Betamore Announces Companies for VC Pitch Day and Demo at Beta City

9/24/15

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Betamore is pleased to announce the eight companies who are selected to present their businesses at the first ever Venture Pitch Day and the Demo at Beta City’s VIP event.

The companies selected to present at Venture Pitch Day are:

- Alchemy Learning

- Artichoke

- Citelighter

- Protenus

- Quantified Care

- Sickweather

- Sonavex

- Yet Analytics

A Conversation with Shelly Blake-Plock, CEO of Yet Analytics


Plank Industries, Camden Partners, Baltimore Angels, TEDCO,
and others will join Greenspring Associates, Grotech Ventures and NEA to hear pitches from leading Maryland companies.

Fifteen additional companies have been selected to join these businesses to Demo at Beta City’s VIP event later that afternoon at City Garage. Those companies are:

  • Bowerbags
  • EduPal
  • HEX Performance
  • Hungry Harvest
  • Immuta
  • LarkSpear
  • Milestone Sports
  • NewsUp
  • OpiaTalk
  • Oros
  • Parking Panda
  • ShapeU
  • StraighterLine
  • VoltRide
  • Zest Tea


A Video Conversation with Justin Shelby, CEO and Co-founder of Artichoke - Interviewed by Edwin Warfield


A Conversation with Nick Miller, 2015 EY Maryland Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, and CEO and Co-founder of Parking Panda - Interviewed by Edwin Warfield


A Video Conversation with Burck Smith, CEO of StraighterLine - Interviewed by Edwin Warfield


“This group represents some of the best and brightest companies from the region,” said Betamore CEO Jennifer Meyer. “Helping companies like these grow is central to making Baltimore a global destination for entrepreneurship.”

Venture Pitch Day is the first event of three in Beta City, hosted at City Garage (101 W. Dickman St. Baltimore, Md. 21230), a new marquee event that will illuminate and celebrate the startups and businesses that are fueling the region’s economic and employment growth. The day-long event will showcase the strengths and growth of entrepreneurship in Greater Baltimore. Beta City will provide a platform for leading regional entrepreneurs to demonstrate their products and services, and share their stories with venture capital leaders and the larger regional business community.

Other events during the day include:

  • VIP event at Plank Industries’ new innovation center, City Garage, featuring a campus tour and demos
  • An evening networking event at City Garage and awards ceremony highlighting the individuals and businesses who have made a powerful impact on the region’s community
  • Tour stop during Pitch Across Maryland
  • A celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship


Beta City will be an anchor event of the fourth annual Baltimore Innovation Week and the second-to-last stop for the 2015 Startup Maryland Pitch Across Maryland. Tickets to Venture Pitch Day and other Beta City events are available at betacity.co.

About Betamore

Established in 2012, Betamore is an award-winning coworking space, incubator and campus for technology and entrepreneurship. Its mission is to make Baltimore a leading global entrepreneurship destination that aligns businesses, government, not-for-profit entities, and centers of education with entrepreneurs who drive creative commercialization. Betamore aims to stimulate the establishment and growth of early stage startup companies through business collaboration and incubation. The organization offers a career-focused education led by current industry experts to a growing public community of learners that aims to fill the gap between a traditional liberal arts education and the demand of 21st century jobs.

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