About NewME: Launched in June 2011, NewME is an immersive entrepreneurial experience that takes startup founders to the next level. They accelerate risk-taking, game-changing, and troublemaking entrepreneurs around the world through their 12-week program based in San Francisco and PopUp series among additional programs and products. NewME’s mission is to be a catalyst
to inclusiveness for technology entrepreneurs by changing the status quo and making Silicon Valley accessible.
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After two days of intense workshops and hands-on coaching, Demo Day was a first glimpse at local startup founders revealing their new products to accredited investors and industry leaders in the LA startup community.
Startups got 2 mins to pitch to a panel of judges and a chance to win $46,000 worth of products and services from sponsors and a chance to earn a slot in NewME Accelerator next cycle in San Francisco.
Presenters were the following: Night out app, Ultraviolet Garden, Single-ite, Lumin Technologies, See thru me, Swapsidy, Day Perfect, The food trade, BusTechIQ courses, Miigle, Selfyz, Daily Solution, Insurgent labs, Docsfer, Patch of land, Party spill
, CrowdSense, Newbizenergy, College Ease, Conduitcdp, My Choice, StoryLockIt.
3rd place – shared by Docsfer (electronic statements made right) and Day Perfect (right activities within your range and budget)
2nd place – Miigle (platform for entrepreneurs to connect to each other)
1st place – Swapsidy (loyalty program)
This event was a great exposure to what SoCal startups are working on. Great work!