HBS Alumni Angels of Greater New York Investor Meeting and Company Presentations, 1/16/2013
We invite you to join HBS Alumni Angels for a set of presentations by young companies in midtown Manhattan. You will be able to meet privately with these companies later in the evening.
This evening is exclusively for members of the HBS Alumni Angels. All members attending the Investor Meeting and Company Presentations are required to be accredited investors (per SEC regulations and our Membership Agreement). Please note that we expect our members to invest at least $25,000/year in early-stage investments, although there is no contractual commitment to do so.
Click here to make a reservation
CareBooker is the Expedia.com for booking family care services, such as child care, pet care, tutoring/lessons, home care, sports/fitness, and senior care. It is also a tool for service professionals to book and manage interviews and appointments around their real-time schedules, an online payment platform, a marketing platform, and includes a "Book Care" button (similar to PayPal) which can easily be added to any website.
Charged.fm offers powerful B2B/B2C ticketing software. Today, ticketing monopolies charge exorbitant fees in exchange for a sub-par experience. Charged.fm seeks to change that by bringing the service back to service fees and empowering users. Content meets eCommerce, resulting in greater sales at the "point of compulsion".
Democracy.com provides a website for every candidate in every election and gives voters easy online actions to support their candidates. Over 90% of the 1 million political and 11 million non-political candidates (e.g., PTA's, civic organizations, student governments, etc.) run for office without a website. Why? Current products are too complicated and expensive. Democracy.com makes creating a campaign profile simple and easy with a pay-from-revenue model that is always cash flow positive for candidates.
Keepskor is the first multi-channel platform for user generated games, allowing users to bridge the gap between the real world and the online one by creating and playing simple games on smartphones, tablets, TV, Twitter, the web or SMS. Keepskor technology allows traditional ad agencies to build games without engaging gaming specialists or knowing code.
Mirror Digital is a technology driven media and advertising company serving savvy interactive marketers, brands, publishers and agencies. The company aggregates blog, web, social, video, email and mobile content publishers to create custom digital experiences that reach diverse consumers.
The Shirt by Rochelle Behrens is an innovative women's fashion brand that uses patented technology to create the perfect fitting button down for the modern woman. The mission: To design clothes that empower stylish women to look amazing and to feel confident in and out of the boardroom. The company started with the button down, a product that never fits a woman's body properly. The company then patented its Dual Button Technology(TM) to eliminate the "gape" across a woman's bust. The Shirt was named Oprah's "Must Have Fashion Item" of 2011, and is distributed through Bloomingdale's, boutiques, and www.the-shirt.com.
Smallknot is a TechStars NYC 2012 community crowdfunding platform for small businesses that provides growth capital and engagement by harnessing local and social networks. On Smallknot, anyone can invest in their favorite local businesses and get repaid at a premium in goods, services, and perks. The platform also unlocks small business loans provided by lending partners through a unique community-sourced collateral arrangement.
Smarteys offers a simple lifestyle planning web application for college students – think Trip Advisor for your paycheck. People love spending and hate planning, particularly the Millennial generation. They want and need a solution that will help them spend money guilt-free and buy the things they want in life. Smarteys' core product – Paycheck Planner – allows recent graduates and college students to see the post-college financial impact of their career choice, debt obligations, and lifestyle. The application was released to the market in February of 2012 and has already been successfully piloted at 2 major institutions.
HOW TO JOIN HBS ALUMNI ANGELS OF GREATER NEW YORK
In order to attend our events or to see online all of the companies seeking funding, you must be a member of HBS Alumni Angels. To become a member:
1. Review and agree to the terms and conditions found in our Membership Agreement.
2. Pay the annual dues at our website.
3. Once your membership is approved and we have received payment, set up a Gust account to view details on our presenting companies.
Wednesday, January 16th
Location: Cooley, LLP, Grace Building, 1114 Ave. of the Americas, 46th Floor, enter from 42nd St.
Time: 5:00pm registration and reception includes light dinner, 6:00pm pitches
Please register by 9 AM Eastern on Tuesday, January 15th
Open only to members of HBS Alumni Angels of Greater New York.
Organizers: Mark Lodish '03, Betsy Odita '98, David Teten '98
Sponsor: Cooley, LLP
Click here to make a reservation