Accelerators New Jersey

NJ’s TechLaunch LaunchPad Fires Up 7 Startups At Demo Day


NJ TechLaunch Accelerator Demo Day

New Jersey’s startup accelerator the TechLaunch LaunchPad introduced 7 new startups to the world on Monday afternoon. The demo day event, hosted at Montclair State University showed off the third cohort of New Jersey’s premiere startup accelerator.

Like most accelerators across the country, LaunchPad received hundreds of applications for the program that put entrepreneurs and their company’s through a 16 week intense business training and product development program.

TechLaunch, the startup initiative that hosts LaunchPad, knows that Demo Day isn’t the end for these startups, it’s just the beginning. “As important as Demo Day is for the teams to formally present to an investor audience, it’s just the start as they go on to build their businesses, utilizing the training and resources offered to them during an exciting and challenging LaunchPad. The entire TechLaunch staff and I are very proud of them and look forward to their successes moving forward.” TechLaunch founder Mario Casabona said in a statement.

Here are the seven companies that debuted this week:

Animal Social Club
ASC is a social loyalty platform that helps consumers find and engage with the brands that they love most. We give users the ability to collect and trade digital reward cards from the world’s top brands as well as the hottest up-and-coming designers.

FUSAR Technologies
FUSAR seeks to develop the world’s most advanced wearable technologies that will keep you safe on the road and racetrack. FUSAR’s inaugural product is the GUARDIAN which features a true heads-up display and powerful onboard computer, provides motorcyclists with vital information about their surroundings.

Inspirity offers a cloud-based B2B platform for businesses to start their mobile strategy starting with a quick and easy conversion of their websites into a mobile version in just 1 click and 1 minute, with further ability to drive ongoing marketing initiatives.

MobileArq School Directory Plus is a robust and easy-to-use integrated App that combines a school directory for parents with a fundraising & group communications platform for the Parent Teacher Organization (PTA). Currently, over 20,000 parents are using MobileArq services.

Outdoor Exchange
OX is building the world’s largest community marketplace for the listing, discovery, and booking of outdoor gear. We are building that community by selling memberships for an affordable annual fee for access to high quality outdoor gear.

Retail Shopping Systems
RSS is transforming the in-store shopping experience. Our CartMagic product provides shoppers with a dynamic interactive visual experience, mounted right on the shopping cart handlebar.

SHIELDtech provides community members a unique solution that incorporates a wireless panic device, partnered with a smartphone application, to enable them to quickly and discreetly alert public safety of an emergency at the simple push of a button.