Great Energy & Ideas at Startup Weekend: Stamford, 04/01/2012
Congratulations to MyStuDebt for getting first place at Startup Weekend Stamford. The Teams in the second and third place were Be Beautiful and Agricomm Weather.
There were many terrific startup ideas presented, and many potential businesses in the pipeline. We look forward to seeing the success of groups move beyond this weekend.
Slideshow of the events on Flickr.
1st Place: MyStuDebt (Michelle Laviree and Amee Patel, @mystudebt): Helping students manage and repay their loans.
2nd Place: Be Beautiful (Katherine Yarborough): BeBeautiful is an online clothing exchange where women can buy and sell clothes and be a part of an online wellness community.
3rd Place: Agricomm Weather (Linda Woods, #Agricomm): AgriComm Weather is a fully-customizable weather dashboard, created specifically for the agricultural commodity market.
– Risknicity (Greg Berg, #Risknicity):Making buying car insurance as easy & as social as sharing photos on Facebook.
-Love Squadron (Kip Steele, #LoveSquadron) Service that allows you to ask your friends to help you plan the perfect date.
The SuperHero Academy
Thanks go to the:
Richard Blumenthal, US Senator for Connecticut
Jonathan Yarmis, Doctor Disruptive
Bob Dorf,Startups Owner Manual
Art Shulman, Former COO Priceline Gasoline
Erik Endress, CEO Share with 911
Joe Rutledge, Former CMO Priceline.com
Doug Campbell, CEO, SuccessCoach
Joe DeMarco, Ponus Ridge Investments
Richard Guha,Max Brand Equity
David Furth, Leap the Pond
Ira Yellen, First Experienc Communications
Leonard Vignola, Beacon Partners
Lafir Thassim, UBS Investment Bank
Alex Zesch,VP Technology and Marketing, IRA Market
Cindy McLaughlin,CEO, Style for Hire
McAdory Lipscomb Jr.,Founder, CEO Coach
Michael Grunei,William Perrone (William and Diggins)
Kelly Hadous,Win The Room™
Joe DeMartino,Former President, Angel Investor Forum
Steve Obsitnik, Candidate for U.S. Congress (CT 4th District)
Geoff Schneider, Founder, Cava Capital
Konstantine Drakonakis, Director, New Haven, Launch Capital
Pauline M. Murphy, Managing Director, Investments, Connecticut Innova
Bill Gordon,Entrepreneur In Residence, Stamford iCenter