Ten companies from around the country will participate in a 12-week virtual program as the inaugural companies in the Montgomery TechLab accelerator program.
The companies announced this week, with descriptions from MGM TechLab, are:
- Analog Teams (Silver Spring, Maryland), which is educating the next generation of globally distributed technical talent to fill the growing demand for technical skills.
- At Ease Rentals (Austin, Texas), which revolutionizes moves and work travel for federal employees through a short-term rental property platform with disruptive features including ease-of-use, reimbursement-transparency and reliability.
- Lucky Rabbit (Dewey Beach, Delaware), a digital services firm with experience using lean practices and agile methods to bridge the gap between old and new cultures of government.
- MedTrans Go (Atlanta, Georgia), a B2B tech-enabled portal that provides health care providers access to reliable medical transportation, interpretation, telemedicine and Rx delivery services in one integrated digital platform.
- Monkton (Tysons Corner, Virginia), which is a federal leader in secure mobility. Monkton builds mission critical apps and infinitely scalable solutions for federal and commercial customers.
- Optimal Technology (Mableton, Georgia), which lowers the cost of electricity bills for commercial customers by combining machine learning-enabled monitoring with high efficiency energy tech.
- Remediant (San Francisco, California), providing Privileged Access Management (PAM) software to help clients protect their accounts from misuse and abuse.
- RIIS (New Braunfels, Texas), a data analytics services business, turning data into answers to real-world problems.
- Sepio Systems (Rockville, Maryland), delivering a hardware access control (HAC) platform that reduces the risk of unapproved and rogue devices by providing complete visibility, control and mitigation of all hardware assets.
- Wickr (New York, New York), which transforms the way companies and organizations use and build systems that protect valuable, high-target data.
The program includes developing relationships with business leaders, including at Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Annex and Alabama Power.
“The accelerator program highlights technology-based opportunities in Montgomery that have the potential to attract companies from across the country,” says Marcus Shaw, founding director of MGM TechLab.
Anna Buckalew, CEO of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce, said the accelerator program increases Montgomery’s profile when it comes to wooing tech companies.
“The chamber is committed to working with our economic development partners at the local and state level to create opportunities like the MGM TechLab that make the Montgomery area a competitive destination for the startups and tech talent that will bring greater prosperity to our region,” she says.
The accelerator launched on Feb. 16 and will run through May 6.