Flashpoint to unveil promising startups on May 5th

Startup Accelerator at Georgia Tech Showcases Companies in its 6th BatchSAN FRANCISCO – On Thursday, May 5th, Flashpoint @ Georgia Tech will host its annual San Francisco Demo Day at the Gray Area Foundation for the Arts. Since the first Flashpoint Demo Day in 2011, when the founders of Ionic Security, Pindrop Security, Lucena Research, and a dozen other startups presented … [Read more...]

CONNECT recognizes Drs. Magda Marquet and François Ferré, renowned San Diego innovators, at Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Award gala

CONNECT, a premier innovation company accelerator in San Diego that creates and scales great companies in the technology and life sciences sectors, announced on April 14, that in addition to the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Award, awarded to Magda Marquet and François Ferré, Dr. Diego Miralles, president of Adaptive Therapeutics, was the esteemed recipient of The Duane Roth … [Read more...]

Rooam raises $1.2M in Seed funding to accelerate rapid growth of its socially connected mobile payment app

Executive team to launch the world’s first socially connected cashless mobile payment app for Washington D.C area nightlifeNEW ORLEANS AND WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rooam, the world’s first socially connected mobile payment app that lets users pay for drinks, explore local events, and find friends at bars, lounges, and clubs, has announced at the Collision conference in New … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: QuietKit – Introducing beginners to meditation

COMPANY: QuietKitELEVATOR PITCHQuietKit provides free guided meditation for beginners.PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTIONQuietKit provides a straightforward explanation and free guided meditation sessions for beginners, ranging from two-to-ten minutes. QuietKit aims to help busy professionals to fight stress, through providing the tools and advice to encourage people to … [Read more...]

Salereporter launches iOS app to supplement its consumer base

Fast growing technology company Salereporter announced on Monday that it has released an iOS version of the App. The company had announced previously that the development was in progress and it planned to release the App for the consumers by mid April.“We are delighted to announce that we have released our much awaited iOS App”, wrote the company founder Riti Patel on the … [Read more...]

How to kickstart your startup’s marketing efforts

As a founder, launching a startup is a grueling process. Late nights of meticulous planning in an effort to deliver a polished product almost always takes the lead over marketing efforts. However, to truly be successful, having a solid marketing plan in place come launch is a necessity. While every product will have its own tailored launch strategy, let's take a look at some … [Read more...]

GigTown and Switchfoot to host private concert for local music appreciation day at the Music Box on Monday, April 25

On Monday, April 25, GigTown, a free mobile app that allows you to discover local musicians, follow musicians’ upcoming shows and instantaneously book artists for gigs, is throwing a free private concert to celebrate Local Music Appreciation Day and thank those who have supported GigTown since its launch in San Diego last year. Teaming up with Grammy Award-winning rock band, … [Read more...]

MPOWER and Flywire partner to simplify international student loan payments

MPOWER, a public benefit corporation and start-up lender, and Flywire, a leading provider of cross-border payment solutions, announced today at the 2016 Arizona State University (ASU) GSV Summit that they are partnering to bring new loan repayment options to the nearly one million international students who study in the United States each year.Both MPOWER and Flywire were … [Read more...]

FitPod partners with CleanBottle™ to create first reusable water bottle with cartridges

SAN DIEGO – San Diego-based FitPod, the first reusable water bottle that allows users to enjoy their favorite supplements on-the-go with reusable cartridges, has announced that it has reached its Kickstarter campaign goal of $25,000 in just six days. Backed by over 650 people so far, FitPod, which uses Shark Tank-backed CleanBottle technology for its eco-friendly, convenient, … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: eRentPay – An all-in-one online property management tool for landlords

COMPANY: eRentPayELEVATOR PITCHeRentPay is a new online property management tool bringing landlords everything they need to effectively manage their properties all in one place, saving them time and money.PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTIONeRentPay is a new online property management tool that solves many of the issues that affect how landlords manage their rental … [Read more...]