Five Dayton startups to be awarded in Detroit

September 18, 2018

Five Dayton startups have cracked the Top 20 Early Stage Startups list to be recognized at TiECon Detroit 2018.

TiECON Detroit is one of the largest entrepreneurship-focused conferences in the region, according to its website. This year, the theme is artificial intelligence, and the TiECon awards are recognizing top technology startups.

Dayton companies on the list include:

10XTS, focused on building distributed ledger technology solutions and blockchain products;

Demeter, Inc., focused on precision agriculture solutions that are scalable at all levels of the agricultural community, from large operations in North America to smallholder farmers in the developing world;

P&C Pharma, focused on helping patients easily consume medication by blending medicines via a liquid formula;

Skuld, LLC, focused on new metals manufacturing technology;

& Dependalite, which has a patent pending on their battery saving technology.

Founded in Silicon Valley in 1992, TiE ( is a global nonprofit organization focused on fostering and enabling entrepreneurship through mentoring, educating, networking, funding, and incubating. The network includes more than 60 chapters in 18 countries.

TiECon SV is the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs, with more than 4,600 attendees from more than 22 countries, and listed by Worth Magazine to be among the 10 Best Conferences for Ideas and Entrepreneurship alongside TED and the World Economic Forum.

TiECon Detroit is modeled off TieCon SV and is Michigan’s largest ongoing conference for entrepreneurs. The 2018 conference is Saturday, Oct. 6 and is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees. More info at