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Check out the latest news from us and our alumni.

Sensi.AI was selected one of the top innovators at the HomeCare100 conference

Posted by Sensi.AI on their LinkedIn page:

"Sensi.AI had the honor to be selected as one of the top technology innovators to present at the closing sessions of this year’s #HomeCare100 conference focused on “Accelerating Home Care: Scale|Value|Workforce”.

Sensi.AI's Co-Founder and CRO, Alon Brener, was joined by Clayton Foutch, Founder of Home Matters Caregiving, who, together shared insights into integrating Sensi.AI into a home care agency to raise the standard of care as well as financial and operational ROI.

The conference was also a unique opportunity to meet with leaders in the home care and healthcare industries, and it was an energizing experience to see the spirit of innovation and dedication to providing great care.

It is this spirit that will continue to drive the home care industry forward, and enable seniors to age in place better than ever before. Sensi is proud to be a part of this mission."


Asets-Lux Secures Seed Funding From San Fran VC

Our alum and Luxembourg-based Integrated Design Suite (IDS) for engineers, ASETS-LUX, has closed a fundraising round with a Californian VC firm to scale its customer base.


Picketa Systems named one of SDTC's seed funding recipients

Picketa Systems was named one of Sustainable Development Technology Canada - Technologies du Développement Durable Canada's seed funding recipients.


Picketa Officially Launches LENS™

First of its kind in the agricultural industry, LENS™ allows users to perform plant tissue analysis in real-time, the first step in Picketa’s mission to enable precision agriculture at scale.


Energia alumni awarded in the 30 Under 30 Innovators by Atlantic Business Magazine

Picketa Systems' team (Xavier Hébert-Couturier, Zachary Andersen, Maxime Dumont, Dominic Levesque) and Nicholas Dowling (one of Potential Motors' co-founders) were named in the Atlantic Business Magazine 30 Under 30 Innovators.


Drinkable Water Solutions wins prize in the annual BioInnovation Challenge

Drinkable Water Solutions, part of our sixth cohort, took home the $55,000 prize in the annual BioInnovation Challenge, which will help the company finance the commercialization of its consumer-friendly water-testing device.


PLAEX Building Systems shortlisted for the 2022 Ocean Startup Challenge

PLAEX Building Systems Inc. was part of our sixth cohort and they have been just shortlisted for the 2022 Ocean Startup Challenge alongside 60 startups and entrepreneurs!


Energia alum mentioned among Nigeria's Clean Energy Innovators in interview by Nairametrics

Emmanuel Ezenwere is the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Arone Energy, a Nigerian based manufacturer of the Luminar, a high-performance, and low-cost solar grid system. This is a new category of compact integrated power systems that provide homes and businesses in Nigeria with clean electricity. It is an all-in-one compact system that saves customers high installation, and logistics costs while providing enough power for most appliances in homes.


Energia alum Sensi.AI featured on Qumra Capital’s Top 10 Israeli startups to watch out for in 2023

Sensi.AI is developing the world's first virtual home care platform based on artificial intelligence. The platform is designed to help nursing organizations allow the elderly to stay at home for longer periods of time, with the aim of minimizing re-hospitalizations. 👏


Energia alumni receive seed funding from SDTC

👉 Earlier this week, Sustainable Development Technology Canada - Technologies du Développement Durable Canada (SDTC) announced a seed funding envelope of $1.6 million to support 16 up-and-coming Canadian companies across Canada.

💯 We are proud to share that two of these companies are our Energia Ventures - Accelerator alumni - PLAEX Building Systems Inc. and Drinkable Water Solutions!

👏 Congratulations to all the companies that will be supported by this funding opportunity. We are always happy to see Atlantic Canadian companies developing innovative solutions that will contribute to a more sustainable future. 🍃


Energia alum wins Mitacs award

We are proud to share that a member of the current Energia Ventures’ cohort won a Mitacs award. Pascal D. McCarthy, CEO and founder of Fredericton-based Parados Cerebral Solutions, has been named National Change-Agent Entrepreneur.

The company is filling a gap in the medical system when it comes to treating sports injuries and concussions with a combination of a first-of-its-kind AI-based platform and multiple sensor technologies. Parados’ technology is already being used by early adopters in Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League and Professional Golfers’ Association. 

In a post on his LinkedIn profile McCarthy congratulated the other award recipients and acknowledged the support provided by his Master's supervisor Dr. Dhirendra ShuklaUNB’s J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME), friends, colleagues, coworkers and family. He also said: “This recognition makes me hopeful that we can apply this research to improve how the world approaches training and therapy by using more proactive, predictive and preventative methods.”


Beauceron Security is recognized as a CyberTech100 company by FinTech Global

Beauceron Security, a company that was part of Energia's first cohort, was recognized as a CyberTech 100 company by FinTech Global. The CyberTech100 is an annual list of 100 of the world’s most innovative CyberTech companies.

The list has been updated for 2022 to recognise the next-generation of solution providers shaping the future of the cybersecurity industry. The list aims to help senior executives and cybersecurity professionals identify which technology solutions have market potential and should be part of their integrated cybersecurity risk management strategy.

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