The Winner of Global Startup Battle's Women's Circle powered by Coca-Cola is Adlet.

We are proud to announce the winner of the Women’s Circle powered by Coca-Cola and the 5by20 Team.

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Adlet – an ad platform which makes your advertising easy. Adlet makes it quick and easy for small business and independent bloggers to buy and sell ads.

Check out these prizes!

  • Up to $10,000 to travel to meet Coca-Cola experts who will support Adlet in building their startup idea. Meet at Coke HQ in Atlanta or somewhere near the team!
  • A meeting with Coca-Cola Women Executives who will help Adlet hone their idea and be successful long-term.
  • Adlet gets to pick the mind of an entrepreneur celebrity via Google+ Hangout. Ask them anything!
  • All teammates will get directly connected with people and resources that will help them be successful.

Congratulations to Adlet and all the Women’s Circle participants! Remember, we’re here to support all of your teams, not just the winners. If you think there is something our team can help with, don’t hesitate to email gsb@startupweekend.org to get in touch with the team. Congratulations all!

 








Top 15 GSB Teams: Women's Circle Powered By Coca Cola and the 5by20 Team

After tons of hard work and thousands of votes, we have our official top 15 teams for the Women’s Circle Powered By Coca-Cola and the 5by20 Team.

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These teams will move on to the formal judging round, in which they will be assessed based on set criteria by a panel of startup experts. Each team is now eligible to win some incredible prizes from Coca-Cola, including $10,000 to travel to meet Coca-Cola experts, Google Hangouts with celebs, and more. Stay tuned for the announcement of the Women’s Circle winner on December 16th.

Jibbin | Isfahan, Iran – An app which will consider people’s budget/location and connect them to a service, so they can economize in time and money.

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Catsh.in | Halifax, Canada – An application to help electronics consumers save money by tracking the price of the items they have bought. It will then send an alert when the price goes down.

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QDoc | Cordoba, Argentina – A web service where patients can find information and reviews about doctors, given by other patients.

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Thru Ur Hands | Cochabamba, Bolivia – A mobile app that will allow deaf people to make phone calls.

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GLOBE | Tabriz, Iran – A social mobile app that will help you enjoy your trip by introducing all the cool places.

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Tipit | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – An application to gather people who appreciate good music and talented artists.

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Service Shop | Tehran, Iran –  An application based on electronic shop services but unique in its way of sharing – adding the power of comparison among service providers, sharing photos and making it possible for services to be bought through the internet.

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Lucid | Mashhad, Iran – Enter the world of dream. Take control of your dreams and unleash full power of your mind using Lucid app.

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VisionBoards | Detroit, Michigan – An e-commerce-enabled platform that allows users to easily create, print and share custom vision boards and other self-empowerment tools.

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AppNight | Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain – A smartphone application aimed at enhancing social relationships among nightlife venues customers.

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coTrain | Bangalore, India – Looking for a sports partner or workout buddy? Now, find somebody through your work, community or social network to play with in one click.

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Roomers | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – A marketplace for temporary work spaces.

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Hi, Friday! | Columbus, Ohio – An application which helps you to identify and attend weekend events around you.

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Parallise | Izmir, Turkey – A mobile application idea that makes simple 2.5D living photos.

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Adlet | Swansea, United Kingdom – Adlet ad platform makes your advertising easy. We make it quick and easy for small business and independent bloggers to buy and sell ads.

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Treasure Zone Of Iran | Tehran, Iran –  A gameified system by using AR navigation in order to make the daily lives into a wonderland full of fun treasures.

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Introducing The Women's Circle Powered By Coca-Cola

We all know that diversity is critical to innovation. A recent study by the Center for Talent Innovation claims that teams with diversity are 158% more likely to innovate effectively.

Wouldn’t it be great if this year’s Global Startup Battle was the most diverse of all time?

To that end, The Coca-Cola Company is proud to sponsor the Women’s Circle for the 2013 Global Startup Battle to encourage just that. The Coca-Cola Company has a shared goal to empower 5 million women entrepreneurs by the year 2020 as a part of our 5by20 initiative.

Global Startup Battle, Startup Weekend

As part of our partnership with UP Global, we want to inspire and empower entrepreneurs all around the world. Initiatives exist to support the inclusion of nearly every underrepresented group, and they’re all important. We’re just picking one. While focused on women, the underlying construct is still diversity in the ecosystem. We believe that the best solutions come from diversity of thought and perspective and that diversity breeds more diversity.

To enter the Women’s Circle, at least 50% of your team must be women. So, it’s not too difficult to figure out that more women at your event increases diversity, increases the quality of your ideas, and increases the likelihood that you’ll be able to enter the Women’s Circle. So, let’s use the Women’s Circle Challenge as the jumping off point and join forces to dramatically increase women’s participation in this year’s Global Startup Battle!