SureShow, PMI Rate Pro among 10 Startups to Watch in 2021

Two Pure Pitch Rally alumni were selected as Kansas City Startups to Watch in 2021 by Startland News. According to Startland News, “The future newsmakers assembled as part of Startland News’ Kansas City Startups to Watch in 2021 list are eager to reinvent. They’re simplifying over-complicated industries and blazing bold trails in critical sectors, [...]

By |2021-02-25T18:34:48+00:00January 13th, 2021|News|Comments Off on SureShow, PMI Rate Pro among 10 Startups to Watch in 2021

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|Comments Off on PayIt opens Canadian HQ

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|Comments Off on Pure Pitch Rally alumni among top VC-backed companies

Stenovate launches, offering women-owned businesses a valuable tool

Stenovate has launched its project management platform for the court reporting industry, less than two years after pitching the idea at Pure Pitch Rally in 2018. Its official launch was in Spring 2020, offering a free trial period while many courts were shut down in response to the coronavirus pandemic. As of August 2020, [...]

By |2020-08-19T15:21:07+00:00August 18th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Stenovate launches, offering women-owned businesses a valuable tool

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|Comments Off on MatchRite Care scores WeWork grant

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|Comments Off on PlanIT Impact nears goal for funding round

MatchRite Care receives funding from Digital Sandbox KC

MatchRite Care has been accepted to Digital Sandbox KC at a crucial moment for the tech startup, which allows consumers to access, store and manage health care records from multiple providers on one platform. “Because we are in the ‘new normal’ of the COVID-19 era, it is a necessity for patients to have [...]

By |2020-08-18T12:59:54+00:00July 8th, 2020|News|Comments Off on MatchRite Care receives funding from Digital Sandbox KC

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|Comments Off on TheraWe acquired by Rethink Autism

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|Comments Off on Founder ready to level up at accelerator

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|Comments Off on Investment propels Stenovate toward platform launch
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