Startup Weekend Omaha: The 18 teams (with links) and Day 3 photos
Day three of Startup Weekend Omaha is well under way as our some of the teams products, with previews of a few of them on the web. Stay tuned for a post later today with the embedded video as we live stream the pitches starting at 7 p.m. tonight. Each team will have five minutes
The SonaSeek team sets up camp in a hallway at Mammel Hall. Photo by Danny Schreiber.
Day three of Startup Weekend Omaha is well under way as our some of the teams products, with previews of a few of them on the web (check out the links below).
Live-streaming Pitches – Stay tuned for a post later today with the embedded video as we live stream the pitches starting at 7 p.m. tonight. Each team will have five minutes to pitch and then a limited amount of time for Q&A from the judging panel. Tonight’s judges are:
- William E. Fisher, Treetop Ventures
- Karen Linder, Nebraska Angels
- Jeffrey Meese, Invest Nebraska
- Tom Chapman, Nebraska Global
Here are the 18 teams competing at Startup Weekend Omaha (links to website, Twitter and Facebook when available; listed in alphabetical order, presentation order TBD):
- BedChair – A collapsable chair for your bed; thebedchair.squarespace.com
- The Bob – Edible food skewer vendor
- CabGetter (formerly Drink More Beer) – Service providing geo-locational dispatch for people to get rides; cabgetter.com
- Chipinabit – A social fundraising platform to help people with everyday economic stresses; chipinabit.com, @chipinabit
- ChronoFlow – Time-based social media network; chronoflow.com, @chrono_flow, Chrono Flow on Facebook
- CollegeStartr – Platform for crowd-sourced college scholarships; collegestartr.com, @collegestartr, CollegeStartr on Facebook
- CornFinger – A website to communicate, organize and show support for special causes; givetranscanadathecornfinger.com, @cornfinger, CornFinger on Facebook
- Craniak – Courseware gamification platform for educators; craniak.com, @craniakedu
- DJEveryone – Allows the DJ to mix up the party by receiving feedback from guests in real-time; djeveryone.com, @djeveryone
- Feed Reply – Direct messaging aggregator and dashboard; feedreply.com, @feedreply
- Gossip Closet – Social game that involves scanning of bar codes on clothing and sharing the items with your friends – gossip-closet.kickofflabs.com, @gossipclosetapp, Gossip Closet on Facebook
- Paper or Plastic – Mobile game to break the ice at social outings; paperorplasticapp.com, @paperplasticapp, Paper or Plastic on Facebook
- PhotoPig – Social photography game based off the basketball game pig; photopiggame.com
- Slouch Couch Studios – HTML5 video game studio; slouchcouch.co, @slouch_couch
- SonaSeek (formerly UnUn) – Website for creating customized resumes on personalized domains; sonaseek.com, @sonaseek
- ThoughtTalk – A platform for online counselors; thoughttalktherapy.com, @thoughttalk
- TweetPull – Analyzes tweets using data mining methods; tweetpull.com
- Your Happy Plate (formerly Eat Your Peas) – Mobile app for people with special dietary needs; yourhappyplate.com, @yourhappyplate, Your Happy Plate on Facebook
Here are few more shots from Startup Weekend Omaha, taken by yours truly:
Mammel Hall on the University of Nebraska-Omaha’s campus is the venue of Startup Weekend Omaha.
Behind the many classrooms of Mammel Hall are the teams of Startup Weekend Omaha.
The ChronoFlow team balances its product development with the Kansas City Chiefs football game.
The Craniak team takes full advantage of the big white boards in the classroom.
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