Rebellion Photonics, a Rice University startup company founded in 2010, has been named one of the 24 finalists out of more than 500 companies in the 2013 Wall Street Journal Startup of the Year competition. As of press time, it is ranked No. 9 in a public voting poll, based on whether investors would consider buying shares if the company went public.
Rebellion Photonics, which makes the first real-time camera for chemical imaging and detection, was launched from the lab of Tomasz Tkaczyk, a Rice associate professor in bioengineering, and founded by Rice alumni Robert Kester ’10 and Allison Lami Sawyer ’10.
The Rice community can support Rebellion Photonics by voting for it at http://projects.wsj.com/soty/rankings. Click on “view all” if Rebellion Photonics is not shown among the current ranking.