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The SunDown Akron Chapter is independently operated by local volunteers who have donated their time to help connect entrepreneurs with the resources they need to be able to take the next step.  The audience at our events is made up of members of the local entrepreneurial community that want to help create, nurture and grow the next generation of great companies.   SunDown welcomes everyone who has an interest in entrepreneurship.


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Past Events

KinderKits – KinderKits provide families a clear understanding of what their child needs to know entering kindergarten, everyday items that can teach these skills and visual, step-by-step, proven strategies. Website

Innovate Outreach Solutions.

InfoGrow – Experts in Mapping and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Website

Akron Portage and Paddle  – Canoe ‘n Carry event celebrating Akron’s heritage as the sacred grounds where the nation’s two water systems converge Website

VALOR  – The Virtual Academy of Leadership Organization and Resolution (VALOR) is a leadership training experience for students at the university level. The program uses a virtual platform to bring all participants together in leadership training sessions over an 8-week period.

yeU Patch – Eco-friendly, reusable pothole patch that requires only one, employee for installation Website

Micro Fantasy – Offers a fun, short, simple fantasy sports experience for spectators of all ages & skill levels. One touch predicts outcomes in real-time  Website

Peaceful Fruits – Simple, Sustainable, Superfood Snacks. Website

DSM Network – A company that combines wireless technology with wired to create an internet service provider.

Chair Wear – Makers of custom chair leg ends that add to the theme of any room.

HandShake – A contract management application to handle contract negotiations and finalization.

JuiceBoxx – A Macbook Power Cord Management & Protection Accessory Website

Deephire – Unlike other recruiting solutions, we use your employees + company culture to screen for the RIGHT talent so you get the best fit. Website

Stak Technology – The unique STAK app is a sales building technology that increases word of mouth marketing while providing direct consumer engagement and real time analytics. Website

EZ-Inspect -a mobile application that improves efficiency, by bettering inspection organization and reducing report generation time. This lowers inspection cost and the improved efficiency increases inspection thoroughness and safety. Website

Glitchbit with Tipsy Racoons Arcade – A game development company with a new game for barcades Website

F13 Works – F13 Works provides manufacturers, drop-shippers and order fulfillers of all types with a connection to millions of online stores.  Website

Chill – Chill An Artisan Ice Cream Company will demo our new custom batched ice cream flavor featuring Figg’s Apple Pie with a rum caramel swirl – “Figg’s SunDown RumDown” Website

Good Deal Station -Storage system designed for the barber industry to combine dry implements and a wet sanitizing into one convenient, eye-catching location.

Advanced BioSensors – Creators of new medical sensor technology.

Software Micropreneurs – This group was started to help us build a network of like-minded software business developers to build the products and lifestyle we seek with little to no capital. A Software Micropreneur can be solely a software developer or business developer but will share the desire to keep their company small, private, and under their control.

BadgeHS – A platform that allows student to gain credit for participating in internetships, study abroad and other extra-curricular edcational activities. Website

TechPint is a mini-tech conference exclusively for entrepreneurs and investors, but in a bar. So expect to hear real stories, valuable lessons and to connect with the right kind of people. Website

HCS – Providers of Point-of-Sale Solutions to the Hospitality Industry. Website

DependaLite – Dependalite does what no other flashlight can do. It uses exclusive battery-saving technology that stops the batteries from slowly draining while they sit in your flashlight. Website

Protectus – has solved customer problems in network security, performance, and troubleshooting through expert consulting and the development of network analysis platforms Website

StudioStick – A portable device that allows artists to record full high quality music or audio tracks directly on their cellular devices. Website

Nursol, LLC  – A medical products development company that produces the ultimate pill crusher.

Figg’s Liquid Innovations – A liquid ingredients company specializing in flavorings, ready-to-drink products, and further processed beverages. Best known as the creators of Figg’s Hot Apple Pie drink mix.

HydroDure – Bio-inspired smart packaging for perishable.

Endemic Solutions – Biotechnology company focused on solutions to fight infectious disease. Website

Lumaniti Technology – A forearm worn wearable computer to enhance peer to peer informational sharing, access, and creativity.

Baloonr – A new social platform that helps users share content anonymously, rate it up (pump) or rate it down (pop) to see what content take off. Website

Cafe O’ Play – A large indoor, play cafe in the Akron/Cleveland area. Modeled after other successful play cafe concepts. Website

Office Space Coworking – Providing Akron and Cuyahoga Falls with a collaborative workspace for the small business owner 

Phong Robotics – Creators of Aether, an operating system for the cloud.