We are thrilled to announce that our fourth Founders Camp hosted this week in our hometown of Chattanooga, TN. Over the course of three days, we will facilitate opportunities to drive revenue through introductions to potential customers and partners.
A big thank you to our headline sponsors, Chick-fil-A, Lineage Logistics, Schneider National, Fifth Third Bank, as well as local sponsors, FreightWaves, EPB, Nelson Mullins, and Market Street Partners.
The startups joining us are focused on various opportunities across the supply chain ranging from robotics with various industrial use cases, through to trade financing and warehouse operating software. Please join us in welcoming them!
Say Hello To This Year’s Attendees!
AdLoad. Digital trailer advertising to help offset operating cost for midsize carriers using IoT cloud technology. These trailers are complete with analytics and demographic data, GPS-controlled playback, and always-connected displays.
HQ: Lodi, CA
BeGlobalSafety is an AI powered safety software to detect, report and analyze safety incidents and unsafe conditions using your existing cameras for retail and supply chain. Its ARVIST technology can also provide trends and analytics around the safety conditions to help take proactive measures and prevent accidents from happening in the future.
HQ: Raleigh, NC
Clockwork Logistics is a delivery performance for the B2B Supply Chain. It extends existing ERP systems, operationally and contractually to capture Hi-Definition delivery data. Clockwork enables a global shipper to take control of delivery and effectively "insource" their relationships to truck power situated globally.
HQ: Newark, NJ
Ezpapel is designed to automate your trucking operations, reducing time spent on low-value tasks. It’s proprietary AI and algorithm can automate load entry, load tracking, driver dispatching, and billing and driver pay.
HQ: Los Angeles, CA
Freightsafe builds smart truck parking hubs. It upcycles unused space at truck-related properties by retrofitting them with modular parking infrastructure and a digital operating platform (book, pay, data).
HQ: London, UK
Fishtail provides the access to capital necessary for trade financing. Fishtail enables shippers to quickly get credit in the most advanced underwriting engine, paying a faction of what would have been paid to a loan shark or bank.
HQ: Boston, MA
FRAYT is an on-demand delivery platform that enables business to offer scheduled or same day delivery to their customers. FRAYT is able to pay drivers faster and higher than competition, with unparalleled service.
HQ: Cincinnati, OH
Industrial Data Labs is an AI-driven in workflow RFQ automation within the industrial equipment space. This increases hit rate, RFQ response speed, accuracy, and provide otherwise unattainable all while providing more choices to distributors and manufacturers.
HQ: Houston, TX
LogyText is an omnichannel communication platform that uses SMS and voice to filter dispatcher/broker - driver communication based on topics - documents, load updates, breakdowns, other requests.
HQ: Park Ridge, IL
PaintJet multiplies painter productivity by integrating AI and Robotics with the entire coating process. This allows for proved productivity increase up to 14x traditional methods while improving safety standards and reducing waste reduction by 25%.
HQ: Hendersonville, TN
REPOWR is a network marketplace enabling transportation companies to source equipment capacity efficiently. This allows owners with excess equipment to sell to renters that require on-demand access to available nearby equipment.
HQ: Birmingham, AL
Rollzi is a FTL carrier building operations and tech to relay trailers through it's network. Its solution moves trailers 200 - 250 miles at a time from hub to hub along the route between pick and drop.
HQ: Seattle, WA
Shippy is building an API that will enable users to carry out their payments operations processes automatically. With an easy onboarding process, companies will be able to limit the resources and time spent upon their IT and finance departments.
HQ: Atlanta, GA
sSy.AI transforms standard cameras to accurate sensors using AI and mathematical methods to create an identical digital twin (our patent) which allows it to extract metrical data as like distance or speed of any object in the space.
HQ: Edinburgh, Scotland/ Dillon, CO
Thoro.ai is a versatile, safe and reliable tech stack that enables autonomous operation of industrial equipment. Thoro.ai also provides services to help you optimize and maximize the value provided by your customers' autonomous fleets. This unlocks value through data-driven insights and real time support.
HQ: Pittsburgh, PA
TruckerCloud is the fastest way to connect ELD data to any application. Its unique API allows tech companies to connect with the industry’s leading ELD’s, gathering data and gaining insights faster.
HQ: Atlanta, GA
Tusk Logistics is a national network of regional parcel carriers. It aims to drive value to large eComm shippers by lowering prices and speeding deliveries. In essence, the Tusk solution is an API, offering pre-negotiated regional carrier rates that include fuel and residential surcharges.
HQ: Chicago, IL
WareBee is a warehouse operating system helping commercial warehouses work more efficiently, removing its complexity with the help of our digital twin technology. We will help outsource warehousing in a frictionless and cost-effective way
HQ: Cambridge, UK
Wattworker swaps discharged Electrified Semi Batteries with charged batteries in 5 minutes - enabling these Semis to operate 24/7 and excel in long-hauls. Its swappable batteries are smaller & lighter, so Fleet Operators can carry 5-10% more cargo.
HQ: Oslo, Norway, Bangalore, India
WorkHound provides frontline workers with a channel to share feedback and concerns to improve the working environment in a business. WorkHound has seen strong success in trucking, logistics, and warehousing sectors.
HQ: Chattanooga, TN
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