Rising Stars in Accelerate 24
Startup Ignite’s DMV Venture Accelerator Program.
Congratulations from all of us at Startups Ignite to JuneBrain and One City Entertainment for being awarded the Highest Growth and Fastest Growth categories in the mid-way pitch competition.
Halfway into the Accelerate24 program, participating startups compete in a pitch event to evaluate the following in a 5 minute presentation where the mentor community evaluates and objectively scores to gauge: Team / Problem Vision / Value Prop / Product: / Market / Business Model / Scale / Exit / Execution / Coachability
The competition had two winning categories of the highest score and the most progress. We awarded both categories with a cash prize in addition to the honors. Ultimately, what we are looking for a repeatable sales process in the pitch which is the cornerstone of a viable business model.
HIGHEST GROWTH AWARD
Providing a home monitoring device for early MS detection and treatment.
FASTEST GROWTH AWARD
ONE CITY ENTERTAINMENT
Providing a video competition platform to bring the storytelling back to hip-hop music.
HONORABLE MENTION FOR HIGHEST GROWTH
Providing a web-based secure encrypted file transfer solution where secure and reliable communication is mission critical.
A shoutout and thanks to all the startups in the Spring Cohort ‘18, participating, making a difference, and doing the startup grind. We are honored and look forward to serving you for the rest of the accelerator program and beyond. Let’s keep up the hustle!
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