KU's Student Business Accelerator

Current Companies

CALIBER Contracting LLC is a student based software contracting agency that pairs highly talented students with companies in need of a variety of services. Along with providing them valuable experience and paid work, we bring a new avenue for students to connect professionally with businesses.

Carbon is an automated investment service designed to protect against loss and maximize gains through unique risk profiles with clients who aren’t currently participating in the stock market out of fear or lack of trust. By translating the hedging principles of skilled investors into meaningful strategies for growth, clients can be more confident in their investments and can begin to rebuild the trust that the financial industry has lost in recent time.

Haller is a mobile app that helps enhance the first year experience for students at universities and colleges all over the world. Haller’s private social media platform provides a central location for students to easily have access to resources crucial for their social and academic success within their institution. All of this is done in an attempt to assist students with one of life’s most pivotal transitions. Ultimately, this leads to higher involvement on campus, deeper relationships with fellow students, and a greater commitment to academic success.

Hidden Abilities, LLC is a grassroots, Lawrence based startup that is creating a next generation text-to-speech reading pen for people with reading disabilities such as dyslexia. The Read ‘n Style pen will allow its users to read longer, learn more and achieve the things they have always known they were capable of.

Jamee, one of our founders, grew up struggling with dyslexia and knows exactly how difficult it can be to grow up with a learning disability. When she was younger, her mother would sit with her at the kitchen table every evening and read to her as she followed along in the book. That childhood experience helped give Jamee a leg up in the world, and inspired her to create Hidden Abilities.

intellX Education provides a summer camp-in-a-box to school districts that lack the resources to develop STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) summer camps. By providing a free, turnkey solution to school districts, we allow school districts to expose 5-8 grade students to STEM without needing to devote valuable time and resources to developing a STEM summer program.uccess.

Just Play Sports Solutions is a sports technology company that is at the forefront of individualized learning and providing coaching tools that enhance individual player development. We provide the easiest and most efficient ways for coaches to teach their players - complete with brain training and mobile access. JUSTPLAY allows coaches and players to be more effective in their game preparation.

Lume Lifestyle is a technology integrated athleisure apparel brand. We have developed Lume Smart Leggings – a unique, patent pending solution to accommodate the consumer's need to conveniently, safely, and seamlessly house their smart devices within their clothing.

The Message Counts helps parents and caregivers choose the stories for their kids. In a modern age of overwhelming choices, The Message Counts gives parents a place on the web where they can browse tagged lists and reviews of media items from around the world. Parents can assign tags to children's books, write reviews and form groups that help make these important purchasing decisions easier.

UAVradars is dedicated to unlocking the full societal benefits of commercial drones by providing them onboard collision-avoidance capability using cutting edge radar technology. By enhancing their safety, UAVradars will enable a wider array of commercial drone applications from precision agriculture to search and rescue which will have a significant positive impact on the United States. The detection capability provided by the radar system will be critical for drone operation beyond line-of-sight and could set the standard for commercial drone collision avoidance technology.

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