Venture Lab

AI & Analytics for Business Award

The AI & Analytics for Business Award

AIAB is proud to partner with Venture Lab to offer the AI & Analytics for Business Award for the 2022-23 Startup Challenge. These monetary awards are given to the teams that best exemplify the usage of innovative artificial intelligence in their business model. The application is open until January 22, 2023.

Previous Winners

2023 Winner
EmployAI logo


EmployAI is a decision intelligence platform for ecommerce executives that provides actionable strategic insights in boardroom-ready slides and an interactive dashboard.

Tara Balakrishnan, WG’23, Amelia Cohen, WG’23

2023 Winner
Groov logo


Groov uses proprietary 3D phone-scanning to sell fully-custom “athleisure orthotic” insoles to the mass market, conveniently and affordably.

Daniel Cataldi, WG’23

2023 Winner
PopEye logo


PopEye is the world’s first autonomous anchor-monitoring system for large commercial vessels. At the intersection of mechanical design, electronics, and computer vision, our “camera-in-a-box” both solves the problem of anchor loss, malfunction, and danger, and takes the first step toward fully autonomous, more sustainable anchoring.

Nicholas Anderson ENG’23, Orestis Skoutellas, ENG’23 GEN’23 W’23, Jacob “Rocco” Bendell, ENG’23, Mario Ferre, ENG’23, Benjamin Abt, ENG’23 GEN’24

2022 Winner


An actually-useful AI coach for business communication.

Jack Zhang, C’24, Alice Liu, Jack Lee

2022 Winner
Shinkei Systems Corp. logo

Shinkei Systems Corp.

Shinkei Systems builds robotics minimize fish waste and multiply shelf-life. From 1.2B lbs caught every day, as little as 1 in 3 fish make it to a plate; we can save the fishing industry more than $50B annually.

Saif Khawaja, W’21, G’23

2021 Winner


A chat-based platform for sending money from the United States to Mexico.

Bernardo Garcia, WG’21, Manuel Godoy, WG’21