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The Founder Showcase is Silicon Valley's leading seed-stage startup event, and throughout our history contestants have gone on to raise over $355 million in funding - including companies like UdemyRelay RidesThumbtackRealty MogulKaggle, and many more

For the upcoming 16th Founder Showcase, over 300 startups applied, but in the end just six companies will present on stage in Silicon Valley in front of 400+ people, and to our panel of top global investors. The finalists are all building innovative products around a diverse set of markets, including solar power, batteries, real estate, sports, and freelancers.

See the competition, as well as talks from the world's top entrepreneurs and investors at the Founder Showcase on May 12th in Mountain View. Get your tickets today.

Without further ado, we'd like to announce the Finalists for the 16th Founder Showcase Pitch Competition: 

AMPL Labs, and Founder Michael Patton

AMPL Labs designs innovative solutions that empower today's mobile life on the go. Our first product, the AMPL Smart Backpack, integrates an app-connected portable charging station into the fabric of a protective and attractive bag. Based in San Diego, California (USA). 

Keepe, and Founder Rishi Mathew

For Home Improvement Jobs that take less than 2 hours, Keepe provides an on-demand mobile app that allows a homeowner to request a Handyman Instantly. The Handyman arrives within 1 Hour after request. Based in Seattle, Washington (USA). 

SuntoWater, and Founder Jeanine Johnson

SunToWater has innovated a Green device that creates acres of water by dehumidifying the outside air via solar power for $0.03-$0.06/gallon. Based in San Carlos, California (USA). 

Ranktsports, and Founder Peter Jones

Rankt Sports is a targeted multi-sided platform for athletes & fans to store & share their favorite athletic moments focused on short video highlights. Based in San Francisco, California (USA). 

Theo, and Founder Gilbert Fleitas

Theo seeks to be the next "Bloomberg" for home realty professionals and their clients: a complete, mobile, operating system combining functionality, data, and documents, under a beautiful UIUX. Based in San Francisco, California (USA). 

Trato, and Founder Ignacio Bermeo

As a freelancer, having an organised legal agenda is an ideal difficult to reach. TRATO offers a complete solution for freelancers to organise their legal agenda by enabling an app to guide them through all the process. Based in Monterrey, Mexico. 


To see these companies compete for the grand prize at the 16th Founder Showcase, get your tickets today.

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