Startup Weekend Orlando April 2013


SWLogoAprilCongratulations on a successful weekend! Hopefully by now you’ve recovered from 54 hours of coding, designing, and hustling. We wanted to provide you with additional resources and ways to stay engaged with Orlando’s startup and tech communities. On behalf of the Startup Weekend Orlando Team, thank you for a truly amazing experience.

1. Event Metrics and Winners
Metrics: 87 attendees, 37 ideas pitched, 12 teams formed
Congrats to our winners:
Frisbee – Frisbee is a proximity-based social network that allows users to communicate with the other people in their same vicinity. 
CareSpotter – CareSpotter is an online Senior Care marketplace that empowers families to connect directly with local Professional Caregivers.
GITForce – Collaborative development for the platform.
SignWaive – A liability waiver application for businesses that will allow providers to process payments and enable business to engage with their customers through email and social media.

2. Stay connected with other attendees
Like our Page
Join our Group
Follow us on Twitter

3. Suggestions for the next Startup Weekend Orlando

Please send us your suggestions, big or small, on how we can make the Startup Weekend experience better for you. This is part of our customer development process and we would love to hear your thoughts.

4. When is the next Startup Weekend Orlando?

Be on the look out for the next Startup Weekend Orlando in the next 3-4 months. Want to help us organize the next event? Send us an email

Here’s the global list of all upcoming Startup Weekend events.

5. Thank you to our sponsors, speakers, mentors, and host

SponsorsFlorida High Tech CorridorSeminole Technology Business incubation CenterSeminole State College CEDStartup Orange CountyADTOffice DepotCostcoMarriot OrlandoFlorida SBDCSCORESeminole CountyBraathe EnterprisesVesta TeleradiologyGizmo ProductionsAspireduOrlando iOS Developer Group, Professor Josh, and Orlando Tech Meetup.

Speakers: Peter Atwal and Jerry Ross

The Judges: Henry Dreifus, Dr. Melissa Kuchma, Arthur Pancoe

Mentors and VolunteersJosh MurdockNancy ReilandEddy BorjaAmy KirklandJoshua JohnsonMaria Rodriguez-ScottKen YorkRobert GoetzSterling BatesShawn Moore

OrganizersOrrett DavisChristine OrtizRon Ben-Zeev

Our HostSeminole State College @ Heathrow

6. Orlando’s startup and tech community:

Here are just a few upcoming events and resources to stay connected with what’s going on around Orlando.

Orlando Tech Meetup
EdTech Orlando
BarCamp Orlando
Orlando Startup Digest
Orlando Tech Events 

See at the next Startup Weekend Orlando! #SWOrl