new companies on our radarOur regular pick of exciting new European start-ups November 2012
About VentureRadarOur goal is to make it easy for you to findinnovation and growth companies that canhelp drive your own company’s success.Companies that you can partner with, buyfrom, sell to, work for, invest in, or acquire.VentureRadars ‘New Companies on our Radar’ briefingbrings you our regular pick of exciting new European start-ups (most are only one to two years old) that we think youshould know about... www.VentureRadar.com
OxeHealth “OxeHealth is a medical software company spun-out from the University of Oxford to commercialise a novel, patented technology that enables a digital camera to monitor the vital signs (heart rate, respiratory rate and oxygen saturation) of patients in artificial light, without the need for any additional hardware. The company plans to deliver a range of software products based on intelligent algorithms which have the capability to transform healthcare and patient monitoring.” Founded: 2012 - Spin out of University of OxfordKeywords from company website. Image by Tagxedo. Headquarters: UK Website: http://oxehealth.com/ www.VentureRadar.com
Adyoulike “Adyoulike is taking old anti-spam authentication tests (known as a Captchas) and turning them into an advertising opportunity. Instead of a website user being asked to enter a series of distorted characters as anti-spam authentication they are asked to retype brand messages, providing advertisers with their attention, publishers with new revenues and users with an easy-to-read and interactive message.” Founded: 2011Keywords from company website. Image by Tagxedo. Headquarters: France Website: http://www.adyoulike.com/ www.VentureRadar.com
YPlan “YPlan’s founding team brings together experience in entertainment, ticketing, and technology from the likes of Time Out, Airbnb, GetTaxi, Songkick, Toptable, Virgin, BSkyB, Summit Partners, and Goldman Sachs. YPlan allows users to easily discover, book and receive tickets directly to their phone for local entertainment events. Initially in London, YPlan curators work with event organisers and post a shortlist of events that are available to discover, book and enjoy for that night only.” Founded: 2012Keywords from company website. Image by Tagxedo. Headquarters: London, UK Website: http://yplanapp.com/ www.VentureRadar.com
IndoorAtlas “Founded in 2012 as a spin-off from the University of Oulu, Finland, IndoorAtlas says it is the world’s first company to utilize magnetic anomalies inside buildings and smartphones to pinpoint indoor positions. The technology allows the creation of applications for store promotions, mobile gaming, logistics efficiency or simply for navigating around inside shopping centres, airport terminals, etc.” Founded: 2012 - Spin-out of University of Oulu Headquarters: FinlandKeywords from company website. Image by Tagxedo. Website: http://www.indooratlas.com/ www.VentureRadar.com
L.E.S.S. “L.E.S.S. has developed a patented technology that opens up new routes in designing innovative green lighting systems, particularly for integration into low power consumption portable devices. Instead of backlighting – which has traditionally been used in high resolution displays – L.E.S.S. has developed an edgelighting system that allows for both high light transfer efficiency and optimal light distribution.” Founded: 2012 Headquarters: SwitzerlandKeywords from various sources. Image by Tagxedo. Website: http://less-optics.com/ www.VentureRadar.com
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