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The SunDown Columbus 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

Best Food Finder – BFF is a pre-ordering app that matches users to restaurants based on mood and food cravings.

An inside and outside accuracy passing football target

RehabSpec – A cloud-based software platform specific to the rehab and remodel industry. Website

The Event Discovery Company – creators of a platform to help coordinate the needs of event marketers to drive engagement and attendance to their events. Website

KRUMA is being developed to be Africa’s premier digital bank. KRUMA will allow users to send and receive money, pay their bills, borrow money and also invest all from one mobile app. Website

Chem Music is an idea stage concept that looks to use acoustic detection to record and identify chemical reactions.

DateKit – a subscriptions service that helps couples rekindle the spark in every relationship, new and established. That’s why we are offering DateKits for those going steady in a relationship, whether it’s just getting started or going on 30 years of marriage.

umanity – a platform that helps connect volunteers with causes that they care about and connecting causes with volunteers.

Homegrown – Makers of an application that helps service based companies manage jobs and coordinate paying employees and vendors easily.

Pyramid CDC – A Business Development Center located in the Linden Neighborhood of Columbus, OH – providing support and training to local entrepreneurs

Makeshark – A social enterprise that builds websites for small businesses while training inner-city youth for careers in business and technology 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

Flockx is on a mission to make Columbus a Smarter city through helping to make it easier to carpool for commuters across the city.

KRUMA is being developed to be Africa’s premier digital bank. KRUMA will allow users to send and receive money, pay their bills, borrow money and also invest all from one mobile app. Website

MiSpace Parking is a platform that allows for the automated reservation and paying for parking spaces. Website

LootR – a tool that lets you search across location based classified ad listing services such as LetGo, Craigslist, and Offerup. Features include setting up watch-lists, push notifications, etc.

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

Grypshon LLC designs hardware based products for mechanics to revolutionize workflow and get the job done. The Grypmat is a flexible non-slip tool tray that gives mechanics a safe, close location to set their tools within a close proximity. Website.

1803 Bacon – We make nitrate free heritage breed bacon in over 30 flavors. We meet a need in the market for a locally produced bacon in unique flavors, made with Ohio pork. Restaurants want something more than the mass produced bacon in 2 or 3 flavors, and we are ready to provide them with unique and even custom flavors of bacon. We have been in the market for a little over a year, and have sold over 1500 pounds. Website.

The Friendly App – An early stage concept for helping the LGBTQ community identify friendly establishments and venues.

Wair Technologies – WAIR uses wearable sensors to give companies back production time by identifying and designing solutions to risky movements and wasted motion in labor intensive workplaces. Website.

Urban Ultralight – a business fusion strategy to double the number of people who commute and shop by bike in the US from 1 million to 2 million by 2020. Website

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

The Commons Studio – A photo studio with a social enterprise focus that proudly offers paid apprenticeship opportunities to students, recent graduates, and emerging talent who hope to gain professional experience with on the job training.

Solar Screen – a portable backpack sunscreen dispenser that can be used for a new mode of product marketing.

Art of Life and Business – a program that creates a shift in mindset and practices, promoting well-being and resilience. It aligns work and life, providing a path to enjoy both more.

Naturally Smitten – a hair care line specifically for women with a coarse and natural hair texture that is resistant to moisture, which make up for approximately 90% of ethnic women with chemically untreated natural hair. Website

Vampire Optical Coatings – developers of surface coatings that are scratch and corrosive resistant. Their new product is a multi-layer film for use in transit and the medical industry for windows and face shields. Website

Urban Ultralight – a business fusion strategy to double the number of people who commute and shop by bike in the US from 1 million to 2 million by 2020. Website

Braelin Consumer Solutions LLC – A product development and sourcing company with a product that will helps students solve the problem of loose leaf textbooks. Website

Cubester – At Cubester we are at the forefront of creative office technology, developing new solutions for time management and productivity. Website

HoppedCorn – An idea born from a home brewer’s passion for gourmet food. Typical bar snacks did not seem to match the craft brew revolution. Hopped Corn was invented as the next evolution of pub snacks.

