2020 Ideas 2 Impact Demo Event

2020 Demo Event

We held our virtual demo week from Monday, November 9th through Friday, November 13th, where ten teams competed for the honor of being recognized as the best CUNY Startup of Fall 2020. 

The competition was held using Zoom on Friday, November 13th. The startup showcases was held using Discord from Monday, November 9th through Thursday, November 12th. 

We also had our community vote for fan favorites using the PRE app.

The Zoom event was recorded and can be viewed here. 

Top 3 Winners

#1 TacMAPS

We are a smartphone application that translates signs and labels into audio using barcodes.

We reduce the barrier for visually impaired people to equally and enjoyably access goods and services.

We help buildings and businesses enhance their compliance to disability laws.

#2 Project Get Back on Your Feet

A non-profit organization that aims to provide accessibility to health resources and fitness training to low-income communities across Long Island and the greater New York City area.

# 3 DocIT

DocIt is a SaaS web application platform that provides Software Engineers with the toolkit needed for easier, simpler, and more efficient communication of complex technical documentation.

Top 3 Fan Favorites

# 3 DocIT1

DocIt is a SaaS web application platform that provides Software Engineers with the toolkit needed for easier, simpler, and more efficient communication of complex technical documentation.

#2 UniBUDDY

UNiBUDDY is a web and mobile application that allows students to connect, engage, and find resources they need all in one place. With the global growth rate of students pursuing a higher education increasing by 4.2% per year, there is an even greater need for UNiBUDDY, the app that puts your college campus on line, and on your time.

#3 Apply Hub

ApplyHUB is a time and headache saving AI-powered web platform that automates the job application process and optimizes resumes to increase graduates’ chances of landing a job.

Introducing Our Judges

Sarah Leners

Venture Capital Senior Associate at Bull City Venture Partners
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Paraj Mathur

Investor at BIP Capital
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Mendy Yang

Investor at Soma Capital
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Jasleen Kaur

Venture Investor at CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund
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Chaarvi Badani

VC Associate @ AmFam Instt | Impact Investing and Social Entrepreneurship
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Alex Ferber

Partner at Green Egg Ventures
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