Scott Durfee and George Medeiros are the creative team behind the innovative brand called Spathose. The transition from fine artists to fashion designers was as graceful and seamless as their unique accessory designs. Working with sustainable, organic material infused with an industrial edge, their work transcends the realm of ordinary style by forging fine art with fashion, thus conceiving more than an accessory; they have given rise to wearable sculpture.
Startup Quest™ is an entrepreneurship training program that connects teams of qualified participants with successful entrepreneurs to learn the steps needed to transform an invention or cutting edge technology into a product for the marketplace. Startup Quest™ uses technology from NASA and state universities at the center of their training. Each mentor chooses a specific technology to use as their product, then, through a mutual selection process program participants are assigned to a mentor and their team. For ten weeks participants will meet once a week to go over curriculum, training, and to work with their teams to form a simulated startup. Each team is responsible for creating a business plan for bringing their technology to market, as well as a pitch for investors. The program culminates in a Pitch Competition, where each team delivers its pitch and business plan to a panel of judges as they compete for top place and cash prizes.
Takeout Button is a startup technology company offering Online Food Ordering service to independent restaurants and eateries. Our cloud based service helps these local business owners; grow online sales without hiring more staff, prevent customer turnover due to busy phone line or being on hold during lunch or dinner hours, get to know their online customers through our database.
Our technology is mobile friendly, which allows customers to place orders conveniently from smart phones or tablets. It is designed specifically for food ordering and sophisticated enough to accommodate most complicated menu options for fast casual food like pizzas, sandwiches, sushi or tacos. We are now offering a special 30-day FREE trial.
Yumm-me.com populates a list of places that serve-up the tastiest foods in a specific city, with a picture and a detailed description of the ingredients and taste. The places will primarily be restaurants. Yumm-me.com is a free service to consumers, on where to get the tastiest of a specific food dish. The site also shares yummy recipes of the season, food events in the Bay area, healthy living info and more. We focus solely on great food dishes and good service.
Individualized Education is a program that is tiered to meet the diverse needs of children. It is an alternative to conventional schooling and it encourages students to learn through topics of their interest and at their own pace. It allows children the opportunity to learn and apply vs. memorize and test. Connecting with adults, experts and professionals in the community who share their real world skills allows the child to expand their mind beyond the regular learning environment.
We help families find local senior care services for their aging parents.
HD Interactive has a new offering, keeping with the company mission of learning, adopting and delivering new technology.
This latest venture is aerial video and photography with the use of a quadcopter. Here is a sneak peek at our demo reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEWZzRGj1Jc
Our goal in presenting is to inform the group of the technology and show off our product so far. This will include a live demo. We also want to hear of possible uses for it and how and where we should market.
The CapTool is the Cool Tool for Opening Eye Drop Seal and Cap. The CapTool is a division of JCA, Inc., a Florida Corporation, located in Safety Harbor.
Fitness equipment for physically challenged people. To promote an idea of "infinite possibilities" through our products.
Startup Weekend is a 54 hour event that brings together Tampa designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and experts from all domains to do amazing things.
All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and embark on a three-day frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekend culminates with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback!
These 2 organizations educate the public about the power and importance of Music-Making and Art-Making for our well-being from in the womb until our deaths. We encourage "playing" and creativity as a way of enriching our lives and the lives of those in our community. Happy, healthy people are productive people!
The Quantum Physicists say EVERYTHING is Waves and Particles. Waves are Sound, Silence and Vibrations that's Music.. Particles are Color, Light and shapes that's Art. We actually ARE MUSIC and ART.
The PedalPub is a 16 person, Dutch built, bicycle. We do tours around downtown with corporate groups, bachelorette parties, birthday parties and friends out on the town. We are the venue, you bring the party!
Toonari is a Cyber & Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Agency focused on private, corporate, and public security in conjunction with investigative predictive research.
Using a proprietary technology guided by artificial intelligence (affectionately called Tomoko), Toonari has developed a thorough research-analyze-report technique that yields an early warning system for notification and prevention of potentially dangerous situations for clients and provides unique, difficult to find investigative results.
We have invented a new way for runners and walkers to stay hydrated and achieve their fitness goals faster which make all current products obsolete because none are as functional or as beneficial. We aim to integrate our bottles and fitness apparel into a look that is functional and desirable to enhance the experience of our customers in a way help the both look and feel good. We also have an Ironman tested proprietary electrolyte that will accelerate our customer's performance and weight loss goals.
