Startup Weekend Education Seattle wrapped up with a bang in 54 hours with 42 pitches, 13 teams, 5 winners, & 1 awesome weekend! Check out our winning teams and their impactful ideas that will change the landscape of learning.
Grand Prize – Come Unity: Matching students to high quality and personalized volunteer opportunities w/ non-profits. Our Grand Prize Team won $3,000 in google cloud credit, 1:1 mentoring with Google, 1:1 mentoring with a school leader, 1:1 meeting with a brand consultant, Android developers device, & 1-year license to Mason America.
Education Impact – Pacifier in a Backpack: A platform to help teen moms get postpartum, education, and professional support.
Business Model – Find Opportunities: Connecting non-profits to students for volunteering opportunities.
Excellence in Design & Audience’s Choice – Don’t Be Broke: Helping college students learn financial literacy…and don’t go broke!
Excellence in Execution – Owl: Master learning using questions, answers, and annotations through a real-time browser extension.
Thank you to our 70 participants, volunteers, Ambassadors, food vendors, organizing team, Grow with Google, and the Seattle Public Library for making this year’s event a huge success! See you next year!
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