VConnect



DATE & TIME:  Wednesday April 4th, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Park Avenue Armory | 643 Park Avenue | New York, NY 10065

A private networking reception for VCs and CEOs/ Founders of startups from the top accelerators across the country such as TechStars and Dogpatch Labs. Get an early intro to entrepreneurs hand-picked to enroll in these demanding programs.

For more information on VConnect please contact Mark Cecil at 617-856-1871 or by email at mark.cecil@thomsonreuters.com.

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Participating Startups



3rd Ward

3rd Ward is more than a classroom or shop. Itís a destination with the resources, network, and support necessary for entrepreneurs, artists, craftspeople, and coders to launch the sort of businesses and products that keep a city vital.


Altaeros Energies, Inc.

Altaeros Energies, formed out of MIT, is developing an airborne wind turbine to harness the stronger winds found at 1,000 feet high. The Altaeros turbine will displace diesel generators at remote industrial, military, and village sites. Long term, Altaeros plans to scale up the technology for the offshore wind market.


AlumniChoose

AlumniChoose is a micro-fundraising tool for colleges and universities.


BISON

BISON builds custom products and services for the VC/PE Universe.


CARRIE HAMMER

CARRIE HAMMER is eCommerce custom professsional women's wear made-to-measure; like Indochino.com or Propercloth.com for women.


Clothes Horse

Clothes Horse solves the problem of buying clothing that fits. Our technology enables apparel retailers to get their shoppers the right size for a flat monthly fee. We have a growing client base, best-in-class user experience, and a growing database of human measurements, garment data, and personal preferences and behavior.


Contently, Inc

Contently is a marketplace for professional journalists and publishers who need high-quality editorial content.


CourseHorse

CourseHorse is a marketplace where people can discover, compare and enroll in trusted local classes, ranging from cooking, Spanish and yoga to continuing education and certification programs.


CrowdTwist

CrowdTwist is the only multi-channel loyalty platform thatís fundamentally changing the way marketers build rewarding relationships between people and brands. By expanding the definition of loyalty well beyond a point-of-sale, CrowdTwist is helping brands recognize and reward people for the aggregate value of their engagement, influence and impact - online and off.


Digital Hard Copy

Digital Hard Copy (DHC) is the world's first patented hard copy solution for digital content. Content including but not limited to books, games, movies, music, and magazines can now all be distributed and sold globally via DHC's innovative platform.


Docracy

Docracy is a home for free legal documents, provided and curated by the communities that use them. Through free e-signing, usage statistics and collaborative editing a community can converge towards standards that will benefit everyone. We hope to remove the fear and expense from reasonable parties coming to an agreement.


Finalta, Inc.

Equity capital markets are changing rapidly. For companies, it's getting easier to stay private and at the same time getting easier to go public. For institutional investors, it's getting harder and harder to buy or sell large quantities of stock in public markets. Finalta provides innovative technology solutions to clients navigating this rapidly changing space. Finalta was a 2011 MassChallenge Silver Prize Winner (www.masschallenge.org).


GoJotter, Inc.

Find, Jot and Share the best events in town.
GoJotter allows people to identify (jot) events they want to attend as well as to share their own and see friends recommendations


Happify

Merging the science of Positive Psychology with casual gaming, Happify aims to revolutionize the $20B self-help/wellness industry.


LDV Labs LLC

LDV Labs LLC leverages technology to entertain, increase efficiency, and solve problems.


Lynx Sportswear

Lynx Sportswear manufactures and sells innovative sports bras designed for larger-breasted women.


Matchbook

Matchbook is an app for saving those must-remember restaurants, bars, and shops. It's based on the mass already occurring behavior amongst women of saving places in the notepad of their phone. Matchbook thinks location-based intent is the way into the local advertising market. Each user's Matchbook list is a repository of location intent, which Matchbook then monetizes by sending deals for the places they already want to go.


Movable Ink

Movable Ink is a revolution in email marketing. It enables marketers to make emails as dynamic and real-time as a web page, something that has never been possible before. Emails become containers for live content that can personalize to current time, recipient's location, social context, and other business rules. The result is emails that are more relevant and create much greater engagement.


Piictu

piictu is a mobile platform for collaborative expression that unites people around ideas, experiences and interests.


PublicStuff

PublicStuff creates web and mobile phone based solutions that allow agencies to more efficiently receive and manage service requests.


Quincy Apparel

Quincy Apparel is a vertically-integrated ecommerce brand of women's professional apparel. Think Bonobos meets Brooks Brothers for women.


Red Rover

Red Rover is a peer-to-peer learning platform for the enterprise, as well as higher education.


STELLAService

Dedicated to helping consumers make more informed online shopping decisions STELLAService is the first and only independent provider of customer service ratings for online retailers. The company also produces data and research to help companies measure, benchmark and improve their service operations.


SamantŠ Shoes

SamantŠ creates life changing experiences for women who have trouble finding stylish shoes with comfort in their size. In addition to traditional sizes, SamantŠ offers large size womenís shoes in size 11, size 12, size 13, size 14, and wide width sizes


Scaffold

Scaffold verifies identity and build trust on peer to peer services


ShuttleCloud

ShuttleCloud develops cloud data migration and management products, including the most popular self-service Google Apps migration tool.


Sonar

Sonar is a mobile application that helps users learn about and connect with people nearby.


Spontaneously

Spontaneously is a service that helps you do more with your time in the real world, beginning with doing more awesome things with your favorite people.


Therapeutic Systems

Therapeutic Systems develops medical devices and technology for people with autism spectrum disorders, addressing their unique unmet sensory processing issues. Our technology also can be expanded to address the unique unmet medical needs of other diagnosis such as PTSD and anxiety based disorders.


Urtak

Urtak is a question and answer tool that creates more response to your content.


Visual Revenue Inc.

Visual Revenue offers media companies a unique Front Page Decision Support System for online Editors. The solution can predict the performance of a piece of content about 15 minutes into the future and provides editors with real-time recommendations on what content to place in which position on a Front Page and for how long.