Regional Showcases

 

Business Pitch Events Highlighting Montana’s Diverse Technology Landscape

 

Early Stage Montana

Congratulations to the

2019 HyperAccelerator Recipients

14 Montana tech companies have been chosen to experience the opportunity of a lifetime—
A week at our HyperAccelerator program with individualized coaching and mentoring from successful business champions,
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ncredible statewide networking and media visibility,
And the chance to win a $50,000 investment at the Statewide Showcase.*
 

Congratulations to the

2019 HyperAccelerator Recipients

14 Montana tech companies have been chosen to experience the opportunity of a lifetime—A week of individualized coaching and mentoring with successful business champions at our HyperAccelerator program, incredible statewide networking and media visibility, and the chance to win a $50,000 investment at the Statewide Showcase.* 

September Cohort

BlackHyve is a financial project management software helping construction professionals better track and manage costs and profitability.

BlackHyve is a financial project management software helping construction professionals better track and manage costs and profitability..

Glacigen, a materials-science business with a patented approach, is using existing battery technologies to create power that enables more advanced battery applications for vehicles, aircrafts and more.

Glacigen, a materials-science business with a patented approach, is using existing battery technologies to create power that enables more advanced battery applications for vehicles, aircrafts and more.

HomeManager is a cloud-based software for homeowners to track home maintenance activities, while also sending notifications that help maintain safety, energy efficiency, and property value.

HomeManager is a cloud-based software for homeowners to track home maintenance activities, while also sending notifications that help maintain safety, energy efficiency, and property value.

MicroLab provides high-quality, computer-based instruments, software, and curriculum for college chemistry laboratories, while engaging students in inquiry and research, and offering hands-on learning to the rapidly growing distance-learning student population.

MicroLab provides high-quality, computer-based instruments, software, and curriculum for college chemistry laboratories, while engaging students in inquiry and research, and offering hands-on learning to the rapidly growing distance-learning student population.

MoblHom is an online marketplace listing mid-term housing rentals for people who are relocating or needing temporary housing—a market that is overlooked and lost between the solutions offered by AirBnB, HomeAway, VRBO, and traditional realtor services.

MoblHom is an online marketplace listing mid-term housing rentals for people who are relocating or needing temporary housing—a market that is overlooked and lost between the solutions offered by AirBnB, HomeAway, VRBO, and traditional realtor services.

Research Lab Source offers an online marketplace where buyers of highly sensitive and technical scientific equipment can explore a wide array of options, find what they need, and order it quickly without the inconvenience of having to use a “middleman” or distributor sales rep.

Research Lab Source offers an online marketplace where buyers of highly sensitive and technical scientific equipment can explore a wide array of options, find what they need, and order it quickly without the inconvenience of having to use a “middleman” or distributor sales rep.

Tourbase, a cloud-based software for tour managers, provides turnkey reservation, transaction processing, and communications functions specifically tuned to the needs of tour operators and outfitters.

Tourbase, a cloud-based software for tour managers, provides turnkey reservation, transaction processing, and communications functions specifically tuned to the needs of tour operators and outfitters.

June Cohort

Charmed is not your typical dating app—it compliments numerous other dating services by leveraging artificial intelligence, providing messaging feedback and dating advice to individual users while they’re searching for a potential mate.

Charmed is not your typical dating app—it compliments numerous other dating services by leveraging artificial intelligence, providing messaging feedback and dating advice to individual users while they’re searching for a potential mate.

Working to transform the lives of those suffering from Type 1 diabetes, DugalHealth closely tracks eating habits and uses machine learning tools to determine proper insulin dosages.

Working to transform the lives of those suffering from Type 1 diabetes, DugalHealth closely tracks eating habits and uses machine learning tools to determine proper insulin dosages.

DRIMS focuses on aiding disaster recovery programs around the world by offering a digital platform that streamlines communication and planning for all the various agencies that help victims of natural disasters.

DRIMS focuses on aiding disaster recovery programs around the world by offering a digital platform that streamlines communication and planning for all the various agencies that help victims of natural disasters.

Parterning with consolidators, couriers, and mail services, MyShippingPost uses software and label-printing to make shipping packages more convenient and less expensive.

Parterning with consolidators, couriers, and mail services, MyShippingPost uses software and label-printing to make shipping packages more convenient and less expensive.

RavenCSI is striving to help healthcare organizations improve customer retention and health outcomes by speeding up the feedback cycles from patients to administrators to caregivers.

RavenCSI is striving to help healthcare organizations improve customer retention and health outcomes by speeding up the feedback cycles from patients to administrators to caregivers.

Vision Aerial is building sophisticated drones to assist in the inspection process of public and commercial infrastructure.

Vision Aerial is building sophisticated drones to assist in the inspection process of public and commercial infrastructure.

Tadpull offers a software platform to help mid-market, e-commerce companies improve their digital marketing, resulting in better insights and increased sales.

Tadpull offers a software platform to help mid-market, e-commerce companies improve their digital marketing, resulting in better insights and increased sales.

2 HyperAccelerators

7 Finalist Companies

1 Winning Team

Join the finalists at our Statewide Showcase on November 7 in Missoula, where they will pitch their business plans to an audience and judges for a chance to win $50,000*.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Size of the problem being solved or opportunity seized
  • Effectiveness of the solution proposed to solve the problem or capture the opportunity
  • Uniqueness and competitive defensibility of the solution
  • Realistic potential revenue and profit of the business over a 5 year horizon
  • Soundness of the sales, marketing, and go-to-market plans
  • Strength of the management team and the advisors/partners
  • Clarity, conciseness, and quality of the presentation
  • Team’s openness to feedback and mentorship

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* Capital infusion subject to agreement on terms with investors.