Charlotte’s Startup Scene Receives More Encouragement
Posted on June 23, 2012 by James Stewart Jr
Yesterday, RevTech Labs released their first class of startups. RevTech Labs is a startup mentorship program housed in Packard Place. The 4,000 sq ft space will be used to house these companies and provide guidance, community, and connections. The 7 companies are in many different industries one is creating enterprise data management software while another is creating a 3D audio iPhone game.
More of these mentorship programs are needed in Charlotte. RevTech Labs is taking the right steps by supporting many different types of companies. The other more well known mentorship program The Ben Craig Center, now named Ventureprise, also supports startups with guidance in the Charlotte region. Press release is printed below with the descriptions of the startups.
We want to welcome and congratulate the following seven companies who have made it into the first class of RevTech Labs startups.
Welcome to the local community marketplace for scrumptious food. Our viddles (food) are prepared and grown by your neighbors, the bakers, farmers and artisans living virtually next door. Charlotte is the first stop and the Viddlrs (local bakers) provide homemade, beautiful baked goods. Viddlz makes it simple and economical for quality food providers to start or grow a great food business.
Dataset/IO provides beautiful, simple and powerful data solutions for the Capital Markets. Our solutions offer the ability to manage enterprise data quickly and easily – scaling on demand – while placing the control firmly back in the hands of our data team.
Spatially is developing a better interface for product search in today’s touch-driven world. The technology uses [a technique known as] faceted search and displays search results in a highly interactive 2D interface.
Dog Dash Game
Dog Dash represents a new genre in mobile gaming by introducing a 3D-audio only concept. Users will have to utilize their auditory skills to navigate them through oncoming traffic and away from the pursuing cops. Head phones are required for the true 3D-audio experience and the game is expected to launch on the iPhone this summer.
The Torch helps you plan for the unplanned. The Torch is an online and mobile application that makes it easy to organize your “What if?” plan and share it with the people closest to you, so they will know what to do in an emergency.
Flavma Inc. revolutionizes pharmacy software. We’ve built the first Medicare Part D Plan Finder for the iPad. Currently, we are working with Independent Pharmacies to improve their processes and quality of patient care using modern technology.
Autopilot allows you to book a vetted, professional driver on demand when you can’t, shouldn’t, or simply don’t want to drive your own vehicle. You can reserve a driver with the push of a button, track their arrival, and enjoy the benefits of automated, cashless payments all from your mobile device.
See you all July 2nd!