Tampa Bay WaVE Showcase

The Best of the Best from Tampa's Top Accelerator

Hear first hand from the WaVE’s most promising companies.

The Tampa Bay WaVE, our regions premier accelerator, will be bringing their monthly pitch night to the 2018 Innovation Summit in the form of a Premier Innovation Showcase. In this showcase, the WaVE’s most promising companies from their Launch and Grow cohorts will be pitching their businesses and highlighting the most innovative aspects of their technology.

12:00pm, March 29th, Amalie Arena

This is your chance to have an inside view into the cutting edge of Tampa Bay’s startup ecosystem and get to know the talented people that are creating the future of Tampa Bay technology.

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The Companies

Hear 7 minute pitches from each of the below WaVE companies.

CareValet is the leading-edge healthcare tool accessible via mobile devices and on the web that revolutionizes the healthcare experience.  This innovative mobile app operating system engages consumers, healthplan employees, and employers by providing a centralized place to access in-network healthcare providers, telemedicine physicians, schedule appointments and even locate low cost medications. The CareValet web portal and mobile app enhances the benefits experience by providing a “Guided Consumer Experience”​.  Benefits brokers, employers, TPAs, reinsurance carriers, and other vendors utilize CareValet’s technology to disrupt the mundane and antiquated experience their employer clients and healthcare plans have come to know.

Global Safety Management (GSM) saves lives by making the workplace and the environment safer. Chemical manufacturers use GSM’s patent-pending software, to get critical safety documents (Safety Data Sheets) to users faster and easier than ever before…in minutes, not hours. Manufacturers can’t sell their products without this mandatory product safety documentation. Traditional production of Safety Data Sheets (SDS) requires experts with knowledge of interactions with millions of potential products and takes hours and days. GSM is disruptive and innovative because it does what no one else can…it makes it possible for non-experts to create safety data sheets and labels in any language in minutes.

Harness’ Connected Giving platform is an innovative technology that helps non-profits of all sizes more efficiently collect from and engage with their donors. Harness is currently working hand in hand with over 100 organizations across the USA who have adopted Connected Giving. Harness’ early success and overall value proposition has led to the company being named the 2016 Tampa Bay Rays Breakout Startup Company of the Year and most recently, Tampa Bay’s 2017 Emerging Technology Company of the Year.

Knack is the nation’s fastest growing and most affordable peer tutoring platform for college students – active on over 40+ universities. The marketplace enables top-performing college students to sign up as ‘Course Experts’ and offer one-on-one and group tutoring services. Students looking for help in their coursework can find and meet up with Course Experts on-campus for relevant, affordable, and effective peer tutoring. The company’s mission is to help students discover and deliver their knack, giving them the best platform to build, sharpen, and showcase their skills and abilities.

MyArea Network is a digital media company operating in more than 75 markets across the United States. Through our online platform, we provide local content, advertising, and promotions on entertainment, dining, events, business services, and community activities that drive user involvement and engagement. It is a source for our members and visitors to engage with businesses both online and offline in their local area.

Priatek designs and manages custom prize promotions for local and national businesses under its in2win brand. in2win promotions engage consumers through a network of interactive kiosks located in high-traffic locations as well as the in2win mobile app.

SavvyCard is a Software-as-a-Service Platform that simplifies the process and improves performance of generating leads through digital ad channels, such as Facebook. SavvyCard has recently signed a channel sales agreement with CoreLogic, a $1.9B revenue public company (NYSE:CLGX) with multiple listing (“MLS”) relationships serving over 1 million real estate agents and data for over 100 million households. CoreLogic will sell SavvyCard powered Real Estate services into the $12.5B residential real estate marketing / lead generation marketplace. In markets where SavvyCard is sold, CoreLogic will integrate the system directly into their MLS software suite, exposing SavvyCard paid marketing services to Realtors® every time they post a new listing on the MLS, creating a powerful competitive advantage in terms of brand visibility and sales channel access over potential competitors.

Script is a school software platform that digitizes paper driven processes of collect signatures, payments, forms and activities. Parents participate through an app and teachers/administrators use a web portal. Script handles all of the collection, routing, and data so educators can teach more and manage less. With Script, “Little Johnny” will never need to be the main contact and delivery method for the parents forms, payments, and information.

Washlava is the laundry experience that lets you reserve and pay for machines from your smartphone.


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