Learn about B-Lab 2022 companies: pop-up hospital infrastructure, sustainable procurement, Caribbean history and more
David Vojtaskovic, Class of 2024
Briefcase is a platform that aims to simplify and personalize the client-lawyer matching process. The platform helps both the client and the lawyer; clients seeking legal aid often face challenges accessing the law, including language and transportation barriers, and lawyers are overwhelmed by the time wasted conducting screening interviews with potential clients , many of which are denied. Briefcase’s goal is to make this difficult process efficient by matching clients with their ideal attorneys based on case experience while considering legal hurdles, democratizing access to law.
Tatiana Mandis, class of 2023
History of art and architecture
Cinemates saves viewers time when searching for movies and shows, serving as a trusted community recommendation service.
Sophia Ghauri, class of 2024
Health Care Systems Design Engineering
Hailey Chen, Class of 2024
Public health and business economics
Cindy Zheng, Class of 2024
Applied Mathematics and Biology
Codified Health is working to help doctors focus on patients — not paperwork — by using AI to streamline the medical billing process. We offer a medical code recommendation system, documentation verification tool, and interoperable software that engages with all existing EHR platforms. This way we can ensure that claims are submitted quickly with faster payments, consistent compliance, and billing data transparency.
Rose Engler, Class of 2022
Loan Anh Tran, class of 2022
IT and economics
COAD improves medication adherence by using a revolutionary smart pill organizer and user-friendly mobile app that work together to remind, log and notify users to take their medications.
Abigail Perelman, Class of 2022
Suraj Zaveri, Class of 2023
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
Shailen Sampath, Class of 2020
FollowUp aims to better connect people with Parkinson’s disease, their caregivers and healthcare providers. We are developing an app to provide more comprehensive information about a patient’s symptoms and day-to-day experiences to inform adjustments in treatment and treatment timelines. This increased communication creates space for more directed and effective health care that can better support people with Parkinson’s disease.
Maddie Jacks, Class of 2022
Master in Design Engineering
Mark Araujo, Class of 2022
Master in Design Engineering
There are tens of thousands of wonderful organizations that aim to solve some of the biggest problems in our food system, from food insecurity to food waste to degenerative farming practices. The problem is that most of these nonprofits, especially smaller ones, struggle to get and maintain recurring funding. While young professionals in the United States are motivated by social causes and express interest in helping address the above issues, they are often undereducated about the impact of these issues, lack awareness of these organizations aimed resolve them and are overwhelmed by the deluge of requests. for donations from organizations they don’t know if they can trust. FRUITfull breaks down these donor barriers to increase the volume and longevity of donations for small and medium-sized food nonprofits. Through user-centric design, engaging impact visualization, and AI-powered experiences, our platform delivers innovative, personalized, and trustworthy service to donors.
Hos fit all
Muram Bacare, Class of 2022 (RISD)
Architecture and fine arts
Hos-fit-all is the innovative design of a mobile modular negative pressure isolation chamber that serves as a timely response to healthcare infrastructure challenges. The modular design is constructed using pre-engineered construction methods and allows the unit to be dismantled and individual modules recommissioned as clinics in remote and disadvantaged communities that may not have access to adequate health care facilities. With a simple change in layout and furnishings, Hos-fit-all can be converted into food banks to combat food insecurity, classrooms to address educational challenges resulting from remote learning, libraries to bridge the digital divide and into temporary housing units as a response. to homelessness. Negative pressure technology is consistent across all programmatic functions, creating a healthy indoor environment.
Maddy Noh, Class of 2022
Public health and anthropology
Otto Olafsson, Class of 2023
Zoie Carter, Class of 2022
Targeting missed appointments and transportation barriers, RideRx aims to provide an accessible, subsidized ride-sharing service for healthcare appointments and medication pickup for addiction patients in Rhode Island. We hope to pilot a shared, door-to-door, on-call “shuttle” system based on geographic proximity. We aim to center community members and stakeholders first and foremost in the design and implementation of services, to promote a welcoming environment of camaraderie and a judgment-free zone for passengers.
Rocky Root Care
Rocky Douglas, Class of 2025
Rocky’s Root Care is a lifestyle and e-commerce brand that harnesses the magic of plants to heal your skin, elevate your home, and nourish your soul. Whether you want to smell good, feel sweet, or add a touch of nature to your home, Rocky’s Root Care seeks to help you make mindful nurturing a daily rooting ritual. To do this, we share handmade beauty products filled with plant extracts, home decorations made from preserved moss, spiritual self-care zines, and more.
David Chu, Class of 2024
Computer science, economics and philosophy
Sift is a browser extension that automatically generates second-hand alternatives to clothes that consumers want to buy online. As users browse websites and view clothing, Sift automatically analyzes images and keywords on the page to find the most visually or aesthetically similar second-hand alternatives.
Andrei Petrus, class of 2023
Heart health information doesn’t have to be limited to intermittent visits. Thanks to wearables and AI, we can monitor patients remotely, analyze their heart rhythms in real time, and bring them to the hospital only when needed. Take your cardiologist wherever you go.
Strictly Facts: A Guide to Caribbean History and Culture
Alexandria Miller, Class of 2024
Strictly Facts: A Guide to Caribbean History and Culture is a digital platform that aims to educate and celebrate Caribbean history by connecting history, politics and activism to our rich contemporary music and popular culture. Our mission maintains the importance of using our voices to document our history. Discover Caribbean history like never before with our upcoming podcast, blog and educational content.
Kiki Nyagah, Class of 2022 (RISD and Brown)
Industrial design and cognitive sciences
A new generation of citizens demands digitized toolkits that create learning and participation environments that integrate seamlessly with visual and sharing economies. XThePeople maximizes interaction and immersion for civics and historical learning. It is a multi-channel digital solution that serves a wide range of digitally-savvy voting-age adults with a platform that focuses on providing universal history and education. civic that is also immersive, passive and shareable.