Web Accessibility Company User1st Selected to The Next Web’s Startup Class of 2016

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User1st was selected as one of 60 early-stage startups to present at this year’s The Next Web (TNW) Momentum Conference in Brooklyn, New York

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User1st’s automated software corrects accessibility issues on web pages by creating and applying accessibility skins that fit over the page without altering its content.

User1st, a web accessibility company, has been selected as one of 60 startups for The Next Web’s (TNW) SCALE program. User1st will present their web accessibility solution at TNW’s Momentum Conference on November 16th in New York City.

Launched in 2014, User1st's innovative technology enables companies to easily and efficiently ensure that their websites are compliant with the highest web accessibility standards. User1st’s automated software corrects accessibility issues on web pages by creating and applying accessibility skins that fit over the page without altering its content. The system can be activated automatically or by the request of a unique visitor by a single click of a button. Different accessibility skins accommodate different needs for different disabilities, such as partial/complete blindness, epilepsy, motor disability, and more.

TNW is an online tech media company founded in 2006. TNW publishes tech and web development news, and hosts an annual set of tech conferences in New York and Amsterdam. TNW’s SCALE program is an opportunity for promising, early-stage startups to meet with leading investors and members of the media, as well as pitch their company to 5,000 audience members during TNW’s Momentum Conference. Previous SCALE participants include the traffic app Waze and the enterprise social networking service Yammer.

“We are tremendously honored to be chosen for The Next Web’s SCALE early-stage startup growth program. The Next Web is a powerful platform to tech enthusiasts and we are very excited to present our accessibility solution. We hope that this will bring us one step closer to achieving our goal of making the internet accessible to everyone,” said Amihai Miron, co-founder and CEO of User1st.

To date, User1st has raised over $5M in funding and currently has over 100 enterprise customers, including IKEA, INTEL, ELAL Airlines, F5, the Mexican Government, Georgia Tech University, Master Card Israel and Leumi Bank.

Visit User1st’s blog for web accessibility related news, updates, and Spotlight Feature series, which highlights individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities.

Contact User1st:
Neil Levy
240-468-4918
n(dot)levy(at)user1st(dot)com

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