TechCo Startup of Year

Who should be named Startup of the Year from the South [South Atlantic – Florida] 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 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 Florida:

Allocable (West Palm Beach, FL) [Click to Vote]
Allocable is business intelligence (BI) software that provides a multidimensional view of workforce and project production and productivity data.

Appocalypse (Miami Beach, FL) [Click to Vote]
BOTY, made by Appocalypse, uses technology to enhance the bar experience. They believe the bar is the center of connectivity and encourages face-to-face interactions.

ArtBCo (Miami, FL) [Click to Vote]
ArtBCo is a marketplace for galleries to sell and lease fine art globally, leveraging mobile technology and data analytics to drive transactions.

Axion Technologies (Tallahassee, FL) [Click to Vote]
Axion Technologies was founded to utilize a novel, quantum technique in developing a truly random number generator for purposes of encrypting (cyber-securing) data.

CallWise (Miami, FL) [Click to Vote]
Callwise.io bridges the gap between sales and marketing by connecting sales reps with warm prospects in real-time, at the right time!

Campus Thrift (Tallahassee, FL) [Click to Vote]
Campus Thrift is the first nationwide online thrift store exclusively for college students to buy and sell used goods.

Candela (Miami, FL) [Click to Vote]
Candela is the world’s first premium mamajuana. Handcrafted in the Dominican Republic following the authentic method of the Taino People.

Caribu (Miami, FL) [Click to Vote]
Caribu is an education platform (think FaceTime + Kindle) that helps parents and extended family read and draw with kids when they’re apart.

codeX (Miami, FL) [Click to Vote]
CodeX is a technology institution that exposes young students to computer science to foster creativity and innovation.

COI Energy Services (Tampa, FL) [Click to Vote]
COI Energy Services is an Energy Optimization company that leverages technology to provide optimization solutions to utilities, the business’ customers and smart cities.

ContextIsKey (Miami, FL) [Click to Vote]
Context in a conversation is key; however, texting takes the context out of the conversations. ContextIsKey seamlessly provides context and tone to your messages.

Docio (Jacksonville, FL) [Click to Vote]
Docio is the leading provider of SaaS-based Software Business Management (SBM) solutions for IT and digital decision makers to lead the business.

Dycap Media Solutions (Gainesville, FL) [Click to Vote]
Dycap allows cameras to think for themselves using software to remove the need for the camera operator in all types of video.

eyeGoes (Palm Coast, FL) [Click to Vote]
eyeGoes is a revolutionary new medical emergency response app linking smartphone users, family members, friends, and emergency services.

Glitter Tots (Pompano Beach, FL) [Click to Vote]
Glitter Tots the makers of Sparkle Screen have solved the problem of getting kids to wear their sunscreen. Sparkle Screen is UVA UVB Broad Spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen with glitter!

Goonder (Coral Gables, FL) [Click to Vote]
Goonder delivers short-term investing opportunities in the simplest possible way, through our app.

Gramercy (Miami, FL) [Click to Vote]
Create, manage and analyze your word of mouth marketing campaigns, with Gramercy.

Hiresquire (Miramar, FL) [Click to Vote]
Hiresquire is a crowdsourcing online marketplace. The site allows students to post work that agents can then bid to complete and get paid for the work.

IdenCity (Gainesville, FL) [Click to Vote]
IdenCity is a modern civic engagement platform that will serve as a 2-way channel of communication between citizens and city officials.

Lanugo (Miami, FL) [Click to Vote]
Mundo Lanugo is a multimedia entertainment company focused on the underserved Latino children’s market. Digital platforms, broadcast television, publishing and live shows are produced to connect children to the Latino culture.

Lock It Plates (Pompano Beach, FL) [Click to Vote]
Lock It Plates have designed the first lockable, disposable, reusable and secure plastic plates that make eating on-the-go that much easier.

Moiety (Tampa, FL) [Click to Vote]
Moiety is a company devoted to providing students and young people with effective and beneficial roommate experiences, through the mobile platform they are able to cater to a variety of users and tailor the experience to their specific requirements.

myLoop (Orlando, FL) [Click to Vote]
myLoop is a community engagement platform that enables membership organizations to drive, engage and retain its members.

People as a Service (Miami, FL) [Click to Vote]
People as a Service revolutionizes how companies find virtual freelancers. Through their database of vetted freelancers and our patent pending matching technology they are able to present a perfect match freelancer to their customers.

Place2b (Miami, FL) [Click to Vote]
Place2b is a new mobile app is connecting bars, nightclubs, and partygoers like never before through geolocation functionality that displays all the hot events (and their details) in a user’s area.

ReaLifeSim (Jacksonville, FL) [Click to Vote]
ReaLifeSim disrupts medical and veterinary clinical simulation with RLSimApp skills-tracking with wearable, reusable, realistic task-trainers.

RecordGram (Miami, FL) [Click to Vote]
RecordGram is a mobile production marketplace, recording studio and social network that allows our users to create original songs with award-winning music producers.

Referrizer (Miami, FL) [Click to Vote]
Referrizer is a new, highly efficient and cost-effective way for small businesses to generate, keep and reward their clients. It provides every business owner the possibility to utilize word-of-mouth marketing amplified by power of the internet and social media.

Sci Chic (Gainesville, FL) [Click to Vote]
Sci Chic uses fashion to engage young girls in STEM and show the fun and creativity in science.

Simcase (Miami, FL) [Click to Vote]
Simcase builds games to engage and educate college students in mathematics, economics, and business.

Smart Barrel (Miami Beach, FL) [Click to Vote]
Smart Barrel is a company that is dedicated to building Internet of Things (IoT) connected products for the construction industry. The goal is to constantly enhance and optimize the construction experience.

Tellus (Pompano Beach, FL) [Click to Vote]
Tellus provides comprehensive solutions to extend healthcare beyond the hospital walls. The system includes comprehensive compliance, security and control platforms for apps and devices, including long-term care case management, etc.

TorchFi (Tampa, FL) [Click to Vote]
TorchFi is an app-less mobile engagement technology for restaurant and retail brands.

Two Degrees (Boca Raton, FL) [Click to Vote]
Two Degrees is a new, fast-growing social network that connects the world through mutual friends.

UX Gofer (Miami, FL) [Click to Vote]
UX Gofer is a user research platform that helps startups and enterprises run usability studies during product design. UX Gofer is platform agnostic which means you can run studies on anything quickly and easily.

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 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.