EvoNexus Tech Incubator Welcomes Newest Class of Startups

13 new ventures, 56 total in incubation

Dec 03, 2015, 18:00 ET from EvoNexus

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EvoNexus, the technology incubator and hub for Southern California's entrepreneurial and startup community, announces its newest class of technology startups. Over 180 startups applied to the latest round, bringing the total number of applicants to over 1200 since 2009. Of the 182 applicants, 13 companies were admitted, which is less than one-in-ten. EvoNexus companies have raised over $686M in funding and outcomes since the incubator's founding in 2009.

EvoNexus San Diego welcomes 6 new companies to the Downtown location and 3 new companies to La Jolla. EvoNexus Irvine admitted 4 new companies, bringing the total companies incubating in Irvine to 18. With the admission of these 13 companies into EvoNexus, there are 56 technology startups incubating across the 3 EvoNexus locations.

Congratulations to the following companies:

San Diego/La Jolla

CleverPet: CleverPet builds intelligent robots that engage with dogs while their humans aren't home, turning lonely time into learning time. 

Grolltex: Grolltex is a provider of graphene based advanced materials and equipment, operating with exclusive rights on a portfolio of patents issued by UCSD, toward commercializing disruptive technologies using graphene.

Solenica: Solenica designs beautiful Italian robots that improve the interior environment of your home. Their first is Lucy, a solar-powered robot that brings natural sunlight indoors without installation. 

San Diego/Downtown

AttackIQ: AttackIQ provides a continuous security testing platform to challenge existing host, network and cloud infrastructures to help organizations safely test, measure, and perform security validation and improve their defense in depth strategy.

CourseKey: CourseKey is a higher education software management platform that is used to enhance communications in classroom settings between professors and students. Students use existing smart phones or tablets to check-in for attendance, answer and ask questions, chat with other students and more.

Englue: LeadCrunch by Englue provides high precision B2B leads using artificial intelligence.

Fanpics: Fanpics installs its proprietary camera technology into venues to capture every fans reaction to the big moments at the event. These images are used to produce a personalized story for each fan, accessible immediately via the Fanpics app.

Motoroso: Motoroso is a Market Network for the $36B Automotive and Powersports aftermarket. We bring brands, publishers, shops, and enthusiasts together to power their lifestyle and businesses.

SkysenseSkysense is building the first fully automated scalable drone charging infrastructure. What the Tesla charging network is for electric cars, Skysense will be for drones. 


Evasyst: A command center for competitive gaming.

Kuddly:  An app that gives pet owners 24/7 access to verified veterinarians around the world.

Marvel Coupon: Disrupting and Revolutionizing Retail Marketing through a Unique Mobile Coupon APP.

Cloudspot: Cloud Spot is a transparent 3rd party software created to be the fastest and most customizable way for professional photographers to deliver, sell, and share their photos. It will be the hub of all integrated services they use across the entire spectrum of their businesses.

About EvoNexus 
EvoNexus is a technology incubator for Southern California's startup and entrepreneurial community with locations in San Diego and Irvine. EvoNexus empowers motivated entrepreneurs to turn their transformative ideas into fundable, commercially viable companies, and leverages community resources to provide what entrepreneurs need to be successful.

For more information, visit http://www.evonexus.org.

Media Contacts
Kayla Trautwein
Portfolio Manager, EvoNexus La Jolla

Carolyn Liikala
Portfolio Manager, EvoNexus Irvine