Caption is Glassware for the Google Glass headset. Caption utilizes the microphone in Google Glass to facilitate better communication for the hearing impaired. The user calls up Caption when they are in a situation where they have a hard time hearing. Caption listens to the person talking to the Glass and displays text of what they are saying on the screen for the wearer. It allows the wearer to have an augmented conversation. This solution helps people better understand those they are interacting with.
Fittr is a fitness app soon launching on the App Store. It designs custom workouts for every individual, every time, based on a user's body, preferences, and available equipment. The workouts are timed and voice guided so that the user can easily move from exercise to exercise without looking at their phone. Fittr also focuses on motivation, from intrinsic points, to an optional accountability feature that notifies a user's friends when they skip a workout. Nutritional and more social elements are coming.
Audition/Contest Management & Networking Platform for the Entertainment Industry. Our System allows agents to audition talent live online.
Create 3d is a full-service 3D printing company with a focus on training. 3D printing (officially called additive manufacturing) is a game changing technology that will have radical impacts on the real world of creating things...from art for fun to parts for jet engines to walls for houses.
In order to really use a 3D printer, you must be able to create your own models or modify existing ones. In other words, do you want to just be able to warm-up a meal or be able to create it?
In addition to training, Create 3d is an authorized reseller of MakerBot 3D printers. Provides sales and service for MakerBot printers.
Dock-n-Lock is an early stage automotive safety company developing solutions to prevent cell phone distracted driving. Through our innovative and unique products, our goal is to be the standard in vehicle and mobile device integration making roads safer for all.
Florida Funders, LLC, is a crowdfunding portal that connects accredited investors with startups seeking funding. Accredited investors who register on the local portal can access information on companies seeking investment. These companies have been previously vetted by Florida Funders. If there is enough interest from investors to meet the company’s funding requirements, Florida Funders facilitates the investment by creating a fund, an LLC, specifically for the company seeking the investment.
A start up evolving from an existing company...we develop online theme-based teaching tools to assist in teaching writing and reading for primary schools at no cost to the school, underwritten by corporate sponsors.
Intention Technology, LLC is a SAAS (Software as a service) analytics provider for wearable technology and advanced sensors. Using predictive Bayesian models and neural networks to identify and diagnose 15 core diseases. We will be able to scale our predictive models to enable early interventions and prevent hospital readmissions. This technology is being developed as part of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE.
Record Label - Music Management and Event Promotions, home of one of the countries only mobile concert stages.
Record label upstart record label for drug free non alcohol abusing artist, helps with first song recordings and a video to start. Also have gourmet popcorn line to support label.
Aquaponics Café multidisciplinary approach to food, health, and fitness. Aquaponics Café is a place where organic produce and fish are grown aquaponically in supply for the café. Aquaponics Café would be providing nothing but pesticide free and organic fertilizer fed produce, fish (tilapia/trout) to make savory tasting meals from garden to plate on site. Before or after your meal, visit Aquaponics Cafés Functional Living Health and Fitness Center with trainers and therapist. This Fitness Center would be providing a fully functional multi-disciplinary approach to improve optimal health with nutrition from food, fitness, and manual therapy. Aquaponics Café is a club open to the public offering membership options for all three services.
The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information. The USGS serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth and minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters.
We are a coffee roasting company based in St. Petersburg where we opened in 2006. We roast all our coffee here in St. Pete and sell our coffee wholesale as well as at our 6 cafes in the Tampa Bay area. We have over 500 wholesale customers in the area as well as nation wide. Our focus is on creating unique blends using 100% Arabica beans from all over the world.
Whether it be a wedding, a golf trip, a kids birthday party, or anything in between, WeVue allows groups to easily gather and share content without any of the hassles of manually collecting from individual social networks. Our simple editor then allows every member of the group the ability to turn that content into beautiful, sharable movies. We've recently launched our beta for iOS, and we are currently gathering user feedback to fuel updates to our design and user experience.
PikMyKid is a technology company founded to solve the current student dismissal conundrum in schools across the nation. Our Cloud based Software provides a comprehensive end to end solution for the entire student dismissal process in a smart, secure & expeditious manner and provides real time updates and change management options to parents with auditable records for school administration.
GiveawayEZ is a brand new website for marketing products through promotional giveaways. We not only provide views, but also social engagement, such as YouTube subscribers, Twitter followers, and Facebook likes.
Do you have to ask WaZINIT before you eat it? We're tired of spending an incredible amount of time trying to comprehend the fine print on food labels! How about you?
