Capital Innovators Spring 2018 Startup Accelerator Class Announced

St. Louis-based startup accelerator Capital Innovators unveiled its Spring 2018 class, noting that it's their most geographically diverse mix of founders ever.

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Capital Innovators has selected six new companies to take part in its Spring 2018 startup accelerator cohort. The Spring 2018 class includes companies from Mexico, Singapore, and across the U.S.

“We’re thrilled at the international mix of companies we’ve selected,” said Brian Dixon, COO, β€œthe ultimate goal of Capital Innovators is to identify great startups to invest in to catalyze innovation.”

“When we combine first-in-class startups with our hands-on, high-touch program, it provides an excellent recipe designed to grow startups quickly. This combination continues to produce a positive networking effect that attracts entrepreneurs building great businesses year after year.”

To date, Capital Innovators has a portfolio of 92 companies and has been ranked as a top accelerator in the country for four years with alumni raising $300MM in follow-on funding and creating 800+ jobs.

Learn more about the companies:


Jubel eliminates the stress and time involved in planning and booking alternative travel experiences with a hassle-free and modern personalized service accessible to all budgets. Jubel’s technology is backed by AI and a proprietary database which allows them to quickly match clients with trips in line with their personal preferences and styles. Jubel has garnered 50 features in media exposures while helping over 5,000 users discover every continent around the globe.

Founded by Jose Toscano and Nico Bergengruen from Mexico City, Mexico.


KIND soap company creates the KIND brand of natural personal care and beauty products. KIND products are sold wholesale to companies like Whole Foods and through KIND’s online store. The product lines are formulated to always be three things: 1) KIND to your skin – by using only safe and natural ingredients, 2) KIND to the earth – by packaging with eco-minded materials, and 3) KIND to others – by donating ten cents from every product sold.

Founded by Jean Scholte and Angie Bowland from St. Louis, MO.


Slasify is an online platform that encourages global talents to work together as a virtual team to provide an end-to-end project solution for SMB’s and enterprise customers. In the areas of IT, HW, Design and Marketing, businesses give Slasify their projects and Slasify sees it through to the finish line.

Founded by Carlos Wang and Steven Zen from Singapore.


StatRoute is a sports technology startup with a multi-tiered, multifaceted platform that empowers consumers to create, connect, and drive their own value within fantasy sports. StatRoute provides a central management solution that reduces barriers of managing assets and decisions, tucked within a social platform that connects and grows relationships through modern solutions.

Founded by Jeff Volaski and Andy Hunt from Denver, CO.

Vision Interchange

Vision Interchange offers consumers a whole new way to shop e-commerce by way of trading. Trading goods and services allow inherent value to be retained and passed on. This lets customers bypass the hassle and loss of money in the re-selling process with one easy step.

Founded by Nan Zhang from Washington D.C.


VoiceXP builds voice software, known as “Alexa skills” for brands and enterprise businesses. Through these voice experiences, companies now have a new channel to drive growth, business productivity, efficiency, and improve customer relationships by using the most natural form of communication.

Founded by Bob Stolzberg from St. Louis, MO.