Behold the Founders Live Hall of Fame. The startup companies below are all past winners of Founders Live Pitch events in their cities. We update this page each month with the new winners.
Buenos Aires: eStylar – Helping your customers find the right fit the first time around. By matching shoppers with the right size, eStylar helps retailers lower the rate of returns and increase sales by implementing innovation.
Phoenix: Kegelbell -Most women suffer the symptoms of weak pelvic muscles, diapers-surgery-pills are among the dangerous and ineffective solutions offered, until now, Kegelbell is the most powerful kegel exercise weight set on the market and it works to accelerate results with less work for busy women; this is real women’s health, finally.
Dallas: Akute Health – Complete referrals faster. Get more revenue. Make it super simple for referring providers to send you new patients. Stop wasting time faxing, calling, and mailing.
Austin: Kikupal – An Online Platform to Gift Practical Services. Gift helpful services by purchasing KikuPoints, which can be redeemed for meals, house cleaning, and more. Encourage others to participate, because more points mean continued support.
Boston: Incluvie – Incluvie is the imdb for diversity in film, giving you the power to rate the racism out of Hollywood!
Portland: Walker Tracker -Walker Tracker is a b2b SaaS platform that empowers companies and organizations to build wellness into their culture.
Seattle: MyPeopleNow – Do What You Love. Let Others Help You With The Rest.
San Francisco: RWB Canine Inc. – Advanced Canine Wearable w/ Real-Time Physiology for Pet Lovers, DHS and DOD.
Long Beach: Nicolette – Nicolette is a health tech company that empowers patients with visual data, curated education, and engagement tools.
New York: idk tonight – idk tonight creates decision making technology for couples to live their best lives together.
Portland: Text A Lawyer – Our innovative apps help people looking for quick answers to legal questions; $20 hires a nearly-instant lawyer for a text-style chat.
Seattle: CoffeeBreak – CoffeeBreak is a mobile app where we use your professional goals and give you recommendations of the people who can and want to help you reach them.
Dallas: Choose Your Reader – The storytelling app for the modern family. Choose Your Reader allows parents, grandparents, or anyone who loves a child to record a story in their own voice. With Choose Your Reader, you’ll never miss the magic of reading a bedtime story with a child you love.
Harare: The Housing Hub – Accommodation Companion for tertiary level students in Zimbabwe. Housing made EASY. Click or Call WE’LL DO IT for you…
Boise: ButterFace – Let’s it, movie popcorn is better with Real Butter! ButterFace Real Butter comes from a farm, not a factory. Join us in an about- on all things artificial by elevating your popcorn experience with ButterFace, the Way Better Butter.
Boston: Nextiles – Nextiles is developing wearable technologies by engineering new textile materials that have electrical properties to create next-generation fabric-based sensors.
Portland: Cocacao – Cocacao is a dark chocolate and coconut experience!
Dallas: CityMixr – A millennial-based social network rewarding groups for trying new local entertainment experiences.
Boise: Free To Feed – Science-based content and products for allergen-free breastfeeding.
Austin: Kikupal – KIKUPAL™ helps you send basic need services to your loved ones when they need them most.
Seattle: EarShot – Earshot empowers productive conversations for learning using AI and voice analysis.
San Francisco: Fincast: We partner with local fly fishing shops and professional fishing guides to share their years of knowledge and experience around fishing locations and river forecast/conditions with our mobile app subscribers.
Long Beach: BioPower Enterprises (ANDI) – ANDI helps you divert household food and pet waste from landfills.
Chicago (Tie): GroundBreaker – Real estate investment management software for the 21st century.
Chicago (tie): The Q – Event based application for following a list of events from an individual.
Harare, Zimbabwe: YouFarm – YouFarm provides alternative funding for small scale and commercial farmers in Zimbabwe through the YouFarm Crowd Farming Platform. The YouFarm Crowd Farming Platform enables anyone to participate in the agricultural value chain by investing in crop or livestock and sharing the profits with the farmer when the produce goes to market.
Portland: SUTUREGARD – Close more wounds with SUTUREGARD, a bioengineered wound closure device that extends the surgeons’ ability to expand and close difficult skin wounds.
