Who are the Challenge Cup Moscow’s Hottest Showcasing Startups? [POLL]

In case you missed it, Tech Cocktail has proudly partnered with 1776, the Washington, DC-based startup incubator, to bring you the Challenge Cup – a global competition to identify the hottest startups in education, energy, health, and smart cities.

On November 9th, Challenge Cup will bring the excitement to Moscow, where twenty five startups will battle for the four regional winners’ spots within their respective category.

The winners from each of the 16 events (8 international, 8 within the US) will move onto the final round and with it, the chance to win the $150,00 grand prize.

But we want to know what YOU think!  Weigh in and let us know which of these startups from the event is the hottest by voting in the poll at the bottom of this post!  The winner of the Reader’s Choice Polls from each group will be announced on tech.co on Friday, November 15th.

Who is The Challenge Cup Moscow’s Hottest Showcasing Startups?

(Polls listed at the bottom of this post)


Amectronix – Artificially intelligent learning mgmt system; merges traditional LMS w/ social networking and collaborative online tools

Channelkit – Tool that simplifies and structures research process via enabling to save links, group links into collections, and share them.

ClearMath – Interactive, gamified and personalized service for online math learning based on the ‘Action Learning’ principle.

CleverBear – Online education platform that teaches variety of web development skills

Easy Ten – Multi-platform mobile app that helps users study foreign language by teaching users 10 new words per day

Labicom  – Online platform for remote and virtual laboratories for STEM e-learning; similar to Coursera, but instead of courses we have online labs

Online University for Parents – Subscription service on parenting contrent; videos last only one minute with focus on children brain development , how to help them grow up, how to arrange home environment, and how to best equip their lives

TRIK – Cybernetic construction set that enhances creativity with cutting edge technologies, giving everyone opportunity to build and program robots which “see”, “hear”, and interact; is perfect for STEM robotics edutainment

We Study In – Peer-to-peer knowledge sharing platform re: universities and higher education in Russia and abroad; i.e. personalizing search for higher education via crowdsourcing of peer-to-peer and expert knowledge


EcoCat – Produces catalytic heaters / filters for decomposition of products of combustion, eliminating heat exchange and forced ventilation and thus, reducing heating costs by 4 times


Ask doctor – Consumer health app through which users can quickly find best doctor nearby to view ratings, arrange appt, and ask doctors questions

Be Healthy (also applied to Chicago) – Mobile medicine log to help track of medicine intake and pharmacy map to notify where nearest pharmacies are located

CardioWave – A mobile health platform and fitness tracker that reads your personal vital signs based on sensor technologies.

Gipis – Personal training plans for runners; Mobile health platform that aggregates health data, structures and analyzes it, and creates personal step-by-step training plan to achieve running / fitness goals

iBinom – Enables genome analysis in 30 minutes in the cloud

iHealth – Mobile device that provides quick, accurate, and easy self-diagnosis of measured person’s health, with access to online consultations from doctors regarding results

Lactocore – Best care for infants’ nervous system – aimed to help infants switched onto artificial nutrition to grow as healthy as newborns on natural breastfeeding via synthesis and fortification of particular peptide essential for nervous system maturation

Medesk – Cloud platform; aggregates medical data for integrated info flow

NormaSugar – Uses web with mobile to provide each patient with diabetes with timely, qualified and adequate medical help, enabling remote treatment of patients with diabetes


Angry Citizen – Online and mobile complaint submission and tracking system for people complaining about product and services that routes the complaints to corresponding vendors (i.e. low quality products to bad roadwork and unsatisfying customer service)

Dublway – Online platform providing simple way to share your ride, find friends, classmates, and coworkers going same way as you are

HUDWAY Drive Safely – Car head-up display mobile application for drivers to anticipate road conditions for safer navigation in low visibility conditions

OOZO.tv Social Media Television – Social media powered flat screens installed in coolest spots around town, creating interactive billboards that capture everything company publishes on its social media channels, such as texts, photos, and videos from all major social networks

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When Zach Davis isn't getting lost in the mountains, he is hustling from Boulder, CO as Tech Cocktail's Director of Marketing. He is the author of Appalachian Trials, a book chronicling the mindset necessary for thru-hiking all 2,181 miles of the Appalachian Trail, a feat he accomplished in 2011. Zach is a green tea enthusiast, die-hard Chicago sports fan, and avid concert-goer. Follow Zach on Twitter: @zrdavis.
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