Graduation from Founders Institute
Updated: Feb 17, 2019
On February 7, 2019, Michael Odiari, Founder of Check was honored to graduate from the Austin based Founders Institute. Michael was one of the six founders that graduated from the program’s third cohort. For the latest session, Founder Institute Austin received 91 applications of which 52 were accepted and 24 enrolled and six made it all the way through.
Michaels speech was outlined in the article from Silicon Hills:
Check – founded by Michael Odiari. The Dallas-based startup is modernizing traffic stops. One of the leading causes of death for law enforcement is during a traffic stop. It’s also the cause of many deaths of unarmed motorists. He came up with the app after he was pulled over for having a missing front license plate and found himself staring down the barrel of a gun. He did 40 ride alongs with police officers to understand the problems of traffic stops. His app for law enforcement and motorists can initiate better communication during a traffic stop. It’s like Facetime for a traffic stop, Odiare said.
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