Dallas’s Tech Wildcatters Brings on Latest Class of B-to-B Startups
[Updated 3/05/15 11:36 am. See below.] Dallas’ Tech Wildcatters accelerator announced today its latest batch of tech startups, whose focus includes fashion, sports, and financial services.
The 15 companies hail from as far away as Germany and Moscow as well as closer to home in Fort Worth and Denver. “The truth is, we don’t really care where they come from,” says Clarisa Lindenmeyer, the Wildcatters’ spokeswoman. “We want to make Dallas a hub for their growing companies and all startups in general. The world after all is a small place.”
Each company will receive $25,000 in seed money in exchange for 8 percent of its equity. Pitch day for the class is scheduled to be held in Dallas the third week of May.
Here is the list of companies:
Cancergene Connect: Software that tracks family medical history, a cancer risk assessment tool, and a patient follow-up system.
Capparsa: Makes business productivity software, including a time sheet app.
Chalkbucket Labs: All-in-one software that automates gym operations while tracking both clients’ athletic performance and that of the business.
Dinemob: Flash-sale voucher app that targets a restaurant’s slow hours.
Eku Power Drives: Developing an environmentally friendly gas-electric drive systems as an alternative drive for mobile industrial applications.
Episcale: [Updated with more company information.] The company’s software replaces paper-based processes for businesses such as transportation companies seeking to digitize air freight shipping documents.
Game Time Giving: Mobile app that helps nonprofits raise money by creating fan competitions at sporting events.
Jackpot Rising: Software that can be integrated by developers to allow users to compete in progressive jackpot contests.
Pipemail: Platform where developers can build apps for e-mail.
Raspberry: Enables users to send and receive money faster and more safely than with credit cards.
Renteval: App that keeps track of rental property.
Trafinity Ventures: Provides crowd-sourced research in the financial services industry.
Veux: [Updated with more company information.] A website and app that allows shoppers to make charitable contributions while shopping.
Virtual Visit: Platform that provied families of nursing home patients with regular updates from the facility.
Whatever It Takes (WIT): [Updated with more company information.] An online sports network for planning, preparation, communication, recruiting, and fan interaction.