START HERE Seed Stage Elevator Pitch Event
Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)
Redwood City, CA
Alison Lewis of Agent of Presence: Agent of Presence is a fashion accessory company developing a disruptive and exciting line of context-aware and responsive fashion accessories, which seamlessly integrates fashionable lifestyle and mobile technologies. Their first product is a line of illuminated leather handbags made in Italy.
Mihir Naware of PhiSix Fashion Labs: PhiSix Fashion Labs is a Bay Area company developing high-fidelity 3D visualization and simulation technologies that enable customers to try on clothes online before they buy online, compose unique looks and styles, and always be sure that they find the best fit. We've overcome the biggest points of customer dissatisfaction with the status quo in apparel e-commerce. Our Hollywood-tested garment technologies move the needle on the top-of-mind issues that CMOs face in attracting, engaging, exciting and converting shoppers into loyal customers across the omni-channel spectrum.
Bette Pearlin of PersonalShopping.com: PersonalShopping.com is an e-commerce site whose mission is to transform online shopping by providing consumers with the best, personalized product recommendations from experts, across retailers.
Li Hong of LemonCrate: LemonCrate is a free service that lets users virtualize personal items such as shoes, clothes, and jewelry and access them anywhere, anytime. Their free app allows users to upload images of items from their closet onto the cloud, organize by personalized categorization, create outfits with images, and plan looks on their calendar. Users have a personalized wardrobe data dashboard providing purchase recommendations and serves as a time and style management tool by offering outfit recommendations created by high accuracy algorithms or an actual personal stylist.
Gina Mancuso of LoveThatFit: LoveThatFit is the first online shopping platform that allows users to try on clothes virtually in-store and online, see how they look & fit, and addresses the social aspect of shopping.
Nathan Koons of Photiq: The Photiq mobile app makes it simple for merchants to display and sell products. The intuitive photo-display makes browsing for product, sharing items you love on social networks and buying from your favorite local merchants easy. Customers can instantly share their favorites across their social channels, putting you in front of more and more potential customers. More importantly, they can buy from you instantly and pick up in store or arrange for shipping.
• 6:00-6:15 Introductions by Jacyn Siebert
• 6:15-7:15 Six companies/designers pitch to the distinguished panel
• 7:15-8:00 Networking
When & Where
Fashion Technology ("FT") Accelerator - Silicon Valley
FT Accelerator is a later stage accelerator program for technology start-ups in the consumer, fashion, and retail industries. It provides a selected group of companies advice and access to capital in partnership with industry experts and investors that have experience and relationships in the technology and consumer industries. It is also a series of monthly fund raising events for fashion tech companies. Please apply – for the event and / or for the accelerator program at FTAccelerator.com.