Meet the AT&T Fast Pitch Finalists

Eight finalists will face off this morning as the AT&T and Baruch College Fast Pitch competition comes to a close.  Over 100 submissions were received from across the U.S. in the two-month-long competition.  Company pitches had to fit one of three categories: Wealth, Education & Health or Enjoyment.  Tuesday morning the eight finalists – representing industries from financial services to entertainment – will deliver their final 5-minute pitches to a panel of esteemed judges from the tech and entrepreneurship community.  There’s still time to register here - the event starts at 11am.  Be sure to follow us on Twitter (@EShipBaruch #ATTBaruchFastPitch) and Facebook for competition updates.

Meet the Finalists

ESTIMIZE
Industry: Web Services
Category: Wealth
Employees: 3
Location: New York City

Estimize is a platform built to facilitate the sharing and discovery of a more comprehensive set of earnings and economic estimates.  Estimize makes it easy for buy side and independent traders to share estimates in a structured way with the social finance community. Participate in Estimize to build your name as a star analyst, or simply discover a more complete view of market expectations.

ZAZUM INC
Industry: Marketing/Advertising
Category: Enjoyment
Employees: 3
Location:  Redwood City, California

Zazum introduces a revolutionary new ACR technology that triggers mobile devices when they’re within hearing of a TV, Film, OOH screen or other speaker. Unlike fingerprinting or watermarking, our patent-pending audio barcodes are short, inaudible, and instantly trigger mobile phones and tablets. We use our technology on our product SeeLoveBuy, the mCommerce app for shopping from TV.

LOVETHATFIT
Industry: Internet/Web Services
Category:  Wealth
Employees: 4
Location: New York City

LoveThatFit is a virtual online shopping platform that allows users to try clothes on, see how they fit and look, and addresses the social aspect of shopping. Consumers are frustrated with constantly returning items and retailers spend billions of dollars per year on returns.  LoveThatFit solves this and gives users a realistic experience.

PIXLEE
Industry: Media and Entertainment
Category: Enjoyment
Employees: 3
Location: New York City

Pixlee is a Flickr for businesses. We help companies with branding and marketing through pictures. We provide a third party photo organization and sharing service with front end design and back end analytics so companies can more effectively use their photos to engage with consumers. We have a product, customers, and hope to have paying costumer very soon. http://pixlee.com/awad is an example. “Random Photos” is crowd-sourced. You can add to it.

GZ POINTS
Industry: Education
Category: Education & Health
Employees: 4
Location: New York City

GZpoints.com rewards students with deals to businesses based on their grades in school, attendance and community service.  Our online platform makes it easy for schools to upload their student excel sheets and convert student grades into GZpoints. Students can easily check their points and print out coupons with QR codes which can be scanned and redeemed by our partnering businesses. We also have an app for kids to redeem coupons on their mobile devices.

NESTEGG
Industry: Financial Services
Category: Wealth
Employees: 6
Location: New York City

NestEgg’s vision is a world where regular people can access the most sophisticated investment tools used by Wall Street for its wealthiest clients.  We help investors understand their money across accounts, create and monitor diversified portfolios, build personalized financial plans, and connect them with financial institutions to implement our recommendations. Our algorithmic investment guru takes the emotion out of investing and protects your wealth.

INSTREMIA
Industry: Education
Category: Education & Health
Employees: 3
Location: New York City

Instreamia takes the best language learning resources and methods on the Internet, and intelligently connects them in one place. Learners can learn from videos and blogs with integrated reference materials, have conversations with native speakers, and interact with content through intelligent, adaptive exercises.

TACTONIC TECHNOLOGIES
Industry: Technology
Category: Education & Health
Employees: 4
Location: New York City

Tactonic Technologies makes next-generation Touch 2.0 products and applications possible by enabling surface interaction everywhere. The future of touch goes far beyond the current simple Touch 1.0 pinch and flick gestures. Interaction opportunities exist wherever a hand, foot or any object touches a surface. Tactonic Technologies provides Touch and Pressure Imaging components, products and solutions to address these interaction opportunities.

 

 

 

 

 

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