CoMotion launches 15 new startups in 2017

Written by Yan Liu / December 22, 2017

Over the past five years, CoMotion has helped spin out more than eighty startups, all of them working to develop innovative solutions and technologies across a variety of fields. All told, they are a part of the $12.5 billion that the University of Washington contributes to the state economy annually. Assisting startups from idea to launch is just one of the many ways CoMotion helps to expand the economic and societal impact of the UW community. Now, as 2017 comes to a close, we’re pleased to share the fifteen startups that have spun out this year. They range from advancing battery-storage technology to making personal data more secure.


CoMotion 2017 Startups


Battery Informatics, Inc.

Membrion, Inc.

Zap Energy Inc.

Bellwether Bio

CanCure, LLC


Matchstick Technologies, Inc.

Sigma3SP, LLC

Opticyte, Inc.

Phyn LLC


Ghostlight Manor

OneRadio Corporation





About CoMotion: CoMotion at the University of Washington (UW) is the collaborative innovation hub dedicated to expanding the economic and societal impact of the UW community. By developing and connecting local and global innovation ecosystems, CoMotion helps innovators achieve the greatest impact from their discoveries. We deliver the tools and connections UW researchers and students need to accelerate the impact of their innovations.  CoMotion Headquarters is located at 4545 Roosevelt Way NE, Suite 400, Seattle, WA 98105.  Visit us at: