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InsurePro won the Startup Founder Showcase Online in Nov

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Silicon Valley, Austin, Nov 8th – Startup Founder World  announced InsurePro & Inorsa as winners of its first online Startup Founder Showcase in Nov. The showcase was co-organized with Austin Startup Founder Club and Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs and Startups community. 

InsurePro, a Rex company with mission is building the most configurable and transparent business insurance platform in the world,  was selected by the judge panel which included Pavan Kumar of 3PM Ventures, Nikhil Choudhary of Nirman VenturesDavid Cao, F50 Ventures Ventures, Sunthar Premakumar of Rex, and  Yuji Doi of Kajima.

 

The winners will receive free global publicity and mentoring from the founder community. They will also join the Austin Startup Founder Boot Camp hosted at the Lost Ridge Ranch in Texas during Austin Startup Week.  

“We want to transform trust and transparency across all business insurance channels.” InsurePro CEO Prakash Mohandas said. InsurePro has surpassed $3M in premiums sold since their April 2022 launch. In just a few months, InsurePro has become the most configurable and transparent business insurance platform in the market.

“We know that insuring small businesses is critical to ensuring their success.”  Peter Rex, InsurePro’s investor, and also the founder of Rex added.

“Having run small businesses myself, I know the pain of securing the right business insurance. I wish it could just be easier to understand and acquire. InsurePro I believe has the right team and product to help protect so many other small businesses that are in the same boat as me,”  Asiri Alexander. 

Startup Founder World is a global community startup community, organized from the Silicon Valley and Austin Texas; broadcast globally on YouTube. 

Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs and Startups (SVE) is the Silicon Valley’s largest  startup founder community. 

The Austin Startup and Founder Club is a startup founder community based in Austin, Texas. Austin Startup Founder Showcase is the flagship monthly event for the community. 

Recap of Bootcamp 2021:

The official video of  the first showcase reccap

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/austin-startups/

 

Online Startup Founder Showcases Presents: Inorsa, InsurePro, FLX Solutions, OwnProp, myidfi, CoHome

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About Online Startup Showcase:

Presenting Startups (Updating in progress . ..)

CoHome, Mao Du

Real Estate Co-ownership Marketplace and Home Management App

Inorsa, Sean Shahin

Inorsa is an Automation Engine for telecom deployments. Cross check, validate, all your site information. Generate structural analysis and engineering drawings. Automate Close Out Packages, Rigging Plans, Lease Agreements, Mapping, and many other reports.

InsurePro, Prakash Mohandas

At InsurePro we are Building the most configurable and transparent business insurance platform. We launched our digital experience in March and since then have seen great traction. In about 7 months we’ve reached 2000 customers at 70% MoM growth since June. This growth is fueled by our marketplace that integrates with 20 of the major insurance carriers and provides a transparent shopping experience in 46 states. We have established product market fit with good unit economics are ready to scale and are seeking Series A style funding. 

FLX Solutions, Matt

FLX Solutions has created an intelligent snake-like inspection and maintenance robot that is miniaturized to operate in spaces that humans can’t easily access. The FLX BOT, is a patented 1” diameter, collaborative robot (cobot) that a worker can use to inspect spaces in existing buildings and other infrastructure and perform specified repairs. Its modular configuration is made up of identical, interchangeable links that each have a camera and sensors that provide autonomous obstacle avoidance. Interchangeable end effectors including drills, grippers, vacuums or sprayers allow the FLX BOT to perform real-time maintenance tasks in areas that human technicians can’t get to. The founding team at FLX is driven by a common goal to create cobotic solutions that support workers rather than replace them. Our collective engineering, robotics, operations, and start-up growth backgrounds provide the domain experience needed for success in this growing market. 

 

Myidfi,  Jeffrey Lee Nelson

A nexgen lead generation delivery solution via distributed ledger/smart contracts/NFT’s for the US residential mortgage market. Unlike current practices where lead generators share private consumer information with multiple lenders, resulting in a barrage of inbound calls, emails and texts, The myidifi solution removes all consumer frustration and discomfort.  The consumer structures their transaction and places it on the open marketplace for bid by the participating lenders.  A quick review of the offers and acceptance and the lender immediately receives the data required for fulfillment. No multiple shares of personal data. No annoying contacts from multiple lenders.  The myidfi results? Faster, simpler closings, lower cost in time and money for the consumer, and better execution/ROI for the lender.

OwnProp, Ethan Blumenthal

OwnProp tokenizes top notch commercial and multifamily properties, democratizing access to the world’s most valuable asset class – real estate. We work closely with private equity groups to syndicate their deals on our platform. This allows them to gain exposure to a larger investor base. These deals typically have high barriers to entry with $75k+ minimums and 5-7 year hold periods. However, blockchain technology enables us to lower the minimum for investors to hundreds of dollars and create a secondary marketplace to access liquidity.

Judges:

  • Anita Biddapp, Partner, BVA
  • Antony Rallo, Angel Investor
  • David Cao, Managing Partner, F50 Ventures
  • Nikhil Choudhary, Partner, Nirman Ventures
  • Nikolai Oreshkin Elysium Venture Capital
  • Paul, Angel Investor
  • Pavan Kumar, Partner | Founder, 3PM Ventures
  • Scott Armanini, Angel Investor
  • Sunthar Premakumar, Founding Partner, Rex
  • Yuji Doi, Innovation Manager @ Kajima

Recap Video: Startup Founder Bootcamp @ Lost Ridge Ranch – Founder World 2021

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Recap: Startup Founder Bootcamp at Lost Ridge Ranch during Founder World 2021.

Extreme hiking, Hilltop pithing, mentoring sessions, founders got talent, BBQ, campfire, Mafia game, and lots of fun!

#founderworld #bootcamp

PropTech startup PayUp won the first Austin Startup Founder Showcase in Oct

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Austin, Texas, Oct 24 –  Austin Startup Founder Club announced PayUp as a winner of its first Austin Startup Founder Showcase in October. The showcase was co-organized with Startup Founder World, an online startup founder community based in Austin with deep roots in Silicon Valley.

PayUp, a Rex company with mission to build a future in which small and medium businesses have convenient and affordable access to the capital they need,  was selected by the judging panel which included Andrew Romans, 7BC Venture Capital, David Cao, Managing Partner, F50 Ventures Ventures, Sunthar Premakumar, Founding Partner, Rex.  

As the winner, PayUp will receive free global publicity and mentoring from the founder community. They will also join the Austin Startup Founder Bootcamp hosted at the Lost Ridge Ranch in Texas during Austin Startup Week.  

“Austin Startup Found Club is a community as a service to support Austin’s great startups like PayUp,” said David Cao, Organizer of Austin Startup Founder Club.

“We want to create a world where access to affordable capital for small and medium businesses becomes the norm.” PayUp CEO Denver Lobo said.

Peter Rex, PayUp’s co-founder and executive Chairman, and also the founder of Rex explained, “We know that empowering small and medium businesses to control their financial destiny elevates individuals, families, and communities.”. 

PayUP recently signed a channel partnership with ResMan, one of the leading software providers in the property management industry. This partnership alone gives PayUp access to 100K+ Vendors. PayUp also signed a letter of intent with a strategic lender for a multi-million dollar line of credit, allowing PayUp to fulfill their increasing lending demand. PayUp is currently raising capital to continue developing their technologies, scaling their team, and getting their product into the hands of the thousands of vendors who need it most.

 

The Austin Startup and Founder Club is a startup founder community based in Austin, Texas. Austin Startup Founder Showcase is the flagship monthly event for the community

Austin Startup Founder Club Home

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/austin-startups/

Meetup: meetup.com/founder

Apply for Startup Founder Showcase https://founderworld.org/demo/apply/

Startup Founder World is a global community startup community, organized from Silicon Valley and Austin Texas; broadcast globally on YouTube.

Recap: Austin Startup Showcase Oct – PropTech Contech

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Official recap video: Austin Startup Founder Showcase which was a great success. Watch the recap or full video on Startup Founder World
Youtube.com/founderworld

Big thanks to Rex for sponsoring the beer and venue!

The judges:
Andrew Romans, Managing Partner, 7BC Venture Capital
Cody H, VP of Rex
David Cao, Managing Partner, F50 Ventures Ventures
Liberty Madison, Tech Venture Studio
Oliver K Ban
Sunthar Premakumar, Founding Partner, Rex

Welcome the four startups presenting today at the first Austin Startup Showcase meetup:
Bidlight: Automating takeoff and estimation in BIM methodology workflows.
PayUp, Fintech product providing AI-driven, fast, hassle-free capital for service providers. AMEX for service professionals
PrimePro., A SaaS tool made specifically for general contractors to manage their work, communicate and increase business output.

Apply for future showcase now: https://lnkd.in/ewjBGG_W
#AustinStartups #ATXStartups #Startupshowcase #StartupDemo #foundershowcase #ConTech #proptech #realestate

meetup.com/founder

Austin Startup Showcase Investor Judge Roundtable Andrew Romans, Sunthar Premakumar, David Cao

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Austin Startup Founder Showcase Investor Roundtable Andrew Romans, Managing Partner, 7BC Ventures David Cao, Managing Partner, F50 Ventures Lisa Besserman, Investor Liberty Madison, Tech Venture Studio Sunthar Premakumar, Founding Partner, Rex Austin Startup Founder Showcase in Austin, and online. The event is hosted by the Austin Startup Founder Club together with: Startup Founder World (Online), The Developer Network Austin Startup Founder Club’s home: Meetup: http://meetup.com/founder Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/aust… Youtube: Video: http://youtube.com/c/FounderWorld

Austin Startup Founder Showcase Presents: BidLight, PayUp, PrimePro,Repalyable

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The Presenting Startups of the first Austin Startup Showcase on Oct 17

  • BidLight: Automating takeoff and estimation in BIM methodology workflows.
  • PayUp, Fintech product providing AI-driven, fast, hassle-free capital for service providers. AMEX for service professionals.
  • PrimePro., A SaaS tool made specifically for general contractors to manage their work, communicate and increase business output.
  • Repalyable Dashcam for desktop. Easily attach product footage to your bugs, pull requests, and other comms.

Speakers

  • Andrew Romans, Managing Partner, 7BC Ventures
  • David Cao, Managing Partner, F50 Ventures
  • Lisa Besserman, Investor
  • Liberty Madison, Tech Venture Studio
  • Sunthar Premakumar, Founding Partner, Rex

Thanks for Rex’s sponsorship for the venue and beers!

Agenda:
MC: Liberty Madison, Tech Venture Studio
5PM Welcome Remarks
David Cao, Organizer, Austin Startup Founder Club
Cody H, VP of Operation, Rex

5:10 Investor Introductions
Startup Pitches (5m each, plus Q&A)
Open Mic (1m each)
Judge Roundtable / Feedback
6:30 Pizza, Beers

more: http://meetup.com/founder

 

HealthTech Innovation with UT Austin,Dell Medical School | UT Health Austin

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HealthTech Innovation with UT Austin,Dell Medical School | UT Health Austin.  Aaron Miri, CIO,

Keynote Speaker: Aaron Miri, MBA, FCHIME, FHIMSS, CHCIO Aaron talks about healthcare innovation, the rapid digitization and demand for automation within healthcare, and ways UT Health Austin is leveraging machine learning and AI within healthcare service delivery as specific examples at the F50 Global Capital Summit Austin 2021. Aaron Miri is the Chief Information Officer for The University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School and UT Health Austin. Aaron brings more than 15 years of healthcare experience driving growth and innovation, leading both provider and commercial healthcare enterprises, and providing thought leadership and close collaboration with state and federal representatives. As CIO, Aaron is passionate about humanizing technology by collaborating with clinicians, technology partners, and business champions to truly transform healthcare delivery for consumers, patients, and providers. In 2020, The United States Senate congressionally re-appointed Aaron for a second term to the Health and Human Services, federal Health IT Advisory Committee (HITAC), established under the 21st Century Cures Act. Furthermore, he was elevated to the role of Co-Chairman of the HITAC. The United States Senate first appointed Aaron to the HITAC in 2018.   In 2016, The Obama Administration appointed Aaron to serve on the Health IT Policy Committee established under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Aaron is the prior Chairman of the HIMSS National Public Policy Committee, he serves on the CHIME Public Policy Committee, and he serves as an expert adviser to the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) and to other congressional panels engaged in numerous Health IT policy topics. Aaron also serves as an advisor to the National Academy of Medicine on the topics of healthcare privacy, security, and data.

Austin Startup Founder Club’s first Showcase announced speakers: Andrew Romans, David Cao, Liberty Madison, Lisa Besserman, Sunthar Premakumar

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The first offline Startup Founder Showcase by Austin Startup Founder Club in partnership with Startup Founder World in Austin on Oct 17,  announced the speakers and judges:

  • Andrew Romans, Managing Partner, 7BC Ventures
  • David Cao, Managing Partner, F50 Ventures
  • Liberty Madison, Tech Venture Studio
  • Lisa Besserman, Investor Laura
  • Sunthar Premakumar, Founding Partner, Rex

The showcase is co-organized with The Developer Network, and supported by a group of organizations.

Austin Startup Founder Club is an Austin startup founder meetup community focused on ConTech, PropTech, CleanTech, HealthTech, and Food & AgTech, new tech. It organizes a monthly showcase, founder mixer meetup.

