Scott Kirsner, lead writer for the Innovation & Economy column and blog in the Boston Globe, chose GeckoCap as one of the 10 Coolest Companies to come out of New England after covering various start-up demo-days in the region. He also discussed the challenges associated with November, a time startups compare to the graduate’s month of May.
“Graduation season for New England college students doesn’t roll around until May. But for New England entrepreneurs, it seems to arrive in November. This month, a trio of so-called accelerator programs — designed to help entrepreneurs transform concepts into companies — held their equivalent of diploma ceremonies, typically dubbed “Demo Days.” That’s when graduating entrepreneurs get the chance to deliver a quick pitch for their ideas to an audience of prospective investors.