Our Portfolio

Our portfolio companies come from all over the world—from Chile to Seattle and beyond— to Maine to grow their companies buoyed by the support of the Roux Institute and Northeastern network, and the Maine entrepreneurial ecosystem.

I say to those who invest here, who want to invest here, who want to move here and live here, contribute to our economy and our wellbeing, you make us want to be a better state.

JANET MILLS

Governor of Maine


Founder Residency Class of 2022

  • DeepCharge Inc.

    DeepCharge is leading the next generation of wireless charging and intelligent surfaces. Its platform features the most advanced, AI-enabled technology in the wireless charging space, delivering multi-device wireless ‘anywhere, anytime’ charging freedom to improve the overall charging experience and untether billions of battery-powered devices from wired charging.

    Offering the only fully programmable and reconfigurable system in the market, its proprietary platform simplifies daily life by radically transforming wireless charging as we know it by making surfaces like counters or desks – into intelligent, wireless power solutions – a solution that defies previous technological limits.

  • Election Bridge

    Election Bridge is a conduit and activator for households to connect and share feedback with the different levels of U.S. government. The platform allows users to come together as a unified voice and utilize technology to generate data-led insights for better governance and improved hyperlocal development.

  • Shinkei Systems

    Shinkei Systems builds robotics that minimize fish waste and multiple shelf-life. Of the 1.2B lbs of fish caught every day, as little as 1 in 3 can make it to a plate. Most fish are left to suffocate on boats, which creates stress and degrades meat quality. We automate traditional processing techniques to improve shelf-life and quality.

  • Hey Freya

    Hey Freya is innovating women’s digital health solutions that are body-positive, based in science, and made for women by women to answer the ultimate question: How am I doing? Hey Freya is smashing the tradition of women’s health solutions focusing only on pregnancy and fertility to empower women to lead happier and healthier lives.

  • Tanbark Molded Fiber Products

    Tanbark has unique expertise, first mover advantage, and technologically advanced solutions for an emerging market demanding sustainable, compostable packaging.

    Tanbark manufactures Molded Fiber packaging, focusing on Type 3 Molded Fiber packaging, which is one of the best replacements for single-use plastic and Styrofoam.


Techstars Accelerator Class of 2021

  • Attention Exchange

    A lean research platform that helps brands get honest feedback from real people so that they can make better decisions.

  • Breathing.ai

    We integrate healthy habits into screen interactions via our patented browser extension.

  • Circa

    Reinventing rent using a powerful mix of payment flexibility, credit reporting, communications, arrears planning, and more.

  • Eskuad

    A platform with offline capability that streamlines data collection and other easy-to-use services.

  • Group B Labs

    Creating technology that simplifies childcare in a way that nurtures both parent and child.

  • ListedB

    ListedB is a social booking app for beauty and wellness services within the Black community.

  • MCSquared Health

    We simplify the medical billing process so patients and providers can focus on what’s most important: care.

  • Omnic Data

    AI and deep learning esports solutions.

  • Phase Zero

    Enabling a seamless patient and study team experience.

  • Wishroute

    Wishroute is an SMS platform that increases user engagement and conversion through motivating human conversations.


Founder Residency Class of 2021

  • UNAR Labs

    Software company building innovative digital tools and tech with the mission of empowering people with visual impairments by enabling information access in digital media.

  • New England Marine Monitoring

    A fisheries technology company providing camera-based, modernized fisheries-monitoring services to New England fishermen.

  • Lief

    A new model of childcare that leverages technology to match-like minded families and place quality, vetted providers in the home.

  • KinoTek

    A movement analysis company providing actionable data and insights to clinicians, resulting in improved quality of care, insurance reimbursement, and increased revenue.

  • Hydronet

    Provides reliable, secure, and self-optimizing networks in contested environments enabling seamless integration of underwater assets without need for a pre-existing communication infrastructure.

  • Forerunner

    Software that helps government agencies leverage per-property data to decrease community-wide flood risk and increase their capacity to adapt to climate change.