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Announcing the 2022 Render Competition Finalists

We are excited to announce the 14 finalists of the 2022 Render Competition who will compete to be one of the 8 startups winning a $100,000 investment. Learn more about the amazing finalists below and make sure to sign up for our 2022 Render Competition Pitch Event, Thursday September 22nd, at Lynn Family Stadium to … Continued

We are excited to announce the 14 finalists of the 2022 Render Competition who will compete to be one of the 8 startups winning a $100,000 investment. Learn more about the amazing finalists below and make sure to sign up for our 2022 Render Competition Pitch Event, Thursday September 22nd, at Lynn Family Stadium to help us celebrate the 8 winning companies who will be funded and growing from Greater Louisville.

GiftStock

GiftStock unleashes gifts that keep on growing. We are an investing app focused on P2P gifts of stocks and crypto. Users can even create registries of stocks on their wish lists for weddings or graduations. GiftStock also is streamlining the outdated charitable gifting process of highly appreciated stock.

Location: Bowling Green, KY

Founded: 2022

TitleWise

TitleWise offers a powerful web-based tool for creating digital reports and databases specifically designed for real estate title abstractors. Completely customizable to meet any formatting needs, researchers produce typed reports in the field, on-the-go, remotely. What’s more, all clients surveyed indicated TitleWise reports add value and consistency.

Location: Clarksville, Indiana

Founded: 2017

Smoove Creations

Smoove Creations gives corporations the ability to create customizable footwear in minutes. Using Smoove Creations 3D design studio, customers select their shoe, upload custom artwork, create color schemes, and add custom text. Smoove Creations has generated more than $100K in lifetime revenue and currently has worked with 22 corporate clients.

Location: Highland Heights, KY (Greater Cincinnati area)

Founded: 2022

Metapyxl

Metapyxl is solving the missing security component, protecting digital media by encrypting digital assets with a secure proof of ownership, proactively locking in metadata surviving screen shots to stripping algorithms. Digital works are managed for distribution, monetization and license agreements with customizable attached smart contracts all registered on the Blockchain.

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Founded: 2019

LeadMeNot

LeadMeNot is a digital wellness platform that leverages accountability, radical transparency, and artificial intelligence to fight destructive digital habits. We monitor users’ devices, alert their trusted partners when users go beyond their set boundaries, proactively, and foster reflection to help understand the ‘why’ behind their struggles.

Location: Tulsa, OK

Founded: 2021

Melanated Healthcare

Melanated Healthcare is a digital health platform that connects Black and people of color (BIPOC) to culturally congruent health professionals. We aim to decrease racial health disparities by increasing access to non-discriminatory, exceptional care.

Location: Louisville, KY

Founded: 2020

FANLUV

FANLUV is a blockchain based social network that enables its users to monetize their content and earn revenue through FANLUV token.

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Founded: 2020

Gamerabble

Gamerabble is the first of its kind, gamified esports coaching and training platform for gamers who want to improve in a fun, toxicity-free, and inclusive space where you can learn from your peers while getting rewards that will make improving more enjoyable than ever before.

Location: Tampa, Florida

Founded: 2021

Connect

Connect serves hyper-focused digital ad placements. We associate geographic locations to digital devices, driving your marketing message to targeted individuals’ laptops, smartphones, tablets, and desktops.

Location: Louisville, KY

Founded: 2020

Black UX Labs

We connect expert talent to companies looking to hire User Experience (UX) professionals through an unmatched marketplace of multicultural talent.

Location: Louisville, KY

Founded: 2020

Sensegrass

Sensegrass is a soil intelligence platform for fertilizer management. We use a combination of AI-based recommendations and soil sensors to deliver real-time soil health analyses and targeted nutrient management. We help farmers and companies reduce chemical fertilizer use, increase crop yields, and grow more sustainably.

Location: Fremont, CA

Founded: 2020

Dreami

Despite its monumental impact on career progression, access to mentorship is not equitable and is locked behind exclusive professional networks or luck. Dreami is breaking down the barriers to mentorship by providing a delightfully beautiful and scalable platform.

Location: Redwood City, CA

Founded: 2021

PrepSharp

Millions of students take the ACT/SAT, so test-prep products abound. Still, many turn to tutors who routinely influence the considerable capital poured into the test-prep process. But no platform exists to address the unique needs of tutors. PrepSharp is the first solution on the market for test-prep professionals.

Location: Louisville, KY

Founded: 2019

Splitsy

A mobile app that allows users to automate the process of splitting recurring bills such as rent, utilities, streaming services, and more without the need for peer-to-peer payments.

Location: St. Louis, MO

Founded: 2020


Don’t miss a night of networking and celebration of the Lousiville and Southern Indiana startup community -sign up for the 2022 Render Competition Pitch Event here!

We envision a robust and thriving regional economy where entrepreneurs see the Midwest and South as a place they can find appropriate risk capital necessary for them to start and grow.

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