DC Startup Showcase List 2009

This list is an attempt to round up in one place a snapshot of the DC and metropolitan Maryland & Northern Virginia startup presentations & demos that took place in 2009.

If you are a tech startup (or thinking of starting): you can plug in now into the Mid-Atlantic region’s growing community, including events every month (see DCTechEvents), to help grow and expose your business to the world.

Besides the list of events below, there also is Bootstrap MD – a workshop/panel format that will inspire and inform you.

Below are the startup organizations we found that presented or showcased their stuff live during 2009, and the event(s) which they were showcased, and in some cases links to video or other media from the event:

Startup In 5 words… or less SR4 SMS TC5 SR5 LBD
SMSS
TC6 SR6
Adaptiveblue Social browser plugin, sharing media Yes
AddyMate Online address book integration Yes
BandsInTown Discover local live music & concerts. Yes Yes Yes
Contribune Care for some news?
CostToDrive Calculate driving costs (USA locations) Yes
CYNCZ Mulit-device subscription-based contact aggregator
Diditz I am what I do Yes
Dubmenow Your mobile business card Yes
EarthAid Get rewarded for saving energy Yes Yes
ErrorKey Common computer error codes directory Yes
Euraeka News search, recommendation, & discovery engine Yes
FitFeud Play to lose, lose to win. Yes
Genius Rocket Crowd-source your creative marketing Yes Yes
Giv.to URL shorteners for causes Yes Yes
Grasshopr Online civic connection platform Yes Yes
GrouperEye College Recruiting Yes
InsideJobs social job referral facebook app Yes
Jess3 creative agency Yes
Keen Guides downloadable audio & video travel tours Yes
KeepFu The art of painless organization Yes
Koofers.com Collaboratively connecting students, instructors, & others Yes
Legal River Online marketplace connecting lawyers & businesses Yes Yes
MessagePub Multichannel messaging API for apps Yes
Mingle 360 Meet, click, connect – exhange connections Yes
Mixed Ink Many people, one voice
Ozmosis The trusted physician’s social network Yes
PageLime Remote website content management  system Yes
Pointabout Mobilize your brand across platforms Yes
Revamped Media Catalog, organize, & share your wardrobe Yes
ShareMeme
Your intelligent outbox Yes
The Social Collective Social networking conference community platform Yes
SEC Watch Highlight & annotate SEC filings Yes Yes Yes
Seizure Tracker Online custom seizure tracking & analysis Yes
TapMetrics Mobile Application Analytics Yes Yes
Thankfulfor Collective gratitude journal Yes
ThinkTalk Networks Career TV for college Yes
unblab Fighting inbox blab with technology Yes
Vlytics Political data platform Yes
Wegora Online writer collaboration & remixing Yes
WinTheTrophy Fantasy sports betting competition Yes

The events included above are:

1 – SR4 – Startup Rockstars 4 – 03/12/2009
2 – SMS – Social Matchbox Spring – 04/02/2009
3 – TC5 – TechCocktail DC 5 – 05/20/2009
4 – SR5 – Startup Rockstars 5 – 06/03/2009
5 – LBD – Launchbox Digital Demo Day 09 – 08/05/2009.  The LaunchBox Digital accelerator program.  Event writeups include: SomewhatFrank,(video), TechCrunch, and many others.
6 – SMS – Social Matchbox Summer Social (<-click for writeups) – 08/20/2009
7 – TC6 – TechCocktail DC 6 – 08/27/2009 (photos).  Writeups include: SomewhatFrank, Poptoid
8 – SR6 – Startup Rockstars 6 – 09/09/09

Please let us know of additions & corrections.  This matrix will be updated through the end of the year, adding media links, and including more events that are still being scheduled.

We are also creating the 2010 Washington-Baltimore Startup Directory and invite you to submit your startup (or your favorite startups) using the submission form here.

Those interested to help in future versions of this list are encouraged to volunteer using the contact form.

This matrix will be updated through the end of the year. as more events are still being scheduled.

If you are a tech startup: you can plug in now into the Mid-Atlantic region’s growing community, including events every month, to help grow and expose your business to the world.  Besides the list of larger events below, there also is Bootstrap MD – a workshop/panel format that will inspire and inform you.

We are also creating the 2010 Washington-Baltimore Startup Directory and invite you to submit your startup (or your favorite startups) using the form here.  If you are involved with startups and small businesses as service providers, please also submit your information.  It will be printed in hardcopy,  with additional online features, and will include startup tips, interviews, resources and (other cool stuff – what else?).  There is a small group working on the directory, and volunteers are encouraged to volunteer using the same application form here.

Below are the startup organizations that presented or showcased their stuff live during 2009, and the event(s) which they were showcased:

Startup In 5 words… or less Startup
Rockstars 4
03/0/2009
Social Matchbox
(Spring)
April 2, 2009
TechCocktail DC 5
05/20/2009
Startup
Rockstars 5
06/ 2009
Launchbox Digital
08/ /2009
Social Matchbox
(Summer Social)
08/20/2009
TechCocktail DC6
08/27/2009
(photos)
Startup
Rockstars 6
09/09/09
Other
AdaptiveBlue – Adaptiveblue demoed
AddyMate Online address book integration demoed
BandsInTown tickets, bands, and more demoed demoed demoed
Contribune (www.contribune.org)
CostToDrive Calculate driving costs (USA locations) demoed
CYNCZ Mulit-device subscription-based contact aggregator
Diditz demoed @ DEMO 09
Dubmenow demoed
EarthAid demoed demoed
ErrorKey demoed
FitFeud Play to lose, lose to win. demoed
Genius Rocket demoed
Giv.to demoed demoed
Grasshopr Online civic connection platform demoed demoed
GrouperEye College Recruiting demoed
InsideJobs social job referral facebook app demoed
Jess3 creative agency demoed
Keen Guides downloadable audio & video travel tours demoed
KeepFu demoed
Koofers.com demoed Also Launchbox Digital 2008
Legal River online marketplace connecting lawyers & businesses demoed demoed
LiveLiberty
MessagePub demoed
Mingle 360 demoed
Mixed Ink
Pointabout demoed
Revamped Media demoed
Social Collective demoed
SEC Watch demoed demoed
Seizure Tracker Online custom seizure tracking & analysis demoed
TapMetrics Mobile Application Analytics demoed demoed
Thankfulfor /
Shiny Heart Ventures
Collective gratitude journal demoed
ThinkTalk Networks demoed
unblab demoed
Vlytics Political data platform demoed
Wegora Online Collaboration demoed
WinTheTrophy Gaming demoed

Please let us know of additions & corrections.
The events included above are:

Comments (2)

 

  1. Polprav says:

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