School: KTH Royal Institute of Technology
After his grandmother’s sudden heart attack, Max was determined to find a better way to identify early stages of heart disease. As a result, Max launched his company, Heartstrings, an accurate, non-invasive and low-cost tool based on proprietary artificial intelligence technology for screening and early diagnosis of heart disease. Heartstrings’ breakthrough technology has been tested successfully and validated with more than 700 patients through two clinical trials. His vision for Heartstrings is to save at least 1 million lives each year over the next three years.
School: National Research Nuclear University MEPhI
Dmitry’s company, AgroDroneGroup, specializes in the development of unmanned systems (drones), scientific methods and software to help solve unique challenges in the agriculture industry. These systems are designed to monitor the health of crops, increase quality of crops, and eliminate the harmful effects of chemicals used in agriculture. Dmitry has faced many challenges in his entrepreneurial journey to create this business, but one of his greatest challenges has been learning to manage his peers in a business environment without tarnishing those personal relationships. As his business continues to grow, Dmitry hopes to expand AgroDroneGroup worldwide, including: Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Germany, Netherlands, France, Brazil, Saudi Arabia and Argentina.