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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

CookItFor.Us sends a cookie bomb!

Check out this fun video and discover what a “Cookie Bomb” is:

Get your homemade cookies now:

Filed under: Company Blog Post,Status Updates — Tags: , — February 12, 2012

Those crazy startups!

FoodGenius from the class of 2011 is obviously all about food – to test their API they spent an evening on a “Curry crawl” letting the API tell them where they should go next based on its recommendations and their ratings.  IDEO was instrumental in putting it all together  (IDEO and FoodGenius have been working together closely) and it looks like it was a blast!

Filed under: Company Blog Post,Status Updates — Tags: , — January 24, 2012