Samara Innovations (New Haven, CT) developed compression sports apparel for female athletes. The company’s engineered athletic wear encouraged proper body alignment, thereby offering performance enhancement, recovery benefits and injury protection superior to current sports apparel. The signature garment was a pair of compression shorts with patented internal construction intended to provide protection from ACL and other knee injuries while improving athletic performance. Elm Street was represented on the board of the company by Rob Bettigole and David Whittaker.