Presentr, a lead app to help individuals become better speakers, has been named one of the 60 startups accepted into StartUp Grind's Accelerate program.
Online PR News – 12-February-2019 – New York, NY – Presentr has been selected by Startup Grind, powered by Google for Startups, as one of the top 60 startups inducted into the 2019 Accelerate Program. Additionally, PRESENTR will be a featured startup for the 2019 Startup Grind Global Conference held February 12th through February 13th in Redwood City, Calif. Presentr will be showcasing it's AI platform that is the leading app to help individuals improve their communication skills. The platform just introduced Abbie, an AI coach that provides feedback and guidance similar to live coaching and has helped dozens of Fortune 500 companies assess and coach their employees to become more confident speakers.
Presentr's inclusion in the elite group of startups selected to Accelerate at Startup Grind is the latest recognition the organization has received for its impact on professional learning. Founders Tim Wikstrom and Tammy Palazzo have focused the past year on building recognition for their award-winning solution and have used their large cadre of coaches and trainers to help replicate the most dynamic learning experience using quantitative data, robust feedback, games and learning content. This year, the team will be raising capital to take the product to the next level and expand their reach to even more corporate and individual users.
"We are beyond proud and grateful to be included in the Accelerate group at Startup Grind, " says Presentr CEO, Tim Wikstrom. "This recognition and the opportunity to showcase our product to a global audience is sure to help us catapult our business forward. It is an affirmation that we are heading in the right direction as we try to change the lives of people who struggle to effectively communicate their ideas. Being here in Silicon Valley amongst some of the leading startups is both humbling and rewarding and we are excited to capitalize on this amazing opportunity."
Based in NYC, Presentr is changing the landscape for coaching and training on communication skills by offering a tool that allows individuals to practice and get real-time, quantitative feedback anywhere and anytime. Founded by two experts in the industry and designed with the learner in mind, Presentr provides a realistic experience to users that takes the fear out of practice and speaking. With US companies spending over $37B per year due to poor communication and individuals report public speaking as their #1 fear over death, Presentr is a critical tool to help students and professionals achieve their goals and be build competence and confidence. The Presentr founders also host a weekly podcast "Figures of Speech" that covers topics related to communication and features experts and innovators in the space.
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