Beta.MN Announces The Lineup For Next Startup /Showcase


It’s on like Donkey Kong at the next Beta.MN /Showcase Tuesday, October 10th from 5:30 – 8:00pm at Target Commons in downtown Minneapolis.

Hosted in the midst of Twin Cities Startup Week, the ‘show and tell’ format has become a staple for local tech startups to connect one to one and one to many throughout an electric evening. For anyone still uninitiated, it’s impossible to understand the startup scene without experiencing a Beta.MN event, or six.

The following 14 Minnesota tech startups will be there loud and proud above the crowd:

Starting 11 is a live scoring app for soccer fans that allows users to modify their teams during real world matches to best their virtual opponents.

CheckNGN is a real-time bidding engine pairing trusted auto repair shops with car owners in need of service via seamless app experience.

Under Recruited Preps connects student-athletes to college coaches via web-based and social platforms to showcase the player’s academic and athletic abilities.

Take 12 is a digital registry for expecting mothers, where friends, family members and co-workers give financial gifts to allow new moms to spend the first three months with their newborn child(ren).

Gravy gives talented, professional content creators (artists, beauty influencers, foodies, celebrities and more) a new digital platform to a host their own branded live-streaming shows.

FLUID is a smart water meter that helps you understand your home’s daily water usage. The product simply snaps around the main water pipe in your home, which begins delivering real- time consumption reports and alerts to your iPhone or Android device.

Dispatch With Us is a modern delivery service, applying common app interfaces like real-time tracking, in-route ETAs, mobile signatures and more to the antiquated field of package delivery.

Alska is a web-based platform for care teams to securely share and store a patient’s medical information, including care coordination details (legal docs, calendars, etc.) and vitals such as blood pressure, weight and oxygen saturation, for improved management of chronic diseases.

Soundly promises those struggling with snoring with an alternative to other devices, by providing users with a 15-minute exercise via their mobile device, to addresses the underlying cause of snoring.

Curate provides personalized, web-enabled advice from fashion experts catered to the preferences and body type of each customer.

Lasso is an app that lets friends join up for impromptu gatherings at local restaurants and hotspots, in exchange for free drinks and food.

CaptureLife enables professional photographers to send their photos directly to their customers’ mobile device to proof and purchase digital photos on the go.

mXers is a patented, modular audio system that allows users to customize and repair their headphones.

GogyUp empowers emerging adult readers to build their literacy skills via personalized reading instruction on any text accessible device.

“This is an exciting lineup for two reasons – the number of female co/founders has never been higher and this puts Beta.MN over the 100+ mark for number of Minnesota startups who have passed through the Showcase program,” says Beta.MN cofounder Reed Robinson, “We’re too excited to share this next group with the community!”