Join us as Blue Startups' Cohort 12 pitches live and fields questions from a panel of venture capitalists. Stick around for networking, breakout sessions, and company updates from select alumni. Virtual afterparty to follow.
Guest VC Panelists
Rebecca Lynn - Co-Founder and General Partner at Canvas
Rebecca is a Co-founder and General Partner at Canvas, where she focuses on early-stage investments in fintech, digital health and AI/ML. She has been ranked on Forbes’s Midas List 5 years in a row, and was named a “Top Women VC” by Forbes.
Heidi Roizen - Partner at Threshold Ventures
Heidi Roizen is a venture capitalist, corporate director and ‘recovering’ entrepreneur. Today, Heidi is a partner at leading technology venture firm Threshold Ventures. She is currently also a corporate director for DMGT (LSE:DMGT), Invitation Homes (NYSE:INVH), Planet, Memphis Meats, Lumity and Polarr.
Jocelyn Doe - Partner at Builders VC
Jocelyn is a General Partner at Builders VC. She focuses on fintech-enabled vertical platforms and leads special situation investments, capital formation, and manages LP relationships. Prior to managing private capital, Jocelyn spent nearly two decades as an investment banker advising technology companies in Silicon Valley, New York, and Hong Kong.
Cohort 12 Company Profiles
Enhancing Water Security
3Rwater developed the Follow the Drop mobile application (FtD) to build water security and resiliency. FtD supports water/stormwater utilities and their customers to reduce their stormwater runoff impacts, build resiliency, and save money.
Optimizing Software Testing
Appsurify helps companies test smarter using its software intelligence platform. Through machine learning, Appsurify enables companies to prioritize their testing processes, leading to faster releases and reducing the cost of test execution.
Creating An Alternative Mode of Childcare
Clubba is a virtual after-school clubs for kids ages 7-13 led by college student counselors.
Utility Billing for Renewable Energy
Energy311automates the tracking, billing, and payment for electricity usage from renewable sources. Through data collected from e-meters, commercial property owners receive payment from tenants conveniently.
Empowering Travelers To Do Good
Kind Traveler is the 1st Give + Get hotel booking platform that empowers travelers to positively impact the communities they visit.
Maximizing Home Rental Potential
Leadroommate is an online home rental service that matches homeowners with lead roommates who fill (and manage) their homes for rewards like free rent.
Automating Liquor Promotions For Distributors
Liquid Presentation is a proven patented SaaS platform for quadrupling individual representatives' sales volume in the liquor distribution industry. The company has successfully reduced the sales and brand-building cycle from weeks to minutes.
Re-Creating Offline Collaboration Experiences Online
Rendezview provides virtual collaborative workspaces for online meetings, allowing distributed teams to meet and work together as if they're in the same room.
Vroom Delivery is the first and most advanced e-commerce platform built specifically for the $250B convenience store industry.
Instant Teams create high-quality customer and operation support teams built with military-connected talent located around the globe enabling 24/7 operations.
Junction AI takes the guesswork out of successful digital marketing with data insights proven to deliver brands up to 8x more revenue per conversion, 350% more engagement and 68% saving on their ad spend.