The East Coast Startup of the Year Competitors

Conor Cawley

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When we think about the northeast, the Constitution, nation's capital and Liberty Bell might come to mind. These symbols are also representative of hardworking people striving to achieve the American dream.

At Innovate! and Celebrate, we'll have startups from a number of northeastern ecosystems competing in the Startup of the Year competition. You'll find employee matching services, integrated cooking platforms, and home blood-testing health devices from cities like Boston, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Bethlehem, and Germantown.

If you want to get to know the east coast companies a little better, check out each startup below and go to their websites to learn even more!

Admetsys from Boston, MA

Admetsys has developed an artificial pancreas for hospital and surgical care, leveraging adaptive learning algorithms and counterbalancing treatment of insulin and glucose for patients during a hospital stay or in surgery. The device helps correct abnormal glucose levels and keeps patients them at normal speeds recovery, prevents infection, and reduces complications during surgeries or in the hospital.

Hirekeep from Washington, DC

Hirekeep is an employee matching startup that fits your goals, personalities, not just your work experience. The platform unique Candidate Match Profile is based on your personality, values, goals, skill-set, and various other factors. Once you accept a match with a job position, HireKeep will automatically schedule an interview with the company.

Innamed from Philadelphia, PA

InnaMed is an at-home blood testing health device that allows you to track and measure the same important health indicators that many doctors use to assess your overall health. Users can track cholesterol, ALT, identify dietary changes, and more.

Kitchology from Germantown, MD

Kitchology is the first integrated cooking platform that uses big data to help consumers manage special diet requirements. Utilizing machine learning, the platform provides targeted and personalized ingredient substitutions during recipe selection to help users.

Rooam from Washington, DC

Rooam is a socially connected mobile payment app that allows customers to pay for drinks, explore local events and find friends at bars, lounges and clubs.

Valor Connect from Bethlehem, PA

Valor Connect is a networking app that uses compatibility to suggest new professionals for you to meet each day.

Register Now to Attend Innovate! and Celebrate 2016

Come join us at the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. The event will take place September 20 – September 22, and is held in partnership with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).

Photo: Flickr / Jeff Gunn

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Conor is the Senior Writer for For the last five years, he’s written about everything from Kickstarter campaigns and budding startups to tech titans and innovative technologies. His extensive background in stand-up comedy made him the perfect person to host tech-centric events like Startup Night at SXSW and the Timmy Awards for Tech in Motion. You can email Conor at