2024 IN-Prize Pitch Finalists and Alternates Announced

Announcing the 40 finalists and alternates for this year’s IN-Prize competition on August 27.

IN-Prize finalists will pitch before an audience of venture capitalists, angel investors, entrepreneurs, early adopters, corporate executives, universities, and partners. The total dollars invested is up to $5 million, with participants receiving up to $1 million each.

Finalists will compete in the following industry areas: Ag & Food, Hardtech, Healthcare, Software and Sportstech.

Here are the finalists and alternates for each industry area:

Ag & Food
–  The Cumin Club (Chicago, IL)
–  demi (Chicago, IL)
–  Here Here Market (Hammond, IN)
–  Insignum AgTech (Indianapolis, IN)
–  ReproHealth Technologies (Indianapolis, IN)

–  anu (Evansville, IN)
–  Arch Pet Food (Chicago, IL)
–  Ourobio (Indianapolis, IN)

–  Ateios Systems (Newberry, IN)
–  Tactile Engineering (Lafayette, IN)
–  Uniform Sierra Aerospace (West Lafayette, IN)
–  Volexion (Evanston, IL)
–  ZILA BioWorks (Renton, WA)

–  FreightMiner (Ann Arbor, MI)
–  MITO Material Solutions (Indianapolis, IN)
–  Stroma (Chicago, IL)

–  3Aware (Indianapolis, IN)
–  Grannus Therapeutics (Indianapolis, IN) 
–  Kalogon (Melbourne, FL)
–  nSight Surgical (San Francisco, CA)
–  PragmaClin Research Inc. (Portland, ME)

–  Neurava (Indianapolis, IN)
–  Parrots AI (Indianapolis, IN)
–  Vistim Labs Inc. (Miami, FL)

–  Aerobotics7 (San Francisco, CA)
–  Ascent Integrated Tech (Chicago, IL)
–  KidVestors (Louisville, KY)
–  Plain Sight (Detroit, MI)
–  Vitalswap Technologies (Brownsburg, IN)

–  Bilin Academy (Chicago, IL)
–  Chase Labs LTD (Loughborough, UK)
–  Lexibl (Sunnyvale, CA)

–  Coordle (Baltimore, MD)
–  Lowr (London, UK)
–  Medal (New York, NY)
–  Sizzle (Sunnyvale, CA)
–  TayCo Brace (South Bend, IN)

–  PRAEIC (Dublin, CA)
–  Sportycus Corporation (Austin, TX)
–  The Playbook (Minneapolis, MN & Atlanta, GA)

EDGE Sound Research, a company that uses vibration to turn a material into sound, received a $1 million investment last year and continue to benefit from the exposure they received at RALLY.

“The RALLY IN-Prize Pitch Competition helped open doors to new corporate partners. We now have beta sites set up with multiple professional sports teams. To this day, we continue to be invited to networking events and opportunities to showcase our product directly to decision-makers,” says Valtteri Salomaki, Co-Founder and CEO of EDGE Sound Research.

This year, RALLY has partnered with the Startup World Cup, allowing one IN-Prize winner to participate in the Grand Finale Event in October 2024 to compete for an additional $1 million prize.

“Collaboration is fundamental to RALLY’s mission,” says RALLY Chief Visionary and Elevate Ventures CEO Christopher Day. “Our partnerships with Plug and Play Tech Center, and Startup World Cup will help magnify these talented innovators to a global audience.”

The winners of the 2024 IN-Prize will be announced on Wednesday, August 28th. For a timeline of key dates and more information about the IN-Prize competition, click here.