TextLoyal – We combine the 99% read rate of text messages with an easy-to-use rewards program for small businesses. Website

Launch Labs helps startups go from idea to a fully executed business. They are a full studio that helps with vetting, designing, launching and growing companies. Website

StreamSavvy is a proprietary tool to help you build a streaming “package” and an application to manage all services, shows, billing, and friends’ recommendations in one place. StreamSavvy lets you cut the cord and buy what you want to view.

Shockwave Motors is the maker of the Defiant EV, an all electric roadster. Their goal is to disrupt custom roadster marketplace. Website

Billion is a crowdfunding site for social good aimed at solving immense, global issues. Website

Porter Medical Systems – a Cloud Based, SaaS venture that develops and implements a Revenue Cycle Management system for hospitals between 50-300 beds in size, across the United States.

InterviewLook – a website that allows job seekers to practice, create, manage and distribute customized video interviews online. Website

Columbus Nanoworks – Makers of diagnositc nano diamonds that bond to various tissues and light up. Website

Imagimation Labs – Creators of EMHA, an intelligent agent for your home automation.

WearGood – A program connecting fashion and wearble technology to promote solving civic problems.

Beegit Pro – An application lets you write and edit in the cloud in a lightweight system that provides universal text formatting for web and print. Website

Million Dollar Scholar – Aims to become the first open online course focusing on scholarship success and awareness tailored to high school and college students

Pizza Goodness – Makers of frozen gluten-free, all natural pizzas.

The Perfect Purpose – partners with charitable Organizations that focus on motivating and inspiring adolescents to strive towards achieving their life goals with Education and Vocational Training. Website

DeepHire – creators of a platform to help employers recruit top talent who find cultural fit to be an important factor in their organizations. Website

usic – USIC is an entertainment & technology platform dedicated to empowering independent artists & labels around the world through digital products and artist services.

Perkfront – A platform that connects job seekers with employers offering perks and benefits that best align with their unique lifestyle Website

Dimensionally Yours – Uses advanced manufacturing automation and software integration to interconnect a worldwide network of local manufacturers to avoid supply channel costs of 70%. Website

Dimensionally Yours – Uses advanced manufacturing automation and software integration to interconnect a worldwide network of local manufacturers to avoid supply channel costs of 70%. Website

Ms Ware Cares – Daycare for kids 6 to 12 years old, serving the Central Ohio community.

Tactical AR – Virtual Reality based firearms training to develop muscle memory.

Roller Xpress – Developers of an automated silverware rolling machine for the restaurant industry.

Geri-Safe – A medical device company with a focus of creating products to help seniors maintain their independence. Website

Kovita Wine – A digital authentication platform that uses blockchain and RFID technologies to certify the origin of wine. Provenance information is registered on the KotivaTech blockchain platform and is made accessible to consumers through RFID tags located on each bottle of wine.

Fearlessly Free Chef – Makers of gluten free, vegan, and dairy free flowers and mixes.

Columbus Nutraceutical Formulations is the creator of a new women’s nutritional supplement produces dramatic effects on 3 mile run times and other aerobic exercise performance.

TOSR – The Original Silverware Rest is a product that keeps silverware off of the dining surface and acts as marketing platform for advertisers. Website

DACA Time’s mission is to significantly lower barriers to eligible individuals applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Website

OHIoT – Creators of a platform technology to run IoT devices.

Great Faces Of America – a black history chess game that comes with educational activities that helps describe each pieces on the chess board

Epsom Salt Shower Soaker – early concept of a product that deliveries the benefits of Epsom salt baths, but for the shower.

DinnerUp – Home delivery of home style meals for busy families. Website.

STOCKIATRIST – a social networking experience that increases financial literacy and wealth building strategy among women through user-to-user sharing.

Little League Dreams – Creators of a training tool to help with passing accuracy for the game of football.

Mr. Football – a new sports training product that helps teach the proper way to hand-off a football.

Studio MFP – A subscription agency that provides a one-stop shop for small businesses. Providing automated, enterprise level, fully featured, management software that is easy to use, customized for their business, and a consultant to help set it up for them Website.

Alcohol Deliveries – A premium alcohol delivery service that lets you order from your smart phone. Currently serving Columbus. Website

Nutr-O-Station – Smart vending for the heath and fitness markets.

