Stitch Crew Batch 5: Top NBA official delivers keynote at Thunder Launchpad Demo Day
Recently, the Thunder Launchpad fueled by MidFirst Bank virtually hosted its fifth cohort of founders to present their businesses at Demo Day. In partnership with StitchCrew, the livestream event featured keynote speaker Amy Brooks.
As President, Team Marketing & Business Operations and Chief Innovation Officer at the NBA, Brooks drives innovative decision-making and growth across the league’s business through the development and execution of new ideas and initiatives.
Brooks delivered her address to the companies and investors and participated in a Q&A session mediated by StitchCrew co-founder, Erika Lucas. The 11 businesses featured in the fifth batch of companies to complete the accelerator program range in industry from sports technology, hospitality and cannabis to philanthropy. Traditionally an in-person event, Thursday’s Demo Day was held virtually to continue the conversation around investing locally and elevating the entrepreneurial ecosystem to support Oklahoma businesses - now more than ever.
The businesses highlighted at Demo Day include:
Mobile ID providing age authentication and consumption monitoring for the Entertainment Industry.
A digital concierge platform for the hospitality industry.
GO GO CANNABIZ
Providing safe and reliable procurement and distribution channels to the Cannabis industry.
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Removing challenges businesses have with donation and sponsorship requests.
Quest to Learn
Making K-12 studying more fun through games.
A churn detection platform powered by Artificial Intelligence.
A marketplace platform connecting youth athletes to affordable sporting goods.
Helping governments and foundations pay unemployed people to perform public benefit work.
Watching and indexing all live stream data.
Last mile delivery platform for local food artisans to sell direct to consumer.
Protecting lives and assets by predicting extreme weather, months in advance.
In-depth pitch videos from each company can be viewed on www.demodaystitchcrew.com.