Startup Weekend Seattle 2018: Our Winners Are…

10/12/2018 | By Christina Nghiem

This post originally appeared on blog.up.co


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 UnityMatching 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!

 

Questions? Contact seattleedu@startupweekend.org.


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