Plug In Ventures Accelerator Cohort 5

Plug In Ventures' Tech Accelerator Program stimulates opportunities for dynamic businesses and business owners in our Black and Latinx communities. We create success by enabling and supporting startups and entrepreneurs in diverse communities around the country.

We’re happy to announce our Founders from Cohort 5 below.

Dave Scott
CEO, Evil Genius Games

Evil Genius Games is a black-owned publisher of tabletop roleplaying games. Their flagship product is the Everyday Heroes TTRPG — based on d20 Modern, built on 5e. Also the publisher of great campaign settings — Pacific Rim, Kong Skull Island, Highlander, Escape from New York, Total Recall, Rambo, Universal Soldier and the Crow.

Kwame Terra
CEO, bEHR Health Systems

BEHR Systems is a community-based, patient-centered care platform that utilizes a comprehensive health scoring algorithm to educate and provide personalized health solutions to the Black community.

Lauren Vivian
Co-Founder & CEO, WePair Health

WePair offers a streamlined process to hire and find qualified frontline public health workers.

Martha Gamboa
Founder & CEO, Frendii

Frendii is a technology startup working on a solution for women over 50 that builds community and facilitates frequent social and human connection

Maria Uloko
CEO, VULVAi

D2C platform using evidence-based science to prioritize vulvar health and provide holistic patient-driven vulvar care.

Oliver Sanchez
Co-Founder & CEO, Extrasense

Extrasense is an integrated pest management platform that provides an infrastructure with advanced recognition tools, information products, and expert commentary for detection and management of endemic, new, and exotic pests. Currently in private beta.

Rica Elysee
Co-Founder & CEO, Slay

Slay introduces AI-enhanced smart mirrors to retail, transforming shopping with real-time skin analysis and virtual try-ons.