Hansya – Automated Platform for Contextual Analysis Website

CRTC – Software platform that reduces the cost specifying, contracting and managing the rehabilitation construction of small projects.

Localvest – a crowdfunding platform that will take advantage of Title 3 regulations for equity investment from unaccredited investors

Warrior Wear – a menswear yoga line for both the avid and amateur yoga practitioner Website

Colaxy – platform for the passionate software developers to bring their creative software work to life and create a portfolio of their work to then share with the world for free or for a fee.

Game Arena – a gaming center that will create the ultimate gaming experience possible. With fully loaded computers, next gen gaming consoles and state of the art virtual reality. We create a place for people to hangout with friends and meet others with similar interest.

Salucity – We’re a digital health start-up seeking to reduce the cost of chronic illnesses like Crohn’s disease, asthma, diabetes, and heart failure by feeding biometric data from clinically validated yet affordable consumer wearables to a clinically-astute robot that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to pick up earliest signs of disease flares and convey them to physicians.

MMELO Boutique Confections – Just simple fresh whole-food ingredients, beautifully presented and creatively combined to make truly delicious, thoroughly modern handmade treats. Website

Big Deal Sound Lab – We’re creating a community recording studio on Broad St. in Franklinton, for profit, with a social mission. This is a space suitable for facilitating high level sound experiments. We want people to be able to explore and learn, where free access requires only being a part of a community organization and signing the group up for a time to come in.

SMEnar will allow Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) the ability to share their knowledge and get compensated while customers will be able to ask questions, have interaction with an instructor all for an affordable cost. Website

Heads-Up Stabilizer develops youth sports safety products to include he ONLY patented and scientifically proven sports equipment product that reinforces the teaching and playing of “HEADS UP” SPORTS to Reduces Helmet to Helmet contact and Concussive Impacts. Website

Rekovo – Agile Arts is research-backed technology from The Ohio State University Medical Center. By embedding the arts within standard therapy the technology improves patient engagement and compliance with exercise prescriptions. Website

Stor N Boat – The only boat that doubles as a cargo-carrier. Website

12 Stones Productions – a Columbus, OH based production company that is working pn bringing the feature film Aimless into production. Website

Defender – The Defender Is What You Get When You Combine A Camera, Automated 9-1-1, And Pepper Spray. Website

Brightler – A platform that helps take the waste out of your digital media budget by getting near real-time feedback from your audience. Website

Smart Digital – Providers of a suite of security and monitoring systems – including a wireless mobile and module security platform. Website

I Heart Garments – I Heart Garments is a crowd-funding platform to assist individuals and/or organizations in raising funds for a cause. Website

SoundScape – Makers of headphone conversion kits that turn conventional earbuds into inner ear sets for a fraction of the price.

FundStarter – A Platform for Celebs crowdfunding for charities Website

Tipsii – an app that uses collaborative filtering to give people location-specific recommendations at retailers, bars, and restaurants to help them purchase beer, wine, and spirits that they are more likely to enjoy. Website

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The Scarvin Artist – Makers of handwoven / custom clothing an accessories Website

Securtex – Security Solutions For Government & Commerce Franchising Nationally. Website

GhostWave – GhostWave is the creator of ADAS technology that is immune to interference. Website

A-HA! Innovations – Developers of a smart device that monitors student engagement to enhance achievement and student safety. Website

HempCase – A highly durable phone case made from recycled materials and fortified with hemp fibers

Nocterra Brewing Company – A full production brewery with a canning line and taproom located in Powell, OH and specializing in unique flavor profiles for beer. Website

Ace Healthy Products – are creators of natural, safe and biodegradable solutions to combat bed begs and other pests Website

Oleo – A mobile Oil Change company that comes to you to change your car’s oil. Website

Olli – makers of flip flops from natural rubber–a biodegradable , renewable resource Website

Celesstia Health – developers of an always on IoT breast health monitoring system that will help reduce the needs for mammography and other invasive procedures. Website

Too Good Eats – Parent Made, Kid Inspired Baby Food and Frozen Pops that are natural and organic with no added sugar or salt Website

NeuCycle – a bicycle manufacturing company working to provide skill training and respectful employment to the formerly incarcerated.

insitu – A 12-week program that helps young adults with bipolar disorder through an immersive online experience. Website

uCollabit – a hybrid social media/project management platform for the creative industry.

