Meet the 8 startups competing for $10K at the ATECH conference in Aruba
Taking place on the Dutch island of Aruba, the “Caribbean’s hottest tech conference,” ATECH, has selected eight startups to compete in its annual Startup Pitch Competition.
The annual ATECH Startup Pitch Competition showcases the most promising technology startups driving the future of economic development, travel, education, logistics, finance, health, sustainability, government, security, and data.
The winner of the ATECH Startup Pitch Competition will win a grand prize of $10,000.
Here are the eight startups that will take the stage in front of investors and a live audience in Aruba on October 25.
findSisterhood (Los Angeles, USA)
findSisterhood is an anonymous social network for women. findSisterhood created a safe space for women to share their story and find their strength with the support of other women.
Global Tutoring Hub (Barbados)
Global Tutoring Hub is personalized adaptive learning platform that offers users a unique learning experience based on their learning styles. The platform focuses on finding out how you learn and then delivers content customized to your needs.
Hi5 Solutions (Aruba)
Hi5 Solutions provides businesses and governments a trusted system for identity validation and document sharing to meet their compliance requirements. Hi5’s system lowers errors, fraud risk and costs by reducing the need for manual identity checks.
Keto Clinic (Aruba)
Keto Clinic wants to develop simple low-cost dietary intervention that can be used as an adjuvant treatment for Obesity, Diabetes, Epilepsy and Metabolic Syndrome. Keto Clinic plans on creating a digital platform where patients can receive accompaniment for embarking on a ketogenic diet.
LocalAventura (Mexico City, Mexico)
LocalAventura is a curated platform for booking authentic tours all throughout Latin America. LocalAventura connects passionate local guides with travelers who want to have local, off-the-beaten-path experiences.
Perksy (New York, USA)
Perksy is a next-gen consumer insights platform for brands and a category-creating rewards app for consumers. Perksy redefines data capture and makes it relevant for the mobile generation—combining elements of design, pop culture, and mobile gaming.
Redeemy (Bogota, Colombia)
Redeemy wants to make banking more social. Redeemy is a platform that enables bank customers to finance social projects.
Sea Going Green (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Sea Going Green promotes sustainable tourism through sustainable business. Sea Going Green consults tourism companies with marine related activities and is developing a mapping app for the marine environment to promote the sustainable use of the sea.
The ATECH Conference was born in 2015 through the efforts of the ATECH Foundation’s founding members. These include Varelie Croes, who earlier this year was appointed as Aruba’s Chief Innovation Officer, and Tristan Every, Co-Founder of Co.lab, a co-working space for local startups, entrepreneurs, and creatives.
The fourth edition of Aruba’s ATECH Conference will take place at the Renaissance Convention Center on October 25. Having built a reputation since its 2015 inauguration, the conference will gather some of the world’s most talented speakers, investors, startups, and professionals, inviting them to partake in discussions revolving around this year’s very timely theme of “Identity.”