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Purdue Student Startup Receives $100,000 from Global Entrepreneur Program

Bearing Analytics, a Purdue University student startup, is one of 10 top startups to receive a $100,000 grant from FOUNDER.org, a global student entrepreneur investor and company building program.

Bearing Analytics commercializes hardware/software solutions for industrial machinery monitoring. Anurag Garg and Lokesh Gupta co-founded the company. Garg is CEO and Gupta is vice president of research and development.

"It is an honor for Bearing Analytics to be considered by FOUNDER.org and to receive this funding as one of the top 10 student startups," Garg said. "The FOUNDER.org program includes an amazing group of people who will become an extension of our core team. They will play an integral role in developing strategy and helping us become an even more successful company.

"The other entrepreneurs accepted into the program are very talented and very well-rounded. We look to leverage and support that network of like-minded young entrepreneurs."

Bearing Analytics also was named to the FOUNDER.org Class of 2015 along with two other startups founded by Purdue University student entrepreneurs, Medtric Biotech LLC and SensorHound Innovations LLC. FOUNDER.org works with leading colleges, universities and research institutes throughout North America and Europe to advance student entrepreneurship.

The 50 startups named to the Class of 2015 will receive weekly training and other assistance from their mentors, and the entire group will meet quarterly at partner schools either in North America or Europe.

"It is a real testament to the talented entrepreneurs who are utilizing the startup ecosystem Purdue has in place and the quality of the innovative research coming out of the university that we have three companies to advance to the FOUNDER.org Class of 2015," said Dan Hasler, president and chief entrepreneurial officer of Purdue Research Foundation. "We fully expect the early success of Bearing Analytics, SensorHound Innovations and Medtric Biotech to continue, and that the many other companies developing their innovations at Purdue will experience similar success."

Bearing Analytics has worked closely with Purdue FoundryPurdue Research FoundationSilicon Valley Boiler Innovation Group (SV BIG), Purdue Office of Technology CommercializationBirck Nanotechnology Center, the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship in Purdue's Discovery Park, Cleantech Open and Clean Energy Trust.

Garg said the relationship with Purdue has been essential in the company's continued progress.

"Purdue has supported Bearing Analytics every step of the way, from providing travel grants through the College of Engineering and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, to accelerating the licensing process through the Office of Technology Commercialization," he said. "Officials at the Foundry and Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship have assisted with customer development, strategy development and investor connections, too. These initiatives and organizations play an important role in helping student-launched startups to commercialize their own ideas as well as Purdue technology."

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