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Giftoid “wraps up” Startup Weekend Adelaide 2015 with top gong
– Matt Hardy

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New Venture Institute at Flinders at Tonsley would like to congratulate the talented team behind personalised online gift service Giftoid for taking out first prize at Startup Weekend Adelaide 2015.

The event was keenly contested, with judges praising all exhausted participants for the consistently high quality of Sunday night’s 13 final presentations. Each team’s core business idea was positively received, but it was Giftoid’s outstanding mix of team strength and effective business model that lifted it to the top of the list.

The full list of winning teams and their prizes is as follows:

1st Prize: Giftoid

  • Consulting services from BDO to the value of $3000
  • Scholarship to Venture Dorm powered by Mega, at the New Venture Institute, OR Summer School 2016, at Flinders University
  • 6 months’ co-working space with eNVIsion, at the New Venture Institute
  • Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet
  • enovAsia Market Acceleration Services
  • 25% off web development services from MonkeyDo.

2nd Prize: Shake Mate

  • Consulting services from BDO to the value of $2000
  • 6 months’ co-working space from Majoran
  • Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet
  • Miriam Castilla Smash It – 30-day Boot Camp.

3rd Prize: AnySpace Global

  • Consulting services from BDO to the value of $1000
  • 6 months’ co-working space from Majoran
  • Miriam Castilla Smash It – 30-day Boot Camp.

Crowd Favourite: BeerFO

  • Promotional video production from Flinders Creations to the value of $5000.

We would like to thank everyone involved in the planning and staging of this wonderful event for their effort and enthusiasm, including our dedicated judges – Frank Seeley, Belinda Jennings, Andre Eikmeier and Grace Lever – and many tireless volunteers.

And of course, we wish all our participants every success as they continue on their entrepreneurial journeys. We look forward to staying in touch and offering further guidance and support as you turn your ideas into reality.

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