Event Metrics & Recap:
Over 30 amazing organizers found 33 generous sponsors to make the event possible, that created over 160 amped attendees (approximate as it fluctuated throughout the weekend), where 42 excellent ideas were pitched, and 18 cool teams were formed, that were mentored by 15 awesome mentors in a 54 hour period which culminated in 6 outstanding judges (and their questions) to finalize in 3 Winning Teams and 1 Honorable Mention.
• Congrats to PayWme for winning the 1st Place
• Congrats to GoMenuGo for winning the 2nd Place
• Congrats to Landlordia for winning the 3rd Place
• Congrats to Child Care Share for winning Honorable Mention
Startup Weekend Tech Valley in the news:
Stay connected with Organizers & Attendees:
• Join LinkedIn Group - “startupweekend Tech Valley”
• Friend Facebook Page – http://www.facebook.com/pages/
• Follow Twitter hashtags – #swtechvalley, #grandslamalley
When is the next Startup Weekend Tech Valley?
The date of the next Startup Weekend Tech Valley will be announced within 60 days.
From the Organizers & Hosts:
John Max Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Christine Tate (email@example.com)
About Startup Weekend:
Startup Weekend is an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend. The weekend brings together people with different skillsets – primarily software developers, graphics designers and business people – to build applications and develop a commercial case around them.
About Grandslam Alley:
We are a new type of business accelerator based in Troy – the heart of gaming and technology in Upstate NY. Why Troy? It is a town whose time has come. It is a funky place where you can feel the electricity of change all around you. GrandSlam Alley is going to help motivate this change.
Our model is different! GrandSlam Alley is an accelerator manned full time by experienced entrepreneurs and business people. We will help your company succeed with our milestone based incremental funding model and our strong network of mentors.
GrandSlam Alley is part of a strong and growing gaming and software ecosystem. We expect to make Troy the gaming capital of the world over the next five to ten years. We want to assist in the accelerated growth of your company. Fill out our application and let us help you “hit it out of the park”!