The Austin local startups can participate in person in Austin. Non-local startups who wish to move / expand to Austin can also participate in an online showcase on Nov 2nd. Startups can apply here: https://founderworld.org/demo/apply/.

We already have great lined up for the Upcoming showcases:

  • Anita Biddapp, Partner, BVA
  • Antony Rallo, Angel Investor
  • Jaleh Daie, Ph.D. Partner, Aurora Equity
  • John Paulos, Board Chair, Center Texas Angel Network
  • LiveOaks Ventures
  • Lorek, CEO, SiliconHill News (TBC)
  • Nikhil Choudhary, GP, Nirman Ventures
  • Paul, Angel Investor
  • Pavan Kumar, Partner | Founder, 3PM Ventures
  • Sunthar Premakumar, Founding Partner, Rex
  • Swapnil Vaidya, MD PhD, Central Texas Angels, Life Science Angels

Startup Founder World YouTube channel will host the video of the selected startup winner(s), The startup winners will also receive free social media coverage from various channels and partners.

All the winners of the two showcase program will be invited by Startup Founder Bootcamp & Showcase on Nov 13/14 hosted in Austin Texas during the Austin Startup Week

Check out the latest videos & recent speakers for Austin Startups and Investors:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLf42AXHM942NjkaH90-rTBfXRzRvwQe19

About Austin Startup Founder Club’s home:

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/austin-startups/

Meetup: Meetup.com/Founder

Youtube: Video: http://youtube.com/c/FounderWorld

Online Startup Founder Showcase to feature innovative ConTech PropTech startups around the globe

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Austin, Silicon Valley, Oct 12, 2021 – The first online Startup Founder Showcase by Startup Founder World, Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs, and  Austin Startup Founder Club  on Nov 2nd,  is inviting for Global #ConTech #PropTech Startups. The showcase is co-organized with The Developer Network, and supported by a group of organizations.

The winning startup(s) will be invited to a private Startup Founder Bootcamp 2022 hosted at Lost Ridge Ranch by Startup Founder World in partnership with F50 Elevate at  North Austin, at the beginning of Austin Startup Week 2022. 

 

This particular meetup will feature global startups who are in process of expanding or relocating to Austin Texas to participate in an online showcase on Nov 2nd. Startups can apply here: https://founderworld.org/demo/apply/.

Austin Startup Founder Club  is a new Austin startup founder meetup community focused on ConTech, PropTech, CleanTech, HealthTech, and Food & AgTech, new tech. It organizes a monthly showcase, #startupmixer meetup.

Startup Founder Showcase Series Upcoming speakers:

  • Andrew Romans, Managing Partner, 7BC Ventures
  • Anita Biddapp, Partner, BVA
  • Antony Rallo, Angel Investor
  • David Cao, Managing Partner, F50 Ventures
  • Jaleh Daie, Ph.D. Partner, Aurora Equity
  • John Paulos, Board Chair, Center Texas Angel Network
  • Liberty Madison, Tech Venture Studio
  • LiveOaks Ventures
  • Lisa Besserman, Investor Laura
  • Lorek, CEO, SiliconHill News
  • Nikhil Choudhary, GP, Nirman Ventures
  • Paul, Angel Investor
  • Pavan Kumar, Partner | Founder, 3PM Ventures
  • Sunthar Premakumar, Founding Partner, Rex
  • Swapnil Vaidya, MD PhD, Central Texas Angels, Life Science Angels

Startup Founder World YouTube channel will host the video of the selected startup winner(s), The startup winners will also receive free social media coverage from various channels and partners.

Startup Founder World is a global startup founder community rooted from Silicon Valley, has organized an online / offline Startup Showcase / Demo over the last 10 years. Some of the past winners:

  • BuzzAR raised $3M in 2022,
  • AgriBody acquired by Global Clean Energy Holdings in 2021.
  • PhableCare raised $15M in 2021.
  • Oculii (acquired by Ambarella), 
  • invi Messenger (acquired by Google)
  • GummiCube (Acquired by AirShip)
  • And many more.

 

Check out the latest videos & recent speakers for Austin Startups and Investors:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLf42AXHM942NjkaH90-rTBfXRzRvwQe19

About Austin Startup Founder Club’s home:

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/austin-startups/

Meetup: Meetup.com/Founder

Youtube: Video: http://youtube.com/c/FounderWorld

 

Austin Startup Mixer Meetup by Austin Startup Founder Club

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The first Startup Mixer meetup was a great success!  Check who are the contech investors and startup founders who joined the mixer

Check our the upcoming meetups of Austin Startup Founder Club:

https://www.meetup.com/founder

Austin Startup Founder showcase to feature innovative early-stage tech startups in Austin and online

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Austin, TX, Oct 11, 2021 – The first offline Startup Founder Showcase by Austin Startup Founder Club in partnership with Startup Founder World in Austin on Oct 17,  is calling for Austin and Global Startups. The showcase is co-organized with The Developer Network, and supported by a group of organizations.

