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InfraTrac, Inc.

Light-based verification: protect brands against fakes and mistakes.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Chemicals and Chemical Products
  • Location Silver Spring, MD, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2006
  • Employees 12
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website infratrac.com

Company Summary

InfraTrac protects against counterfeiting w cyber-physical security, esp. for 3D printing. Patented tagging creates covert chemical fingerprints, controlled by software and detectable with a light. Instant authentication with a pocket spectrometer, does not require access to the secret coding: both secure and cost-effective.
Business model: license taggant "recipes" to defense and aerospace (esp. spare parts); brands; medical devices; packaging.

Team

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    Jon Schupp
    VP of Sales

    14 years sales management experience; partners and channels; sales to Baxter, Pfizer, Wyeth. West Point B.S.

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    Sharon Flank
    CEO

    Former CTO of eMotion; executive with startup experience; SRA spinouts sold to Kodak and AOL; holds 10 patents. Widely published on anti-counterfeiting. Cornell A.B., Harvard Ph.D.

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    Ranjeet Bhatia
    Board of Directors

    Managing Partner, Saffron Hill, a $75M venture firm

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    Gary Ritchie
    Director of Sci. Affairs

    Wrote USP's spectroscopy standards; internationally known expert, multiple patents, experience at Purdue Pharma, Novartis

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    Emil Ciurczak
    Board of Advisors

    Wrote handbook of spectroscopy (in 3rd edition); worked with Merck and Purdue Pharma

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    Stephen Hoag
    Board of Advisors

    Univ of MD Baltimore Pharmacy School professor; wrote formulation textbook; USP expert committee; FDA, Pfizer, Novartis experience

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    Devinder Bawa
    Board of Advisors

    Successful health and medical entrepreneur

Advisors

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    Cooley, Godward
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Saffron Hill Ventures
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    Maryland TEDCO
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    Maryland Biotech Commercialization Fund
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