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MouseHouse is an iPad application that allows researchers to track experimental data, health, and breeding schemes of laboratory mice.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

MouseHouse is the 2012 winner of the Chicago Booth New Venture Challenge. The team has created an iPad + web application that allows researchers in the life-sciences research industry to track experimental data, health, and complex breeding schemes of laboratory mice. As of May 2012, MouseHouse has signed up 27 academic research laboratories from ten leading institutions to beta test the product and provide feedback during development.


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    Imran Ahmad
    Chief Executive Officer

    Imran is currently a MBA student at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Prior to business school, Imran successfully exited a healthcare IT startup that sold scheduling platforms to hospitals. Imran began his career as an investment banker at William Blair & Company in Chicago and in private equity at JMH Capital in Boston.

    Imran completed his undergraduate studies from the University of Chicago with a degree in Economics.

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    Umar Khokhar
    Chief Science Officer

    MD/Phd student at UChicago and manages 200 mice for his research. He understands the pain points and optimal solutions for the customer. His passion in interactions with labs/researchers acts as a powerful tool in building initial sales pipeline.

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    Jeegar Shah
    Chief Technical Officer

    MBA student at Chicago Booth with graduate degrees from Stanford, Carnegie Mellon and IIT-Bombay in Engineering and Math. He has worked at AMD in Sunnyvale, CA designing and architecting server microprocessors for 8+ years. His graduate thesis led to a semiconductor startup in the Valley. He has extensive experience developing iOS and Rails projects and a strong network of entrepreneurs in the Valley.

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    Akshay Sharma
    Chief Marketing Officer

    MBA student at Chicago Booth. He has 8 years of hands-on experience in technology driven startups and B2B selling. He built a successful wireless communications start-up and has an Electrical Engineering degree from IIT-Delhi.

Previous Investors

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    University of Chicago Booth School of Business