Accelerator Launching First Three Companies

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A new accelerator in Indianapolis has announced its first class of startups. VentureCamp says the high-tech companies, which are demonstrating their concepts today, have developed services including a platform to connect tourists to natives and diet-specific recipe database applications.

July 25, 2013

News Release

Indianapolis, Ind. -- VentureCamp will host a Demo Day for potential investors to hear from 3 startup companies built over 8 weeks at the Kessler Mansion Thursday, July 25th. Following the pitches there will be a media availability with the entrepreneurs of VentureCamp and Jeff Hoffman, founding member of Priceline and VentureCamp Co-founder along with other officials, including VentureCamp CEO Giadha DeCarcer.

VentureCamp is a new one of a kind startup accelerator at the Kessler Mansion in Indianapolis over the last 8 weeks. A docu-series journals the live and work environment as the companies create new economy companies with mentoring, coaching and counseling from a range of experts and successful entrepreneurs. Demo Day represents the culmination of the past 2 months of hard work and dedication for VentureCamp’s first class of entrepreneurs.

WHO: VentureCamp teams PlanSoon, TourNative, YumDom

WHAT: Investor Demo Day

WHEN: 12 Noon, Thursday, July 24th

WHERE: The Speak Easy, 5255 Winthrop Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220

The 3 high tech companies chosen by VentureCamp's entrepreneurs to launch are:

• TourNative: is a marketplace to help tourists reach natives and share a true, unique local experience – creating jobs locally and connecting people worldwide

• YumDom: helps the home cook find the recipes they can actually cook for their lifestyle with over 250,000 thousand recipes and 6 diet specific iPhone Apps.

• PlanSoon: Helping connect people with someone they haven’t met yet to go do something fun— without dating, groups, or lengthy scheduling requirements.

Source: VentureCamp