DC to VC, which took place in Santa Clara this afternoon, is organized by the Health 2.0 conference and Canvas, the health and IT-focused venture fund formerly known as Morganthaler Ventures.
Ten health startups in Rock Health’s current accelerator class presented to a roomful of investors and the press today.
Standard Treasury, Apptimize, and StatusPage are among the highlights at Y Combinator’s demo day.
Editor’s Pick “We hope our startups go as viral as Sharknado did,” said 500 Startups founder McClure. “Building a startup is as insane as chainsawing your way out of a great white shark’s stomach every now and then.”
Editor’s Pick “We want to completely crush today’s model of journalism,” co-founder and CEO Martin Roldan told me last night.
Editor’s Pick “That last mile is a real bitch,” Rintoul added. “Only Amazon has really nailed it.”
“I do think that we have stepped it up significantly,” FounderFuel general manager Ian Jeffery told me yesterday. “In this cohort are some of the most mature companies we’ve ever had. All nine are fantastic, but some have real revenues already, over a million downloads, and upwards of 30,000 active users.”
Highlights and insights from a day spent at the “U.N. of startups” demo day.
Plug and Play’s accelerator program attracts startups from around the world looking to make their mark in the U.S. Today at the Summer Expo event, 25 of them are presenting their products.
New York City’s Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) is graduating 10 startups from its Winter 2013 class this morning, and we’re live at the scene for their demo day presentations.
The largest accelerator in Canada, the biggest seed investor in Europe, and one of the top seed funds in Australia are joining forced to put on one major demo day for 15 of their top startups May 1 in San Francisco.
Mind the Bridge held its first ever demo day where six European startups brought their ideas and products to Silicon Valley.
At Founders Den’s Spring 2013 demo event, seven founders pitch their startups to a room filled with elite investors.
An unusually high-calibre group of startups debuted at VCIR, which is billed as Colorado’s largest and longest-running tech conference.
“The vast majority of organizations put their emergency information on paper,” Summers says. “This is an opportunity to leverage networking technology for safety.”
Ahh, the chaos, excitement, sheer terror, and sometimes, sadly, ennui of demo day.
Of the 29 companies presenting, a few stick out as the most interesting and innovative. Here are the highlights.
The final 14 startups to present at 500 Startups Demo Day took us on a journey through a massive icon database, tea plantations, and construction sites.
The 30+ companies from the fifth batch of 500 Startups incubator program prepare to pitch their startups to a room packed room.
Editor’s Pick You’ve got five minutes — the most important five minutes of your life. Everything comes down to this.
I’m in Montreal, Quebec, for FounderFuel’s demo day today. Quebec is known as la belle province in Canada, and investors as well as founders are hoping to see both beautiful pitches and beautiful startups today.
I’m at local accelerator GrowLab’s demo day today, where the Spring 2012 cohort of 11 startups will be presenting the fruits of their last four months of work in the GrowLab incubator.
Travel storytelling and discovery app Tripl just executed a genius guerilla marketing idea: handing out fake parking tickets at Y Combinator’s demo day that promo the company’s app — and investor-readiness.
Tracks.by helps celebrities and artists make the most of their online distribution by providing opportunities to enhance and monetize their reach.
Need groceries but don’t want to run to the supermakert? Order online with Instacart and have ‘em at your door within an hour.
Amicus enables non-profits to leverage the social networks of their supporters to raise more money.
ERA2 members pose in Times Square
500 Startups‘ second class of startups showed their stuff at the incubator’s Demo Day today in Mountain View, Calif. The incubator is run by Dave McClure, a super-angel who has invested in the likes of Mint.com and Twilio.
Nine companies showed their stuff at SSE Labs‘ demo day in Palo Alto, Calif., today. SSE Labs is a startup accelerator that is actually now named StartX. The accelerator provides student entrepreneurs with housing, office space, cash stipends, workshops and mentorship — much like storied incubator Y Combinator, except the advisors don’t take an equity stake in any of the companies.
Startup incubator AngelPad presented its Winter 2011 class of companies to investors and the media today in its AngelPad Demo Day. Thirteen companies total, ranging from cloud computing startups to car insurance search engines, presented.
At today’s NYC Seed Start Demo Day, companies pitched a crowd of over a hundred of New York City’s early-stage investors. Five fledgling startups presented to a packed house, hoping to catch the attention of investors willing to write them a big check.