PRLog - Aug. 4, 2011 - SALT LAKE CITY -- Salt Lake City - BoomStartup, a mentorship-driven seed accelerator for web, mobile and software start-ups, and a founding TechStars Network Member, will host its anticipated 2011 Demo Day on August 19, 2011, at the Prospector Theatre in Park City, Utah.
Notable investors from at least seven states will hear pitches from the ten start-ups that completed BoomStartup’
“Investors should be impressed with this year’s class of start-ups,” said John Richards, co-Managing Partner of BoomStartup. “They have employed lean startup principles and worked hard to nail their business models and establish customer traction.”
In May, BoomStartup selected ten promising start-up companies from across the country to participate in the three-month, full-time program. Each company received up to $15,000 in seed capital, an additional $15,000 in in-kind services, free office space and resources, and an education in the various steps of launching a technology company. Notable investor-mentors gave of their financial resources and time as mentors to the entrepreneurs.
The 2011 Investor-mentors include Kimball Wirig of Dentrix; Craig Bott of Grow Utah Ventures, MarketStar, and E&Y; Craig Earnshaw of LifeLink Corporation;
This is BoomStartup’
# # #
Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, BoomStartup is a mentorship-driven seed accelerator focusing its efforts on providing seed capital, mentors, and markets for its energetic tech entrepreneur participants. BoomStartup is a three-month, summer program (May-August)