With a wide range of food sensitivities and triggers, WaZINIT increases food transparency by assisting you in identifying any unwanted ingredients by simply scanning the product barcode. Banish unwanted ingredients in your profile and get simple results to help guide you in finding foods to eat. Stop grinding out the labels, find out WaZINIT!
The Entrepreneurial Dimensions Profile (EDP) is an online, self-report assessment of 14 aspects of entrepreneurial mindset, including both personality traits such as Independence, Nonconformity and Action Orientation and skills such as Idea Generation, Execution, and Optimism. Created by a team at the Leadership Development Institute at Eckerd College, the EDP has proven valuable for actual and aspiring entrepreneurs as well as corporate managers and college students.
Give Day Tampa Bay is a 24-hour online giving event to build community engagement and support for Tampa Bay nonprofits. By raising the profile of our local nonprofit organizations and enhancing the Tampa Bay community, we will attract new business and provide more employment opportunities in our region.
Pledge Your Bets helps non-profits engage young donors by making the giving process fun. Charities use our web platform to enhance and create buzz about their offline fundraising events or even create new online fundraising campaigns built around team competition and online challenges. By creating a sense of team and competition around the games, Pledge Your Bets creates a environment of continuous donor engagement where donors not only give money, but become fundraisers themselves.
UpValet is a visionary solution to the archaic sales process that dominates the auto industry. We replace paper forms and manual inefficiencies with tablets, a revolutionary license swipe system, digitized forms, and real-time insight into the sales process. Our solution also provides cutting-edge social and video tools for generating referrals, tracking leads, and, most importantly, closing deals.
Training and employing people with autism in our 2 cafes currently. Expanding into a culinary program, fulfillment program & artist website to sell their artwork for income.
This video explains our vision and was just produced for our Indiegogo crowd funding campaign:
Check I'm Here provides a platform to manage, track, assess, and engage students and organizations on university and college campuses.
Designs for the World is an enterprise that is creating and building products that address medical and humanitarian issues of consumers in developing nations and/or who are recovering from natural disaster or war.
The vision of Venture House is a City that is a magnet for entrepreneurs, with strong housing stocks in thriving neighborhoods, with an abundance of good jobs and a flourishing economy.
Our strategy is to take vacant houses, those in foreclosure and other problem properties, one small cluster of 5-10 houses at a time within a target neighborhood, and rehab them (including sweat equity!) to provide affordably-priced housing for local entrepreneurs who will live there, create jobs and be involved in our City
BladeButter is an all natural product that extends life of razors exponentially. Nano Filtration Technology gives BladeButter the power to penetrate the metal of your blades, protecting them from the inside out. BladeButter saves money, saves skin and can even save the planet. BladeButter saves consumers an average of over $180 per year. It also saves skin from unnecessary nicks, cuts & scrapes. Lastly, BladeButter reduces the amount of waste consumers send to landfills.
High Level Pitch: SHOOTRAC is Salesforce.com for Asset Tracking and Workforce Management.
Detailed Narrative: SHOOTRAC is a cloud-based, scalable, SaaS that provides organizations a simple way to capture real-time, usable big data on its assets and mobile workforce resulting in greater efficiency, decreased cost, improved customer service and increased sales.
Hyperponics is committed to creating sustainable, off the grid, urban Agricultural Programs designed to improve the life and health of those in areas of need.
Keep it simple, keep it affordable and keep it healthy… naturally!
Tribunat Valuation provides a new economic model for equity analysis and valuation information for investors to make wise investment decisions. Valuation allows you to determine the intrinsic value of any US Publicly traded company and customize your analysis. Our software is built within a knowledge community where members can collaborate. With each function of the Tribunat concept the community has the information, insight and credibility to make wise investment decisions.
We license software as a service to health care providers and payers to actively engage their patients as care team members. We are family based care coordination and information management for families determined to keep their senior members safe, healthy and independent.
Valet Boss is a mobile parking application that allows the user to take control of the valet parking experience. With a push of a button the automobile will be retrieved and with an in application payment option cash on hand is no longer needed. Valet Boss offers back end metrics for the Valet Service provider so they can make better business decisions in real time.
Etter Ventures is a website and graphics development firm (founded 2009) specializing in the development of Google Sites websites. In June of 2013 we introduced a unique new smart phone system (www.EZmemberdirectory.com) for Android and iPhones that allows a broad range of clubs, groups, organizations, trade associations and businesses to be able to create digital membership directories and employee contact lists and make them available safely and securely on their members / employees Android and iPhones.
