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CORTAC

CORTAC helps to bring soldiers and law enforcement personnel home! We keep them cool, dry, and alive by reducing behind armor blunt trauma from a gunshot.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Other
  • Location Nashville, TN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2010
  • Employees 5
  • Website cortac.com

Company Summary

CORTAC utilizes advanced materials science and engineering to deliver game-changing gear that improves the daily comfort and safety of military warriors and law enforcement personnel. When placed behind or integrated into body armor, out CTAV keeps the wearer up to 9.1 degrees cooler, drier, and reduces the behind armor blunt trauma (ballistic impact on body armor) up to 62%. We just closed a deal with Safariland giving them US LE exclusivity.

Team

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    Michael Letterman PhD. MCS, MBA
    Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board, and Founder
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    CEO, Michael Letterman has more than 30 years of executive, managerial, and technological experience in the business, and information sciences fields. He actively participated in 4 startups, and took a lead role in 3 of them. Mike has held a number of Top Secret clearances, served with an undisclosed capacity for the United States in the early 1980s. Mike developed the System Design Methodology used by DOE Mike has published 6 novels.

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    Jeremy Harrell
    President and Founder
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    Jeremy Harrell served for seven years as a law enforcement officer for Metro Nashville (TN) Police Department and Lake County (IL) Sheriff’s Office prior to being injured in the line of duty in 2004. Upon leaving law enforcement, he transitioned to the private sector as a business executive. In 2009, he began focusing on protective gear for law enforcement and military personnel.

Advisors

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    Linda Koon and Mark Ison Sherrard and Roe, Matthew Cox Waddey Patterson
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    NEST-TN, L.L.C. (NEST-TN) is a seed and early-stage venture capital firm started in 2009 by Fran F. Marcum, The NEST-TN managers include Fran F. Marcum, Cameron A. Newton, E. Brac Thoma, Richard A. Bendis, Matthew A. Wiltshire, and Joseph P. Binkley III.
    Board Member
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    LaunchTN. Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) is a public-private partnership focused on supporting the development of high-growth companies in Tennessee. They oversee nine regional business accelerators across the state.
    Board Member
    Unconfirmed
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    F. WIlliam Taylor. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Christian Medical Society, the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
    Board Member
    Unconfirmed