Thanks 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:
- DownTheLine, @DownTheLineMe, FB/DownTheLineMe: A goal achievement service uses crowd-sourcing to help you accomplish your goals more quickly.
- ScoutAbout, @ScoutAboutUSA, FB/ScoutAboutUSA: Crowd-sourced travel advice from locals in a web/mobile app with a Pinterest-style display.
- YouV8, @YouV8, FB/Youv: For the health conscious, YouV8 measures your UV exposure in real time so you know how much vitamin D you’re getting.
- FixerFlow, @FixerFlow, FB/FixerFlow: A web-based service that notifies you of car maintenance deadlines and makes scheduling easier than ever.
- GiveDaka, @GiveDaka, FB/GiveDaka: Crowd-sourced gifting so people can pitch in and purchase a joint gift.
- DreamPath, @OnDreamPath, FB/DreamPath: An online subscription service generates a customized action plan to help you meet your next employer and land your dream job.
- NeighborFood, @neighborfood, FB/NeighborFood: Neighborhood cuisine from the “chef” next door from home cooks to trained, but underemployed chefs.
- SpotSwapMe, @SpotSwapMe, FB/SpotSwapMe: An app that hooks you up with your favorite table every time you go out to a restaurant.
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.