Intro Usab Project Ideas 10/5/2009 Some final project ideas - http://www.austinhabitat.org/ http://www.caritasofaustin.org/ http://www.newlifetexas.org/ http://www.hillcountryride.org/site/PageServer http://www.abcaus.org/ Indeed, here’s a place to find a bunch of nonprofits: http://www.thecityofaustin.org/organization/index.html Austin Technology Incubator Company Company Description Ideal Power Converters Ideal Power Converters is developing electric power converter solutions for commercial, industrial, and military power users: - Variable Speed Motor Drives low voltage 10 to 1000 kW, medium voltage 200 kW to 20 MW and higher - Solar grid-tied inverters - Wind energy converters - High power density ship board drives and power converters - High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) power converters - Electric vehicle power converters Our products are based on Project Scope They are currently looking for assistance in market analysis, customer segmentation and product research. Contact Email Bill Alexander [email protected] Digital Proctor (Not and ATI Company) revolutionary new power converter topology which combines nonresonant softswitching, resulting high link frequency, and precise intra-cycle current control to achieve compact, lightweight, efficient, and economical power converters with exceptionally high power quality. DP is changing how students take tests and do assignments in online education. Online education, especially at the community college level, is growing rapidly, but there's a crucial weakness: there's no verification that the person who's registered and receiving credit for a course is the same person who's actually completing the assignments. DP has the solution: we measure the way a student types on their keyboard. It turns out that the way you type is as unique to you as your handwriting or fingerprints. We use your unique typing signature to verify that each assignment you submit was actually created by We would Andy Mills [email protected] like to figure Shaun Sims [email protected] out how to apply our technology of continuous keystroke dynamic analysis internationally and into other verticals outside of online education. Further, how do we price our technology, how to create revenue models, fine tuning a term sheet, and other fundamental financial essentials for a technology start-up. you. InXero We have the president, the dean, and several professors at Midland College lined up to use our software as soon as our three software engineers and Andrew can build it. We will deliver them a beta for the fall semester. We have submitted a provisional patent. Also, Congress passed a law in 2008 mandating online colleges take steps to verify the authenticity of students' work. When the law takes effect in 2011, schools will have to use a solution like ours. InXero is an industry and function specific Enterprise Information Sharing Network that makes company to company information sharing, collaboration and networing simple, private, real-time and affordable. InXero's mission is to empower Enterprise IT (CIO, IT Managers and staff) and IT Vendors (CMO, Marketing and Sales Managers) of small and 1. Development of the financial plan of InXero as we get ready for fundraising. This will also include fine tuning our pricing model and creating the pricing value map. 2. Creating the go to market public launch plan. Anady Raj [email protected] medium businesses in healthcare, energy and education verticals. Minimus Spine Minimus Spine develops ozone technology to treat disc herniations. The company is founded on an existing body of literature which demonstrates that ozone can reduce the size of the herniation and give patients lasting relief without multiple spinal injections or surgery. Project around the risk v. reward of executing a clinical trial to be the first to receive FDA regulatory approval of a new product. The analysis would involve market size, competitors, exclusivity provided by the regulatory approval and patents. What the company would be most interested in would be a model that compared the relative value of patents and regulatory approval.