The top 32 startups have been picked to advance to the next round of Venture Madness by Invest Southwest, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority.

Now, the selection panel will narrow down the list to 16 finalists to present at the bracket-style head-to-head live event on March 8 through 10 at the Hotel Valley Ho.

“This is where we start moving quick,” said Karen Katzorke, executive director of Invest Southwest. “January is exciting as we go from 64 to 16 by early February – the selection panel has their work cut out for them! We’re always thrilled to help propel our entrepreneurial community and foster the growth of such incredible companies.”

Listed in alphabetical order, the 32 companies to make the second cut for the 2017 Venture Madness event are:

  • AniCell Biotech LLC
  • Attribytes LLC
  • Avery Therapeutics
  • Clean Router
  • ClicData
  • CodaKid
  • Crystal Clear Technologies Inc.
  • EpiFinder Inc.
  • EpiSys Science Inc.
  • eSalesDash LLC
  • Golfpay LLC
  • HybridChart
  • InfluenceLogic
  • Innobright Technologies Inc.
  • Lectric Longboards
  • MobileLogix
  • Omni Bioceutical Innovations Inc
  • Paraffin International Inc
  • PerioEndoscopy LLC
  • Prenda
  • Pure Chat Inc.
  • Pursuit Health Technologies LLC
  • SalesTalk Technologies LLC
  • Salutaris Medical Devices
  • Shepherd App LLC
  • SimpleWan
  • SMART Brain Aging Inc.
  • Tellspec USA
  • Trym Inc.
  • WIQ Pinnacle
  • WynZyn LLC
  • ZCast

Companies that make it to the final round of competition will be battling for a chance at their share of a $20,000 cash prize and a $300,000 investment pool from active regional investors, as well as the opportunity to be named 2017 Venture Madness Champion.