Dallas: Arcade – Arcade motivates your employees to exceed expectations. Arcade is a proven workforce engagement solution that will increase your team’s output with games, recognition, rewards, and more.
Spokane: Share Farm – Share Farm is a slow food sharing economy essentially a digital farmers market built around a dual sided ecommerce platform.
Minneapolis (Tie): ClutchSOS – Get Quick Help From Your Clutch Crew. THIS S.O.S. SAFETY APP LETS YOUR CREW HELP YOU IN TOUGH SITUATIONS.
Minneapolis (Tie): Mobility4All – Providing High Quality, Cost Effective Transportation for People with Disabilities and Seniors.
New Jersey: GiveTide – GiveTide is an iOS app that lets you round up electronic spare change, and donate that money to any nonprofit in the US with a tap.
Phoenix: GOALS – GetOnALifeStyle produces templated bullet journals which provide monthly trackers, quotes and questions that allow our users to find their identity and use it to create a corresponding lifestyle.
Long Beach: Elixir – Next gen botanicals that can be used for general health and smoking harm reduction, tripling the efficacy of herbal supplements by leveraging the personal vaporizer.
Boston: Sixpence – The first roundup crowdfunding platform. Support the causes you care about with the roundups on your daily purchases.
Boise: Oma & Popies Marinades & More – Oma & Popies provides an unparalleled selection of the very best handcrafted quality marinades and spice blends inspiring anyone to cook a healthier gourmet meal at home.
San Francisco: Impct Coffee – IMPCT is a global social enterprise dedicated to transforming low income and urban slum communities through education. We directly source products from these communities and invest the profits back into local women to run our Playcare preschools.
Seattle: Intentionalist – YOUR GUIDE TO INTENTIONAL SPENDING. Support small businesses and diverse local communities one… purchase at a time
Dallas: Mirror Maddness – Mirror Maddness is an organization that helps develop students ages 3 to 18 enhance their inner entrepreneurial mind. With this enhancement, we plan to help end American poverty.
San Francisco: Playout – Join games nearby and get to know awesome people!
Boston: Tech Connection – a recruitment platform that supports the professional development of untapped technical talent. We offer individualized career planning and job placement to candidates. We believe that introspective leadership coupled with proper planning is the key to career success.
New York: POPiN – Fitness marketplace where users are micro-billed by the minute to access premium health clubs and gyms.
Austin: Gardenio – GROW YOUR OWN FOOD. Everything you need to grow organic, delivered to your door.
Phoenix – Hashback.io – Hashback makes it simple to use AI to manage help desk tickets. By utilizing the recent advances in machine learning, Hashback provides an accurate analysis of your customer feedback whether your team receives 10 or 10,000 emails a day.
Minneapolis: SalesReach – SalesReach provides your business development team an intuitive system to deliver marketing approved, stage appropriate assets to facilitate a sales experience your prospects will remember.
Seattle: Vita Inclinata – VITA INCLINATA TECHNOLOGIES IS THE LEADING DEVELOPER OF CHAOTIC MOTION CONTROL SYSTEMS. WE PROVIDE UNIQUE COUNTER SWING SYSTEMS TO MILITARY AGENCIES, PRIVATE CONTRACTORS, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TO HELP MAKE THEIR MISSIONS SAFER AND MORE EFFECTIVE.
Portland: Melaknow – Melaknow is an app that uses a patent pending machine learning algorithm to help you determine if a patient has a melanoma.
Long Beach: The Gravity Ball – An entirely new way of doing resistance exercise for people with grip strength limitations.
Seattle: Audley – Audley is on a mission to fight food waste by turning farmers’ excess harvest into nutritious upcycled whole plant snacks.
Salt Lake City: CleanFare – Earn social points for using public transportation and tracking how much you save on carbon footprint, and local businesses give discounts at their stores for your many points earned.
Austin: Singlebox – Defeat Clutter and Chaos. Store A Box of Your Stuff With Singlebox.
