Los Angeles, CA, June 06, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- The Preccelerator® Program, a Santa Monica, CA based accelerator program for early stage startup companies in all sectors, announced today that it will be holding its Demo Day on June 23, 2016 where 11 promising young start-ups will present their ideas to the investment and entrepreneurial community.
The Preccelerator® was founded in 2012 by LA-based business law firm Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP who pioneered a fixed fee start-up package making the formation and organization of a start-up as seamless as possible. Their Preccelerator® Program is a platform offered to select start-up companies out of their Santa Monica office that provides interim office space and sophisticated legal services, with the objective of helping them grow their idea from business concept to funded startup. The Preccelerator® Program provides free co-working space, mentorship, educational events, potential introductions to funding, and a perks package worth $150,000 for 5-10 promising young startups.
The Preccelerator® Program demo day presenting companies are as follows:
Napkin Finance empowers users to manage their money and understand basic financial concepts in a simple, engaging and visual way. How it Works - financial topics are sketched out on napkins to visually portray and breakdown their meanings. Napkin Finance has become a community of ideas and concepts that helps millennials and young adults fully understand the complexity of finance while becoming their first trusted financial partner. Recently partnered with the White House as the financial literacy platform for FAFSA. www.napkinfinance.com
Trekk is a mobile app platform that is evolving the way communities connect & move. Trekk connects users looking to move their large items from any location of their choosing, to local drivers with sufficient space. The Trekk mobile app allows users to order local on-demand movers in real-time, track their driver’s arrival via GPS and automatically pay their fare with their smartphone. Trekk's employees move in store purchases, Craigslist items, apartments and from local donation centers. Their platform not only allows locals to connect with the community, but also encourages entrepreneurship amongst full-time workers seeking alternative means. Scaled in Los Angeles, San Diego and Salt Lake City. www.trekkmoving.com
Team(You) learning and incentive program increases student engagement by promoting and rewarding positive behavior with a simple 2-click interface. It also improves on-time attendance and even integrates financial literacy. www.teamyou.co
LockAware’s primary goal is to significantly reduce fraudulent activity that is pervasive within the American locksmith industry. Its mission is to enable billions of dollars in lost revenue to be redirected to certified American locksmiths who operate as registered members of the LockAware network. LockAware Locksmiths, held to a high code of ethics and performance standards will aspire to restore legitimacy and trust to the time honored trade of locksmithing. www.lockaware.com
Voter is matchmaking for politics. Users simply answer a few questions to find out which politicians truly have their best interests at heart. Voter's mission is to take the friction out of becoming an informed voter. Named #1 up and coming app in Newsweek. www.voter.xyz
Verde Circle is a software company that develops business software and services geared toward small to medium sized businesses. Its initial product is a cloud-based software platform for managing inventory, sales orders, purchase orders and related communications. www.verdecircle.com
Swggr is the fashion love child of Instagram and Pinterest where users style themselves and others while being rewarded. Users host a virtual online closet “collection” where they can instantly style and share looks for themselves, friends and followers. Users rack up reward points that are redeemable for discounts from their favorite brands and retailers, exclusive merchandise, and special access to fashion tastemakers. www.swggr.net
District2 is an online community established to service garment industry professionals who are dissatisfied with the sourcing and supply chain deficiencies in the fashion industry. www.district2.co
Hyperator VR Studio is a full stack development studio that guides their clients through the virtual reality (VR) development pipeline from concept to launch. Hyperator VR is focused on bringing a new audience to VR that ranges from projects in education, engineering, architecture, sports and games. www.hyperator.com
Rally provides location-based marketing services for mobile companies. They convert foot traffic at their partner locations into mobile engagement and users through the use of digital technology, including free wifi, smart phone charging, proximity beacons and digital displays. They engage customers with contextual messaging at points of influence. Their sponsorship campaigns offer methods of exclusive, high-impact interactions for a users brand to maximize its reach and attract valuable users within key demographics. Partner locations include bars, restaurants, coffee shops, malls, stadiums and hotels. Recently added to Tech Stars Virgin Media. www.rallycharge.com
Elated gamifies online dating. Today online dating sites are all the same. Members answer boring, scientific questionnaires and then write dreaded profile essays. Setting up a profile can be intimidating for many people and it’s just not fun for anyone. Dating sites rely on email, which is an ineffective way to get know potential matches. Elated is an online dating service that uses gamified proprietary matchmaking algorithm to connect single adults via their unique gamified platform. www.elated.io
For more information about the Preccelerator Program, visit www.preccelerator.com. To register for Demo Day, visit www.precceleratorprogramdemoday.splashthat.com
About Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP is a business law firm with robust corporate, public securities, mergers and acquisitions, entertainment, intellectual property, brand protection and business litigation practice groups focusing on the representation of, among others, venture backed emerging growth companies, middle market public companies, large technology companies, entertainment and digital media companies, investors, venture capital funds, investment bankers and underwriters. Stubbs Alderton's clients represent the full spectrum of Southern California business with a concentration in the technology, entertainment, videogame, apparel and medical device sectors. Their mission is to provide technically excellent legal services in a consistent, highly-responsive and service-oriented manner with an entrepreneurial and practical business perspective.
Director of Operations, Preccelerator® Program