Ten Startups Join the Austin Techstars 2018 Class

Techstars Austin announced the ten companies selected for its Techstars Austin 2018 accelerator.

The accelerator, which features a diverse set of companies, kicked off on Jan. 22nd at Techstars’ new offices at 220 S. Congress Ave. The program ends on April 20th with a Demo Day.

This is Techstars’ sixth program in Austin.

This year’s cohort includes six teams from the Carolinas and four from Austin. Seven of the companies are led by minority and female founders.

“All of the companies are tackling interesting problems, and joining Techstars Austin to focus on growth of their business,” Amos Schwartzfarb, managing director of Techstars Austin, wrote in a blog post.

The class includes the following startups:

Allstacks: It measures the productivity of software engineers on a development team.

Locus Tracking: It uses proprietary eye-tracking technology to provide real-time data on where users look on their phones.

DocStation: It connects payers and pharmacists to cut costs and improve patient outcomes.

Mesur – It enables growers to accurately water and fertilizes seed by using real-time environmental measurements and advanced analytics.

MILKFUL – makes lactation snacks for breastfeeding moms.

Rosso & Flynn: It is an online butcher shop.

SkillPop: It provides community-based pop-up classes.

Transmute: It is a blockchain development platform.

Van Robotics: It makes smart robot tutors that deliver highly personalized instruction.

The Waggle Company: It provides dog walking services through an online platform.

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