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RocketStar: Invention set to take flight with seed funding?
We are sending more satellites and gear into space than ever before (there will even be missions to collect old space junk!) and RocketStar has the technology to make that practical and affordable with fully reusable rockets. With advisors from NASA, Co-Founder Christopher Craddock says that the advancement of 3D printing has allowed Rocket Star to reinvigorate the potential of a nearly 60-year-old concept in rocket design called the aero spike.
Mobile Ads: Turning rideshare vehicle fleets into rolling billboards
Mobile Ads is tapping into the gig economy to create a new kind of out of home advertising-Ride-share vehicles and scooters wrapped with promotional messages-for American Express, T Mobile, Amazon and other blue chip advertisers.
BrandVerge: An online marketplace to bring advertising buyers and sellers together
BrandVergeis a digital marketing service that is swiftly shifting the media partnership ecosystem. As the first two-sided marketplace for premium advertisers, BrandVerge acts as a matchmaking platform that connects media properties and advertisers to significantly cut the time of the traditional partnership process, increase transparency and creativity, and provide the best experiences for their clients.
UberDoc: Platform Boosts Access to Private Pay Physicians
UBERDOC is an online marketplace to connect patients with their choice of direct-pay doctors for high-quality, specialty care for a single, transparent price. They believe that when patients are free to choose their doctor, it puts the control back where it belongs, and no patient should ever have to be denied access to the care they need because of insurance restrictions or cost.
Combinico: Bringing sustainable, plant-based foods to fast-casual dining
Take innovative fast style Asian cuisine and place it in a college town hungry for options outside the dining hall, and success is on the menu! Combinico has already attracted a loyal following in their home market of St. Andrews Scotland, but they now have ambitious expansion plans to grow within the UK and Europe, and eventually the US. Co founder Juno Lee and angel investor Alex Rowe talk about the how Combinico started, and where they go from here.