Sandbox_ Class of 2023 Impresses Audience at Investor Demo Day
BYU's Sandbox program recently hosted an impressive Demo Day at Kiln in Lehi. The event showcased the hard work and innovation of 16 student teams who spent two semesters building and launching tech products/companies from scratch. With a strong focus on AI, as expected, the startups presented at the event impressed attendees with their exceptional ideas, pitch delivery, and early traction.
Here’s a brief introduction to the cohort (in no particular order):
VIVID Interiors - AI-powered interiors for a better way of living
Vivid Interiors is a game-changing AI tool that makes interior decorating easy and simple. Snap a photo of your space, upload it to Vivid Interiors, and in seconds, you get a fresh, redesigned space. Have a particular color you would like to incorporate? You can tweak the design to match your taste. Pick a color palette, choose a style you love, and handpick your ideal furniture. And when you're happy with your new look, Vivid Interiors helps you shop each product in the design. It shows you exactly where to buy them, saving you time and effort. Vivid Interiors is all about making Interior decorating quick, convenient and easy.
Ante - Bet on your goals with friends
Reach your toughest goals and collaborate with your friends to build healthy habits. With ANTE, you compete in real-life challenges with friends and family – with a twist.
🎰 - downloadante.com
Proxxy - Enabling contractors to go green
Proxxy enables general contractors to go green by automating the purchasing and processing of clean energy products.
🏗 - proxxy.ai
Senita - A better way to run mentorship programs
Senita amplifies the mentorship experience and provides a platform for program leaders and participants to coordinate logistics, collaborate on goals, and grow together.
🧑🏫 - senita.co
Podflow - Your AI Podcast Assistant
Podflow enhances your audio, removes filler words and generates transcripts, quotes and summaries from your podcast episode, so all you have to do is review and publish.
🎙 - podflow.ai
Flare - Behavior-driven promo codes for your Shopify stores
Flare tracks user behavior on your site analyzing things like page visits, number of items in a user’s cart, etc. Based on the data, sends promo codes to users who may need an extra push to buy and hide the promo code box for shoppers who are likely to buy on their own. You save money on and capture revenue lost from abandoned carts.
✨ - getflareai.com
Carton - Zero-clutter personal knowledge app
Carton is a personal knowledge management app that works like your brain. It aims to be zero-clutter and works by connecting your notes in a graph for a more intuitive note-writing and retrieving process, making you much more productive.
🥛 - trycarton.com (currently down)
Dine - Automated meal planning and grocery shopping
Dine is a convenient solution that seamlessly integrates with your local Kroger grocery store. With Dine, you can effortlessly select a weekly meal plan that caters to your specific needs. Our innovative platform then generates a personalized shopping list, saving you valuable time on meal planning and grocery shopping. Say goodbye to the stress of figuring out what to cook and streamline your culinary journey with Dine.
🍲 - dinemeals.com
Replay - AI Roleplays for sales training
Replay makes AI simulations for sales training, helping sales reps perform at their max with role plays, script memorization, and weekly competitions. Essentially, an AI customer is created for sales reps to practice with for selling.
▶️ - getreplay.sale
Zaymo - Shoppable email for eCommerce brands
Zaymo interactive emails for e-commerce stores. We bring the shopping experience into the inbox so that customers can shop without leaving their inbox. By making it easier to shop, we increase conversions 20-80%
📧 - getzaymo.com
Investorbot - White-labeled investing platform for Realtors
Investbot is a startup revolutionizing real estate investment by providing a research and data platform that empowers agents representing property investors. Our comprehensive financial outlook tool offers a holistic view of investment properties, saving investors valuable time and effort. We provide accurate and up-to-date information on market trends, property values, rental potential, and more. With our intuitive interface and user-friendly design, real estate agents can navigate the platform, access relevant data, and generate detailed reports to make informed decisions. Investbot is reshaping the real estate investment landscape, empowering agents and driving success for both investors and agents alike.
🤖 - investorbot.us
Quippe - Secure ChatGPT for internal knowledge
Quippe gives employees secure access to generative AI technologies. Quippe enables workers to get the benefits and assistance of technologies such as ChatGPT, while employers can rest assured that their data is kept secure and confidential. Quippe users can now use generative AI chatbots and a proposal generating tool to help with the RFP process.
🧠 - quippe.ai
Devote - Brex for Nonprofits
Devote is an expense management software specifically designed for nonprofit organizations. With its preemptive spending controls and advanced software features, it effectively streamlines processes and automates manual entry work even before the purchase occurs. This empowers organizations to allocate more of their attention to their program services, allowing them to prioritize their core mission with greater efficiency.
💳 - usedevote.com
Relatify - AI Automated Patient Outreach
Relatify’s AI software fully automates patient outreach, messaging, and scheduling. A tool that connects with your EMR to match patient schedules with yours and coordinate follow-up appointments automatically.
📞 - getrelatify.com
Mindsmith - AI eLearning platform
Mindsmith is a course authoring tool that uses generative AI to make it easy to create and share learning content.
🤯 - mindsmith.ai
Buster - Query and visualize your data using plain English
Buster connects to your data sources (stripe, hubspot, database, etc) and enables operators to rapidly pull insights using natural language. With Buster, you can ask any data question in plain english and get answers in the form of charts, graphs, tables, etc - instantly. You can customize your visualizations and build dashboards/reports in seconds (without using SQL, spreadsheets, or your data analyst).
📊 - buster.so