TechCo Startup of Year

Who should be named Startup of the Year from the Northeast [Middle Atlantic – New York, New Jersey] region? You can share your opinion by voting for your favorite startup in our Reader’s Choice Poll below. Reader’s Choice Poll voting will help guide the selection of the top 100 startup semifinalists who will compete for cash, prizes and more, at the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Francisco on October 9th – 12th, 2017. The deadline to vote is July 11th.

There’s a “Click to Vote” link next to each startup below, vote for the startup you like the best located in the New York and New Jersey area:

Aerix Drones (Rochester, NY) [Click to Vote]
Aerix Drones built the world’s smallest drones and quadcopters for personal use and education.

Arfona (Brooklyn, NY) [Click to Vote]
178 Million Americans are missing one or more of their natural teeth. Arfona provides 3D printed denture solutions for a growing, smiling population.

BYBER (Jersey City, NJ) [Click to Vote]
BYBER brings a whole new level of fun, excitement and adventure back into the social networking world. BYBER is the only app you will need to connect with old friends and make new ones while enlarging and enhancing your social life every day.

Celestial Float (Saratoga Springs, NY) [Click to Vote]
Floatation Tank Therapy involves a float tank, pod, cabin, or room filled with 10 inches of water and over 800 lbs. of Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate).

Comake [Click to Vote]
Comake improves collaboration and builds a network over your files, notes, and communication by correlating information as you work.

Dreamfuel (Brooklyn, NY) [Click to Vote]
All athletes and teams fundraise. Dreamfuel empowers them to engage with the community around them, new fans and supporters along the way.

Fizzics (Farmingdale, NJ) [Click to Vote]
Fizzics revolutionizing the way people drink and enjoy beer. With an unparalleled focus on discovery through extensive research and development, we developed the Fizzics Micro-FoamTM Technology platform to scientifically enrich the aroma, flavor and taste of beer, while protecting its integrity.

Food Moves (Brooklyn, NY) [Click to Vote]
Food Moves is a marketplace for mobile food vendors (Food Trucks, Farmer’s Markets, etc) and consumers. We help users find vendors in real-time and discover new vendors around them. We also provide tools and services to our vendors that help connect them with consumers more efficiently.

GoBaby (Brooklyn, NY) [Click to Vote]
GoBaby, the Airbnb for baby gear on the go, is trying to change stressful travel by providing baby equipment rental marketplace (and app). The app offers mothers and fathers, as well as grandparents and caregivers, an easy way to rent strollers, car seats, and other items they need for their children during trips.

Kidmoto Technologies (College Point, NY) [Click to Vote]
Kidmoto is a mobile app connecting families with young children seeking taxis with drivers who provide the safety and convenience of properly installed car seats.

Kuzzle (Montpellier, NY) [Click to Vote]
With Kuzzle “inside”, accelerate Innovation cycles, reduce Time to Market, increase ROI. A budding open source community is providing feedback and contributions to the open source codebase.

Lecker Labs (New York, NY) [Click to Vote]
Yomee help you make fresh yogurt at home in single step – add your choice of milk, drop the yomee pod and 6 hours later enjoy chilled yogurt.

Olibra (Cresskill, NJ) [Click to Vote]
The Bond by Olibra is the first product to offer smart home integration for RF and IR remote appliances, enabling control of ceiling fans, ACs and more!

Prevnos (Union, NJ) [Click to Vote]
Prevnos is using “colored dots” to visualize cancer genes inside of cells!

Revvo (Rochester, NY) [Click to Vote]
Revvo is the first stationary bike to measure the three pillars of aerobic fitness: aerobic capacity, recovery and endurance.

SpaceoutVR (Troy, NY) [Click to Vote]
Spaceout.VR is a free to play VR MMO. Virtualize your Reality!

Stages (Ewing, NJ) [Click to Vote]
With Stages, whether you have hearing issues or simply want to focus on what you want to hear, rather than fending off what you don’t, life just got a whole lot easier.

Theatre Galleria (Jersey City, NJ) [Click to Vote]
We are the first online marketplace for theatres where you can get all your show materials in one place, with one click.

Thimble.io (Buffalo, NY) [Click to Vote]
Learn and build fun electronics with monthly delivered DIY kits.

UpChannel (Newark, NJ) [Click to Vote]
UpChannel connects smartphone manufacturers to smartphone users.

UppperClassman (Westfield, NJ) [Click to Vote]
UppperClassman has tutors and people being tutored post their pictures hash tagging UpperClassman so they receive points. Once tutors get a certain amount of points they receive access to gift cards and cash prizes.

Walkabout Collaborative (Buffalo, NY) [Click to Vote]
Walkabout Office is a new online work platform where remote teams have access to everyone and everything they need to be more productive.

Thank you to our Startup of the Year sponsors and partners.
American Airlines
.Me Domain
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We invite you to join us at Innovate! and Celebrate the 3-day global conference in San Francisco on October 9th-11th. Aside from our 5th annual Startup of the Year Competition, this conference is a must attend event to meet thought-leaders, mentors, investors, and media. Watch the video below, we hope to see you there.