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1 April 2019
("Tekcapital", the "Company" or "the Group")
Portfolio Company Update
Tekcapital Plc (AIM: TEK), the UK intellectual property (IP) investment group focused on creating marketplace value from investing in university technology, is pleased to announce that its portfolio company Guident ltd has launched its commercial website.
Harald Braun, Chairman at Guident said,
"We are pleased to announce the launch of Guident's website. Guident's mission is to enhance the safety, convenience and enjoyment of using autonomous vehicles (AV) by providing innovative mobile software applications with proprietary technology that addresses the convergence of AV, artificial intelligence and mobility."
Dr Clifford Gross, Chairman at Tekcapital commented: "We are delighted to see that Guident is on track with its development program. We believe that autonomous vehicles will help democratize transportation and that a great deal of this value will be facilitated by control of AV's with smart phone or smart watch software apps." According to Market Research Future1 the autonomous vehicle market is expected to reach US $65.3 billion by 20271."
About Guident, Ltd.
Guident was established by Tekcapital to commercialise new technology to enhance the utility, safety and enjoyment of autonomous vehicles and drones. It has exclusively licensed patented technology from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Using its proprietary IP, Guident is developing Apps that allow users of AV's to dispatch their vehicles to join ridesharing fleets, find available service and charging stations, report accidents, as well as park themselves. To learn more please visit www.guident.co.
Tekcapital creates value from investing in new, university-developed intellectual properties and provides a range of IP investment services to make it easy for organisations to commercialise university-developed technology. Tekcapital is quoted on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange (AIM: symbol TEK) and is headquartered in Oxford, in the UK. For more information, please visit www.tekcapital.com
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