Tag: Roman Sandoval

Allosense Receives San Antonio Biomedical Seed Funding for Military Medical Innovation
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Allosense Receives San Antonio Biomedical Seed Funding for Military Medical Innovation

Allosense, a startup company producing internet-of-things or IoT tracking devices, will receive $25,000 from the San Antonio Military Medical Innovation (SAMMI) Fund. The City of San Antonio established the fund in December 2019 to support local companies commercializing discoveries in medical devices, new drugs, and biotechnology and biomedical software that can meet military medical mission needs. This is the first $25,000 round of SAMMI investment for Allosense. The company provides an easy way for companies or organizations looking to integrate smart sensors for tracking assets. The asset trackers are cell phone-sized devices that are always in communication, either on-demand or via a data stream. The startup is developing a next-generation version of its tracker small enough to...
Geekdom 2020 Pre-Accelerator Startups To Pitch at Virtual Demo Day
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Geekdom 2020 Pre-Accelerator Startups To Pitch at Virtual Demo Day

For the startups participating in this year's pre-accelerator program, Geekdom did what practically everyone has done since the COVID-19 pandemic closed down public gatherings starting in March. The downtown San Antonio co-working community improvised.  That means that the 2020 Geekdom Pre-Accelerator Demo Day will be viewed online Sept. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. Register to view the pitches from the seven startups here. For the third year of the startup program, Geekdom delayed its typical spring start until July 23 and ran the program until Aug. 27. Adapting the pre-accelerator program into a virtual mentoring curriculum helped broaden Geekdom's local mentoring network, said program manager Joyce Deuley. Investors from Active Capital, RealCo Longterm Accelerator, Dura Software, and Li...
Geekdom Startup Allosense Wins Air Force Funding for Asset Trackers
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Geekdom Startup Allosense Wins Air Force Funding for Asset Trackers

Winning an Air Force contract estimated at a potential total value of up to $5 million has been game-changing for one Geekdom startup company producing internet-of-things or IoT tracking devices. Allosense founder Roman Sandoval applied to the competitive awards-based Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and won a Phase 1 SBIR award for $50,000 in December 2019. Allosense provides an easy way for companies or organizations looking to integrate the use of smart sensors for tracking assets. The asset trackers are cellphone-sized devices that are always in communication, either on-demand or via a data stream. “We make always-connected sensors that can be used as asset trackers in logistics,” Sandoval said. “Our ‘Sensing-as-a-Service’ can be used in many different ...