Startup accelerator gener8tor kicked off their Winter 2015 class that will be held for the next 12 weeks in Madison. gener8tor recruits, mentors and trains entrepreneurs leading high-tech business ventures from around the world. Since June 2012, the 28 startup graduates from gener8torâ€™s previous five accelerator programs have gone on to raise nearly $35 million in financing and created over 250 jobs.
â€œThe Madison 2015 program brings our most diverse mix of companies ranging in geography from Wisconsin to Florida in industries ranging from healthcare to wine,â€ said Troy Vosseller, co-founder of gener8tor. â€œWeâ€™re excited for these five great companies to join the Madison and gener8tor startup communities.â€
Out of over 400 applications, the following 5 companies were chosen for this class:
GrocerKey – An e-commerce platform that helps grocery stores build an online store and implement profitable pick up and delivery systems.
Bright Cellars – A subscription wine experience that matches members with personalized monthly selections using an algorithm created by its MIT-grad co-founders.
Carson Life – A health and beauty products company focused on the Hispanic market.
Passage – Helps specialty events take control of their ticketing & payments both online and at the door.
AltusMedical Group – A healthcare software-as-a-service company focused on achieving better patient outcomes through continuing medical education.
More information on gener8tor’s newest class is available here.