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OKC Thunder Launchpad hosts fourth Demo Day

Posted at 8:14 PM, Nov 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-14 22:47:52-05

The Oklahoma City Thunder Launchpad hosted it's fourth Demo Day, in partnership with Midfirst Bank and StitchCrew.

The fourth group of ten founders introduced their business initiatives to business and civic leaders, and investors at the Bond Event Center in Tulsa, following 12 weeks with the accelerator program.

The founders’ businesses range from eco-friendly beauty items to hiring employees in the cannabis industry.

The event marked the first time Demo Day has been hosted in Tulsa, following several Thunder Launchpad events throughout the batch’s 12-week program hosted in the area, and is part of the team’s ongoing commitment to engage fans throughout the state.

The Thunder Launchpad previously held several mentorship workshops in Tulsa as part of the accelerator’s curriculum, as well as an entrepreneurial luncheon to promote the startup community in the area.

Former Mayor of Tulsa Kathy Taylor delivered the opening remarks.

The following businesses presented at tonight's event:

Big Green Moving Boxes – An e-commerce platform that saves moving time by renting reusable boxes for residential and commercial moves

Citifora – A smart city platform that connects citizens to activities in their community based on their unique interests and preferences

Good Girl Chocolate – A plant-based chocolate that has been featured at the GRAMMYs and by select OSCAR nominees

Hive Helper – A marketplace that connects busy people with task helpers

Kanna – A marketplace for hiring trained, qualified workers in the cannabis industry

Keteka – A marketplace with booking software that connects travelers with authentic, local experiences in developing destinations

Lauren Napier Beauty – An e-commerce platform that sells eco-friendly makeup remover wipes

MeloQuest – A SaaS platform that leverages role-playing games to teach musical skills at a fraction of the cost of private lessons

PigTracks – An enterprise platform that helps pipeline operators and service providers collaborate in the cloud in order to increase productivity

Respond Flow – A SMS platform that helps businesses acquire, engage, and retain customers effortlessly through automated text messages

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