Mixtroz selected for Birmingham’s Velocity Accelerator via Teknovation

Mixtroz selected for Birmingham’s Velocity Accelerator via Teknovation

Mixtroz, the Middle Tennessee-based start-up that is marketing a tool for event organizers to increase attendee engagement and guide networking opportunities, has been accepted into the Velocity Accelerator operated by Innovation Depot in Birmingham.

Mixtroz Hopes To Make Networking Events Valuable Again With 'LinkedIn, But Live' Mobile App via FORBES

Mixtroz Hopes To Make Networking Events Valuable Again With 'LinkedIn, But Live' Mobile App via FORBES

The ugly truth about a lot of networking events is they just don’t deliver the results they promise.

“These things aren’t bad because of acidic wine or rubbery chicken. They’re bad because you make the effort to leave your home, and then you don’t make any real connections that add value to your network,” said Ashlee Ammons, co-founder and COO of Mixtroz.

Eleven9's Mixtroz founders pitch Creative Startups, pursue $600K capraise via Venture Nashville

Updated 18 Dec 2017: Mixtroz says it has accepted a slot in the Birmingham, Ala. for the 2018 Velocity Accelerator at Innovation Depot. 17 Nov 2017: Mixtroz won the top prize in Copenhagen in the Invio Solution competition for best experience technology. The Invio Challenge is one of several during the annual Cup event. 15 Sept 2017 1500 - The eleven9/Mixtroz team WON the US pitch today -- next is CBC Cup pitch in Copenhagen.-Ed.

Mixtroz eases networking challenges to improve event engagement via The Tennessean

Ashlee Ammons is an extrovert. Conversation comes easily and she is a regular public speaker. But at a conference in New York three years ago, she ducked outside and ate by herself rather than engage with other audience members.

This Power Networking Mother-Daughter Duo Is Making Business Socializing Less Awful via Hypepotamus

Networking at live events is often uncomfortable and awkward, especially if you’re riding solo. What if you could use your phone to find a like-minded group among that sea of strangers? Mother-daughter founder duo Ashlee Ammons and Kerry Schrader created Mixtroz (combining mixer and introduction) to connect people in real-time at conferences and business and university events without requiring that often-clumsy introduction.