All the east coast buses have stopped rolling for the night. Buspreneurs always happy for solid wifi.
The atmosphere has changed as people are putting their heads down to work. Everyone knows their tasks, the visions are understood and everyone is focused on getting knocking out solid products…all the the lovely glow of the reading lights.
DC and Cincy pitching to mentors, alum and investors from Cincinnati.
One of our buspreneurs had a laptop fail and we are now scrambling to find a replacement. If anyone out there has a replacement you know where we are and we would love to hear from you!
Cincinnati’s brand focused incubator is showing Ohio hospitality and providing much needed food, beer and “dry land” to work in for the DC crew.
Really excited to be here!
8 hours in a bus and DC is taking a stretch break in the sun.
Looks like all the buses are rolling, some still waiting to pop up on the map.
Pitching is done and teams are formed on most East Coast buses, Pitching is well under way on the West Coast.
Some great ideas coming out!
YourGuide – crowd sourced travel guides and tour guides with ratings, recomendations,
InsatgramPhotoChallenge – Platform for managing photo contests on instagram.
Sportsbar radar – don’t end up at a steelers bar if you are a ravens fan!
Fangout – Place where fans hang out: hard to find soccer fans, virtual stadium to watch the game, planning games and game parties at bars or restaurants.
Urban Sherpa – Way to connect visitors with locals to explore urban spaces.
Keep your word – meeting people at networking events, get cards with followups that you always forget…capture followup at time of network.
Octagon – web style analytics for physical things (like posture)
YourAlsoGuide – Aggregate social media data and explicit choices to make up to the minute travel recommendations.
AutoEmpower – Owning a car is a crap investment and repairs suck. Better decisions about where to get repairs.
MoodMap – Social network posts are puclic info, should be able to figure out emotion and create a national mood map.
Twitter sucks – rebuild it around passions with a ui specific to meeting others with same passions.
Infogram – Help businesses translate text posts into infographics super easily.
PhotoClass – Moodle and blackboard are only options for teachers and miss the point. Students interact differently and need lesson tools that work for them. Start with photography classes.
EndersGame – Came up with this whilst drinking last night. Foursquare let’s you check in but individual mayors, no group action. Also allows drive by checkins. Build group capture the flag into foursquare which encourages longer visits.
SexyCity – I like to party. Hard. How do you know which party to go to, or find the underground debauchery. Mobile travel guide/social network for underground adult and alt parties.
Local heros – social q&a for visitors to a city with visualization.
BizStartConnect – Create a social media and collaboration space for startup incubation, working from a position of trust before you coalesce idea with a team and open it to VC insight.
Stock Analysis – Sentiment analysis of stocks compared to price fluctuation
Night owl – where do you go for a big group of guys or girls. Open with batch parties.
Diet for dummies – Standardized nutrition labels in the US is awesome but don’t exist everywhere. Can we scan ingredients and augment a view of the product and control how they eat.
Brocred- Let’s talk about couches. There should be a platform for sharing brocred and thanks for helping carry your couch, or other broly acts.
Filmbus – make a film whilst driving on a bus to austin.
Elipse – I know a lot about toilets. Its on my business cards. I want to help people keep toilets clean because that solves the majority of issues.
Rateeverythinginthegalaxy.com – Live feedback of anyrhing from teachers, events, speakers, concerts etc from students, participants etc.
Groupme for video – When you leave hs or college you branch out from each friend group. Create video voicemail social network for friends.
Small donor foundation – Charitable giving in the us is broken. Only a small % of funds go to project. Set up small donation foundation with full transparency. All projects must havd 5 donor.
TweenDreams – Digital mall for flash sales for kids with parental approval.
Hey that’s cute – People post picture of accesories and people vote.
MyBento Bento boxes of stuff to buy from pinterest, polyvore etc.
Put your money where your mouth is – comit money value to complete a task or reach a goal.
Brocred, with multiple dimensions.
What’s the size – Augmented reality furniture shopping with measurements of rooms.