15 Companies Begin Accelerator Program in NYC

[ 0 ] May 16, 2011 |

The Accelerator Program for Summer 2011 will begin on Monday – May 16, 2011.  In coordination with our partner, DreamIt Ventures, 15 companies were selected including five in the digital education space to participate in the 2011 Accelerator Program.

As shared in the article by Tech Crunch Monday, this cohort boasts some impressive people, including students and alumni from Harvard Business School, Wharton, Yale, and Carnegie Mellon, with prior experience at companies including Yahoo!, Microsoft, American Express, and McKinsey.   The companies include:

  • 1DocWay, St Louis, MO: video-chat based doctor’s office with back-end automation
  • Admitly, New York, NY: Admission pipeline to US schools
  • AfterSteps, Boston, MA: Online end-of-life planning platform.
  • Class.io, Honduras: Online classroom communication
  • Clothes Horse, New York, NY: Data-driven platform that makes fashion fit
  • Cognection, New Haven, CT: Online retail optimization
  • CustomCoup, Philadlephia, PA: Demand-driven deals
  • Hoot.me, Austin, TX: Interactive knowledge network
  • KeepRecipes, New York, NY: iTunes for all-star chef’s recipes
  • LearnBop, Pittsburgh, PA: Online adaptive learning platform
  • LetsGiftIt, New York, NY: Social gifting platform
  • ListenVoice, Boston, MA: App creation and distribution platform
  • New Quill, Los Angeles, CA: Mobile publishing and collaborative learning
  • SocialAdMX, New York, NY: Social and mobile app publishing and advertising
  • TakeTheInterview, Boston, MA: Cloud-based video interviewing platform for employers to more efficiently screen candidates

The program will run through mid-August and we’ll be keeping you up-to-date with invitations to join us at certain Speaker Series events and other activities throughout the summer.

 

Related posts:

  1. Applications are open for DreamIt New York Summer 2012
  2. How to Choose an Incubator or Accelerator Program
  3. Startl and DreamIt Ventures Accepting Applications for Second Annual Start-Up Accelerator Program
  4. Have a Design Boost or Accelerator Program Question?
  5. Education Portal Increases Commitment to Education Accessibility With EDU Accelerator Program in 2012

Category: Accelerator, Startl Biz

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