Wildfire: Winter 2017 Teams

Nov 22, 2016
|zcruit logo|zcruit logo|Hearye logo|||New Moon Chicago logo|Quick Pulse logo||HotPlate logo

The Garage is excited to announce the teams accepted into the first batch of Radical Entrepreneurship with Wildfire.

  • There were 15 applications for up to six spots
  • The teams will be accelerated using the Scrum process
  • Teams will be assigned their own Growth Coach during the quarter
  • Teams will also be supported by students from the Segal Design Institute EDI program who will help the teams with customer discovery and prototyping
  • Demo Day will be held on April 13, where teams will be competing for $8k in prize money, sponsored by Exelon!

ENTREP395 Radical Entrepreneurship Wildfire Teams

Zcruit optimizes the college football recruiting process through predictive analytics, thus saving college football programs time and improving the quality of recruiting classes.

HearYe: Plan less, do more. HearYe is a mobile application that's designed to organize casual group outings in an efficient way by allowing users to create, share, and communicate outing details on a central platform.


VertigōMetric Dx has developed a retinal-imaging medical device that rapidly helps an ER physician differentiate between a diagnosis of a non-life threatening issue and brainstorm stroke. Diagnosing this issue quickly will lead to tremendously better health outcomes for the patient while saving hospitals nearly a billion dollars annually. VertigoMetric Dx is led by an accomplished physician, a bioengineer, and a Kellogg MBA student. 

HotPlate is an app designed to help you decide what to order at restaurants. Users can rate individual menu items, so that it is quick and easy to see the best dishes. HotPlate also allows users to see friends’ ratings, search by specific dish item, and receive tailored recommendations.

NewMoon Chicago provides Spectacle Services that pair performance art, mechanical contraptions, and the fundamental elements of an event —from serving food to musical performance— to create new elements that redefine ultra-premium, cutting-edge aesthetics and transform perceptions. From Drones flying guests appetizers to Aerialists pouring champagne, NewMoon provides the fantastical experience guests are seeking and creates memories they never forget.

About the Author