Nicole Hall-Elser
(407) 242-9043

ORLANDO, Fla. October 17, 2019 – Eighteen sets of tech-startup founders coming out of StarterStudio’s accelerator programs will take to the stage Nov. 4 to pitch their early-stage companies at The Abbey, 101 S. Eola Dr., in Orlando.

The event is open to the public and offers an inside view into the latest innovations being developed in Central Florida by high-tech and tech-enabled startups. Industries represented by the startups range from automotive to real estate, travel, energy, education, insurance, sports, fin-tech and more.

The teams in Class 11 of the 10-week Ideation Stage Accelerator, sponsored by IBERIABANK, have been focused on how to create a sustainable business, articulate how their businesses work, and take the next steps needed to move forward. They are the first class to take part in programming offered by CO.STARTERS, a nationwide network supporting a wide range of startups.

The eight teams in Class 4 of the Seed Stage Accelerator have been focused on getting their more developed early-stage startups investor- and market-ready. Both accelerator programs offer the tools to enable founders to start and scale in Central Florida and are supported by mentors who are successful entrepreneurs, industry experts and subject-matter experts.

The event begins with networking and a cash bar at 5:30 p.m., followed by pitches from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at

The Seed Stage teams are: Bacarai Inc., HyCarb Inc., GoGoPowerJuice, Forward.Online, 360Converge, Rentivity, ViewStub and Carnooba.

Ideation Stage Teams are: NatureShutz, Fan Retreat, She Plays, Reviox, KidFlix, The Lead Lion, ALFI Solutions, Visit, The Financial Literacy Project, and Pick App Sports.

About StarterStudio

StarterStudio is a pioneering hub for innovative and tech-enabled entrepreneurs that empowers and provides resources for entrepreneurs, creatives, and innovators to begin, grow, and flourish in Florida. Through community education programs, accelerators, funding, and collaborative work spaces, StarterStudio fosters a community—serving as a platform for the ideas of the future. For more information about StarterStudio, visit StarterStudio is a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Per the IRS, bequests, devises, transfers, and gifts to the fund are tax deductible.

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