PayIt opens Canadian HQ

PayIt, a 2016 Pure Pitch Rally alumnus, announced its international expansion with a Canadian headquarters in Toronto. “It is our plan to use our presence in Toronto as a means to create more highly-skilled tech jobs in the city and to support the continued development of Toronto’s tech talent footprint,” said cofounder and [...]

By |2020-09-25T19:43:15+00:00September 10th, 2020|News|0 Comments

App for dog lovers now available for download

PawConX, part of the 2019 cohort of Pure Pitch Rally, was featured on KSHB. The app allows dog owners to connect with others at the dog park. “You really want to connect with people you’ve seen your dog get along with,” founder Kwinton Scarborough said. The app allows “dog packs” to set playdates and [...]

By |2020-09-25T19:38:08+00:00September 8th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Pure Pitch Rally alumni among top VC-backed companies

A handful of Pure Pitch Rally alumni have succeeded in fundraising and appear on the list of Kansas City’s Top VC-Backed Companies, compiled by Startland News. The list includes companies that have raised at least $1 million, raised capital from at least one institutional venture investor and raised a round of capital since July [...]

By |2020-09-25T19:32:45+00:00September 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

MatchRite Care scores WeWork grant

MatchRite Care, a 2019 Pure Pitch Rally alumnus, has received a $10,000 grant from WeWork, which includes access to WeWork Labs, mentors, educational programming and other resources for startups. The platform allows aggregation of medical records from various providers, allowing patients access to all records at their fingertips and the ability to share records [...]

By |2020-08-19T15:20:36+00:00August 10th, 2020|News|0 Comments

PlanIT Impact nears goal for funding round

PlanIT Impact has nearly reached its goal for $500,000 in its latest funding round, which will allow it to increase its staff. The startup’s funding to date totals $1.3 million. The platform, aimed at the AEC industry, uses cost data and a building’s energy, water and stormwater performance to help guide decisions on [...]

By |2020-08-18T12:59:44+00:00July 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments

TheraWe acquired by Rethink Autism

TheraWe, a health tech startup offering a HIPAA-compliant mobile video platform to close communication gaps between a child’s therapists and parents, announced its acquisition in June 2020, less than two years after its founder, Kirby Montgomery, pitched at Pure Pitch Rally. The remote parent engagement platform was especially attractive to buyer Rethink Autism [...]

By |2020-08-18T13:00:06+00:00June 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Founder ready to level up at accelerator

Neer, formerly Blockchain Water, was accepted into a Wisconsin-based accelerator program that provides a $100,000 capital injection. The company, a member of the 2019 Pure Pitch Rally cohort, provides a water management platform powered by artificial intelligence. It will join gener8tor’s flagship accelerator. Founder Elango Thevar’s connection with water systems began in his [...]

By |2020-08-18T13:00:14+00:00May 22nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Investment propels Stenovate toward platform launch

Stenovate, an alumnus of the 2018 Pure Pitch Rally cohort, announced an investment from the Fountain Innovation Fund in early 2020 that would help drive development of its platform. The legal tech startup provides a platform to simplify communications, file sharing and project management for court reporters, scopists and proofreaders. Its founder, Lauren [...]

By |2020-08-18T13:00:23+00:00January 10th, 2020|News|0 Comments
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