Boomtown Boulder

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Boomtown is a mentorship-driven startup accelerator founded by Alex Bogusky, Toby Krout, Stephan Groth, and Jose Vieitez that holds 12 week programs for startups in Boulder, Colorado.[1]

The program funds and develops startups in the industries of internet, mobile and software — particularly in the media, design, marketing and ad tech sectors. Boomtown operates two sessions each year in downtown Boulder.[2] Startups selected for the program receive $20,000 in seed money in addition to services and perks valued at $40,000 and $700,000, respectively. Farmore Capital Group is Boomtown's lead investor.[3]

Boomtown Spring 2015

  • Assembly
  • Audienced
  • Benchmark
  • Feedbac
  • MailDeck
  • RealTalk
  • Tribeca Mobile

Boomtown Fall 2014

  • Kickfurther, a marketplace for crowdfunding working capital. [4]
  • MediaNest, a cloud application that provides video distribution, promotion and analytics to companies.[5]
  • Truthly, the world's largest database of health research in a simple, ad-free online tool.[6]
  • Peach, a free mobile app that allows customers to instantly compare and buy warranty coverage.[7]
  • Thrivepass, the world's first Wellness Spending Account.[8]
  • Parkifi, a real time parking occupancy platform.[9]
  • BitsBox, a website and monthly subscription box for children to learn computer programming.[10]
  • Derive, a data analytics company for “Internet of Things” stakeholders.[11]
  • Factivate, a cloud-based spreadsheet for employees who want to have real time information and just-in-time reactions.[12]

Boomtown Spring 2014

  • Chui, a smart doorbell company that uses facial recognition to secure your home.[13]
  • PhotoFeeler, an online service through which people can get crowd-sourced assessments of pictures they use for their online profiles.[14]
  • Content BLVD, an online marketplace where brands can pay to have their products included in blogs, television shows, and other media properties for consumers to see.[15]
  • WUF, a smart dog collar that allows for remote training through the owner's cell phone.[16]
  • 6px, a cloud-based API for digital image processing.[17]
  • College Press Club, an ad-ordering service for college newspapers around the country.[18]

References

  1. "Alex Bogusky behind new Boulder startup accelerator Boomtown". Daily Camera. http://www.dailycamera.com/boulder-business/ci_25036989/alex-bogusky-behind-new-boulder-startup-accelerator-boomtown. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  2. "Startup Accelerator 'Boomtown' Launches with Alex Bogusky's Help". AdAge. http://adage.com/article/digital/startup-accelerator-boomtown-launches-boulder/291381/. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  3. "Bogusky Hopes to Capitalize on Ad Tech Boom with New Accelerator". Xconomy. http://www.xconomy.com/boulder-denver/2014/01/30/bogusky-hopes-to-capitalize-on-ad-tech-boom-with-new-accelerator/. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  4. http://www.kickfurther.com/
  5. http://medianest.com/
  6. http://www.truthlyapp.com/
  7. https://www.joinpeach.com/
  8. https://thrivepass.com/login
  9. http://www.parkifi.com/
  10. https://bitsbox.com/
  11. http://derive.io/
  12. http://www.factivate.com/
  13. "Dallas Tech Startup Chui Crowdfunds an ‘Intelligent’ Doorbell". Xconomy. http://www.xconomy.com/texas/2014/06/19/dallas-tech-startup-chui-crowdfunds-an-intelligent-doorbell/. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  14. "Boomtown Demo Day showcases first six startups to come through new accelerator program". Innovationews. http://innovationews.com/tech-transfer/boomtown-demo-day-showcases-first-six-startups-to-come-through-unique-accelerator-program/. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  15. "Boomtown Boulder: Meet the 6 teams in Alex Bogusky's new startup accelerator". Daily Camera. http://www.dailycamera.com/boulder-business/ci_25497050/boomtown-boulder-startup-accelerator. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  16. "Photos: 2014 Boomtown Boulder Demo Day". Daily Camera. http://mediacenter.dailycamera.com/2014/06/27/photos-2014-boomtown-boulder-demo-day/#1. 
  17. "Boomtown Boulder demo days set for June 27". BizWest. http://bizwest.com/boomtown-boulder-demo-days-set-for-june-27/. 
  18. "Advertise to a Student Audience with College Press Club". Tech Cocktail. http://tech.co/advertise-students-college-press-club-2014-08. 

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