follow us:Google+FacebookLinkedInTwitterVimeoRSS Feeds

advertisement

TechCelerator at Carlisle entrepreneur presentation Thursday

By

Back to Top Comments Email Print

Three companies will compete for $10,000 worth of funding for their startup companies Thursday during a presentation at the Ben Franklin TechCelerator @ Carlisle.

The three companies are the last standing after eight started an eight-week boot-camp-type instruction at the TechCelerator to help determine whether potential companies should make the move into business world.

Here are the three companies:

• Tripdivvy, a Web-based platform providing a solution to problems associated with cost sharing in the vacation rental market.

• Global Associates LLC, which has developed an objective accessibility checklist allowing retail centers to assess their Americans with Disabilities Act compliance in two hours.

• Local, a print magazine focusing on small towns or cities in America.

The three companies will make pitches to a panel of judges on the viability of their products, and the $10,000 prize will be awarded and possibly divided at the judges’ discretion, according to Ross Gibson-Delasin, associate portfolio manager at Ben Franklin Technology Partners, which hosts the TechCelerator program.

The companies also will have access to the shared workspace at the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern Pennsylvania space in Carlisle.

TechCelerator started with eight companies, but four were early withdrawals and one had a different business that took off during the TechCelerator and the owner didn’t have time to devote to the potential startup, Gibson-Delasin said.

The program was developed by Ben Franklin Technology Partners and the Capital Regional Economic Development Corp.

The presentations are open to the public.

Michael Sadowski

Michael Sadowski

Mike Sadowski covers Lebanon County, banking and finance, law and the legal community, and technology. Have a tip or question for him? Email him at michaels@cpbj.com. Follow him on Twitter, @MikeCPBJ. Circle Michael Sadowski on .

advertisement

Comments


An anonymous reader said:
Found my answers:
On Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 3:00 PM, three entrepreneurs will present their business plan concepts to a panel of judges (for educational purposes) as the Capstone to the Ben Franklin TechCelerator @ Carlisle program. The BF TechCelerator @ Carlisle is located at 453 Lincoln Street in Carlisle, PA.

April 9, 2014 12:51 pm

David C. said:
What time are the presentations? Do you need to pre-register to attend?

April 9, 2014 12:49 pm



Please note: All comments will be reviewed and may take up to 24 hours to appear on the site.

Post Comment
     View Comment Policy
advertisement
  
  
advertisement
  
  
advertisement
Back to Top