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Nanotech + Big Dreams = Tendo

Tendo ( is a seed-stage hardtech company based in Princeton, New Jersey developing the next-generation of flow control and monitoring solutions. With a deep bench of engineering expertise and an exclusive license to an innovative sensor technology from Princeton University, Tendo is developing solutions to usher in the age of industrial, parallelized pouring.  Rather than adding ingredients one after another, multiple or all materials can be dispensed at the same time accurately, which can easily increase factory throughput by 20 times, significantly improve overall efficiency, as well as open up opportunities for new applications that are not yet possible.

Tendo has participated in several competitions and programs since its inception, including:

  • New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Direct Financial Assistance Program (2022)

  • Rhapsody Venture Partners: Series Seed investment (2021)

  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 Award No. 2129550 (2021)

  • Rhapsody Venture Partners Series Pre-seed investment (2020)

  • Creative Destruction Lab at the University of Toronto: Prime stream 2020/2021 Cohort

  • SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs Program (2019)

  • TechLaunch Bullpen #11 - Monmouth. NJ : Fan favorite (2018)

  • NSF Innovation Corps - San Francisco Summer Cohort (2018)

  • Keller Center eLab Summer Accelerator at Princeton University (2018)

  • TigerLaunch NYC Regional Pitch Competition Semifinalist (2018)

  • Celebrate Princeton Innovation (2017)

  • Keller Center eLab Incubator Program at Princeton University (2017)

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