Past Winners

Impactive

Ellen Hunter, CEO & Founder
A collaboration and impact measurement platform for non-profit organizations. Through the Impactive mobile app, project teams “in the field” tell their stories by sharing learning,  progress updates, impact data and reports, media (video, photo), and direct participant feedback.

Fall 2017

Predictive Ops

Raj Sultanian, Co-Founder
DisclosureTrack by PredictiveOps is the fast, easy, and cost effective way to identify responses and changes in periodic public disclosures and filings. DisclosureTrack provides over 200 neatly organized and exportable answers for any SEC-reporting investment adviser, along with one-click access to operational data points for asset managers, and email alerts with summarized changes between filings all on one page.

Spring 2017

Kandidly

Sam Ulu, Founder
An online marketplace to find, book, or become a photographer. Whether you're an amateur photographer who has a passion for the candids or a professional who has been taking photographs for years, Kandid.ly provides a platform to interact with new people at any price point. With an expanding community of talent photographers across the states, Kandid.ly makes it easy and exciting to be in the moment.

Fall 2016

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honorCode is a non-profit social enterprise that provides curriculum and training to schools to bring more web-development into the general K12 classroom. honorCode offers training and professional development for teachers to integrate coding into classrooms, along with direct instruction to students in the classroom and through after-school programs. The coding curriculum is aligned to Georgia Common Core State Standards, allowing teachers to seamlessly incorporate it into their lesson plan without sacrificing other lessons.
Mixtroz enables meeting attendees to easily connect and engage with one another; all while helping the event host learn more about them based on the responses to customized questions. At a predetermined time, the app matches attendees with 3-10 others with similar responses and guides them to those persons for a curated group networking experience in real time.
BandwagonFanClub is a sports tech company that uses data to help sports organizations increase revenue, while helping fans create unique gameday experiences. Through blockchain-based technology, BandwagonFanClub allows organizations to track ticket sales across platforms, identify attendees, and provide them with personalized experiences through Bandwagon's data analytics and marketing tools.
Zyrobotics offers educational technology that teaches robotics and computer skills to young people with interactive games and accessories. The ZUMO Learning System features a unique physical play interface that is customizable and enables adaptation to students’ learning level. It includes customizable gamified apps on a tablet, a board book and stylus, or a soft plush smart toy, along with a cloud based portal for monitoring and configuration of different lesson plans.
Acivilate is a recidivism platform designed to help returning citizens, service providers, and correctional supervision work together by safely sharing information. Pokket, by Acivilate, is a mobile-friendly secure cloud service helps you get the full context of a client’s progress and challenges right when you need it. It's built to encourage and sustain self-sufficiency and accountability.
theCut is a mobile app/platform that allows barbers to make and maintain appointments, and customers find new barbers and hairstylists in their area. Users can book a barber through the app, leave a review, or make recommendations, while barbers can book clients, maintain their daily schedule, and process payments from customers. 
Usit provides verified college students with local babysitting jobs while connecting parents with reliable and safe care for their children. The second you post a job on the Usit app, sitters in your area immediately get a notification and can apply to your job within minutes. Usit verifies that all sitters attend their respective university, and students can also submit to a background check which is visible from their profile for parents to view when reviewing potential sitters.
A mobile app featuring meditation programs, coaching sessions, and hundreds of guided meditations. And with a new meditation and life lesson everyday, users can maintain a daily regimen of mindfulness and track their progress. Welzen also offers a variety of meditation accessories, including essential oils and more.
Patientory is a free and easy way to store and manage your health information and get the best answer to any healthcare question. Their mission is to drive population health management by helping healthcare organizations securely store and transmit data via blockchain cybersecurity and smart contracts. Patientory enables physician coordinated care, enhanced by social media inspired peer to peer patient engagement.
DisclosureTrack by PredictiveOps is the fast, easy, and cost effective way to identify responses and changes in periodic public disclosures and filings. DisclosureTrack provides over 200 neatly organized and exportable answers for any SEC-reporting investment adviser, along with one-click access to operational data points for asset managers, and email alerts with summarized changes between filings all on one page.
Qoins is making it easy to pay off your debt with everyday purchases. When you make a purchase, Qoins rounds up your transaction to the next dollar, saving the extra change. Debt payments go out each month, consisting of the previous month's spare change. Save thousands on interest and double your payments, all without lifting a finger. Qoins gives you financial security, and peace of mind.
