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Teams have been working for the last two days on their new startup ideas!  On Friday 20 students and alumni pitched their ideas to a packed house at uOttawa.  At this hour, ten teams are hacking away at their new startup ideas and getting ready for the Final Pitches tomorrow at 4pm at University of Ottawa.

This year we have introduced special streams for teams to compete in:

  1. General
  2. Syrian Refugee Crisis
  3. Maker
  4. Internet of Things

Check out what the teams are working on:

1. Locall | “Instant interpretation”

Locall provides immediate, Compassionate service that are culturally appropriate in your community.


Stream: Syrian Refugee Crisis


2. 3Dextra | “Sustain the Project

3Dextra provides prosthetic to Syrian refugees and empowering them to


Stream: Maker & Syrian Refugee Crisis


3. Indoor Nav | “You’re closer than you think”

Indoor Nav helps you navigate through indoor spaces


Stream: Internet of Things



 4. VitalTracer | “Your health in your hands”

VitalTracer is a sleek health band that tracks vital signs and shares them with your physician.


Stream: Internet of Things


5. U  app | “U for You”

U app is a consolidated student solution that unifies student life and academic information in one convenient mobile application.


Stream: General


6. SplitVille | “Sharing Made Easy”

End your meal on the right note! SplitVille takes the hassle out of splitting your bill


Stream: General


7. Bond | “Networking made easy”

Sharing basic contact information via smart watch.

Stream: General


8. Welbi.co | “wellness at it’s best!”

Convenient comfortable at home Health monitoring for the elderly.

Stream: General


9. Jewellerent | Renting Made City

Welcome to your new closet.



Stream: General


10. Swivet

A wearable device that allows the user to immediately connect with support.


Don’t forget to come tomorrow for Sunday’s Final Pitches. You can register here!  We have judges from the community coming out to give feedback to teams and determine the winners!

Startup Weekend Ottawa


Renee Tavares