OmniBazaar is a new type of e-commerce marketplace that removes the middlemen and bankers from e-commerce. OmniBazaar allows users to buy and sell directly among themselves (rather than through a middleman site like Amazon or eBay), using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (instead of credit cards or PayPal). By using a distributed structure to eliminate middlemen, and using Bitcoin to eliminate bankers, OmniBazaar will charge users 80% lower fees than existing e-commerce sites like eBay and Amazon.
Foolies Limited Clothing: A company designed to push, motivate, and inspire others to live out their dreams and goals.Through fashion we dictate the worlds reaction.
Green Edventures provides action-packed high quality marine biology, and environmental education eco-adventure programs in extraordinary locations like Seward, Alaska and Baja for educational groups. Through Green Edventures, participants develop self confidence in the face of new challenges, environmental action skills from service learning activities, and an overall increased global awareness through cultural interaction and travel. Green Edventures' eco-adventures are affordable, hands-on, carbon neutral
Our mission is to help companies, salespeople and job seekers stand out from the crowd enhancing their ability to land meetings and job interviews while simultaneously providing free shoes to people in need. In other words, we help them differentiate in a way that makes a difference.
Street Media and Communications Amplifies business presence, transforms leaders into sought-after industry experts and diversifies revenue streams by driving the information about your business and its leaders.
With more than 14 years winning millions of dollars in government grants, private sector proposals and working within the on-line publishing and traditional journalism media, these hybrid communications strategies are transforming businesses and entrepreneurs to realize renewed and heightened succe
Whether you are a novice or an experienced event planning professional, conference and convention planning is an utter nightmare. BusyConf is the only tool with its unique set of conference workflows that help conference planners manage their call for proposals, speakers, review committee, mobile schedule, and ticket registration. BusyConf makes conferences and events easy.
Nardo's Natural delivers a ground-breaking, natural collection of retail and professional products for face and body rejuvenation. Discover true skin transformation and enhance your authentic beauty with a succulent blend of exotic botanical extracts.
The Social Business Engine (SBE) is a new initiative under my 11 year old digital marketing agency, Find and Convert. SBE is a digital TV show where I interview people succeeding on the social business journey. The guest is a showcase customer of the sponsor. The business model is a sponsored content channel. Sponsors so far include HubSpot, Crimson Hexagon, Jive Software.
We specialize in making the world a more fun and interesting place through the use of micro-manufacturing machines and 3d printing technology. We believe in the real-world magic of dreaming up an idea, and bringing that idea into reality by building it before your very eyes.
We offer 3D modeling services, rapid prototyping, custom printing for personalized items for awards or give aways.
We started printing our own products - NerdTags as a fun and great way to introduce 3d printing to the general public.
TRUHAIR by Chelsea Scott promises to help you quickly & easily recreate salon looks at home; empowering women to look and feel extraordinary inside & out.To provide innovative hair care solutions for the everyday, empowered woman so she can easily create her perfect hairstyle at home, all while having fun and feeling young.
World Housing Solution, an Edgewater, Florida company manufactures rapidly deployable and reusable thermally efficient structures and shelters for the US military, oil and gas, and foreign medical lab industries. Utilizing insulated composite panels with an integrated proprietary assembly and foundation, this unique system allows the deployment of the units either on, or above, grade thereby eliminating the need for expensive site preparation without sacrificing structural integrity.
Jonny Strawz is a gourmet ‘drinks only’ drive thru QSR (Quick Service Restaurant) that increases healthier consumer alternatives and convenience for “mobile” meals and snacks. JonnyStrawz offers a wide variety of drink choices along with decadent milk shakes, smoothies and more.
CHARGED Electric Vehicles Magazine is print/digital magazine dedicated to bringing the EV industry in to primetime. Each issue features vehicle and company profiles, battery and technology news, big picture analysis – covering government, utilities, fleets, energy, and more. CHARGED is distributed to over 14,000 qualified subscribers and distributed at all of the leading EV industry events.
Owned, embeddable content marketing
SavvyCard is a system for quickly, easily and cost effectively building a web application for anything - people, businesses, events, real estate, charities, products, services & more. SavvyCards work on any web capable device, including smartphones, tablets, and PCs and can be distributed via email, text, social media, search engines and print using QR codes. SavvyCard includes a referral marketing system that helps companies "crowd-market" by tracking and rewarding referrals from existing customers.
