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.
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.