Startup Teams Set For Create-X Demo Day at Fox Theatre

2019 Create-X Demo Day banner

This summer on Georgia Tech's campus, aspiring entrepreneurs began pursuing their dreams of creating companies and services by participating in CREATE-X's 12-week S­tartup Launch Program.

Now, these entrepreneurs – nearly 20 percent of which are Georgia Tech computer science (CS) majors ­– are set to showcase their work this week during Create-X Demo Day, which is being held at Atlanta’s famed Fox Theatre.

JOhn Imlay Jr Series on Entrepreneurship at GT Computing

Of the 40 teams showcasing their work, 17 teams feature CS majors. In fact, four of the teams are made up exclusively of CS students, including Board Off and Pelori (B2B), BUTI Diners (Hospitality), and Edicratic (Education). The event is set for Thursday, from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and is open to the public.

CREATE-X teams are a mix of GT students, alumni, current local business owners, and other university students. Read below about two teams with GT Computing students and their aspirations to meet market demands in retail and personal finance.

Screenshot of data viz highlighting GT Computing students participating in the 2019 Create-X Demo Day 

Click this interactive data viz. to learn more about GT Computing students participating in this week's Create-X Demo Day at the Fox Theatre. (Data visualization courtesy of the GVU Center)

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Josh Preston, Research Communications Manager
GVU Center and College of Computing