DreamIt New York 2013 – Demo Day Highlights, Videos, and News

[ 0 ] August 11, 2013 |

This past Wednesday, August 7, 2013, DreamIt VenturesComcast Ventures, and Startl hosted Demo Day for the 15 companies selected to participate in the DreamIt New York 2013 Summer accelerator program. The event was held at the McGraw Hill Financial Building in Manhattan and saw over 300 community members, including: potential investors, customers, mentors, and other industry executives.

This year’s class was an amazing, talented, and incredibly diverse group of entrepreneurs, hailing from New York, Israel, Los Angeles, Canada, and many places in between. The progress they made in during their three months at DreamIt New York is astounding, and we were thrilled to share their incredible accomplishments at Demo Day.

The presenting companies each had 7 minutes to present their business plans to the community members in attendance. Read below to learn about the companies, view their presentations, read the headlines, and celebrate this collaborative program with us!

+++++++++++++ DREAMIT NEW YORK 2013 COMPANIES +++++++++++++ 

Callida Energy is automating energy optimization in commercial buildings. Callida’s software increases net operating income and reduces carbon emissions by learning energy use patterns and optimizing performance automatically based on unique customer needs.

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CreatorUp is an e-learning platform to learn how to make and market video content. Targeting SMBs and amateurs.
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GamePress lets you create fun mobile games without a single line of code and share them with the world.
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HeyKiki is an aggregation platform for the education space (Kayak for classes and lessons) with over 300K classes on the platform.
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instruMagic makes music playing simple – mobile apps for expressing your inner Rockstar.
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Mimoona is solving one of the largest problems in the fashion industry by enabling fashion brands/designers to predict the demand for their products before production.
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Miner activates stores on your phone in real-time based on your physical location.
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Perkle is a network for non-profits to connect with socially responsible businesses.
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Serviceful is the first-of-its-kind dedicated online Home Concierge for busy homeowners.
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Stylr shows you the fashion you love in the stores around you and displays real-time inventory info.
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TouchBase‘s technology enables a way for unique codes on physical objects to be read by any touchscreen device without the use of the camera or NFC technology.
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TradeUp is a platform that prepares people for the 21st century job market using 21st century education.
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Trippin’In is the Nielsen for places; analyzing social gestures on an hourly basis to draw insights, such as activity level and sentiment, about physical places.
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WeDidIt is the next generation of fundraising platform for nonprofits.
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wireLawyer is an online community for lawyers to share referrals, resources, and best practices.
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+++++++++++++ IN THE NEWS +++++++++++++ 
Press Release: DreamIt Ventures, Comcast Ventures and Startl Showcase 15 Startups in Manhattan at DreamIt New York 2013 Demo Day 

AlleyWatch: The Defense Never Rests – wireLawyer is Disrupting How Lawyers Work

BetaBeat: Here’s a Rundown of the DreamIt New York 2013 Demo Day 

Business Insider: Here Are Our Five Favorite Startups That Debuted In NYC Today

Inc.com: 4 Start-up Trends from DreamIt Ventures Demo Day

Mashable: 5 Innovative Startups From DreamIt NYC Demo Day

PandoDaily: My pick from DreamIt NYC’s Demo Day: TradeUp, a platform connecting online students with actual jobs

TechCocktail: DreamIt Hosts Demo Day in New York, Features 15 Startups

TechCrunch: Our Picks From DreamIt Ventures’ NYC Demo Day

VentureBeat: 15 Startups Graduate from DreamIt Ventures’ NYC Summer Class

Related posts:

  1. Demo Day for the DreamIt NYC 2013 Class – August 7, 2013
  2. Applications are open for DreamIt New York Summer 2012
  3. DreamIt Ventures – Now Taking Applications for Fall Entrepreneur Program
  4. Graduation Day for Startl Accelerator Teams at DreamIt Ventures
  5. TradeUp Named as DemoDay Favorite by PandoDaily


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