Watch Live: 14 Startups Pitch New Productivity Solutions on Stage
Bright lights. Big stage.
The past four months of countless meetings, 3am bug bashing, and rain of epiphanies will culminate in 5 minute pitches where 14 startups will share their progress with the world. Tune into the Seattle Accelerator Demo Day this Friday, July 10th to see how their hard work and dedication might result in your newest go-to solution to help you achieve more and be more productive at work or on the go.
Last December, our first Seattle Accelerator class took the stage to present their consumer-focused home automation products and services. This time around, our startups are working on solutions a little closer to Microsoft’s own wheelhouse: enterprise solutions. In our increasingly mobile world, startups have an incredible opportunity to create smart, powerful solutions that help people do more. From media collaboration to medical caregiver coordination to a communication platform for emergency responders, these 14 startups are helping advance a new wave of mobile productivity. These companies will join the ranks of alumni, along with the 410+ startups already graduated from our global accelerator programs.
Global resources with a Seattle touch.
As Seattle continues climbing the charts as a top city to launch a startup, it’s no wonder some of this cohort decided to relocate. Among the many reasons startups often choose Seattle, the city’s growing tech presence tops the list. It’s also an increasingly diverse city with access to a well-educated workforce, strong partnership opportunities, product development hackathons, and close proximity to countless other tech and business resources.
Globally, our accelerators aim to foster the growth of promising startups through unique access to technology, mentors, program management, startup connections, consumer insight, and distribution. We’ve seen 23 exits so far, and on average, our startups receive 79% follow on funding one year after graduation. Cumulatively, they’ve already reached $867 million in funding.
And this is just the beginning.
The startups selected for our programs continue to bring innovative new services to market year after year—and Seattle’s second batch is excited to share theirs with you on stage later this week. If you can’t attend Demo Day in Seattle, TechCrunch is hosting the live video stream starting at 4:00 PM PST.
Here's a sneak peek behind the scenes of our Digital Work Accelerator:
We’re proud to have been a part of each company’s journey and to continue supporting them through our alumni program. Get to know the 14 startups that make up Digital Work Accelerator class in Seattle below:
|Adhusky is an automated Facebook ad solution for SMBs. Contact: www.adhusky.com | @AdHusky | firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Beagle is a self-learning, intelligent system that reads contracts, highlights key information, and provides real time collaboration tools to increase comprehension and save time. Contact: | @BeagleInc | email@example.com|
|ClearContract securely simplifies contract collaboration, negotiation, execution and management. Contact: www.clearcontract.com | @clearcontract | firstname.lastname@example.org|
|CloudCoreo makes it simple for engineers to create, share, and deploy the best cloud architectures the industry has to offer. Contact: www.cloudcoreo.com | @CloudCoreo | Cy@CloudCoreo.com|
|CreativWorx is a cloud-based productivity software platform focused initially on the professional services industry. Contact: www.creativeworx.com | @CreativeWorxCo | Contact Box|
|Filmmaker Live is a visual planning app to help storytellers quickly and easily build their sets, discover their shots, and share their vision. Contact: www.filmmakerlive.com | @FilmmakerLive | email@example.com|
|GeoSafe is a communications platform and GPS tracking system for first-responders working in the field. Contact: www.geosafecorp.com | @geosafe | firstname.lastname@example.org|
|GoSkip is a complete mobile checkout solution. Contact: www.goskip.com | @enjoyskip | email@example.com|
|LionHeart Innovations is a mobile medical platform for caregiver coordination. Contact: www.lionheartinnovations.com | @lionheartinno | Contact Box|
|Outleads enables brands to target online advertising based on offline activity. Contact: www.outleads.com | @outleads | firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Parknav is an on-street parking solution, using big data and predictive analytics. Contact: www.parknav.com | @parknav | email@example.com|
|RallyTeam is a talent connection platform for empowering employees to do more. Contact: www.rallyteam.com | @RallyteamApp | firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Rexter is real-time contact and relationship management. Contact: www.rexter.com | @RexterPRM | email@example.com|
|Slope is a media collaboration platform that makes it simple and efficient to work together on media projects. Contact: www.goslope.com | @GoSlope | firstname.lastname@example.org|