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Startup Weekend Delaware drew 55 members of the community’s best startup enthusiasts to tackle problems ranging from disaster relief to managing multiple syllabi.  We would like to extend a huge congratulations to the Delaware community on an outstanding event, and we can only hope you’ve all been properly bitten by the Startup Weekend bug…

A recap from lead organizer, Tom Nagle:

“Startup Weekend Delaware was a blast, from the kickoff to the awards reception on Sunday night. We had a great group who buckled down and made some really cool projects over three days. It was an exhausting, and exhilarating three days of action. We had people come from as far as Austin, Texas, and Greenville, South Carolina. Lerner Hall at the University of Delaware was a fantastic venue, and we were lucky to have great mentors and judges. All accomplished business people in their own right. We were really fortunate to have Nick and Adam from www.parkingpanda.com, the team that won Startup Weekend Baltimore back in April. They had just come out of a three-month accelerator and just launched their application – they also stuck around most of the weekend, answered questions, and mentored on Saturday.”

Organizers: Tom Nagle, Dan Freeman, Lee Mikles

Speaker: John Currie

Winning Teams:

  • 1st Place: Movee Monkee
    • We help movie theaters fill their seats. Hotels, airlines, and sports stadiums have all implemented yield optimization, but movie theaters are living in the past. We’re here to change that.
  • 2nd Place: Kurbi
    • We’re a web application that makes it easy for people living with MS to track their physical activity progress, manage their routines & programs, and share their progress with friends and family.
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