We enable the connected car to be easy and affordable for everyone. Our platform brings data from the car to the cloud. Consumers can then use web and mobile apps powered by Carvoyant to connect their car to the rest of their lives (service, insurance, fuel, connect to a connected home, etc). Moreover, Carvoyant’s platform enables application developers to build on top of Carvoyant as a central data pipeline allowing developers to stay focused on their application and not on the infrastructure.
What happens when you put a bunch of designers, developers, and entrepreneurs that have never met on a bus - and tell them they have to launch a product only 72 hours later? You get the most insane Hackathon on the planet. 30 strangers leaving from 7 different cities in North America, and build companies on the way to SXSW. They stop at various tech hubs along the way, spreading the passion from their respective cities, and vie for the startup bus trophy upon arrival in Texas.
Citizinvestor empowers citizens to invest in their community by providing them a platform to propose and crowdfund public projects. Any government entity can post a project to Citizinvestor.com where citizens can donate tax-deductibly to the projects they care about most. Citizens can also leverage Citizinvestor to propose ideas they have to improve their community to their local government.
Near9 is a do-it-yourself mobile marketing platform for local business. Near9 helps local business leverage today's technologies to win more mobile customers by providing them a super simple posting platform. Near9 is a web app that can be accessed by any web enabled device and completely private for the user to search without any signup requirements. Near9 is kind of like digital yellow pages. Only the search results are gps based and display the businesses with a money saving offer posted first.
A Social Media and ecommerce site.
Taking new solar technology into new markets
RaveHealth develops new functional beverages that cater to the various niche markets of today's youth. Currently producing a line of beverage, Rage Vitamin Enhanced Water + Electrolytes and distributing across Naples and St. Petersburg.
The company is web-technology platform that allows for passionate home gardeners and conscious consumers the ability to Buy/Sell/Trade homegrown food in local communities. Future features include applications to help educate and increase productivity of home gardens. The company address a market of 46 million home food gardens in the United States that produce $18.5 billion worth of crops annually with as much as 30% going to waste. The company earns money from a freemium based model based on transactions
EXMO makes events more interactive and easier to organize. In minutes, event organizers are able to create a highly interactive mobile app for theirs attendees and dynamic displays for their TVs/projectors.
Nexus Creative Labs is an SEO, web design/development, and software development company. Besides working on internet marketing and web applications, we're working on our main project: BuySignalApp.com
Our product, BuySignalApp, monitors and identifies users on public social media that express interest in buying products or services using data mining, artificial intelligence, and crowd sourcing.
These qualified leads are presented to interested businesses in an organized and actionable format.
World Power and Water develops renewable energy, fresh water and other sustainable resource projects for utility companies, government entities, international development agencies, corporate clients and others.
A social-calendering system that allows members and fans 'join' local organization / establishments calendars to receive their social events, meetings and gatherings.
‘Shoebox’ is a money management software program that not only helps you track your money, but will help gain control of it. Shoebox is an autonomous filing system that will filter your hard earned money into preset goals created by the user.
A non-profit entity supporting culturally engaging programs to encourage localism and sustainable citizenry, namely Community Cup. A patron brings in a logo'd C.C. personal beverage container, local restaurants offer a discount on-site and donation to a pool of funds to be redistributed back into the local economy/ community groups at the end of each funding cycle.
Have you ever had someone recommend a place to you only to forget about it later?
Drawer helps you keep track of places you want to try, and lets you put together a list of favorites to share with others. Forget computer-generated recommendations; Drawer helps people keep track of recommendations from their friends, for a more personal travel and dining experience.
Drawer's technology is also available to brands who want to use the platform to engage their customers around the places they recommend.
CitySleekers is a mobile, waterless, eco-friendly car cleaning company that comes to you. We transform every parking space into a clean car waiting to happen. Using bicycles in the urban, shopping mall, office building, or parking garage setting our sleekers ride to the cars and wash them on site without ever having to touch the keys, move the vehicle or go inside of it. We use eco-friendly products to wash and wax our customers' cars without wasting a single drop of water.
ENGEE GROUP is a sports technology company with a revolutionary product called Velo.
Crowdfunding for local causes and non-profits.
Eyecrawler has created the first micro-reporting platform that let's you see a live feed of your city, town, or neighborhood before stepping out.
The problem we're solving is a simple one. People want to know what's happening now, before they decide where to go. Our solution is to transform the general public into on-location reporters. Our platform consists of an app, widget, and TV product.