The weekend of October 14-16, Downtown Memphis will be home to the 7th Annual Startup of the Year, which will see 100 startups from around the globe to showcase their game-changing products and services to seasoned investors, corporate accelerators and innovators, and industry leaders as they compete for a coveted spot in the Top 5 — and up to $100K in investments!
Meet 15 more of the Top 100 Semifinalists:
BLUEWAVE Technologies | Orange City, FL & New York, NY
BLUEWAVE Technologies is a healthtech startup and the creator of the BLUEWAVE, a connected healthtech device that can sanitize and deodorize items in as little as 5 minutes, without using any water, detergents, or added chemicals.
Digs | Chicago, IL
Digs is an educational saving app for first time home buyers that allows people to save for a home through an FDIC insured account with a unique contribution matching program that accelerates the saving process.
Frayt Technologies | Cincinnati, OH
Frayt provides an on-demand peer-to-peer shipping service through an automated web and mobile platform. Commercial Shippers use Frayt to efficiently and cost-effectively move their goods (e.g. a commercial supplier/distribution service with regular, weekly deliveries).
Give Campus | Washington, D.C.
GiveCampus is the leading fundraising platform for educational institutions. By providing software, services and expertise that help schools raise more money from more donors, they’re helping to advance the quality, the affordability, and the accessibility of education.
Grifin | Tampa, FL
Buy one cup of coffee at Starbucks, invest $1 directly into Starbucks stock. This works at any publicly traded company; shop at a local store, $1 goes into a Grifin cash account, which can be used as a savings or as a fund to buy more shares of stock with.
Help Get Sponsors | Raleigh, NC
HelpGetSponsors.com is a fully functioning cloud based SaaS providing events, media, sports properties and non-profit companies with innovative, functional and easy-to-use tools and skills to more effectively sell and manage sponsorships.
Hera Health Solutions | Memphis, TN
Hera Health Solutions is a pharmaceutical device company specializing in the development and commercialization of long acting treatments through proprietary bioerodible implants.
IMMERTEC | Tampa, FL
IMMERTEC provides a proprietary, real-time VR software for medical device training and sales. Their software allows any physician in the world to instantly connect and train in VR.
InEvent | New York, NY
InEvent is an all-in-one event management software, with registration, websites, hospitality, compliance, badge printing and live app solutions. They help companies secure their data through an easy-to-use platform, cutting tech costs, saving operational time, and enabling digital transformation for all events, travel and corporate training.
LawCo | Chicago, IL
LawCo has developed a website and free mobile app for iOS and Android that instantly connects people in need of legal help with qualified lawyers in a simple, streamlined way; on demand, and in real-time.
Moxey | New Orleans, LA
Moxey is an integrated marketplace, payment platform, and community currency designed to help entrepreneurs solve core problems: the need for new customers, better cash flow, and employee retention.
MyStrongHome | Columbia, SC
MyStrongHome is a benefit corporation that builds resilience to increasingly frequent and severe weather disasters. They provide construction upgrades to homes that are vulnerable to catastrophe and finance those upgrades using the resulting insurance discounts.
Unlike most conferences, #SOTYSummit19 is specifically focused on the attendee experience. Whether an emerging startup, a successful brand/corporation, or an investor, it provides tailored opportunities that cultivate connections with the gorgeous Memphis as its backdrop.