12 startups selected for Techstars Miami’s Fall 2023 class – and they are …

Techstars Miami Powered by J.P. Morgan has just announced the 12 companies selected for the Fall 2023 program. 

Managing Director Andres Barreto says this was Techstars Miami’s most competitive program yet. “After a rigorous selection process, we selected the top companies based on their understanding of customer pain, ability to execute quickly, and the potential to generate over $1 billion in revenue in the future.”

Techstars Miami Powered by J.P. Morgan, which launched in early 2022, focuses on helping more founders reach product-market fit faster, he said. Industries represented in this cohort include AI, Future of Work, ClimateTech, CloudTech, DevOps, Gaming, Edtech, HealthTech, FoodTech, and Developer Tools. Startups receive $120,000 funding and assistance in raising additional capital. 

Of the startups selected for the current program, four are based in South Florida:  QuestionBase, Smartsy, FortyGuard and CodeGPT. AccelEQ is based in Tampa.

Applications are now open for the Spring 2024 cohort here

Let’s meet the Fall Program startups (descriptions provided by Techstars Miami): 

accelEQ: For healthcare professionals tackling documentation challenges, accel-EQ transforms efficiency with AI, freeing up time to focus more on patients and alleviating burnout. 

Casalist: Casalist turns real estate agents from deal-seekers to deal-makers, amplifying existing tools, to increase their revenue.

Cloudoor: For only $396/month, Cloudoor manages all your Cloud/DevOps needs, so you can concentrate on business growth and let developers code. 

CodeGPT: Making AI even simpler to use and create through a plug-and-play solution, lowering barriers and removing obstacles for software engineers. 

Devpass: AI tool that elevates tech team’s skills by simulating coding scenarios.

FortyGuard: Urban temperature data solutions, using AI-powered software, offered to B2B markets to enable cooling down cities

Fuddis: Social Food Marketplace of SMBs in LATAM. 

Gabu: For parents who want their kids to have a safe and fun online gaming experience, Gabu provides a platform to keep them safe and help them become good digital citizens.

ILUMA:  ILUMA is the AI copilot for C-level & team leads that acts as your eyes and ears inside your company – identifying problems before they occur and helping you make the right decision every time. 

Question Base: Helps customer-facing teams close more deals and support tickets by accessing instant verified answers to their questions in Slack. 

Rhetora: An all-in-one platform that enables sales reps to prepare for cold calls, assist during a live call, and automate all follow-up tasks. 

Smartsy: Powered by AI, Smartsy enables resource-strapped small businesses to instantly create beautiful, on-brand social media graphics.

Founded in 2006, Techstars believes great ideas can come from anywhere. Through its accelerator programs, Techstars has invested in  more than 3,760 companies.


Nancy Dahlberg