June 7, 2012
We are proud to present our 9 new graduate companies who rocked it yesterday at Portland Seed Fund Demo Day.
After completing our 90-day intensive start-up boot camp. they presented at Demo Day on Wednesday to an invitation-only audience of West coast angel and venture capital investors.
From crowd sourced music and mobile applications to innovative thermal pane windows, many of our companies exited the PSF incubator period already on their way with sales and additional investment.
The second Portland Seed Fund Class 02 graduates are mostly software and mobile application development companies with products at varying stages of development and experience, but all will call Portland home. Each receive a $25,000 initial investment to help further develop their growth. Each have an interesting story.
Portland Seed Fund Class 02:
Beeminder tracks your goals and makes you stick to them. It plots your progress along a Yellow Brick Road and if you go off track, they take your money. Founded by computer scientists with backgrounds in data analysis and incentive systems, Beeminder has thousands of devoted users. @bmndr
Cloudability is the simple way to track and control cloud costs across all of your IaaS, PaaS and SaaS. Just a year old and based in Portland, OR Cloudability already has 3,000 users in 80 countries managing $75M – and growing daily – of cloud spending. Cloudability was a PIE class 1 grad before entering Techstars Cloud and Portland Seed Fund. @cloudability
Gli.ph allows you to connect with others safely online without having to share personal and private information. @gli_ph
Globesherpa – Secure, convenient mobile ticketing for transit commuters and more. Secure, convenient mobile ticketing for transit commuters and more. @globesherpa
Good Works Now produces cloud-based solutions to modernize the infrastructure for non-profits to increase revenue, donor base, board accountability, and online reputation management. @goodworksnow
Indow Windows - the only non-tech or mobile company this term, Indow Windows makes thermal window inserts that press into place on the inside of window frames, offering double pane window performance without the hassle and price tag. It has developed a custom IT system for managing all aspects of the value chain: estimation, window measurement, and manufacturing. @indowwindows
SERPs.com is a search engine optimization monitoring dashboard. It deeply enhances Google Analytics with link, social & keyword data for daily insights to improve traffic. Early customers include simple.com and customink.com. @scottkrager
ShowKicker enables fans to crowd-source events on the web, capturing more money for artists and venues and gets fans into the right shows. It delivers pre-sold audiences for promoters and reduces their risk. ShowKicker makes the shows venues want to book and that people want to see. @ShowKicker
Superb.ly (formerly Tell it in 10) is an SaaS platform for investors, lawyers and entrepreneurs to collaborate on deal documents and due diligence. @superb_ly