Jacksonville Startup Weekend 2012 – A Grand success!!!


Thank you for participating in Jacksonville Startup Weekend – 2012 hosted by iStart Jax Business Accelerator, Indo-US Chamber of Commerce and JAX Chamber.

Jacksonville’s first Startup weekend was a great success with 50+ ideas pitched, 150 people working in 17 Teams tirelessly over 54 Hrs. Event featured 5 Speakers, 5 Judges, 17 Sponsors, 20+ Mentors, a total of 235 people, 250 Tweets and 300 people added to @StartupJax & 780 bottles of water :)

Thanks to WJCT, Entrepreneurs Anchor, Daily Record, Advantage Biz Magazine, Florida Times Union and Jacksonville Business Journal for providing the media coverage to the event.

Grand finale was attended by Sponsors, Mentors, Judges, Speakers and Participants. 17 Teams presented their startup ideas.
And the top 5 winners are…

1st Place – The Pinstitute – Jennifer Chapman and Team
2nd Place – TADA Language – Isabelle Killian and Team
3rd Place – UPEO Analytics – Inayat Walli and Team
4th Place – GIZMO Entetrprises Inc (Pay2Pitch) – Perry Kaye and Team
5th Place – Armex Industries – Eduardo Marquez and Team

Top 5 Teams will have the opportunity to pitch at the Sramana Mitra’s 1 Million by 1 Million Incubator on Thursday 11.00 AM EST. 1 Million by 1 Million is a global initiative by Sramana Mitra to create 1 Million entrepreneurs generating a revenue of 1 Million by 2020, an audacious goal. iStart Jax Business Accelerator is an affiliate of this program.
You can register to see how our top 5 winners perform @http://strategyroundtable-jan26.eventbrite.com/

iStart Jax Business Accelerator will soon announce the next Startup Weekend schedule along with many more exciting events on Tech-startups. We will keep you posted on the progress of these 17 startup ideas as they make significant progress in their journey towards transforming their startup ideas to successful startups.

More on resoures for the startup ideas, coming soon!

Any questions, ideas and suggestions for improvement, please send them to info@iStartJax.com

Thanks you,
Jacksonville Startup Weekend – 2012 Team