Austin Startup Founder Club is an Austin startup founder meetup community focused on ConTech, PropTech, CleanTech, HealthTech, and Food & AgTech, new tech. It organizes a monthly showcase, founder mixer meetup.

The Austin local startups can participate in person in Austin. Non-local startups who wish to move / expand to Austin can also participate in an online showcase on Oct 28. Startups can apply here: https://founderworld.org/demo/apply/.

Startup Founder Showcase Series Upcoming speakers:

  • Andrew Romans, Managing Partner, 7BC Ventures
  • Anita Biddapp, Partner, BVA
  • Antony Rallo, Angel Investor
  • David Cao, Managing Partner, F50 Ventures
  • Han Shen, Managing Partner, iFly.vc
  • Jaleh Daie, Ph.D. Partner, Aurora Equity
  • John Paulos, Board Chair, Center Texas Angel Network
  • Liberty Madison, Tech Venture Studio
  • LiveOaks Ventures
  • Lisa Besserman, Investor Laura
  • Lorek, CEO, SiliconHill News (TBC)
  • Nikhil Choudhary, GP, Nirman Ventures
  • Paul, Angel Investor
  • Pavan Kumar, Partner | Founder, 3PM Ventures
  • Sunthar Premakumar, Founding Partner, Rex
  • Swapnil Vaidya, MD PhD, Central Texas Angels, Life Science Angels

Starting Oct 17, we will start to organize an offline Startup Founder Showcase meetup regularly. In each of the Startup Showcase meetups, we will feature 1 or 2 investors or successful or industry experts as speakers, and 4-6 earlier stage startups to present. One of two startups will be awarded as the winner. The event is free to the founders.

Startup Founder World YouTube channel will host the video of the selected startup winner(s), The startup winners will also receive free social media coverage from various channels and partners.

 

Non-local startups who have interest in Austin Texas can showcase at the online Showcase on Nov 2nd by Startup Founder World 

All the winners of the two showcase program will be invited by Startup Founder Bootcamp & Showcase on Nov 13/14 hosted in Austin Texas during the Austin Startup Week

 

Startup Founder World is a global startup founder community rooted from Silicon Valley, has organized an online / offline Startup Showcase / Demo over the last 10 years. Some of the past winners:

  • BuzzAR raised $3M in 2022,
  • AgriBody acquired by Global Clean Energy Holdings in 2021.
  • PhableCare raised $15M in 2021.
  • Oculii (acquired by Ambarella), 
  • invi Messenger (acquired by Google)
  • GummiCube (Acquired by AirShip)
  • And many more.

  

 

Check out the latest videos & recent speakers for Austin Startups and Investors:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLf42AXHM942NjkaH90-rTBfXRzRvwQe19

 

About Austin Startup Founder Club’s home:

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/austin-startups/

Meetup: Meetup.com/Founder

Youtube: Video: http://youtube.com/c/FounderWorld

John Berkowitz, OJO Labs, BigIdeasATX

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What is OJO Labs in the future, and the Austin Startup environment John Berkowitz, Chief Executive Officer The BigIdeasATX hosted by SiliconHIlls News, features John Berkowitz, serial entrepreneur, co-founder and CEO of OJO Labs. Sponsors for the event include Solwey, Decent, and Unnanu.

https://www.siliconhillsnews.com/

John founded OJO Labs in 2015, fueled by a mission to improve the way people make their most important decisions. Now, OJO aims to level the playing field in real estate so that everyone can experience the security of home.

John has received numerous leadership accolades, including Austin Business Journal’s Best Small Company CEO, Austin Under 40 Award, HousingWire Vanguards, Swanepoel’s SP200, and The Most Powerful Technology Executives in The Residential Real Estate Brokerage Industry. He is also actively involved in nonprofits and currently serves on the board of CASA of Travis County, fighting for the welfare of children. In his own unique way of blending business, family life, and deeply felt empathy, John does his part to transform industries and set up the next generation of trailblazers.

OJO Labs is an Austin-based real estate technology company focused on improving homeownership. We help consumers on their home journey by enabling them to customize their search, connect them with industry experts, and equip them with financial tools so they feel prepared to buy, sell, or own.