Aqus Water: One Water Filter To Serve Millions

  Aqus Water has engineered a tool that helps filter water without the need of pumps, electricity, chemicals, or replacements. Since their initiation, Aqus has provided an easy and affordable solution to accessing clean drinking water in 17 countries. I sat down with Founder and CEO, Kevin Kassel  (USC undergraduate Marshall Student ‘17) to discuss how he’s created…

Supportiv: Powering the Next Generation of Peer Support

  Supportiv is a stigma-free, anonymous, and affordable place to receive hyper-targeted peer support service addressing users’ underlying relationship, work and family needs. Alex Efron spoke with co-founders Helena Plater-Zyberk and Pouria Mojabi to discuss how Supportiv’s AI-enabled digital health platform expands mental health access and strengthens interpersonal communication.   The United States is facing…

Sigo Seguros Introduces Accessible Auto Insurance to the Non-Standard Market

  High premiums, added fees, and payment limitations are some of the many barriers non-standard customers often face when purchasing auto insurance. Sigo Seguros is a digital insurance provider addressing this challenge with a simple, fair, and transparent insurance brokerage platform that allows customers to shop for and purchase auto insurance online in their native…

Speciate AI: Analytics-Enabled Product Development

  Speciate AI aims to improve the product development life cycle, overhauling the way companies interact with their consumers in the process. With a usable dashboard capable of providing real-time updates, and a unique solution for white space discovery, Speciate uses artificial intelligence tools to aggregate, analyze, and generate insights from unstructured data. Midwest Scout Dan…

Identify3D: Creating a Digital Thread for Industry 4.0

  Software is “eating the world” and tech has become an essential component of all industries, even those traditionally far removed from high-tech processes. The integration of tech into traditional industry is a key component of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or “Industry 4.0.”  Identify3D is at the forefront of this revolution, enabling industrial companies that…

GIBLIB Makes Medical Education More Engaging and Accessible

  GIBLIB is a Los Angeles based startup that partners with premier hospitals and physicians across the country to provide in-detail medical lectures and surgical procedures to medical students on-demand. I sat down with Brian Conyer, CEO and Founder, to discuss GIBLIB’s growth and new approach to educating medical students.   Traditional Medical Education  …