McGuire Program teams selected for InnovateUA Accelerator

March 4, 2015


Two McGuire Program teams have been selected for the InnovateUA Accelerator. Infinurja and CrateCrops will participate in the six-week course, which provides student startups mentors, resources and a workspace. Students teams will compete for a total of $10,000 in cash prizes provided by the 2015 Perkins Coie Innovative Minds Challenge, as well as prizes provided by other sponsors. 

Infinurja, developed by Nicholas Jennings, Vinay Nenwani and Adam Ross, designs, produces, and sells products that use organic waste and natural biological processes to generate continuous power to homes.

CrateCrops is an aquaponic technology manufacturer that creates experiential STEM platforms for K-12 schools by incorporating aquaponics, vertical gardening, and automation inside repurposed shipping containers. CrateCrops is being developed by Reily Cleal, Scott Downey, Yale Jesser, Shawn Ludgate and Phillip von Bieberstein.  

Read more: Program accelerates UA startups