At the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association’s TechBuzz, a slate of up-and-coming ventures

The Mid-Atlantic Venture Association held its thrice-yearly TechBuzz event last week, inviting a slate of early-stage companies to pitch a room of prospective investors and partners. Here is a look at some of the region’s up-and-coming ventures:

AthleteTrax, of the District, allows sports teams to manage scheduling, communication and fundraising in the cloud.

Arlington-based Basepair develops software to analyze DNA sequencing data.

Brain Sentry, of Bethesda, makes wearable sensors that detect blows to the head to protect athletes from sports-related brain injuries

Corpus.io, of Fairmont, W.Va., uses software to help companies manage knowledge and ideas.

Arlington-based Cyber Squared allows security professionals to share data about potential cyber attacks.

McLean-based DivvyCloud’s software helps organizations manage multiple cloud environments.

FELA, of the District, provides educational technology for consumer and financial wellness programs.

Key Cybersecurity, of Dumfries, identifies child pornography on enterprise and K-12 networks.

LoveThatFit, based in Charlottesville gives online shoppers the ability to see how clothes look and fit.

Alexandria-based MalCrawler detects, analyzes and destroys malware aimed at critical infrastructure.

District-based Meridix is a live sports platform for small teams to create high quality Webcasts, video, audio, stats and social features.

Philadelphia-based Near-Miss Management aims to reduce accidents in large industrial facilities by identifying risk indicators.

Ostrato, of Sterling, makes software to help companies better manage cloud-based services.

Arlington-based PerformYard creates employee management software for HR professionals.

SocialLadder Mobile app of Philadelphia lets companies offer potential customers discounts, freebies and offers based on their social influence.

Reston-based Triblio is a software platform to help content marketers generate demand.

TxtmeQuick.com, of the District, is a text-based communication platform for a company’s landline phones.

District-based UserPod manages an organization’s information technology from a mobile device.

Vagabond, of the District, uses mobile software to manage vending services.

College Park-based VitusVet offers cloud-based pet health records.

Steven Overly covers the business of technology, biotechnology and venture capital in the Washington region for The Washington Post and its weekly Capital Business publication. In that capacity, he has written about start-up struggles, investment trends and major drug discoveries.
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