Lighthouse Labs, the most founder-friendly startup accelerator on the East Coast, has announced participants of Batch 11, its first ever hybrid program taking place this fall. Kicking off on August 23rd and running through November, the Richmond based program will feature founders hailing from 4 states (3 from Virginia) who are innovating in the fields of PropTech, Sustainability, Healthcare, Sports, and beyond. The fall cohort will be primarily virtual with one-week mid-session of in-person programming in Richmond.
Twice a year, Lighthouse Labs invests $20,000 equity-free in 6-10 early-stage startups. Over 3-months, they receive tailored mentorship, extensive education in scaling a startup, and a cohort community to grow alongside for the long-haul. Batch 11 will include the following teams:
Athlytic is a fully-integrated marketplace that connects student athletes with potential endorsement partners so that they can take advantage of monetizing their likeness without taking away from their performance in academics and in their sport.
Athlytic is founded by Ashton Keys and Jared Eummer and is based in Detroit, MI.
bloomRail is an e-commerce SaaS provider, focused on automation, optimization, and scaling for online sellers.
bloomRail is led by cofounders Allen Rogers and Will Hunt and is based in Richmond, VA.
No Limbits is a ready-to-wear adaptive clothing brand with the mission of increasing comfort, confidence, and independence in those who struggle with clothing due to a disability.
No Limbits is led by founder Erica Cole and is based in Iowa City, IA.
Our World equips students to participate in climate change solutions by providing them with tech-enabled learning experiences that connect them with sustainable technologies, practices, and the means to bring those solutions to their communities.
Our World is led by cofounders Addie Klimek and Blake Blaze and is based in Charlottesville, VA.
Pegasus Admin solves for friction and manual effort in managing third party relationships in commercial real estate development.
Pegasus Admin is led by cofounders Christian Lessard, Anshul Nanda, and Viswas Vuppala, and is based in Leesburg, VA.
SpellBound uses augmented reality to help hospital care teams positively engage patients in treatment, lowering cost of care and improving experience. The first problem we are tackling is patient mobility.
SpellBound is led by founder Christina York and is based in Ann Arbor, MI.
Tribaja is your modern-day work tribe; a digital talent marketplace for underrepresented tech and startup enthusiasts. We are a community that represents the future of work in culture & skillset.
Tribaja is led by founder Shannon Morales and is based in Philadelphia, PA.
WorkCEO makes Invoicing, GPS tracking of technicians, quotes, billing and customer management easier and faster.
WorkCEO is led by cofounders Malcolm and Jason Brown and is based in Philadelphia, PA.