaction.


BAM! Bottle 

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BAM! Bottle is a portable container that heats liquids on the go. We change beverage temperature through battery power alone to ensure that your drink is always at your perfect temperature. BAM! Bottle-- for those everyday moments where you need a little BAM!


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Kaitlyn Chow
Founder & CEO
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ToxiSense is using genetic engineering to develop plant-based biosensors for bacterial endotoxin as a more low-cost and sustainable method to test for contamination in medical products and drinking water.

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LEAF is a subscription-based SAAS for solar/electrical engineers that automates solar-array design with an AutoCAD plugin and artificial intelligence.

Meet the Team:
Evan Haug, CEO and Inventor

Cooper Reif, COO and Founder

Kehley Coleman, CMO and Founder
Ben Trabold, Co-CTO and Founder

Jake Prusky, Co-CTO and Founder


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