In the midst of finals preparation and holiday excitement, four ventures pitched their business plans to the Advisory Board where three were selected to receive Gap Funding.
This fall, eight IDEA ventures applied to this round of Gap Funding. Five were selected to pitch their business plans to the Advisory Board, and for the first time all five were granted funding.
This past month, IDEA ventures pitched their business plans to IDEA’s Advisory Board with the goal being to receive Gap Funding of up to $10,000.
In the most recent round of Gap Funding pitches, Commonwealth Cold Brew Coffee and Lobby Shop received Gap Funding, IDEA's non-equity grant.
QSM Diagnostics is Boston-based medical device start-up that develops sensors for infection monitoring, allowing doctors to quickly detect and treat specific types of infections.
Zwayo simplifies the tedious process of parking in the city, offering drivers an on-demand valet service that sends an agent to the driver’s location to take the stress out of parking.
Northeastern University’s Venture Accelerator IDEA recently reached a monumental milestone in their mission to coach, fund, and launch ventures: in February, IDEA completed its largest round of Gap Funding that provided six ventures with $10,000 to overcome a specific gap in each of their businesses.
Everyday Speech offers students an individualized approach to learn language, social skills, and emotions through interactive, individualized apps that feel like play.
No More Awkward Emails: Crystal Tells You How to Build the Best Email Based on Personality Profiling
Crystal is a Gmail plug-in that tells users the best way to communicate with any prospect, customer, or coworker based on their unique personality.
Arc provides users a model of proposed building projects in real time and space through the camera of an iPad. It also allows users to submit feedback both in-app and online, giving community members a voice they did not have before.
CogniTea provides smooth, clean and focused energy without the jitters, headache or crash of coffee and energy drinks.
Latitude Longboards, founded by a father-son pair of avid skaters, is carving a new space in the longboard market and using an Indiegogo campaign to launch their product and connect with their market.
For curious young minds, Genius Box delivers a monthly themed box of STEM activities right to your door packed with projects & learning opportunities.
Founded by Tiffany Kelley, Nightingale Apps is a mobile app providing workflow specific modules to support nurses to know their patients for efficient, safe, care from the start to the end of their day.
IDEA has now provided over $500k in non-equity gap funding to its ventures!
Bureo announces their Kickstarter and speaks to Northeastern students.