aisle411 and LockerDome Win Startup Connection Awards

This year’s Startup Connection event featured over 45 startups from throughout the Midwest. Companies competed for awards from community and business organizations. Winners included two members of Cultivation Capital’s portfolio, aisle411 and LockerDome.

aisle411 won the Mueller Prost Award with a cash prize of $1,500 and the Posinelli Shughart PC Award with an prize of $4,000 in legal services. aisle411 CFO Matthew Kulig says, “We are honored.”

LockerDome won the Cultivation Capital Award with a cash prize of $2,500 and the People’s Choice Award for $500 in the Growth category based on popular vote.

Systematic Revenue, another portfolio company of Cultivation Capital, was a major sponsor of the event and offered $4,000 in credit for its marketing automation platform to four participating startup companies.

Founded in 2008, aisle411 was first to market with a mobile product search service using retail product location information to help consumers save time and money. aisle411 provides a comprehensive in-store search and navigation solution for consumers via mobile technologies with support for iOS and Android devices. With offices in St. Louis, Missouri and Palo Alto, California, this innovative market leader is positioned for rapid growth across retail locations in the U.S. and internationally.

LockerDome is a social media platform that allows athletes, fans and other sports enthusiasts to consume content and interact within interest-specific sports networks, such as communities around their favorite pro athlete or their local club soccer team. LockerDome works directly with 1,250 of the top sports brands in the country to launch their own LockerDome networks – a list that includes celebrity athletes, media personalities, media companies, brands and amateur sports programs. Celebrity athletes, brands, and other sports entities incorporate their LockerDome strategy as a seamless extension of their overall existing social media strategy across Facebook and Twitter.

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