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And Drumroll Please…

After 54 hours of furious coding and hard work, ten teams (5 student led, 5 community member led) presented a string of outstanding demos!  Congrats to all on a fantastic job! The Winners Subcategories (winners of mugs from our sponsor … Continue reading

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Day 2 In Review

Startup Weekend U of M – Day 2 Review Startup Weekend.       54 hours.         One Weekend. Time flies for ten teams moving from concept to working model.  These working models include phone app mock ups plus corresponding websites and … Continue reading

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The Survivors

1.  Kyle: Finding other complements to your startup, dating site for cofounders 2.  Amit: Web-based/app retrieving audit logs within different hospital systems 3.  Toby: DIY Cooking—home food delivery service with cooking kit and instructions 4.  Sachin: Crowdsourcing alpha users (aka … Continue reading

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54 Awesome Pitches!

Scott: Improving ways for entrepreneurs to find capital, crowd-source online David: He’s a programmer! Uses mint.com, but what happens to our banking account passwords? Create open-source alternative Kyle: Finding other complements to your startup, dating site for cofounders(!) Amit: Web-based/app … Continue reading

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Startup Weekend Tips & Info!

Location Startup Weekend will be hosted at the future home of U of M’s TechArb: 500 E. Washington St. Ann Arbor, MI Parking There is a parking garage right next door–parking is free on Sundays. There’s also street parking all … Continue reading

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Welcome to Startup Weekend–University of Michigan Edition, presented by MPowered!

For all of you first-time Startup Weekenders, check out these tips by Eric Koester, who is on the Board of Directors for Startup Weekend and is also an enthusiastic Startup Weekend participant, mentor and speaker. I’ve often heard the phrase … Continue reading

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