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Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists to Gather for BoomStartup’s Demo Day
Top Seed-Accelerator Program to Show Off Graduating Class of 2011
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’
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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)