Techstars NYC 2024 Demo Day
Techstars New York City Accelerator is pleased to announce the 12 companies that will be participating in the 2024 Techstars NYC Demo Day. These founders have spent the last three months participating in an immersive mentorship-driven program where they received access to 125+ mentors and support across every facet of their business.
Our companies are building and disrupting in a range of categories including PropTech, E-commerce, B2B SaaS, Retail, ESG/Sustainability, FinTech and more. Please come join us on February 23rd, 2024 where our founders will present their companies and progress to the NYC tech ecosystem in-person and virtually to VCs around the world. Join us at 5pm for a networking hour and meet the 12 companies who will be pitching. The event will start at 6pm which will include a "Masters of Scale" panel, featuring an excellent lineup including Saeju Jeong (Co-Founder, Executive Chair and Former CEO @ Noom), Eric Glyman (Co-Founder & CEO @ Ramp), Michael Katz (Co-Founder & CEO mParticle), Nigel Eccles (Co-Founder & CEO @ Vault & Former Co-Founder & CEO @ Fanduel) & Oisin Hanrahan (Founder & CEO @ Keychain / Founder & CEO @ Handy / Former CEO @ Angi). The panel will be followed by the 12 company pitches and the event will conclude with an hour of drinks/appetizers & networking from 8-9pm.
If you're unable to make it to NYC to see our companies in-person, please feel free to view the virtual pitches which will go live @ 1pm ET on February 23rd via this link: https://www.youtube.com/@techstarsglobal/streams
Please meet the Techstars NYC Accelerator November Class of 2024:
1to1 (Philadelphia, PA)
1to1 is a conversational commerce platform that helps eCommerce merchants improve their conversion rates by engaging customers in AI-driven conversations through our engine that integrates modern data infrastructure, with our sophisticated machine learning and LLM innovations.
Alō Index (New Haven, CT)
Alō Index is a B2B SaaS platform that helps Fortune 5000 enterprises meet their corporate travel ESG targets (within budget) by providing actionable, comparative hotel benchmarks to procurement teams for contracting decisions, simple scores to business travelers when they book, and a matchmaker that mobilizes enterprise spend towards hotels that meet their targets.
aVenture (San Francisco, CA)
aVenture is a platform that helps funds, family offices and angel investors conduct startup research and make better decisions with in-depth company profiles, growth and risk analysis, deal tracking, opportunity discovery, and portfolio management.
Piepie.ai (Austin, TX)
Piepie.ai is a video ad generation platform that helps marketers create compelling digital content at scale by leveraging AI to improve clarity, increase speed, and substantially reduce costs
Clotheslyne (Goshen, NY)
Clotheslyne is a peer-to-peer marketplace that helps busy people and boutique hotel/STR operators get their laundry done, folded, and delivered. We bring the ease and convenience of Manhattan-level laundry outsourcing to the rest of the United States through our network of local gig-workers who are empowered by our intuitive mobile apps that enable them to work efficiently and on their own terms.
Coda (Seattle, WA)
Coda is a vertically-integrated pet care company (disrupting the archaic $1.6B pet funeral services industry) that helps pet parents plan for and navigate their pet's end-of-life by partnering with veterinarians to provide empathetic and environmentally friendly end-to-end aftercare services. Coda's services include owned and operated aquamation facilities (a water-based disposition alternative to flame cremation), along with a B2B2C marketplace for add-on end-of-life products and services (urns, cremation jewelry, memorials, grief counseling, resources and more) — think a physical and virtual "funeral director" for pets.
JoyLet (Washington, DC)
JoyLet is a monthly rental marketplace for baby/toddler gear that helps urban parents meet their child's constantly-changing developmental needs while saving time and money through our convenient web-based platform that offers a curated selection of top-rated products, detailed gear guides, timely delivery, and premium customer support.
Jupiter Card (New York, NY)
Jupiter Card is a "self-directed" credit account management solution that enables credit unions and community banks to drive both financial health and credit portfolio performance, by giving automatic credit limit and interest rate upgrades to customers who meet prescribed financial goals through our white-labeled AI-powered B2B platform.
kwikkart (Berkeley, CA)
kwikkart is an AI-powered solution that helps grocery delivery drivers (and eventually all shoppers) save time — while enabling grocery stores to improve margins 4-6% — by automating the in-store checkout process with a unique computer vision-powered device, attached to shopping carts, that automatically scans and verifies items and streamlines payments.
Leantime (Charlotte, NC)
Leantime is a simple and engaging work management app for SMBs and Enterprises. Think Canva for project management blending with Noom for employee engagement. Leantime solves the $9 trillion problem of engaging employees at work by bringing it to where the work is and through the use of behavioral science and AI.
Nector (Cincinnati, OH)
Nector is a platform that provides commercial real estate investors with the tools they need to create loan requests and manage their debt, compressing the financing process from weeks to minutes, using an AI-copilot to efficiently access a wide range of lenders.
Scent Lab (New York, NY)
Scent Lab is a next-gen fragrance brand that's democratizing personalized fragrance & helping Gen Z & Gen Alpha consumers find scents that embody who they are and how they feel by enabling them to personalize their own scented candles (perfume, body care & more to come...) with proprietary data & tech.
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