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Startup Weekend Fort Worth
November 25, 2014

The very first Startup Weekend in Fort Worth wrapped up with six teams presenting Sunday, November 23 on the TCU campus to an eager crowd of supporters. Round of applause for all involved! Each team got five minutes to pitch and five minutes of Q&A with the judges.  It was rapid fire with each team going immediately after the next sharing what they created over the weekend. It was a tight competition and everyone should be proud of what they accomplished over 54-hours. Now to the winners!

First Place: Clinical Solutions

Clinical Solutions for clinical trials is the leading marketplace, connecting orphan disease patients to life saving medical researchers.

Second Place:  NotebookU

Notebook U helps college students connect, communicate, and collaborate with their classmates while improving their GPA.

Third Place: Climb

Climb is a social networking platform designed to bring a valued added experience to young working professionals. Climb allows young professionals to connect with each other while traveling.

Crowd Favorite: NotebookU

The judges shared feedback and suggestions to all of the teams that could be beneficial to them if the moved forward with their startups after the weekend and it was a great way to wrap up an event that was filed with support from coaches, mentors, organizers, and community resource providers.

SWFortWorth Judging

This was a great example of what community means in Fort Worth and our region. Congratulations to all of the attendees on a successful weekend. Many walked away with a new skill learned and new connections in the Fort Worth startup community.

We can’t wait to get started on the next event!

Hayden Blackburn