VCU start-up companies in the past 10 years 


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Data Blueprint

Data Blueprint is a data management consulting firm that puts organizations on the right path to leverage data for competitive advantage and operational efficiency.

Global Lyme Diagnostics

The company is marketing and selling a novel diagnostic for Lyme Disease. It is based on a chimeric protein recognizing all prevalent strains of the hetero organism causing Lyme Disease in the US and Europe.

Quench Medical

Quench Medical is developing novel formulations of approved inhaler medications to significantly decrease symptoms of lung diseases. Our platform technology is able to address the entire $40 billion inhaler market. The first indication is severe asthma, where patients suffer costly exacerbations from uncontrolled symptoms.

Respiratory Drug Delivery

RDD coordinates meetings and sessions with special interest groups such as the Inhalation and Nasal Technology Focus Group of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, the International Society for Aerosol in Medicine, and the Product Quality Research Institute, in an attempt to maximize delegate participation in important issues.

Sanyal biotechnology

Sanyal Biotechnology offers contract research services to clients who seek a more physiologically relevant small animal model for their preclinical research into liver disease and other comorbidities resulting from the metabolic syndrome.

Static Sim LLC

The company offers an anesthesia training tool which is the only training aid that demonstrates the distribution and behaviors of medications with various densities within the intrathecal space post medication injection.


Teclison is a venture backed company developing novel stilben derivatives for cancer treatment. The team is distinguished for their induced tumor hypoxia treatments for liver cancer with a focus in the US, EU, and China.


The company offers a nationally recognized early childhood prevention program, Al’s Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices and the companion parent education program, Here, Now and Down the Road…Tips for Loving Parents.