Tomorrow starts Jason Calacanis brainchild Launch Festival in San Francisco. Launch features forty cutting edge, and never-before seen, technology companies along with various leading venture caplitist and a demo pit. We’re pleased to announce that six of our seven #NewME12 startups will be participating in the Launch Demo pit. If you’re attending Launch it’s a great way to get to know the founders and learn about their startups.
The six NewME Startups participating at Launch are:
Founder: Rachel Brooks
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Description: TheModul.us allows small businesses to affordably configure products through their software.
Founder: Andre Gabriel
Hometown: Cambridge, MA
Description: Butlr gives you the easiest, funnest way to find any kind of deal on the Web.
Founder: James Norman
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Description: We are a discovery entertainment platform that offers the only digital video experience you can call your own.
Founder: Tendekai Muchenje
Hometown: Durham, NC
Description: Helpr is a one stop customer care portal that literally makes customer care as simple as @#*!.
Founder: Amanda McClure
Hometown: Houston, TX
Description: Kairos overlays data on top of real life interactions in the enterprise market using facial recognition and augmented reality.
Founder: Christopher Lyons
Hometown: Johns Creek, GA (Atlanta)
Description: pictureMenu allows restaurants to bring their menu’s into the 21st century by allowing them to create “smart menus” accessible via tablets and mobile phones. pictureMenu’s tie into a restaurants POS system.
AgLocal will be heading to SXSW as a sxsw accelerator finalists and will not be attending Launch.
Founder: Naithan Jones
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo
Description: AgLocal connects independent farmers and producers with the demand of local business and consumers.