Minneapolis: Solupal – THE NEW NORM FOR SHOPPING BAGS
Dallas: Almaty Health – Blockchain Based Healthcare. Decentralized Healthcare For Everyone.
Dallas: Zenu – Zenu is the easy time saving way to find and book venues right on your mobile device.
Portland: Vino Voyage – Our mission at Vino Voyage is to unite wine fans from around the world, creating a community of openness and enthusiasm. We never rest on our laurels, and are always looking to improve and expand our Wine Fan Site offerings.
Seattle: Supirb Events – Where the Event is just the beginning. Great connections & opportunities shouldn’t end when the Event does.
Boston: Eleis Farm – Eleis Farm is a family social enterprise. We produce, package and market sustainable red palm oil on the north coast of Guinea. Our mission is to become an economic engine that works in harmony with the environment and the empowerment of women and smallholder farmers in West Africa with a supply chain which is a transparent as our oil.
San Fransico: (Tie) Nomad – Wherever you roam, park with NOMAD.
San Fransico: (Tie) uBridge – the social network for college entrepreneurs.
Austin: Think and Zoom – Hands Free Visual Magnification Powered by the Human Mind
Salt Lake City: 4th Wall – 4th Wall is recreating historic events and places in VR.
Chicago: Menu3 – We make augmented reality restaurant menus.
Los Angeles: The Share App – Share Your Photos With People Nearby. Gone are the days of fumbling multiple smartphones so that everyone can have the same picture on their phone! With Share you just take a picture once, and with the click of a button everyone around you gets the picture and can Save it to their phone.
Seattle: Everly – Wedding Planning Disrupted. All the personalized support of a wedding planner for a fraction of the price.
Dallas: Biztrack.io – Step-by-step guided instructions plus helpful information, estimated costs, resources, tools and recommended business partners to help entrepreneurs succeed.
Austin: The Pulse of Austin – Built by the Austin Center for Design as a platform for Austinites to voice their feelings on civic topics, which then empowers their voices through a collective display of the city’s voices.
Seattle: Cluck – Be safer on Craigslist. Cluck gives Craigslist users a way to warn each other about scams and trade information about listings, just like they do on Amazon, Yelp, or Google through reviews.
Dallas: Yumlish – Yumlish creates highly engaging and valuable mini recipe videos. Mini recipe videos are used as tutorials to make recipes, as a marketing tool by restaurants to convey their brand value, and by franchisors to deliver consistent training to franchisees.
Phoenix: Symba – Internship programs matter. We’re here to help. Our comprehensive, easy-to-use internship management platform optimizes your internship program to create the best possible experiences for you and your interns.
Austin: Right Here Right Now – an online platform that allows victims of a natural disaster (hurricane, flood, tornado, etc.) to share who they are, their story and a needs list as well as a gift registry. That way, those who are called to be of service can do so with ease.
Chicago: Interpreter Tap – BREAKING DOWN WALLS FOR LANGUAGE BARRIERS! Interpreter Tap is a mobile App that connects you to a live interpreter.
Portland: Tali – Hands-free time tracking. No more interruptions to your flow – let Tali log all your activities effortlessly with voice.
Vancouver: BuzzIt – Start live group chats with other users at your location without sharing contact information.
Los Angeles: Story Bikes – Pick some wheels, give some wheels. Sleek & affordable electric bikes that are giving back. Story Electric Bikes are the only companion for your on-the-go lifestyle that gets you to where you need to go, while being eco-friendly, ultra chic and affordable.
Seattle: HeyThrivy – HeyThrivy is a customized personal assistant service. HeyThrivy handles the errands and the urgent so you can focus on the important things in life.
Chicago: Cheff – New economy for cooks to have a platform to connect to and serve the growing market of consumers who lack the skills, time or inclination to cook.
Phoenix: GoCode -Learn Code Anywhere! Lessons designed for students of all ages, backgrounds, and levels of experience. Bite-sized topics allow for quick learning on a busy schedule.
Seattle: PartnerTap – The new way B2B partnerships drive growth and get results. Sales, alliances, and referral partnerships harness the power of relationships and continuous engagement to boost pipelines and empower partnerships for incredible performances.
