Techstars Atlanta: Get to Know UCIC

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Techstars Atlanta: Get to Know UCIC

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Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 9:00am

CAMPAIGN: Cox Enterprises

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Techstars Atlanta, in partnership with Cox Enterprises, selected 10 companies to participate in the program's 2016 class. Applications for the 10 coveted spots came from around the globe, including 69 countries and six continents.

UCIC is one of the 10 participants. Ask and see live photo or video from anywhere in the world, right now.

Get to know the UCIC team.

What excites you about Techstars?

The ability to have our business supercharged with the experience and network of the amazing mentors and staff at Techstars.

How did you hear about Techstars?

Through an info. session held by Techstars at our incubator

What do you hope to learn/take away from Techstars Atlanta?

We hope to take away the distilled feedback of 100+ very smart people and learn how to do more faster

How did you come up with the idea for your company?

We came up with the idea when one of our co-founder’s street was on fire, and he couldn’t find any info. on TV or the internet to know if his house was ok. We saw a burning need for an app to connect people together when they are in a position to help each other.

Are there any entrepreneurs or business leaders who inspire you?

Lots! Many in our own Techstars Atlanta class - but we won’t make anyone blush.

What did you know about Atlanta before relocating for the program?

Only the lyrics to Welcome to Atlanta. It has exceeded our expectation on every front.

What’s the one piece of technology or app that you can’t live without?

UCIC!

Where was your company founded?

Toronto, Canada

Who can use your product?

Anyone with an iPhone or Android. Try it out now!

Located at Ponce City Market, Techstars Atlanta provides 90 days of rapid acceleration to boost entrepreneurs’ early stage business and product development efforts through focused education, mentorship and funding.

Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live. With dozens of mentorship-driven accelerator programs and thousands of community programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world's most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey, from inspiration to IPO. Techstars provides access to tens of thousands of community leaders, founders, mentors, investors, and corporate partners, allowing entrepreneurs to accelerate the pace of innovation and do more faster.

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CAMPAIGN: Cox Enterprises

CONTENT: Blog