C2M Beta



Date & Time

  • Apr 13th, 2021 | 3:00-4:00 p.m. MST



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Blackfoot Communications’ accelerator C2M Beta announced the five companies participating in their current Winter 2021 program for Montana and Idaho startups. The participating businesses were selected based on the criteria that they offer disruptive technology experiences and impact the Montana and Idaho region.

The five companies participating in this year’s cohort are:

  • 406 Bovine: Laurel, MT: Using artificial intelligence and machine learning, 406 Bovine (founded by Bryan Elliott) is creating the most advanced cattle facial recognition software in the market today. The technology, which can be used on a cell phone from up to 40 feet away, improves overall production and efficiency across cattle operations and increases food safety by offering reliable worldwide tracking and traceability.

  • Check This Out: Bozeman, MT: Nicholas Wickes founded Check This Out, which enables restaurants and other retail businesses to accelerate and amplify their word-of-mouth marketing and business growth through a text-based, incentive-driven, and highly trackable SaaS platform.

  • Inspired Classroom: Missoula, MT: Inspired Classroom builds bridges to connect learners to real-world experiences regardless of geographic isolation or opportunity. The company empowers individuals and organizations who have rich educational content to mentor learners. Founded by former educators Alli DePuy and Kathleen Dent, Inspired Classroom uses proprietary mentor-based, scenario-driven software supported by masterclasses to elevate teaching and learning.

  • ShopDot: Missoula, MT: Founded by Michelle Huie, ShopDot is a technology platform that integrates with any front-end ecommerce platform and creates an ecosystem between brands and retailers to support end-to-end product and content distribution. ShopDot will enable small-to-medium-sized retailers to effectively compete with marketplaces like Amazon and to offer an enriched experience for their customers through omnichannel capabilities and personalized, data-driven engagements to deliver the right product at the right time.

  • Svvarga, Inc.: Helena, MT: Svvarga is a technology company co-founded by siblings Ryan Rebo and Sharayah Clancy. Svvarga’s flagship product Rubrikk is an AI-powered, cloud-native platform that transforms unstructured information from images and documents into clean, ready-to-use data.