AUGUST 2020
EXECUTIVE MATCH SPOTLIGHT
In June 2020, RoadPrintz was matched through XOR with Valvoline’s mergers and acquisitions manager, Josh Frederick RoadPrintz’s mission is to increase the safety of all road users through making effective visual street markings more affordable and accessible. The startup company is a spinout from Case Western University with Mike Allan, senior licensing manager at Case Western University, managing their technology portfolio.  
“After talking with the founders and learning more about the unmet needs addressed by RoadPrintz, I believe they have identified a very viable business opportunity. I’m looking forward to working with Sam and Wyatt, and I hope I can in some small way aid them in securing funding for this venture.”
-Josh Frederick
ENGAGEMENT
NEW STARTUPS ON THE XOR PLATFORM

AbSeek Bio Inc (Vanderbilt University)
Connected Vehicle Energy Management (University of Minnesota)
Innovative Treatment for COVID-19 ARDS (University of Minnesota)
Sensation Restoration (Case Western)
Vortex Biodiagnostics Inc (University of Tennessee)
Water Clarity Analysis (University of Minnesota)
XO Armor (Auburn University)
BY THE NUMBERS
NEW EXECUTIVE SPOTLIGHT
“XOR is a great opportunity to continue to grow entrepreneurship and innovation during a time when we need it the most. Since many of us are doing so much virtually, it’s requiring us to look at our business models in new and innovative ways. I’m excited to use my background in way that helps startups continue to evolve in this new and forever-changed landscape.”  --Tendai Charasika, CEO, SuperFanU
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