Watch the showcase video and hear from the semi-finalists

Congratulations to our Winners!

Liquidaty - $50,000

Scouted - $30,000

My Gene Counsel - $20,000   FROTH  - $20,000

Corrie Health - $15,000

Audience Award - Corrie Health - $1,500

Top Ten Finalists

Corrie Health

FROTH 

Liquidaty

Mobility Designed

My Gene Counsel

Scouted

Sproutel

Torigen Pharmaceuticals

Unbound.

Wellinks

 

fueling the growth pitch event semi-finalists

The Refinery, Uber and the Kauffman Foundation announced the 25 semi-finalists from five U.S. cities who will be pitching to investors in the Fueling the Growth with UberPITCH competition on Wednesday, November 16, at the Stamford Innovation Center. The Top Ten will pitch at 7:00pm to split $120,000 in grant awards. All 25 semi-finalists will be showcasing their companies from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., just prior to the finals pitch.   

 The semi-finalists were selected out of a field of more than 300 who applied to compete in the investor pitch competition. On October 26th, 150 women tech entrepreneurs pitched to investors while taking a fifteeen-minute Uber ride. Thirty investors heard the pitches in five cities, including Providence, New Haven, Stamford, Washington DC and Kansas City. The investors selected the top companies from those rides to be the semi-finalists.  

Watch the UberPITCH recap video

Read more about the day here.....

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Semi-Finalists

Kansas City

ConsultUS Technology. CommodiTrade software service for animal feed producers, playing a vital role in food safety from farm to fork.

PopBookings.  Event staffing made simple! Booking and communicating with temporary staff made easy by streamlining every step on one beautiful platform.

Mobility Designed.  A medical device startup seeking to redefine mobility for millions who face mobility challenges.

Play-it Health. Play-it Health provides personalized platforms for improving adherence to prescribed medical regimens using a mobile platform for tracking engagement.

New Haven

My Gene Counsel. A digital genetic counseling tool that links genetic test results to evidence-based streams of information curated by leading genetics experts and consumer advocates.

Torigen Pharmaceuticals. VetiVax is a revolutionary veterinary cancer immunotherapy that uses the patient's own tumor cells to stimulate the immune system to fight the cancer.

SepsisDx.  SepsisDx is an application for busy clinicians to help them manage patients with sepsis which as a mortality rate of up to 50%.

RepVisits LLC.  Connects high schools and college admission representatives all on one platform to plan and schedule high school visits.

Stamford

Fairygodboss.  Fairygodboss aims to be the #1 career and job destination for women.

FROTH (First Round on the House). A data-driven experiential marketing platform, connecting beverage brands with online consumers through offline experiences.

Curative Orthopaedics.  Designer of comfortable orthopaedic garments specifically for rest and recovery to help chronic pain sufferers reduce pain, sleep better, and heal faster.

Liquidaty.  We are building a two-way platform to instantly automate complex data tasks without the pain of data cleansing.

Scouted. Scouted is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that makes hiring young talent more effective and efficient.

DC

Wellinks.  A wearable health technology company dedicated to improving clinical outcomes through education and creation of good habits around treatment.

Electric Feel.  Electric Feel is working to mitigate the impact of inadequate public charging infrastructure for electric vehicles by developing a supplemental power device.

The Mentor Method.  The Mentor Method is the eharmony for connecting millennial women to career mentors.

MoneyComb.  MoneyComb is a behavior-based personal finance platform that offers users a free and simple way to spend better.

Corrie Health.  Corrie is an inpatient smartphone App and monitoring system created at Johns Hopkins, in partnership with Apple.

Unbound.  Unbound is a sexual lifestyle company that aims to make sex better for women.

RedShred. RedShred uses artificial intelligence to automatically find and read business opportunities like RFPs, grants and other revenue-generating lead documents.

SAMEGRAIN.  SameGrain provides data-driven insights for decision makers targeting Millennials via a proprietary social matching engine.

Providence

Bioarray Genetics.  Bioarray has developed a genetic biomarker/algorithm platform that can determine which patients will and will not respond to specific types of cancer therapy.

Vitae Industries, Inc.  Removes the barriers to efficiently delivering personalized medications at scale by automating the pharmacy compounding process using 3D printing technology.

Sproutel.  At Sproutel we employ an empathy-driven patient centered design process to scope, develop, and launch products that help children build a foundation for healthy lives.

BREONICS Inc.  Exsanguineous Metabolic Support is the answer to the greatest problem facing clinical organ transplantation today, the huge shortage of transplantable organs.