Keeping an eye on the Colorado startup ecosystem has become a necessity for anyone that considers themselves an entrepreneurial buff. Between legal cannabis and supportive entrepreneurs, it's only a matter of time before we start calling the Mile High City something like Silicon Mountain. And if you don't believe us, just take a cursory glance at some of the budding startup accelerators throughout the state.
For one, UpRamp's Fiterator accelerator has just announced it's second cohort of startups, and it's filled with innovative ideas in lucrative industries. From cybersecurity to the Internet of Things, these startups could put this accelerator on the map. After all, their first cohort, Fiterator Uno, has delivered of 20 deals since graduating. Not too shabby!
If you're interested in learning more about the startups that will soon be able to call themselves alumni of this accelerator, take a look at the list below:
King & Union
King & Union isn’t just another security solution. Their Avalon platform establishes a threat intelligence sharing ecosystem — consisting of a collaborative virtual platform for joint action. It allows collective cyber threat teams to separate the signals from the noise, and automate manual analysis processes. It provides insights, breaks down organizational silos that happen naturally in large enterprises, and sets up fast fixes for remediation of threats.
Bansen Labs is enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities by creating technology that promotes inclusion, access, and social opportunity. Their first product, Xogo, could have a huge impact on accessibility in the connectivity eco-system. Xogo is leveling the playing field for people with disabilities by enabling the assistive devices that they like best to work with just about any other technology, including cable boxes, video game systems, smart home devices, and more.
Where some software offerings are focused on how customers consume their technology and others focused on how to keep a record of the customer, DeviceBits adds an artificial intelligence layer to the experience that is well beyond the hype of chatbots. While their platform supports that, their SupportPredict solution has the information of an ever-growing bank of questions from customers and agents with tracked journeys that lead to a successful or failed interaction. They take that information, coupled with an omni-channel experience, and allow customers to help themselves or guide agents in a way that actually solves their problems.
Content providers are under pressure to provide the best experience, and it gets even harder during peak viewing times. Remember when the stream crashed in the 4th quarter of Super Bowl LI? Teltoo can fix problems like that by reducing bandwidth usage up to 83 percent. Operators, broadcasters, and OTT’s are in control of the situation and viewers are never required to install anything.