Skyphos is making waves in the media, and we wouldn’t be here without some help!
RAMP (Roanoke Accelerator and Mentorship Program): One of the only accelerators in Virginia, and SW VA. Skyphos started getting some incredible help from the gifted program and administrators. We wouldn’t be here without their help and support. These links are external to the Roanoke Times.
Skyphos takes 2nd place at the Launch Place Big Launch Competition. A few times a year, The Launch Place in Danville promotes a series of start-up competitions. Skyphos was excited to be a part of the 2018 series, and even more honored to place second at this pitch competition. This link is external.
SPIE is the worlds largest photonics conference. Skyphos was honored to be selected as one of the finalists to the 2019 Start-Up Challenge competition. We were exposed to a number of incredibly smart and elegant solutions in this science. The programming for start-ups led by the organizers was incredibly helpful, had follow-on learning possibilities, and was tailored to those start-ups about to launch.
CIT the Center for Innovative Technology has made an investment in Skyphos as part of the VA Founders Fund. We are extremely honored to be a part of their portfolio. You can read more about it in Yahoo Finance here:
Skyphos took part of Light House Labs Bootcamp accelerator and pitch competition in June of 2019. Incredible week of learning and using lean engineering techniques across your platform to accelerate the business and bust through constraints! Skyphos was selected as one of the 8 finalists for the competition and we were honored to be among those selected. It was an incredibly well run and thoughtful program with some of the Light House Alum running two sessions as well as the opportunity to see great pitches from VA startups!