Phoenix: Trainial – The Easiest Way To Build A How-To Guide For Your Business. Get your business out of your brain today!
Austin: OpenCurrents – Get paid for doing good. The digital currency that anyone can earn by volunteering. Give time, create Currents.
Denver: Tripcents – Travel, automated and personalized from savings to bookings.
Los Angeles: Interviewologist – Interviewologist is a personal trainer for careers. A mobile matching service that pairs advice-seekers with experts and leaders in their field for an hourly charge.
Chicago: ProxyPics – ProxyPics is the first-of-its kind on-demand system for getting the location-specific media you need from wherever you are.
New York: CariClub – The professional network for social impact. Whether you’re a rookie or an experienced philanthropist, CariClub can help you find your passion and make a difference.
Portland: AllGo – AllGo is a review site where fat people rate the comfort and accessibility of places so others can know what it’s like. Our platform gets people the information they want to go out more, without discomfort. We design with size in mind because we believe that all bodies are magnificent and deserve to be comfortable.
Denver: Cusa Tea – Cusa Tea is the worlds first premium instant tea. Made from organic ingredients with no additives, fillers, or sugar, it’s incredible tea that can be made hot or cold, in 30 seconds or less.
Seattle: Bridgecare Finance – A new kind of finance. Built for families. Built for you. BridgeCare offers unique, payment plans designed for pre-kindergarten learning and childcare needs. It is the only solution of its kind to help families just like yours.
Austin: GrubTubs – GrubTubs Inc. is dedicated to reconnecting communities with local family farms. Our job is to repurpose the food waste coming from restaurants and grocery stores into nutrient-rich animal feed that is affordable for the local farmer.
Chicago: Xenesis – The first company to successfully commercialize Space based optical communications…as well as interplanetary optical comms.
Los Angeles: LazRfit – Lazer Tag As A Cardio Workout.
Seattle: Cure – A licensed, vetted therapist will be matched to your needs at a clinic or spa within your vicinity.
Chicago: Air – Get LIVE answers to your questions and see what friends think about you
Austin: Sips by – Sips by brings you teas you love from brands around the world, personalized for you.
Phoenix: Abeja Solutions – A boutique agency that delivers extraordinary solutions in marketing, communications, and fundraising. They help nonprofits create professional donor mail.
Atlanta (tie): One Week Website – We build custom WordPress websites in just one week. Websites that work.
Atlanta (tie): RaceIQ – We help enhance performance, safety and passion of every automobile for every owner. Whether you are a car enthusiast looking to get the most out of your vehicle or you’re a multi-national corporation looking to solve some of the industries toughest challenges, RaceIQ has the experts and resources that will help you succeed.
Los Angeles: Cravingz – The Tinder for Food.
Seattle: Shaum – Access authentic homemade meals in your area, prepared by people passionate about food. Chefs are vetted and meals are on-demand. Eat local, Eat Fresh, and see what happens when underground Chefs take over the food scene!
Chicago: Huddle.care – Anxiety and stress are the most common psychological concerns in the world and also the most treatable. Huddle.care is an online platform for group and individual cognitive-behavioral anxiety treatment.
Denver: Parkit – The future of event parking is here.
Austin: Squarecap – Squarecap is the easiest way to track attendance, give quizzes, and stimulate discussion in class.
Seattle: PNTHR – PNTHR® offers Cleaner Tech™ solutions to stop 99.99% of E. coli & MRSA growth on AntiViral™ cases engineered with recycled materials!
Dallas: KeyPiece – Keypiece is interactive online drawing. They allow you to draw your own adventure, build your stories, and play with your friends. Check them out!
Chicago: Trusted Herd – A Do It Yourself, First of Its Kind, Web-based, Staffing and Event Management Platform. Take Back Your Industry, Right Now.
Boulder: Boogaloo Beds. Better Rest For A Brighter Life, Boogaloo Beds is a smart bed for people with sensory issues. Check them out!
Seattle: Beta Hatch : We grow insects for food, feed, and fertilizer. We farm high-protein insects for chickens and create balanced and natural fertilizer for plants. The immune-boosting benefits of our products mean fewer antibiotics in poultry and less pesticide on our fruits and veggies.
Denver: Apt App – empowering + enhancing the resident experience
Chicago: Charge Running – Join and compete with others from around the world during LIVE and On-Demand running classes, all while getting coached and motivated from LIVE, world-class trainers.
Boulder: Futsolo – Futsolo is the ultimate individual soccer training experience allowing players to train realistic ball receiving with every body part.
Seattle: WEconnect – The WEconnect platform enhances and supports your individual recovery through 24/7 tracking of mind, body, and spiritual activities
Portland: CartHook – Products built to make your ecommerce business more successful.
Portland: Cooladata – CoolaData gives you instant insight into how users interact with your product, to improve engagement, growth and monetization
Boulder: Makeena – a free, easy to download mobile application that earns you money when you purchase healthy & sustainable products at any retailer.
Seattle: Beyond Broker – With the perfect agent, selling a home doesn’t suck. We help find your perfect agent in 24 hours: no calls, no emails, no hassle
Seattle: Silene Biotech – Save and use your stem cells for personalized medicine.
Boulder: Hippo Health – Hippo Health provides Coloradans with direct, immediate access to expert medical care.
Portland: ScoutSavvy – a job finding app that helps talented professionals like you discover your next move with our inclusive career matching technology.
Seattle: Unearth – Unearth provides interactive aerial maps of construction projects, secure storage for your build history, and simple collaboration for your entire team.
Portland: Rainy Day Fuel – On Demand Fueling. Gas Station To You, Simple and worry free.
Seattle: NASTEA & Co. – NASTEA & Co.’s mission is to deliver authentic, high quality bottled drinks, starting with Dirty Chai Tea.
Seattle: The Riveter – Inspired spaces for women, work, and wellbeing
Seattle: Give Inkind – Give InKind makes it easy to support loved ones during times of crisis or need.
Seattle: Prints.ly – Surround yourself with art you love.
Seattle: Tred – Where trusted car buyers and sellers connect.
Seattle: Joy – Everything about your wedding in one place.
Seattle: Atlas Informatics – Instantly search across your devices, apps, emails and more.
Seattle: 8Stem – Music, Remixed By You.
Seattle: Venture Kits – Nurture kids’ entrepreneurial spirit through play.
Seattle: Validated – An app for the urban explorer. Validated connects you to shops and restaurants that help pay for your transportation. It’s like free shipping for yourself.
Seattle: Fathom – Creating management reports and dashboards has never been easier!
Seattle: Slope – Slope makes it easy for teams to plan, manage, and collaborate on visual content.
Seattle: Oak Labs – WE ARE TRANSFORMING THE IN-STORE EXPERIENCE.
Seattle: PlanBeyond – Resources to help older adults start planning for their final days and the time after they’re gone.
Seattle: GiveSafe – enables a cashless, effective contribution the moment you see a need on the street.
Seattle: Matcherino – Crowdfund eSports and streamers.
Seattle: Stuffhopper – Changing the way the world sells their stuff.
Seattle: Joule – On Demand Car Share
Seattle: FoodCircles – Buy One, Feed One.
Seattle: Yottio – the first real-time video community that connects fans and viewers live video directly with media makers so they can be seen and heard.
Seattle: Canary – Canary is a the first legal recreational marijuana delivery service. Order marijuana on-demand with our mobile app.
Seattle: MovingWorlds – Volunteer Your Skills Abroad, Live Free.
Seattle: Drift – A peer to peer energy marketplace.
Seattle: Pawzii – Online Cat and Dog Licensing.
Seattle: Nufabrx – Get Rid of Facial Blemishes While You Sleep
Seattle: Shippable – DevOps automation simplified
Seattle: FastBar – High Speed Payments For Events
Seattle: Grow Plastics – We create sandwich panel structures in bioplastics. This engineered structure allows us to use 30-50% less material than comparable technologies.
Mar. 2014 (First winner)
Seattle: Freak’n Genius – Connecting Books, Games, and Toys to the Internet.