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Build in Tulsa Techstars Announces Spring 2024 Class

Techstars announced the 12 companies that will participate in the Spring 2024 Build In Tulsa Techstars Accelerator Program.

The mission of “Build in Tulsa” is to close the racial wealth gap in America by catalyzing the creation of multi-generational Black wealth through tech and entrepreneurship.

Led by Tré Baker, The Techstars Tulsa team & partners will provide support, resources, and mentorship every step of the way to founders during the 13 week long program. 

The companies are:

  • bTECH, a wound care technology company founded by Dr. Wendy Slone
  • CliniSpan Health, which has built an Influencer Relationship Management Platform (IRM) for clinical research (founded by Dezbee McDaniel)
  • Complya, which helps government-regulated businesses in the care economy automate their compliance journey from start to inspection-ready (founded by Idris Mohamed)
  • Gilly, which uses generative AI to capture first-party and zero-party consumer data that businesses otherwise lose by empowering brands and consumers to have a stake in data-sharing (founded by Laraib Ali Khan)
  • Glitch, a performance-based influencer marketing platform specifically for gaming (founded by Devin Dixon)
  • HBCUMADE, a provider of a platform that connects students, alumni, and faculty, creating a digital space to celebrate shared experiences, foster collaboration, and amplify voices within the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) (founded by Skania Florestal)
  • IQLAND, a dual-use platform offering developers precise planning tools, instant access to parcel data, cost estimations, and zoning compliance, while providing municipalities with an AI copilot to streamline planning departments and speed up the permitting process, effectively mitigating development bottlenecks (founded by Phillip Boykin) 
  • Reality Trail, which empowers businesses to create captivating augmented reality experiences that shape consumer behavior in alignment with their goals capturing real-time data from every guest interaction tackling data collection challenges, streamlining staff, and enhancing accessibility (founded by Jaslyn Ferguson)
  • SkinnyTax, a provider of an automated tax planning software solution that generates personalized tax planning reports and executable documents (founded by Cathyana Jean-Baptiste)
  • Sotro, an at-home hair care brand offering collapsible 2-in-1 hair steamer and hooded hair dryer (founded by Stephanie Louis) 
  • Valuables, which makes it easier for professionals to activate their personal brand at work with personalized recommendations and thought leadership tools (founded by Dr. Talaya Waller)
  • ValueBuddy, which provides a streamlined valuation and risk management platform for banks and SBA lenders who have a slow, expensive underwriting process (founded by Ace McGill).

The Build in Tulsa Techstars program is made in partnership with the George Kaiser Family Foundation, Build In Tulsa, and Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology.