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MADEXXXX MADEINC 6 INNOVATIVE 1) Productivity App: Preparture BLACK-OWNED STARTUPS TO SUPPORT What is It? Preparture Inc is a travel and lifestyle mobile app that allows users to manage their time more efficiently. From the release of its first version in May 2016, Preparture has grown to become a time-management solution used by more than 50,000 subscribers. Lack of exposure and funding are two major obstacles that many minority-owned startups face. Although these are daunting challenges, they can used as funnels to gain direct support. One user download, a couple of online purchas- es, an event ticket, or a monthly subscription. It just takes one action to launch impacts on the commerce of our communities. Here are five of MADE’s startup crushes you can get behind. How Does It Work? Download the PreParture app. Input your destination points and follow the schedule. Plan how long your trips will be to make it to all of your destinations throughout the day! How You Can Support: Preparture is expanding soon to utilize its current platform to work for companies. Share the app with entrepreneurs in the travel and made-magazine.com | 33