All Press Releases for November 16, 2014

ProctorFree Selected as a Finalist in the Capital Connects Competition

Educational Technology startup to pitch to investors

    CHARLOTTE, NC, November 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- ProctorFree was selected, among 9 other organizations, as a finalist in the Capital Connects competition. The competition, a Greensboro, N.C. Partnership Entrepreneur Connections signature event, focuses on educating investors and connecting them with entrepreneurs looking for funding.

The event, in its 10th year, exposes entrepreneurial ventures to local funding sources to span the breadth and depth of North Carolina's entrepreneurial talent. The organizations competing range from first round college/university startups to existing companies seeking expansion capital.

"As a North Carolina based startup, we always enjoy meeting fellow entrepreneurs and investors in the state, said Velvet Nelson, co-founder of ProctorFree. ProctorFree is no stranger to pitching at these types of events but it will be our first time pitching in the Triad area and we're looking forward to it."

Finalists will have 6 to 8 minutes to pitch to local investors and support organizations.

The event will be held on Nov. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. For more information, visit

About ProctorFree

ProctorFree is an on-demand, automated online proctoring service that deters cheating in an online testing environment. Using biometric and machine learning technologies, ProctorFree has eliminated the need for a human proctor during testing. This innovative technology creates a convenient testing option for distance education students and increases the credibility of online certificates and degrees for higher education institutions. For more information about ProctorFree please visit

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