The Syracuse Student Sandbox is a unique business incubator that gives aspiring student entrepreneurs the resources to make their visions a reality. The objective of the Sandbox is to accelerate the process of ideation, development and deployment through mentoring and coaching. The twelve week experiential based program has an end-goal of producing revenue generating entities or investment ready firms.
TapInfluence works with brand marketers, agencies and publishing partners to harness the power of social influencers through content-driven campaigns that are meaningful and useful for consumers. Its Influencer Marketing platform manages all aspects of high-impact social marketing campaigns, helping brand marketers identify and activate influencers, distribute content across all social networks and measure campaign performance.
TaskRabbit connects friendly, reliable people in each neighborhood who can help get items on To-Do list done. They take the task list, assign the person who bids the lowest price to each task and then pay for the service after it is finished.
TechStars provides seed funding from more than 75 top venture capital firms and angel investors who are vested in the success of startups, as well as intense mentorship from hundreds of the best entrepreneurs in the world.
Twilio provides infrastructure APIs for businesses to build scalable, reliable voice and text messaging apps. Twilio is a web-service API that allows users to use existing web languages and skills to build voice and SMS applications. They focus on building a simple, powerful, pay-as-you-go communications platform so that users can focus on what they do best.
Ubooly is a plush toy that uses an Apple iPhone or iPod touch to create an interactive experience. The Ubooly stuffed animal uses your device's voice recognition feature to communicate and interact; regular app updates make it a learning toy, too. Ubooly, a TechStars graduate, is funded through a Kickstarter campaign as well as with investments from SoftTech and 500 Startups.
UniversityParent.com is the #1 college resource guide for millions of parents at over 200 institutions around the nation. UniversityParent helps college parents find out information that they can't live without - everything from when tuition is due to the closest bank to campus.
Headquartered in Denver, ViaWest provides a unique set of colocation, managed hosting solutions and comprehensive services to over 1500 mid-sized and enterprise level businesses nationwide. ViaWest maintains 19 enterprise-class data centers in Colorado, Utah, Oregon, Texas and Nevada, and offers broad and deep expertise to furnish its customers with leading technology infrastructure solutions and the critical resources to support their unique business needs.
Wander is a new startup that will enable users to aggregate and curate their own personal travel guide, post pictures, rate restaurants, map journeys and pin locations, log flights, hotels, and other logistics in the calendar. As the platform grows and gets to know the user better, it will also suggest pieces of information based on the kind of info gathered before, how it's been rated, and what other travelers have found vital. Each travel guide and maps can be shared with contacts through social networks.