Jacksonville Startup Weekend winners to receive prizes worth $25,000


Jacksonville Startup Weekend – 2012 brought to you by iStart Jax Business Accelerator, IndoUS Chamber of Commerce and JAX Chamber is pleased to announce that winners will take home prizes worth $25,000. Prizes accumulated by the generous contributions of Jacksonville Startup weekend sponsors thus far, include

  • Microsoft Kinect bundle to 1st place winner – Microsoft Corporation
  • Verizon Wireless Phones for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners – Verizon Wireless
  • Free office space – CoWorkJax and Beaver Street  Enterprise
  • Free services for legal and intellectual property(IP) consulting – Akerman Senterfitt
  • Free print and digital media avertissements – Entrepreneurs Anchor Magazine
  • Free strategic marketing services – Kimberly Deas, Business Growth Consultant
  • Free Company incorporation – Company Corporation
  • Free booths and attendance at “Masters of the Industry” event – Entrepreneurs Anchor Magazine
  • Credit towards free CPA service – Tatiya Accounting
  • Free attendance to Startup Series Workshop – Small Business Development Center
  • Media opportunities on television, coverage on the leading local and national publications – SBRN and Sramana Mitra – 1 Million by 1 Million
  • Obtain feedback on your ideas from Silicon Valley Entrpreneurs at no-cost – Sramana Mitra – 1 Million by 1 Million
  • Free Venture Capital Consulting, Brand and UI design assistance and fund raising assistance – Coloma Ventures and Blue Horizon Venture Capital Consulting


Additional prizes may be available to winners, depending on additional sponsor sign up.Join us at the pre-event kick-off, January 7th, Saturday,  4.30 PM – 6.00 PM. Venue: South East Regional Library, 10599 Deerwood park Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32256

Every participant gets a credit of $40 towards incorporating company and complimentary three Months use of PromoZilla, a do-it-yourself marketing tool along with

  • Free access to Microsoft BizSpark, is a global program designed to help accelerate the success of early stage startups, providing software, support and visibility
  • $50 Amazon webservices + $200 Credit for the winning Team
  • $50 Twilio Credit that provides a web‐service API for businesses to build scalable, reliable communication apps!
  • $100 Credit to oDesk that allows you to hire remote contractors including Web Developers, Graphic Designers, SEO/SEM experts and more
  • Free Access to OpenTok by TokBox that allows developers to build live group video chat into their Web experience using an extensive set of Javascript or AS3 libraries.How it can help: Use it to seamlessly add video chat to your site or mobile AIR app.

Don’t miss this opportunity and sign up now before the early bird offer ends on January 10th @ www.Jacksonville.StartupWeekend.org