#innovationIOWA Startup Accelerator Launches 8 New Ventures

Eight new companies got their official start last week thanks to the Iowa Startup Accelerator in Cedar Rapids. The new ventures are:

  • SwineTech, New Sharon; a cost-effective method for preventing pork layon deaths
  • GolfRz, Des Moines, an app for providing better access to private golf clubs
  • EARMashin, Los Angeles; an app that allows users to discover music and find live events
  • TaxiTapp, Champaign, Illinois; a mobile booking platform for traditional taxi services
  • Stratbase, Iowa City, an online strategic planning tool for nonprofits
  • GoQuets, Des Moines; an online order platform for live flower orders
  • Care Academy, Boston; an educational system for caregivers
  • CareDrop, Cedar Rapids; a software platform to help family caregivers find local resources

#innovationIOWA CareDroop, Goquets to be featured at 1 Million Cups

CareDrop, Goquets to be featured at 1 Million Cups

This week, 1 Million Cups features CareDrop and Goquets at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Vault Coworking and Collaboration Space, 415 12th Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids. Both companies are currently participating in the Iowa Startup Accelerator’s 2015 cohort.

CareDrop provides on-demand support for non-professional caregivers through a mobile application. Goquets makes ordering flowers online easier for both consumers and local florists.

For more information about 1 Million Cups, a free, weekly educational event for entrepreneurs, business owners and community members, visit www.1millioncups.com.