VetValues – an app that helps connect vets and active service members with military discounts in their area.

Credit Fair-e: Payday lending alternative company. We provide fair and responsible loan terms to our target market. Website

Glorious Eats – An early stage restaurant concept for healthy low-carb eating.

aShorterPath – aShorterPath is a patient-center research & development organization set out to improve the lives of patients and their family & friends. To do so, we’ve developed the first Social Patient Health Record (PHR). Website.

The Shazzbots – creators of a dynamic set of products to the children’s education and entertainment that are fun, engaging, and educational for kids and families: music, TV, VOD content, live events, toys and merchandise Website.

SwitchFlip – Home automation with simple plug-and-play device that does not require any installation, smartphone or home network. Website.

ChartBuilder – We are developing an electronic documentation system that provides for quick and simple documentation of a patients treatment while simultaneously transferring the proper information to personnel who are billing and scheduling for services.

Go Big Creative Lab LLC / Texder’s Distracted Driving Crusade – An interactive campaign to help redueced distracted driving.

Urban Ultralight – a business fusion strategy to double the number of people who commute and shop by bike in the US from 1 million to 2 million by 2020. Website

Solutions in Polycarbonates – We manufacture skylights and window systems that deliver sunlight using advanced polymer glazing. Website

Garage Beacon – A home automation device that hooks into any existing garage door opener to give you full control and notification from your internet connected device. Website

CityBee – CityBee is a mobile-first, location-aware, social messaging app. It offers a fun, new way to chat, discover and share local news and events, and connect with friends, neighbors and community members. Website

FlyByBBQ – a new fast-casual concept for BBQ. Winner of the 2016 OSU B-Plan Competition Undergrad Track. Website

MyStoryDice – a creative brainstorming tool that lets users add custom images or use the existing images to help generate story ideas for creative writing. Kickstarter

Help for the Homeless & Beyond – A nonprofit organization dedicated to transitioning families from homelessness or nearing homelessness and into home ownership in five to seven years. Website

A Night Out – attacks the age old issue of finding something fun to do with a fresh take. It does so by finding popular areas within a 50 mile range of the user, then allowing the user to add/view data without even having to leave home.

Advanced BioSensors – Creators of new medical sensor technology.

Aunt Flow – Women around the United States cannot afford basic sanitary products. Aunt Flow, a social enterprise, addresses this problem. With a Buy one, Give one model, Aunt Flow offers a sustainable way to provide tampons and pads to women in need.

Petition 4 Power is a political app that connects grassroots organizations and candidates with voters for the purpose of scheduling an appointment to collect the required number of signatures to get an initiative or a candidate on the ballot. More and more organizations are utilizing the initiative process to change their state constitution for marijuana, voting rights, criminal justice reform, casinos and state lottery. Petition 4 Power can help to restore democracy back to the people. Website

The Stadium Breeze is the most effective and unique way for spectators to keep cool and comfortable at warm weather sporting events Website

Spectre Wallets – A line of high quality RF blocking wallets to protect your data. Website

Conjoynts – A creative wooden building toy system Website

SunDown Fund – Is an investment fund for early stage ventures.

Roosevelt Coffee House – Great coffee for a social causes that will help make the world a better place. Website

Insertcoin – An easy to use payment tool that allows online content providers to charge for any element on a webpage by simply copying and pasting an HTML snippet from our site. Implementation on a page takes about one minute. Website

InfoGPSnetworks – We focus on Regulated Industry, companies wanted to take advantage of Cloud Hosting Opportunities, and Cyber Liability Risk Management. Website

Broadway & Thresher – An inclusive digital lifestyle magazine based out of Granville, Ohio that blends the urban landscape with rural traditions.

Frame Escape – Makers of custom, unique, shadowbox and memorabilia frames Website.

Network4Rentals – On-line Communication Software for the home rental industry that connects landlords with tenants. Website