Wieden+Kennedy picks its next raft of tech winners

Wieden+Kennedy’s Portland Incubator Experiment (PIE), which tries to get new tech ventures off the ground, has chosen its next seven lucky winners.

And they are:

1. AppThwack: A service for testing applications and Web sites on real Android phones and tablets

2. KS12: A creative studio that tells stories which blur the line between documentary and fiction, artwork and essay

3. Lytics.io: An API that makes analytics available and accessible to any developer

4. Plexus Engine: A tool suite for influencer and expert discovery and engagement

5. Stublisher: A service for capturing and curating event experiences

6. Vadio: A service that turns any terrestrial radio station Web site into live video channels

7. ‘Portland Women’s Software Academy’ project: A nonprofit focused on educating and encouraging would-be software developers

The projects spend three months working at W+K with mentors, W+K clients and other start-up entrepreneurs to prepare pitches to venture capitalists from Portland’s so-called ‘Silicon Forest.’ Previous PIE graduates include VendScreen which raised $12m and Cloudability which raised $8.7m.

Here’s Cloudability’s pitch.

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