The 10 projects accelerating at Startup Porto Accelerator
The second edition of Startup Porto Accelerator is coming to its end and now, after refine concepts, test models and get some inputs it´s time to know more about the 10 projects that are accelerating in the programme organised by ANJE – Portuguese Association of Young Entrepreneurs and INESC TEC. Subcultours, Couch MW, GO-ER, EmotAI, iClimate Advisor, Lumer, BeGoodToo, B.Create, Predict Churn and The One Pixel Games are moving forward to the final period of acceleration and the Demo Day for these entrepreneurs is near.
After attending workshops, mentoring sessions, Entrepreneurs Social Clubs and interact with experts, mentors and investors from different geographies and sectors of activity, the entrepreneurs are ready to reveal a solid concept of their value proposal for the market. Let´s see what value these 10 projects can add on to the market:
Subcultours is a booking platform for creative experiences with artists and creative entrepreneurs. Customers can scan artist profiles to select their preferred date and suggested price. From workshops to concerts, artists will design the perfect experience for you. Subcultours takes a 20% commission on each booking and charges a monthly/yearly membership fee from hotels and hostel partners who use the platform to find relevant artists for their own projects (exemple: in-house events, construction, designing).
Couch MW is the first Mental Health Screening Chatbot in Europe that predicts if a user needs psychological support, gives advice and can book a video consultation in our telemedicine platform. Couch is a platform (WebApp) that aggregates and puts in contact psychologists and the people who need their help, so they can have video consultations online. It saves time and money, is comfortable and helps to minimize stigma. In addition to clinical psychology, Couch MW tackles organizational psychology that deals with career management and career improvement.
GO-ER is a social recommendation travel platform that makes it easy to find the right travellers to ask for specific advice about your next trip and where you can fund it by sharing your tips, past travel experiences and inspire other travellers.
EmotAI is an invaluable part of gamers training to reach their full potential and achieve their goals. We help people more effectively manage their emotions, monitor their critical thinking skills and retrieve their focus. EmotAI brings balance to our lives.
iClimate Advisor provides a new reliable, accurate and advance weather forecast for short, medium and long range forecast based on knowledge, skills and a new algorithm to help to take the smartest and wise decisions for your business.
Lumer is the world’s first smartphone lighter. It’s a smart lighter that recharges on the phone and has an app that tracks the user’s smoking habit. It syncs via Bluetooth, providing notifications to users so they don’t lose their lighter again. Contrary to all gas lighters, Lumer is completely electrical which makes it both windproof and allowed on airports. Lumer is the way to raise smokers awareness of their habit and aims to end with disposable lighters.
BeGoodToo is a private social network for anyone interested in a direct and personal relationship with Buddhist Masters and their teachings. Through ebooks, videos, photos and podcasts, Buddhist Masters will communicate wisdom, and also funding noble causes worldwide.
B.Create is a new product development platform for wine companies helping to reduce product development time and costs by integrating activities that bring teams and stakeholders together.
Predict Churn is a comprehensive analytics platform to anticipate potential cancellation of a subscription service. We collect and unify data from a wide variety of sources to both learn and understand customer behaviour. We help SaaS businesses to never lose a customer again.
The One Pixel Games is a collaborative agency that brings together mobile game developers to deliver top quality games in a more efficient and satisfying environment for all. This project - that will work as a spinoff of The One Pixel - will create a big network to minimize the painful process most mobile game developers feel throughout the journey of creating and publishing a game.