TVLIC Winners Open Nasdaq

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2017 Nasdaq Open

TVLIC winners open Nasdaq on August 9, 2017

On August 9, 2017, the winners of the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition rang the opening bell at Nasdaq in New York City.  SandBox Semiconductors and NovoThelium were 2 of 45 teams that competed in this year’s competitions.  Lauren Cornell and Bianca Cerqueira, founders of NovoThelium, and Meghali Chopra, CEO of SandBox Semiconductor shared the podium.

Sandbox Semiconductor‘s patent-pending technology, Recipe Optimization for Deposition and Etching (“RODEo”) uses kinetic process models and statistical analysis to reduce time and cost of microchip fabrication by a factor of three compared to industry standards. Our mission is to build the best software tools for semiconductor process development.

NovoThelium has developed a technology that enables women to regenerate a nipple made from their own cells after a mastectomy. The technology preserves the unique native proteins and complex submicron level tissue architecture of the nipple. The technology can be applied to current or past nipple reconstructions.

Watch the opening here.