Wearable World Inc. Will Host "Demo Day" for Wearable World Labs Summer 2014 Graduating Class on September 30th
San Francisco-based Wearable World Inc. will host a Demo Day for its second graduating Labs class on Tuesday, September 30th, inviting media, VCs and tech enthusiasts for an exclusive viewing of emerging Wearable and IoT startups
San Francisco, CA, September 18, 2014 (Newswire.com) - Wearable World, Inc., the San Francisco-based media and ventures company, will host “Demo Day” for their graduating Wearable World Labs Summer 2014 Class on Tuesday, September 30th, from 12-4pm PST at Wearable World Headquarters in downtown San Francisco.
Wearable World Labs, founded in 2013, is the world’s first accelerator/incubator blend solely focused on wearable technologies and the Internet of Things (IOT). Labs Class companies are provided with the tools, technology, network, and mentorship to take innovation to a mainstream market.
In its first year of operation, Wearable World Labs achieved a 90% fund rate and a 100% crowdfunding rate. Its first class raised more than $5 million in investor backing, and more than $2.5 million from crowdfunding. Indiegogo startup star and Wearable World Labs alumnus SKULLY is currently breaking crowdfunding records on Indiegogo, zooming past their funding goal in 6 minutes and surpassing the $1.9 million mark with 22 days left in the campaign.
"Wearable World Labs was created to foster the growth and drive innovation of the Wearables and IoT ecosystem. Each class brings such a unique blend of entrepreneurs and products that are thoroughly enjoyable to work with. We spend an intense 90 days together working on every piece of business and product between business/product development and prototyping, to meeting investors to building strategic partnerships with major brands. I can't tell you how humbling it is to work with each of them and to be a part of their growth as they enter the program on day one and graduate on day 90. I'm looking forward to continuing to watch them as they become the companies to know in our ecosystem."
The Summer 2014 Class is Wearable World Labs’ second graduating class, and includes a diverse array of companies ranging from fashion tech to healthcare to smart home devices. The companies that will be demoing on September 30th include: Auralytics, CreoPop, Crowdrooster, Healium, InHome, Interface, Jon Lou, LEAPIN: DigitalKeys, Leikr, Loopd, MiriQ, Petbot, Pulse by Alva, Sensum, Stylematic, TOUCHPICO, and WIACTS.
“Wearable World Labs was created to foster the growth and drive innovation of the Wearables and IoT ecosystem,” says Kyle Ellicott, CTO and Co-Founder of Wearable World, Inc. "Each class brings such a unique blend of entrepreneurs and products that are thoroughly enjoyable to work with. We spend an intense 90 days together working on every piece of business and product between business/product development and prototyping, to meeting investors to building strategic partnerships with major brands. I can't tell you how humbling it is to work with each of them and to be a part of their growth as they enter the program on day one and graduate on day 90. I'm looking forward to continuing to watch them as they become the companies to know in our ecosystem."
For more information about Wearable World Labs, visit www.wearableworldlabs.com. If you would like to attend Demo Day for the Summer 2014 graduating class and are an accredited investor or member of the media, you may apply online to attend. For more information on Wearable World, Inc., visit www.wearableworld.co.
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About Wearable World Labs Summer 2014 Class
Auralytics' technology uses the body's natural conductor to send signals to products on shelves.
The world’s first 3D printing pen with cool ink, and the first 3D printing ink that doesn’t use heat.
Crowdrooster leverages a social online store to help hardware startups and companies that are post-crowdfunding.
Using wearable and mobile technology, Healium produces advanced clinical tools that enable healthcare providers to do their jobs with greater efficiency and improved work satisfaction, while allowing their attention to stay focused where it belongs: on patients.
An intelligent home platform using sensors to assist, monitoring, and improve efficiency through the home.
An authoring tool environment for creating customized Apps - which integrate wearables, mobile, sensors and multimedia with social interaction and the open web.
Jon Lou™ merges MIT engineering with Italian design to create fashion accessories that seamlessly interact with a user's electronic devices.
A time-sensitive smartphone enabled Access Control System, otherwise known as a “smartlock” or “connected lock”.
The Leikr GPS watch is a training platform based on the latest GPS technology. Leikr is set to define a new standard in measuring real time sport metrics.
Manage your network with iBeacon technology.
MiriQ is the start-up behind the EPIC Smartphone modular charger, which operates in the wire free technology and design space.
PetBot is an intelligent robot that can be used with your pets, family, education and research.
Pulse by Alva
A wristband that illuminates your musical experiences with a sound responsive band of light.
Sensum is a platform that captures, consolidates and analyses data streams from wearable technology.
A virtual stylist in your pocket delivering personalized style recommendations.
A tiny handheld projector, turns almost any surface into a giant 80″ interactive touchscreen.
A highly advanced ring that allows the user to interact with their surroundings through gesture and proximity.
About Wearable World
Wearable World, headquartered in San Francisco with active WW communities in 18 cities around the globe, is an organization dedicated to creating the social fabric for business around Wearables and the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. Our Mission is to connect technology experts, thought-leaders, corporate/startup executives, and investors to build these game-changing emerging technologies. Through our five service offerings — Strategic Advising, Events, Incubation Programs, Content and Thought-Leadership — our Vision is to be the instrumental leader and driving force behind fostering dynamic relationships between brands, businesses, and bright minds. We bring a network of strategic hardware, software, and service partners that are positioned as innovators in their respective industries. Our reach includes 30,000+ of the leading developers, innovators, thought leaders, investors and startups in the Wearable and IoT space. For additional information, please visit www.wearableworld.co.
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