Ryse is a multimedia platform that drives the exposure of diverse creative talent in journalism, film, and television. Their mission is to empower a new generation of trendsetters through their magazine with relevant news on the topics that matter most, live events that connect like-minded individuals, and original programming that informs and entertains. Ryse caters to the minority millenials, delivering the content that is accessible, uplifting, and empowering.
Borrowed By Design is a digital marketplace featuring a wide selection of formal and informal gowns and dresses. Proceeds from listings and purchases go directly towards community outreach initiatives. Each garment listed on Borrowed by Design will directly impact the lives of the young women who are involved in their partner non-profits, including Girls Inc. and SMARHT Girls. Buy, sell, or rent a dress to drive their mission forward.
HealthInfoMap is a healthcare analytics platform enabling providers to measurably improve operational performance and outcomes. HealthInfoMap works with existing financial, operational, and clinical data to map out every patient's journey across the continuum of care, computing the true cost of care for each patient while providing actionable intelligence to address profit and quality inefficiencies.
Moisture Love is a curated hair care collection singularly focused on offering a higher degree of moisture for all hair types. Their innovative Hydralure technology has been infused into our collection and is a pH balanced proprietary blend of plant based humectants and moisturizing agents that penetrate and affect the hair on a cellular level. The Moisture Love collection creates a bonding attraction between the hydration in the cells of your hair and that of the product, making  hair shinier, healthier, and more manageable.
MyPledger is the easiest way to raise more money while creating lifetime advocates. Ensure the success of your campaign through event fundraising and ongoing donor engagement. With trackable campaigns, segmented CRM integration, and impactful storytelling follow-up, MyPledger is the preferred framework to accelerate the acquisition and collection of funds.
borrowing-magnolia-graphic Borrowing Magnolia is a digital brokerage service for wedding dresses - they broker rentals and sales between dress owners and brides-to-be by utilizing technology and the share-economy to answer an unmet need in the market for both the modern bride and former brides. They have developed a proprietary fit technology, MyFit, which uses basic information about a woman to match her to wedding dresses in their collection that will fit with a high degree of accuracy, resulting in an e-commerce shopping experience where traditional sizing becomes obsolete.
craft-box-girls-graphic Craft Box Girls is a creative do it yourself lifestyle platform for millennials to discover creative and engaging DIY projects, crafts, party how-to’s and simple recipes. On their site you will find creative inspiration and step by step how-to's for every aspect of life. They are the creators of "National DIY day," Lifestyle Bloggers Society, and have a channel on Apple TV and are featured on local Atlanta TV.
dss Diversity Spend Solutions is a business intelligence strategy, technology and consulting firm that has unique experience in developing and implementing the business and technical infrastructure to support Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiatives. Their expertise is in the integration of diversity related initiatives with an organization’s strategic imperatives.
kandidly-graphic The winners of our inaugural Startup Runway Showcase, Kandid.ly, is an online marketplace to find, book, or become a photographer. Whether you're an amateur photographer who has a passion for the candids or a professional who has been taking photographs for years, Kandid.ly provides a platform to interact with new people at any price point. With an expanding community of talent photographers across the states, Kandid.ly makes it easy and exciting to be in the moment.

sky-medicus SkyMedicus is a leader in the medical tourism industry: connecting patients with their global network of over 500 world leaders in medicine. When healthcare solutions aren't affordable or available locally, SkyMedicus is a one-stop shop that coordinates both care and travel. For the past decade, they have helped thousands of patients find the affordable care and cures they have required or desired for years.

empowrd-graphic Empowrd is an application that works as a database to provide instant access to your local leaders and agencies. Their Leader Search feature identifies and connects you to all elected officials who represent you from your local office to the White House, and provides you with their stances on various policies. They provide easy access to information to promote informed civic engagement.
gallium-group-graphic Gallium Group organizes customer transactions, tying the details to the dollars. They use a SAAS (Service As A Software) technology to provide end-to-end management of form and data rich processes, from technicians to on-boarding, and end customer to accounting. They make it easier to get your due.
koverd-graphic Kovered is a talent sourcing and workflow management platform for branded entertainment, actors, artists, and musicians. Kovered gives artists access to new ways to monetize their work - beyond the status quo. They do this by facilitating the business side of branded entertainment collaborations all on one platform: from discovery to signing to renewing the relationship.