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Finalists Announced for Open Pitch Competition


BoomStartup Accelerator is pleased with the public support for the Open Pitch Competition. This is the first event for 2021 hosted by BoomStartup, and the response was fantastic. Over 200 founders, creators, and companies applied for this competition, and here are the 18 finalists. The Live Final Pitch Event will be streamed, live on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 9am – Noon, MT. Register now to attend.


  • PedalCell, Adam Hokin
  • Blitz, Saivya Chauhan
  • EnerYields, Hetal Parekh


  • Spira, Elliot Roth
  • Miingl, Jake Strack
  • Aspire Ability, Jon Mott


  • Class Composer, Mike Cronley
  • Utiva, Bode Maxwell-Akinyemi
  • LangInnov, Rocia Rana


  • NeVap, Benjamin Wang
  • Inherent Biosciences, Kristin Brogaard
  • Wumgo, Teri Tito


  • Freelance for Law, Brian Bedard
  • Skedgit, Mike McVey
  • HatchForm, Sean O’Shea


  • Sencha Credit, Christopher Lamarre
  • Nava Ventures, Aman Thind
  • Sontse Technology, Luis Campos Yafar


The Live Final Pitch Event will be broadcasted through Vimeo streaming service, for anyone in the public to see on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 9am – 12:15pm MT. Register now to get your free ticket.


9:00am Welcome
9:20am – First pitch category – Energy
9:40am – Second pitch category – Impact
10:08am – Third pitch category – Education
10:30am – Fourth pitch Category – Health and Wellness
10:55am – Fifth pitch category – Productivity
11:20am – Sixth pitch category – Financials
11:40am – Awards
12pm – Conclusion



In addition to viewing these pitches, the public is encouraged to support their favorite startup pitch by voting for the best pitch. This is a survey vote where one vote can be casted by each email address. Submit your finalist vote, now.

The winner will be announced during the Awards section at 11:50pm tomorrow.


BoomStartup Selected As Top 10 Inspiring Global Accelerator

Finding startup inspiration during these challenging times.

In these challenging times, startups, organizations, and other relevant stakeholders in each ecosystem are working together to make our lives easier.

There are plenty of organizations today who take on themselves the mission to lead us through this crisis and help maintain networking opportunities between all stakeholders, to build new business relationships & collaborations. Clique.ai has selected BoomStartup as one of the inspiring and prominent global accelerator for the new economy and capital raising ecosystem. Read the article on the importance of Global Accelerators.

Working Together to Support Utah Startups

What is best for your startup? Incubators, Accelerators, Startup Academies, or Mentoring Communities? Here in Utah, leveraging several resources can be advantageous. BoomStartup collaborates closely with several leading groups such as Beta Boom, Hen House, PandoLabs, RevRoad and Womenpreneurs. In this in-depth article from Hen House, they highlight each of our programs, covering structure, requirements, benefits, deliverables, outcomes, and compensation.  Read on! 

Sydney Suttor Announced as New Managing Direction of Boomstartup

Assure is thrilled to announce Sydney Suttor as BoomStartup’s Managing Director. She brings over a decade of experience in multi-national corporations based in North America and Europe, along with deep expertise as a business leader and strategist.  Sydney will work directly with Robb Kunz, CEO of Assure Technology.

BoomStartup is one of the most recognized seed accelerators in the U.S. and the premier accelerator in Salt Lake City. Since its inception in 2010, BoomStartup has shepherded over 170 companies through the rigors of launching a company, helping 72% of them get funded at levels from $500K – $1.5 million. BoomStartup operates as a technology-driven accelerator, providing entrepreneurs access to education, business plan guidance, mentor connections & insight, and trusted service providers through a user-friendly, cloud-based interface.

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