special programs

Launch Lane Showcase

Part of the Women in Tech Soiree and Venture Cafe

December 10, 2020

Women in Tech Soiree + Launch Lane Showcase


About a year ago we announced details behind our new Launch Lane Accelerator. No one could have anticipated what was ahead, but one thing remained constant: our commitment to support promising technologies.


36 weeks, 72 hours of programming, $1.5 million raised later, we’re excited to present to you the 2020 Launch Lane Showcase brought to you by the Women in Tech Soiree in partnership with Venture Café.

Join us on December 10th to hear from the seven companies that makes up the 2020 Launch Lane Cohort:

Join the Soiree earlier and hear from Jewel Burks Solomon, Head of Google for Startups US and Nationally recognized Tech Entrepreneur and Investor and Melissa Hanna, CEO of Mahmee. 


2020 Launch Lane Cohort


Arke Aeronautics partners with local First Responders to develop a public safety platform that gives them secure access to accurate response information the moment a 911 call is dispatched.

envoyatHome lowers the cost of care for seniors living alone by analyzing movement information generated from a loved one’s home and reporting actionable insights to remote family caregivers that promote peace of mind and improve quality of care.

Kiira is a digital health company with a mission to provide young multicultural women with access to on-demand sexual and reproductive health resources by connecting them with clinicians and women’s health experts through their smartphones.

The OrVac manufactures a portable handheld aspirator for oral liquid evacuation, created to assist people with swallowing disorders, and oral conditions to self-suction without outside assistance.

Pera Labs, predicting male fertility, one sperm at a time.

Pippy Sips has created "Maia," a thermos-sized system capable of 24 hours of storing, cooling and monitoring breastmilk, so that moms who use breast pumps don't have to worry about accessing a refrigerator when they're at work or otherwise away from home.

Tozuda designs and manufactures head impact indicators for concussion awareness.

This is event is free to attend. All donations will support Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium.