CHARLESTON, SC – The Harbor Entrepreneur Center has selected seven startup businesses to participate in Cohort 6 of The Harbor Accelerator Program. The accelerator is a 14-week high intensity “bootcamp” for founders of innovative and scalable startups. Throughout the duration of the program, the participants are provided tremendous resources and support to grow their businesses quickly, test the market, and become viable. The Cohort 6 startups officially began the program on Monday, August 15th and will culminate on November 15th, 2016.
The Harbor has accepted the following startups to participate in Cohort 6: Vaetas, a software company offering video-based mobile and web tools for business development; Mama Lights, a website that provides families LED safety lights and toys that illuminate their active lifestyle; Torpsy, a business toolkit provider which supplies organizations of any size the tools needed to propel their businesses forward; Badfish, a modern media network for the outdoors industry that creates a variety of stimulating content and experiences where outdoorsmen and women can be entertained on all platforms and devices; The Southern Trapper, a company providing consumers with a reliable and safe way to travel with a handgun via heirloom quality impenetrable leather goods with accident prevention technology; Radtab, a mobile app that allows bar goers to both open and close their tabs, bringing convenience and peace of mind to their bar hopping experiences; Barista Vending, a locally roasted cold brew coffee on tap for offices, resale, catering, events, and more.
The Harbor Accelerator will match each participating startup with free workspace, weekly curriculum sessions, pitch practice, connection to investors and local talent, and a team of entrepreneur mentors who have each founded and scaled at least one multi-million dollar enterprise. More information about the participating companies, along with contact information, website and social media tags can be found at http://www.harborec.com/cohort6.
About The Harbor: The Harbor Entrepreneur Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to growing entrepreneurship and scalable companies in the Charleston region. Through an accelerator program for innovative startup companies, a Propel program & Forum Groups for further-stage founders, high impact events, and multiple sites offering workspace throughout the region, The Harbor consistently creates ways to collide the most motivated, smart and capable entrepreneurs. For more information, visit www.harborec.com.