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Spotlight on SpotHero: Parking Made Easy

Mark Lawrence, CEO of SpotHero, was sick of getting parking tickets. He and partner Jeremy Smith launched SpotHero, a platform for finding affordable parking to help others take the headache out of the urban parking jungle. Hear his plans and how Excelerate is helping grow his company:

Filed under: Company Blog Post,Status Updates — Tags: , — August 8, 2012

Spotlight on Orbeus: Visual Recognition Technology

Before Excelerate, Xing Meng and his team were at MIT and Boston University, developing a complex algorithm allowing for tagging of images in videos. His company, Orbeus, joined Excelerate Labs to figure out how to scale this technology in a successful business.

Filed under: About the Companies,Status Updates — Tags: , — August 1, 2012

Spotlight on Cureeo: Bringing Art to the Masses

Cureeo is an online marketplace for art buyers to discover original works by artists across the country. This week, we put the spotlight on Maida Swenson Fortune, founder and CEO. She explains the story behind Cureeo as well as why Excelerate is such a valuable experience for her team.

Filed under: About the Companies,Status Updates — Tags: , — July 23, 2012

Spotlight on Moxie Jean

Each week of the summer, we will be profiling a different Excelerate 2012 company. In this week’s spotlight, Sharon Schneider, CEO of Moxie Jean, gives viewers a behind the scenes look at how Moxie Jean operates and what they hope to achieve from Excelerate Labs. Stay tuned for the other 9 company spotlights coming soon!

Filed under: About the Companies — Tags: , — July 6, 2012

BabbaCo’s Jessica Kim: The Business Model Pivot

BabbaCo began as an innovative baby products company, but founder Jessica Kim discovered a more fitting business model. Check out her journey and how participating in Excelerate….accelerated her learning.

Filed under: Status Updates — Tags: , — June 14, 2012