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Rally, Rally! Sandbox Startups Among Those Pitching for $25K in Startup Competition

Posted on Mar 23, 2022
Ten Kansas City startups, eight of which are Technology Venture Studio and Digital Sandbox KC alums, will compete for $25,000 in funding at Get Started Omaha.

Husch Blackwell is spearheading this premier pitch competition, which takes place in-person and virtually on April 6. A total of 30 regional, seed-stage startups, 10 of which are from the Kansas City metro, represent five industry tracks: healthcare and education; manufacturing, transportation and logistics; food and agriculture; energy, natural resources and real estate; and technology and financial services. Six startups—a winner from the five industry tracks and the people’s choice selection—will pitch for an opportunity to win $25,000.

The event is free for all. Register to attend in person or virtually at getstartedomaha.com. Let’s support our Technology Venture Studio and #StartupKC family! 

Startups in the competition representing Kansas City include: 

Air Traffic Awareness provides an in-flight streamlined user interface for pilots to prevent any risk of collision.

AZELLA Advisor takes answers from a series of questions to create your logo, colors, imagery, audience and key message (your brand), then website. Advisors set up social media, CRM and targeted campaigns with the click of a button.

DataSource LLC allows e-commerce sellers to reduce carbon emissions, cost, and increase coverage.

Diversity Telehealth is a platform that solves the real problem of no-shows for both patients and physicians.

InvestXYZ embeds a real-world high-tech project into each core course that every kid has to take.

Love Lifesciences LLC is a medical device company developing a series of patent pending injection safety devices to improve the patient experience when self-administered injection medications are required for care

MD MatchUp is the matchmaking app for healthcare and focuses the Find-a-Doc search around patients seeking complementary providers.

Particle Space is creating the fastest way to build real estate technology by providing software developers pre-built customizable templates to quickly build apps off of.

SaRA (Strength and Resilience Assistant) Health gives musculoskeletal providers a way to provide "PT-light" to impact larger populations in both a preventative and rehab setting.

SeeInMe Instant Connector cards employ NFC technology and QR codes to ensure instant access to a vulnerable person’s Personality Profile to ensure continuity of care.

Need help getting first-round funding for your startup?

Digital Sandbox KC is now accepting applications for its next round of proof-of-concept funding, with project funding of up to $20,000. Learn more and apply at www.digitalsandboxkc.com/apply.