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Meet the 12 teams of Startup Weekend Iowa City

CORALVILLE, IOWA—Startup Weekend Iowa City kicked off Friday evening at the University of Iowa BioVentures Center in Coralville, Iowa, to hear the event’s 78 attendees pitch 44 ideas in 60 seconds each.

Startup Weekend Iowa City

Startup Weekend Iowa City

More than 75 participants gathered Friday evening for Startup Weekend Iowa City.

Startup Weekend Iowa CityCORALVILLE, IOWA—Startup Weekend Iowa City kicked off Friday evening at the University of Iowa BioVentures Center in Coralville, Iowa, to hear the event’s 78 attendees pitch 44 ideas in 60 seconds each.

The last Startup Weekend Iowa City was held in October 2012 in conjunction with the reddit Internet Bus Tour, and while it’s been awhile since Startup Weekend came to Iowa City, the 54-hour event hasn’t been absent from the Creative Corridor—the inaugural Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids was held in March.

Learn more about the 12 teams competing at Startup Weekend Iowa City as of Saturday evening:

  • Sensational Ninja
  • myPup!: Develop and track your kid’s pet care skills with myPup
  • Subscribr: Your hub for simplified subscription management and discovery. Track current, find new, spend smarter
  • me2nation: Every young person struggles at some point in life, we are here to say me2. You are not alone
  • JobScreenr
  • Mobius: Fixing healthcare because we care
  • Parallax
  • Screwdrivr: Supplies delivered while you work
  • The Agropolis: Bringing vertical farming to Iowa
  • CareerKarma: Networking made easy
  • Burn and Earn: Never feel bad about indulging in the  finer things in life, but only when you sweat for it
  • InfoNest

Final presentations begin Sunday at 5 p.m. and are open to the public. Tickets to attend Sunday’s Demo Day cost $25 and can be purchased online.

Judges for the event include Adam Ingersoll, co-founder of Built by Iowa; Beth McKeon, founder of Kids Calendar, Inc.; and Ravi Patel, co-founder and lead investor of Built by Iowa and president of Hawkeye Hotels.

Follow along with the Startup Weekend Iowa City on Twitter using #SWIC14.

 

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