Graduates of St. Louis’s Capital Innovators preparing for annual Demo Day


Capital Innovator’s Demo Day keynote speaker, Leslie Miley

Graduates of St. Louis’s Capital Innovators are preparing for the accelerator’s annual Demo Day on May 16.

10 startups from the graduating class will present their investor pitches to an audience of over 700 potential investors, customers and supporting members of the Midwest and St. Louis’s startup scene.

AEGIS and Atomic Revenue are sponsoring a drawing for a $10,000 investment package for a startup in the audience. AEGIS is a business-focused law firm offering integrated professional services to emerging and established companies. Atomic Revenue accelerates revenue growth by synchronizing marketing, sales and customer efforts.

Capital Innovators, founded in 2010 by Judy Sindecuse, has helped catalyze the St. Louis tech scene through its top 10 ranked accelerator program. The accelerator has been featured in publications such as Forbes, CB Insights, Seed-DB and TechCrunch. Capital Innovators is also a GOLD-tier accelerator in the US as ranked by the Seed Accelerator Rankings.

Capital Innovators provides startups with the funding, resources, and connections they need to reach the next level, aswell as $50,000 in seed funding,project-based mentorship and follow-on funding opportunities over the course of 12 weeks.

“The Midwest and St. Louis, in particular, has been called ‘The New Startup Frontier.’  The best tech startups in the country moving here,” said Sindecuse.  “Now is perfect time for everyone to come together and learn about the amazing things these companies are doing, and Demo Day is a great place to start.”

In addition to the 10 company pitches, Demo Day will also feature keynote speaker Leslie Miley. Miley is the West Coast President for Venture for America’s Executive-In-Residence program.  MIley has held engineering leadership roles at Slack, Twitter, Apple and Google, and has been featured in USA Today, TechCrunch Disrupt, Wired, and is a contributor for HuffPost.

Event information

2017 Demo Day at The Pageant
May 16, 1 – 5PM
6161 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis

Click here to register for free.

Capital Innovators Demo Day participating startups

Appbase is building a streaming database for powering IoT-age software and is on a mission to transform the #realtimeweb. Since inception, Appbase has grown to 1,000+ developers on the platform that have built 2,000+ apps and made over 200,000,000+ API calls.

Collabra Music
Collabra is a suite of uniquely combined tools helping arts instructors and their students save time, meet institutional and state requirements, ensure accountability, easily exchange feedback, accelerate growth, and quantify results.

Collaborata is bringing the sharing economy to market-research. Their platform enables and connects organizations to fund research projects collectively, substantially bringing down costs for users while increasing access to information.

Heartbeat Tech
Heartbeat has developed an algorithm that enables doctors, nurses, and patients to monitor hemodynamic parameters and provide care management with actionable information to help prevent hospital re-admissions and advanced remote monitoring.

The capacity for math is largely built in the first six years of life, and failure to build math skills early on directly contributes to the achievement gap.  MathBRIX is determined to address this issue early on via a SaaS platform that will deliver math stories and games to students in Pre-K through grade 3.
Pico.Buzz is enabling live event hosts (typically sports teams or entertainers) to enhance the experience of their fans through one-one-one communication tools. Their cloud-based platform engages fans as a community, thoroughly analyzes fan behavior, and unlocks new revenue channels for clients as a result.

RippleNami is a B2B technology company working in developing nations to deliver mapping solutions that solve critical problems. RippleNami’s mission is simple: to connect unconnected people with an easy-to-use mapping solution.

Rowing is one of the most effective (and most challenging) forms of cardio, and RowVigor is aiming to bring the fitness benefits of rowing to everyone. RowVigor’s subscription-based model brings the experience of accessible rowing-based fitness content infused with data, community, and competition with peers.

Rozzy Learning Company
Rozzy Learning Company introduces young children to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) careers, preparing them for the 21st century workforce. Rozzy’s STEAM products, trainings, and resources are based in hands-on, experiential learning that encourages kids to tinker, create, and explore.

Soozie’s Doozies
Soozie’s Doozies offers the first pre-cut, refrigerated cookie dough in a stand up pouch with a window for transparency.  Committed to delivering consumers an All Natural & Non-GMO refrigerated cookie dough, Soozie’s can now be found in 1,000+ grocery stores across the US within 12 short months of launch.

SUNSTATION is a weather resistant, all-natural, touch-free sunscreen dispenser that is your community’s #1 resource for preventing sunburns and skin cancer.


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