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Plug.dj is an international community where people can enjoy music/videos together in a socially interactive environment.
Its customers are brands seeking a highly integrated advertising channel, artists looking to reach a wider international demographic, and digital content consumers that enjoy consuming content in a fun and engaging environment.
The PLug.dj community is over 3.5 million registered users in over 190 countries.
Upside provides a fully-automated, white label platform that helps registered investment advisors leverage technology and algorithms to advise, manage, and service clients who want next-generation investment services.
It provides advisors with paperless account opening, portfolio selection, automated trading and rebalancing, client and advisor portals, and practice analytics in an intuitive, design-led user interface.
NabThat is a platform for people to buy or lease new cars by allowing them to create online offers that local dealerships can match or counter.
Consumer information is kept completely private from dealerships, therefore shielding car shoppers from salesmen phone calls and emails. Savings are guaranteed and an express checkout service is provided which allows consumers to have their car delivered or be in and out of a dealership within minutes instead of hours.
Overall, NabThat's platform substantially improves the efficiency of the car buying process by minimizing the amount of time it takes, maximizing consumer savings, and empowering car shoppers and dealers alike.
Whistle allows customers to communicate with businesses via popular mobile messaging apps, such as GoogleHangouts, WhatsApp, WeChat and Viber, as well as SMS.
Whistle operates on a single web browser tab. It aggregates customer communications into a minimalistic web and mobile admin panel and allows businesses to respond or triage incoming messages via a real-time chat interface to and from the customer's preferred app.
personalRN is a HIPAA-compliant, patient-facing mobile app to provide disease-specific information to patients and caregivers relevant to their real-time care setting.
It includes customized education utilizing artificial intelligence algorithms that are determined by patient-specific data points and requires provider engagement and re-engagement from admission to discharge and subsequent outpatient care settings.
AIO Robotics is a 3D Printer company that has built an all-in-one 3D Printer, called ZEUS, that can scan, print, copy, and fax 3D objects with the touch of a button.
There are oo technical skills required, as the 3D printer is self-contained with an integrated high-speed computer and can fully be operated over an intuitive 7-inch touchscreen. ZEUS comes ready out of the box, setup time is less than 10 min.
Plantaware calls itself "the Internet of Plants." It is a Web service and modular hardware to help gardeners and farmers grow better plants with minimal efforts.
Users can download GrowCycles, whicch help growers achieve the best possible results by displaying - in sync with actual life cycle of the plant - step by step caring instructions, trivia, suggestions, tips and alerts, delivered as text, video and pictures. These interactive events are used to help users decide what to plant, advise them of problems, and remind them of things to do in their garden or farm.
ProGrids matches related products to content in the form of a native advertising unit. We have built a proprietary product matching technology that reads complex content and incorporates disparate signals in order to serve up the right products at the right time and to the right person.matches related products to content in the form of a native advertising unit.
It is a proprietary product matching technology that reads complex content and incorporates disparate signals in order to serve up the right products at the right time and to the right person.
Our judges include Ethan Applen (Warner Bros.), Jules Walker (KPMG), Robyn Ward (UTA), Eric Martineau-Fortin (White Star Capital, Mark Landay (Dynamic Synergy0, Jed Katz (Javelin Venture Partners), Brian Garrett (Crosscut Ventures)
The winning company gets one-hour individual sit-down meetings with top-notch VCs, such as Javelin Venture Partners, Greycroft, Wavemaker Partners, Shasta Ventures, Baroda Ventures, Bullpen Capital, Anthem Venture Partners, CAA Ventures, Tech Coast Angels, and Rustic Canyon Partners. Plus the top 10 finalists win one year free service from Rackspace.
The overall winner receives in-kind prizes to help cut business expenses. Prizes - which are valued at $35k-plus - are one-year free subscription valued at $24k from Rackspace, an Apple iPad Mini, free engineering work valued at around $8000 from Stratpoint Technologies, two-hour tax consultation from KPMG, two-hour legal consultation fromWilson Sonsini, free services from Braintree, SendGrid, Scrubbed, Bread and Butter and more!