Congratulations to all #PDXSW Spring 2013 Teams!

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6bf4601ca657948af3e0253dbddcce3eThanks everyone for a fantastic event! Here’s a recap of the winners:

  • Overall Winner: LivFly, @LivFlyCo, FB/LivFly: A “Match.com” for everyday athletes. Connect physically active people with each other and schedule exercise together. Tell them where, when, how fast, and how far you run and they’ll match you with a run buddy. They’re already started matching local runners from their website.
  • Best Execution and Best Customer Validation: FreesePup, @FreesePup, FB/FreezePup: All natural, dairy free frozen fruit and vegetable treats for humans to share with their dog. Available by bike cart at local dog parks and outdoor venues.
  • Best Business Opportunity: Wijly, @Wijly: Easy internet connectivity for your hardware widgets. Imagine being able to control a light in your house by visiting a website.

The rest of the field, in order of presentations were:

Congrats to all the startups!  Overall for the weekend we had 42 Hustlers, 40 Hackers, 20 Hipsters; 80% men, 20% women; 60% first timer at a Startup Weekend; 47 pitches Friday night; and 11 teams formed and worked during the weekend.

Portland Startup Weekend 2013 Data