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Jessica Hernandez

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May 17, 2018

Energy data analytics platform

The company was founded by Siddhartha Sachdeva, Akhlak Ahmed, and Sudaksha Sachdeva in 2013; in 2017, the company raised $6 million from Shell Technology Ventures, Iberdrola Ventures (Perseo), and Energy & Environment Investment. The company is a developer of a software platform to analyze smart ... read more.
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Jessica Hernandez

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May 17, 2018

Energy management and efficiency for commercial and industrial savings

Evercomm offers energy management solutions leveraging software analytics to identify energy saving opportunities in data centers, university buildings, and industrial facilities Builds energy profiles and fault libraries of individual pieces of equipment to validate operational data and is able to ... read more.
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Michael Kronberger

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

May 17, 2018

Proppants are used in hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells, injected into the well after the initial frack to keep the fractures in the rock open so that oil and gas can flow out. The rise of fracking, particularly in the U.S., over the past decade or so has created a large business for ... read more.

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Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

May 16, 2018

Focused on high-quality but pricier Northern White fracking sand and cheaper but lower-performance "in-basin" sand; neglects intermediate grades  Also differentiates on its PropStream logistics system, which includes PropBeast conveyors that reduce particulate emissions compared to alternatives Due ... read more.

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Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

May 16, 2018

Pure-play producer of Northern White frac sand proppants; lower-performance than resin-coating or ceramic proppants, but the highest-performing, and highest-priced, of the cheaper sand proppants Has proven reserves of approximately 320 million tons of the material, and sold 2.4 million tons in 2017 ... read more.

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Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

May 16, 2018

Producer of alumina-based ceramics proppants, fracture treatment software, and consulting services for the oil and gas industry Biggest competitor is Saint-Gobain's ceramics proppant business, with companies from Russia and China also competing with Carbo's proppant products Ceramics proppants, ... read more.

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May 16, 2018

Silica products mainly used for hydraulic fracturing but also for industrial applications Owns 765 million tons of commercial silica and operates in 19 production facilities across the U.S. Its silica sand proppants compete with more premium ceramics proppants; however, ceramics proppants are in ... read more.

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Genomics in agriculture

Coverage Areas: Agro Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q2 2019

Big data in agriculture was initially synonymous with "precision agriculture," however the rise of genomics and other informatics tools are fundamentally changing the roles DNA and data play in agriculture. (This report will be the first of a "Genomics in X" series, building on the "Power of DNA" report/webinar)

Electronic Materials

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q2 2019

Materials innovation is driving the next wave of electronic devices, from flexible displays to ubiquitous sensors. We will survey the electronic materials innovation landscape to understand what materials will enable these devices, and when the materials will be ready for market.

Food Value Chain CVC Comparison

Coverage Areas: Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness

Planned Publication Date: Q2 2019

Food companies have become more serious about their commitments to supporting start-up innovation efforts through the formation of numerous corporate VC groups - and their investments have been widely varied in scope. This report will assess the landscape of those funds, demonstrating the winning approaches.

Organizing for Digital

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation

Planned Publication Date: Q2 2019

Many companies are trying to embark on their digital transformation. However, success rates are not that high; estimates indicate that more than 80% of digital transformation projects fail. While there are many determining factors for success, one of them is the structure of the organization and the culture within an organization. Interestingly, with the arrival of digital, companies also need to re-imagine their traditional structures. How can companies organize themselves to ensure success in their digital transformation efforts? What type of a culture should they build? With the arrival of digital, what should the org structure look like to ensure success in the future?

The Market Opportunity for Flexible Displays

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q2 2019

Flexible displays have been an emerging opportunity for over a decade, but have yet to achieve significant traction. In this report, we'll explore the state of the flexible displays market, how the technology's challenges can be overcome to enable widespread adoption, and how clients should participate in the flexible displays value chain.

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