May 12, 2011
Dreamit Ventures, the Philadelphia-based Startup Accelerator that we covered previously, is bringing their startup incubator to NYC. Dreamit Ventures was ranked number nine in our recent USA Startup Accelerator report.
The 3-month long programs include mentoring, up to $25,000 in funding, legal, accounting and admin help as well as the opportunity to pitch to VCs on demo day. Their first NYC class of 15 startups were just announced and are the following:
1DocWay, St Louis, MO: video-chat based doctor’s office with back-end automation
Admitly, New York, NY: Admission pipeline to US schools
AfterSteps, Boston, MA: Online end-of-life planning platform. Store your wishes and important information securely in the cloud, and access expert advice on how and why to prepare for the worst-case scenario in advance. Experts include estate, financial and funeral planners.
Class.io, Honduras: Online classroom communication, helps teachers share assignments with students
Clothes Horse, New York, NY: Data-driven platform that makes fashion fit
Cognection, New Haven, CT: Online retail optimization
CustomCoup, Philadlephia, PA: Demand-driven deals, focusing on local, aiming to give the user the power to determine prices on the things they want
Hoot.me, Austin, TX: Interactive knowledge network; put Facebook into study mode by connecting you with friends for homework and projects.
KeepRecipes, New York, NY: iTunes for all-star chef’s recipes
LearnBop, Pittsburgh, PA: Online adaptive learning platform
LetsGiftIt, New York, NY: Social gifting platform; a way for friends, family, and coworkers to contribute towards the purchase of a gift for someone special
ListenVoice, Boston, MA: App creation and distribution platform, allowing individuals and organizations to launch any form of content using mobile and web applications without prior programming knowledge
New Quill, Los Angeles, CA: Mobile publishing and collaborative learning
SocialAdMX, New York, NY: Social and mobile app publishing and advertising
TakeTheInterview, Boston, MA: Cloud-based video interviewing platform for employers to more efficiently screen candidates
We look forward to demo day in August to see how these startups continue to evolve.
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