Startup of the Year

Who should be named Startup of the Year from the South [East South – Tennessee] 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 – 11th, 2017. The deadline to vote is July 12th.

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

Ajax Intel (Memphis, TN) [Click to Vote]
Ajax Intel is a financial technology firm that helps investors make more money, improve productivity and broaden their reach by using SaaS programs.

ArtSquare (Memphis, TN) [Click to Vote]
ArtSquare connects visual artists with hundreds of distribution and sales platforms, allowing them to publish their portfolio as listings across any of these sites, providing analytics on top performing works and sites.

Fresh Air (Memphis, TN) [Click to Vote]
The Fresh Air Toilet Seat removes odors directly from inside of the toilet bowl to the outside.

FrontDoor (Memphis, TN) [Click to Vote]
FrontDoor is saying goodbye to 3 percent commission fees and matching home owners with local, experienced real estate agents who will sell homes for a flat fee of $2,500.

Homey (Memphis, TN) [Click to Vote]
Homey is a mobile app that teaches kids financial literacy, the value of work through chores and enables parents to transfer money directly to the kids bank account.

intown (Memphis, TN) [Click to Vote]
Intown uses technology to bring people back to earth, where they can nurture real, meaningful relationships with the people they know and love.

Kalikoe (Memphis, TN) [Click to Vote]
Kalikoe digital wallet allows content creators to monetize their Facebook videos without the need of including ads.

MedHaul (Memphis, TN) [Click to Vote]
MedHaul helps patients get to the doctor, simply! They help patients and clinical staff enjoy the benefits of easy scheduling, tracking and documenting transportation.

Mixtroz (Nashville, TN) [Click to Vote]
Mixtroz uses technology that drives live event attendees from the digital to physical space in real time while collecting data.

Mozak (Memphis, TN) [Click to Vote]
Mozak is an AI-driven mobile application that connects real estate agents with virtual assistants. They give real estate agents more hours back in their day to focus on what’s important.

PATH EX (Nashville, TN) [Click to Vote]
PATH EX is purifying life through the diagnosis and treatment of sepsis.

Preteckt (Memphis, TN) [Click to Vote]
A hardware and software solution that uses machine learning to predict vehicle breakdowns before they cost money.

ProxBox (Memphis, TN) [Click to Vote]
Agents struggle to provide a compelling experience when selling a home. With ProxBox, beacons give the property its own voice, selling 24/7.

Throughput (Memphis, TN) [Click to Vote]
Throughput is the Palantir for Parts. They eliminate the costliest bottlenecks in supply chain.

XenaFree (Mt. Juliet, TN) [Click to Vote]
XenaFree is a subscription service providing secure access to preferred feminine hygiene products for women at work. They stock nearby restrooms with the supplies women need each month.

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.