The results are in – We have narrowed down the applications for the Innovator of the Year Award, powered by PECO. Next week, the semi-finalists will present their idea to a panel of judges at HeadRoom, who will choose the five finalists to present at the competition on September 24th. RSVP today!
Semi-finalists: Group One
Phan Cave -Â Phan Cave provides the ULTIMATE tailgating experience. From corporate outings and charity events to brand experiences and university tailgates, Phan Cave is Philadelphiaâ€™s only professional mobile tailgating experience.
ECE Locker Room – ECE Locker RoomÂ providesÂ an online solution that simplifies the hiring and employment processes of Early Childhood Education Centers in Pennsylvania. The siteÂ frees up Early Childhood Education Directors by providing one central, web-based location for all early childhood education employees to create and maintain a compliant employment file.
New Avenue Foundation -Â Bakers Bakery is a pet and people bakery owned and operated by people with disabilities. Local service providers like Devereux , Melmark and Kaleidoscope canÂ provide vocational/training opportunities for their clients.
KarmaGames -Â KarmaGamesÂ isÂ a social platform of transformation and engagement, for individuals, teams and cultures.Â ItÂ is an innovative solution model for personal, professional and spiritual development, Â that combines an authentic social community, a game, Competitive Zen, collaboration, learning, coaching, daily engagement and contribution.
PreludeÂ -Â Prelude is an interactive digital “owner’s manual” for apartment renters. It helps property managers welcome new residents, while supporting lead generationÂ by showcasing a community’s amenities and quality customer service.
FOCUS Foods – FOCUS Foods urban aquaponics farmsÂ will grow and sell fresh, sustainable, healthy food.Â Aquaponics produces negligible greenhouse gases, isÂ soil-and-pesticide-free, and uses just 5% of the water used in conventional farming.
Semi-finalists: Group Two
Time Machine Walking Tours -Â The Time Machine is a virtual museum in your pocket. It displays pictures taken exactly where the user is standing, allowingÂ visitors to explore the history of places they travel to and also allows residents in areas to learn more about places they pass by every day.
theSMARTSub -Â theSMARTsub is an internet and phone based system that simplifies the substitute teacher (and other employee) search process by automating the calling and reporting. This providesÂ the best learning opportunity for students, allÂ while saving schools much needed funds.
Livegenic -Â Livegenic delivers a unique video platform for business that offers real-time streaming and live interactive collaboration, video field documentation, and customer self-service capabilities, all in one easy-to-use cloud based serviceÂ thatÂ enhances customer service support capabilities.
HomeÂ TheaterÂ -Â Home Theater brings the movie theatre to the home. ItÂ is a singular website that acts as both a film studio and movie streaming serviceÂ -Â in effect, the modernization of filmmaking.
Colliders Accelerator -Â Colliders Accelerator offers a unique opportunity for women entrepreneurs in the greater Philadelphia area to receive the customized mentoring they need to refine and launch their business ideas. TheirÂ corporate matchmaking service and technology gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to find the perfect corporate business match.
Focus Media Services – Focus Media Services wants to take aerial photography mainstream.Â TheÂ goal is to develop an online platform and app to offer quality affordable aerial videography/photography services with the use of drone technology.