This morning, July 3, 2019, Vita Inclinata rang the opening Nasdaq bell as winners of the 2019 Rice University Business Plan Competition. Check out CNBC’s coverage:
Vita, based in Denver and Seattle, is pioneering new, innovative hardware solutions for daily safety challenges in aerospace, construction and other dangerous industries. Vita’s first product, the Load Stability System, was created to solve the deadly swinging of helicopter hoisting and sling-load systems. They are alumni of the 2019 Air Force Accelerator Powered by Techstars.
Vita CEO Caleb Carr was joined by Brad Burke, managing director of the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which hosts the annual business plan competition, Will Roper, the U.S. Air Force’s assistant secretary for acquisition, and Warren Katz, managing director of the Air Force Accelerator Powered by Techstars.