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

Study suggests fixing gender funding gap would boost global economy

According to new research from the Boston Consulting Group, closing the gender funding pay gap for entrepreneurs could pay off for the economy. The study says startups founded or co-founded by women generated 10 percent higher cumulative revenue over a five-year period compared with startups founded by men. But in 2018, woman-founded companies averaged $935,000 [...]

By |2020-06-29T13:56:16+00:00September 3rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Ranked: Best 20 US Cities for Startups and Entrepreneurs

Initiatives that make up the U.S. startup economy may be small in scale, but they are large in number, increasingly diverse, and widely dispersed. Given the startup slump the economy has been experiencing during the past few years, we set out to identify where in the country entrepreneurs might find the best conditions for growing their [...]

By |2019-07-02T17:45:53+00:00June 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments

PayIt scores huge capital payout

PayIt, an alumnus of the inaugural Pure Pitch Rally cohort in 2016, parlayed its perfected pitch into a sizeable investment. Insight Partners, a New York-based venture capital and private equity firm, provided a capital injection of more than $100 million in March 2019. PayIt, led by CEO John Thompson, is a govtech solution [...]

By |2020-08-18T13:00:35+00:00March 29th, 2019|News|0 Comments
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