Meet the Semi-Finalists For Innovator of the Year Award

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 - Phan Cave provides the ULTIMATE tailgating experience. From corporate outings and charity events to brand experiences and university tailgates, Phan Cave is Philadelphia’s only professional mobile tailgating experience.

ECE Locker RoomECE Locker Room provides an online solution that simplifies the hiring and employment processes of Early Childhood Education Centers in Pennsylvania. The site 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 - Bakers Bakery is a pet and people bakery owned and operated by people with disabilities. Local service providers like Devereux , Melmark and Kaleidoscope can provide vocational/training opportunities for their clients.

KarmaGames - KarmaGames is a social platform of transformation and engagement, for individuals, teams and cultures. It is an innovative solution model for personal, professional and spiritual development,  that combines an authentic social community, a game, Competitive Zen, collaboration, learning, coaching, daily engagement and contribution.

Prelude - Prelude is an interactive digital “owner’s manual” for apartment renters. It helps property managers welcome new residents, while supporting lead generation by showcasing a community’s amenities and quality customer service.

FOCUS FoodsFOCUS Foods urban aquaponics farms will grow and sell fresh, sustainable, healthy food. Aquaponics produces negligible greenhouse gases, is soil-and-pesticide-free, and uses just 5% of the water used in conventional farming.

Semi-finalists: Group Two

Time Machine Walking Tours - The Time Machine is a virtual museum in your pocket. It displays pictures taken exactly where the user is standing, allowing 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 - 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 provides the best learning opportunity for students, all while saving schools much needed funds.

Livegenic - 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 service that enhances customer service support capabilities.

Home Theater - Home Theater brings the movie theatre to the home. It is a singular website that acts as both a film studio and movie streaming service - in effect, the modernization of filmmaking.

Colliders Accelerator - 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. Their corporate matchmaking service and technology gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to find the perfect corporate business match.

Focus Media ServicesFocus Media Services wants to take aerial photography mainstream. The goal is to develop an online platform and app to offer quality affordable aerial videography/photography services with the use of drone technology.

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