Friday night at Startup Weekend is always a field of frenzy as teams form and the negotiation for talent pushes participants to stretch their boundaries. An insane scramble for the best talent in the room ensues and teams clamber to snatch passersby who might possess the skills to give them the edge.
The teams have now formed and the planning and strategies are coming together, a.k.a they now delve into parts of their minds that have never been explored as they attempt to formulate some resemblance of a plan.
It’s time to pull those ideas into shape and start planning for Saturday’s validation and development.
Here’s a snap shot of the teams so far:
- Access 4 All
Identifying accessibility issues through crowd sourcing
- Better Me
A game that improves your life
- Its still good
Addressing the food wastage problem
- Educate Me
Trip adviser for education
Instant trade between tourists
Tracking shoppers to provide analytics
Making people more interesting conversationalists
- 2 the Cloud
Converting SME’s with 2003 servers onsite to the cloud
- Calm Puppy
Distress product (of some sort)
- Class Compass
One fitness card to use anywhere
- Wine Guru
One app to help users to choose their wine
Tinder for sports
- Bubble Box
Honest feedback for presenters
We’ll update you again on Saturday night as teams lock in their ideas or pivot and change direction.
Watch this space!