Our friends at the Metropreneur wrap of their series on the 10X teams making waves in Central Ohio

10X Tuesday: Businesses Building Ground in Columbus

The final installment of 10X Tuesday features four more businesses vying for a place in the Columbus market. From retail to news to trading, innovators are coming together through the accelerator to bring new ideas to Central Ohio.

Unparalleled access to mentors and advisers that are experts in their fields have helped each team grow. Teams already in their markets, like many featured this week, have used 10X as a valuable time to refine their business for future success. Continue reading…

10X Demo Day with Keynote Speaker Paul Singh

 We are approaching the 10X Demo Day on Friday, November 15th and are excited to unveil the 10X Class of 2013.
Here are the details for the event:
10X Demo Day- Presented by Founders Factory
Date: Friday, November 15th
Start Time: 1 – 4:30 P.M., doors open at 12
Format: Join fellow investors, venture capitalists, angel investors, 10X mentors, potential customers, and community leaders to experience first hand these 10 startups as they present their businesses, their accelerated traction and explain what the future holds for each of their companies. Be inspired, network, and support the rising accelerator program in Central Ohio.
Twitter Hashtag: #10XDemoDay
 
Location:
The Ohio Union
U.S. Bank Conference Theatre
1739 North High Street
Columbus OH 43210
 
Keynote Speaker:  Paul Singh
Paul is the founder of Dashboard.io — a benchmarking platform for private companies. He is also a Partner at 500 Startups, a 3 year old “super angel” fund headquartered in Mountain View, CA and as overseen the investments in 525+ companies across 35+ countries.  He is currently serving as an Entrepreneur in Residence with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and DHS/USCIS. Prior to Dashboard.io and 500, Paul was the founder of a few of his own startups (two successful exits and a number of failures in between) and spent some time at PBworks, AOL and Symantec. He can be reached at twitter.com/paulsingh
 
Parking for Demo Day is located at the Ohio Union Parking garage adjacent to the Ohio Union

Space for this event is limited to 
250 people so please register early on our
Eventbrite page

For out of town visitors: 
There has been a block of rooms with a special roomrate reserved for 10X supporters through Thursday Nov. 14th to Sunday the 17th at the Hilton Columbus Downtown. Please notify us ahead of time so we can help make the most out of your trip.

Hotel Accomodation:
Hilton Columbus Downtown 
401 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215
Demo Day is open to the public, so please encourage community leaders and your peers to join us for this once a year event. 

Thanks again for all your support during this years 10X Program. Looking forward to seeing you all at #10XDemoDay

 

The teams in the 10X Startup Accelerator are finding creative solutions to problems. Whether it’s solutions for online or mobile gaming,or an opportunity for key insights into a growing demographic, the program is capable of developing a variety of businesses.

This week’s 10X Tuesday features two companies that are enhancing the mobile and online gaming experience. Panopticon Laboratories makes the online gaming experience more secure while Social Token hopes to make mobile gaming more enjoyable – and profitable – by eliminating ads.

This week also features business information tool, OYE! The technology provides companies with valuable insight to reach Hispanics where they are with the channels they use.

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The Metropreneur

Our friends at The Metropreneur were kind enough to dedicate the next several Tuesdays to the 10X Program and the teams participating in our 2013 class.

The 10X Startup Accelerator is developing its fourth group of entrepreneurs. Since 2011, the accelerator is bringing together various community groups to create an unparalleled mentorship network for startups. During the 10-week program, entrepreneurs learn the ins and outs of what it takes to create a successful company, while receiving early-stage funding and access to mentors knowledgeable in all different areas of business.

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10X Announces the Teams for the Class of 2013

We are excited to introduce the newest class of 10X. This years class includes teams from Jerusalem to Australia and includes startups in the retail, social media, semantic language prediction, innovative news publishing, image recognition, cyber security, and logistics. These entrepreneurs stood out to us through the entire application process and we are excited to get started.  Kick-Off day is Sept 4th! Here they are…

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A Start of Things to Come…

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We will be introducing the 10x teams, uploading videos of the speakers, interviews with key mentors, and posting some exclusive content on the happenings of the startup scene in Ohio and around the Midwest.

Check back for some updates soon.

 

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