LaunchU (winner) Projects

23 projects match the criteria.

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BAR NONE

LaunchU (winner), Spring 2016-17

BAR NONE is a multidisciplinary art space for formerly incarcerated people in New Orleans, LA. At BAR NONE, people can take free art classes, have access to art supplies and multimedia equipment, exhibit and sell their artwork, host community art events, and collaborate with artists-in-residence. ...   Read more »

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Base.pk

LaunchU (winner), Winter 2014-15

BASE.PK is a web hosting/website creation platform that aims to provide users in developing economies an easy way to create their own websites without financial bariers stopping them from doing so. Instead of generic web hosting platforms that target audiences in western countires, BASE.PK aims to ...   Read more »

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BinStored

LaunchU (winner), Winter 2012-13

Finals week is a hectic time of year in the oasis that is Oberlin College. Students are usually slammed with papers and tests, and they’re emotional about losing their 4th and 5th year classmates to the abyss that is the “real-world”. On top of all of that, somewhere way in the ...   Read more »

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Bookalokal

LaunchU (winner), Winter 2012-13

Born in Brussels in October 2012, Bookalokal is a community for social foodies to list, discover, and book unique culinary events around the world — online or from a mobile device. From home-cooked dinners and brunches to cooking classes, wine tastings and food tours, Bookalokal connects ...   Read more »

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Built by Women (BxW)

LaunchU (winner), Winter 2014-15

Built by Women (BxW) is a platform for an educational and social movement to increase consciousness of women’s contributions to the built environment and to inspire girls to consider STEM careers, in particular architecture, engineering and construction. BxW will profile and map women's work ...   Read more »

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Call and Response

LaunchU (winner), Winter 2014-15

Call-and-Response is a new program, hosted at BOP STOP at The Music Settlement, that curates a festival of food, visual art, music, theater, and film, dedicated to celebrating and promoting local, emerging Cleveland artists by fostering interdisciplinary collaborations and providing the resources to...   Read more »

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Chai Energy

LaunchU (winner), Winter 2013-14

Chai is building products that give consumers a simple and mobile way to understand and reduce their energy use up to 20%. Leveraging these consumer products, Chai will provide multiple services for utility companies including customer engagement, behavioral energy efficiency, and interactive demand... Read more »

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Compology

LaunchU (winner), Winter 2012-13

Food waste recycling rates remain low because of the inefficient collection infrastructure. To increase these rates, Compology is building a low-cost “Smart-Dumpster” for food waste that integrates fermentation and sensing technologies to improve disposal process hygiene and optimize ...   Read more »

Dissectables

LaunchU (winner), Winter 2014-15

Dissectables aims to enhance medical school education by providing inexpensive, customizable, and dissectable organ models, which, unlike cadavers can be kept by students throughout their medical school careers. In addition to supplementing cadaveric dissection, these models could be used at schools...   Read more »

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From The Block To The Booth

LaunchU (winner), Spring 2016-17

From The Block To The Booth (FBB) is a premier affordable state of the art mobile recording studio service. FBB aims to provide clients with cutting-edge sound quality equipment in an environment that inspires and nurtures their creativity, while enhancing productivity at the client's comfort. From ...   Read more »

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Get With The Program

LaunchU (winner), Winter 2014-15

Get With the Program teaches computational thinking by providing a literature and workbooks subscription service. Get With the Program received a $1,000 Social Impact Grant   Read more »

Greenstart

LaunchU (winner), Winter 2014-15

Greenstart is a social purpose venture committed to transforming under-resourced communities through innovatively designing and implementing integrated education, workforce and social programs. Utilizing a unique collection of physical and intellectual property resources, Greenstart will build (in ...   Read more »

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Humble Grounds Roasting Company

LaunchU (winner), Winter 2015-16

Humble Grounds Roasting Company looks for exceptional coffees that have the potential to be used to create stable economies in farming communities around the world. We are bringing these coffees to Oberlin to carefully study and roast them to perfection to serve our friends, neighbors, and like-...   Read more »

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InPlay

LaunchU (winner), Winter 2014-15

InPlay is a non-profit start-up that offers a scalable technology platform which solves a pain-point for parents who struggle to find engaging activities for their kids, and also a national problem where one in five kids are alone and unsupervised after school. InPlay partners with schools to offer ...   Read more »

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IntimaQ

LaunchU (winner), Spring 2016-17

IntimaQ aims to produce comfortable, stylish, and affordable underwear for all bodies and identities. Aiming to take the experience of underwear shopping outside of a binary organizational system, IntimaQ believes that everyone has a right to feel comfortable and confident in their underwear.  ...   Read more »

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