IgniteU NY 2016 Core Startups
GivDapps is a non-profit organization that provides crowdfunding opportunities to families and neighborhoods in need by using the power of technology and community relationships to promote charitable giving. The company is looking to make connections with local entrepreneurs and potentially monetize its platform.
Major Buzz, LLC, is a mobile application company committed to simplifying daily tasks. With a focus on the college market, Major Buzz allows its users to utilize multiple related applications to order food from nearby restaurants and earn redeemable rewards, or “buzz points,” with each order. At IgniteU, Major Buzz will look to improve its business acumen, formulate a strategic marketing plan, and raise capital.
QwikSupply is a software application company that streamlines the ordering and inventory process for electrical contractors and related suppliers. The application allows for electrical contractors to order items on the job and obtain a materials quote in a cost-effective and efficient manner. At IgniteU, QwikSupply is looking to formalize the next steps that it will take as a business and think through its pricing model.
Youni is a gamified mobile experience of daily competitions where users post their best photos and videos for the community to vote on a winner. The prizes are sponsored by advertisers on a local, regional and national level. Advertisers now have their brands associated with amazing experiences lived by millennials who will have a $200 Billion yearly spending power in 2017.