What a night!
40+ budding entrepreneurs showed up last tonight at the brand new Engineering Facility of the University of Alaska Fairbanks for a 54-hour whirlwind of entrepreneurship, innovation, and learning.
The President of the University of Alaska, Dr. Jim Johnsen, kicked off the night: “If not you, who? If not now, when? If not this, what? Build the future of Alaska!”
After a crazy game of “Half Baked” (half-baked startup ideas ranging from chocolate 3D printers to pickled ice-cream delivery subscriptions…), we went on to the real pitch-fire.
24 diverse ideas were pitched (1min, not more!). Voting was tough but we came down to 8 top teams after a couple of crazy voting rounds and team mergers.
Get the scoop about the top teams selected at Startup Weekend Fairbanks:
Looking forward to seeing you for Day 2 of Techstars Startup Weekend Fairbanks!