VentureBridge Demo Day
Date: August 14, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Salesforce East - Ohana Floor, 350 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105
The VentureBridge is an initiative of the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurs to connect early stage Carnegie Mellon alumni founders with alumni in the Silicon Valley ecosystems to help them succeed more quickly. The program facilitates connections to mentors, early customers, and value-added investors.
The cornerstone of the VentureBridge is the summer accelerator. This summer, seven teams were selected to come to the San Francisco Bay Area to launch their ventures.
Demo Day is the culmination of our 10-week program. Demo Day is an invitation only event for early-stage investors in the CMU network to connect in an intimate setting with VentureBridge founders.
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Schedule of Events
|4:00 - 4:30 PM||Registration|
|4:30 - 4:40 PM||Introduction and Welcome|
|4:40 - 5:00 PM||VentureBridge Alumni Startups|
|5:00 - 6:30 PM||VentureBridge 2019 Cohort Presentations|
|6:30 - 8:00 PM||Networking and Reception|
Meet the Summer 2019 Cohort
Delta Band is a smart watch strength training platform that brings personal training right to your wrist. By automatically detecting your exercises, sets, and reps in the gym, Delta Band provides data-backed recommendations and training plans that accelerate your fitness progress.
Nimbus Robotics is building robotic shoes that enable commuters to walk faster without any extra effort. By strapping our bionic shoes over your everyday shoes, you can make walking a mile take half the time.
Onyx is a marketplace and infrastructure for driving mobile app installs through livestreams on Twitch and other streaming platforms.
We sell an AI-powered Market Research Assistant that is like a personal market researcher on every analyst’s desktop. Our Assistant automates the Research Department, instantly delivering the exact market research an analyst needs at a fraction of the cost.
Talent IPO is a platform for impact investing and student fundraising, where investors contribute to the educational expenses of a portfolio of students in return for a predefined percentage share of students' future earnings over a set period of time. The model aims to alleviate the student debt burden in the country by applying a 'win-win' model for investors and students.
Viceversa is a direct to consumer footwear brand creating high heel shoes that fold to flat shoes – for when all high heels are inevitably uncomfortable. The product looks indistinguishable from traditional shoes both as high heels and flats. To produce these shoes, we built a proprietary supply chain that is speedier than traditional shoe manufacturers and can hit the same quality as luxury Italian shoes at an affordable price point.
For retailers and consumer product companies who want to understand and engage their consumers, Wisy is an engagement platform that gathers insights directly from consumers by rewarding them with unique online-offline experiences, prizes, money, and useful information to help them make better and more responsible choices. Wisy combines augmented reality with crowds and gamification to collect data at a fast speed at distributed locations even where data is non-existent, and uses machine learning to provide insights without requiring technical integration.
Min Chen He