2013 Event Wrap Up

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Success! After nearly 3 full days of exciting activity, the 2013 Startup Weekend Madison event is now all wrapped up. Nearly 100 participants worked on 12 different projects over the weekend. All teams did a phenomenal job and made great progress in bringing their ideas to life. Thanks to everyone who came out for the event!

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Teams presented their projects Sunday evening, and after much deliberation our judges were able to come up with the top teams and prize winners, which are:

1st (Tie): Social Networking for Good – A social network that leverages a beliefs quiz to create a community of people who want to affect positive social change and provides an actionable path to do so.

1st (Tie): DiarWe – DiarWe is a social media app and website aimed at making it easier and more fun to collaboratively document shared experiences. (website)

2nd: MyMeterMaid – Feeding the meter? Lose the quarters, pay by phone. MyMeterMaid lets you pay for parking meters with a text message, phone call, or a web app. Never worry about finding change again. (website)

Honorable Mention: BrewLife – BrewLife is an application that offers several different resources for the home brew community. (website)

Honorable Mention: InMadison – Question and Answer platform for Madison, WI. (website)

Doyenne Prize Winner: Social Networking for Good

Sector67 Prize Winner: BrewLife

Thank you to our prize sponsors – gener8tor, SupraNet, Capital Entrepreneurs, Sector67, and The Doyenne Group. Thank you to everyone who participated in and helped out with the event. We hope to see you next year!