Meet the Wilson RAP Cohort
RIoT’s seventh RAP (RIoT Accelerator Program) cohort – Wilson’s second – officially started Wednesday, February 17. This spring cohort is serving seven impressive startup teams from a variety of backgrounds and industries all throughout the triangle and Eastern North Carolina. This will be a hybrid virtual/in-person program based at the Exchange and we are thrilled for the opportunity to mingle with and support local entrepreneurs. Learn more about each of the awesome startups!
Pass the Coach
This father-daughter team has created a nationwide youth sports credentialing service. Coaches can be certified and have background checks all in one place. Perfect for recreation leagues, insurance providers, and coaches.
Providing Quick Service Restaurants with two tools to help move the line, solving drive-through delays and indoor customer line delays. They can track drive through wait times, cars served, indoor wait times and wait times for curbside pickup.
Coach Next Door
Nazmi Albadawi is a professional soccer player and he created Coach Next Door to connect youth soccer players with professional players who provide training in the off-season as a supplemental income. Still in the early stages of the startup but essentially this is a membership app that would include coaching sessions and at-home drills.
AFROSPACE strives to create an environment where Black Women+ feel safe enough to let their hair down and be themselves. A hair care bar for women with natural hair, a place where hair baristas will create customized hair products based on hair type. Owner, Devanne Pena will be utilizing her time with the cohort to build funding and look towards franchise and delivery opportunities.
Rownd will radically change the way users and customers interact and manage their personal data. Their mission is to “add transparency” to privacy rules; meaning they focus son data privacy for the end user.
They are creating the most personalized children’s books in the world to show every child that they matter. They do this by asking the customer to send in a picture of the child, and then a character is created to look just like them.
Off Duty Blue
Off Duty Blue is a cloud-based app that that tracks officer’s hours to avoid fatigue and stress, thereby avoiding on the job mistakes and ill judgement.