Startup Games 2017

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The 2017 Austin Startup Games were an incredible success, awarding over $56,000 for non-profits. 16 Austin startups competed in Olympic style games, but only one could become this year’s champion. SpareFoot took home the ultimate prize after winning 27 total points, which provided $20,000 for Kure It Cancer Research. Here is a breakdown of the 2017 winnings:

SpareFoot to Kure It
$20,000
Outbound Engine to SAFE Alliance
$10,000
Modernize to GirlStart
$6,500

Academic Works to SafePlace
Aceable to Breakthrough Austin
AffiniPay to Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas
Boundless to Meals on Wheels
Capital Factory to RideAustin
Headspring to DO IT FOR THE LOVE FOUNDATION
LawnStarter to The National Alliance on Mental Illness
OneSpot to Without Regrets
OwnLocal to Austin Bat Cave
ShippingEasy to Caritas of Austin
theCHIVE to CHIVE Charities
Trendkite to JDRF
uShip to Communities in Schools
$1,500 each

We want to extend a big thank you to our 20 event sponsors and to the 1400+ people in attendance. We’ll be back again later this year for the Level Up Games. We hope to see you there!

Event winners:

Ping Pong

1st – Headspring

2nd – Modernize

3rd – SpareFoot

Connect 4

1st – Outbound Engine

2nd – theCHIVE

3rd – uShip

Liar’s Dice

1st – Shipping Easy

2nd – Modernize

3rd – uShip

Mario Kart

1st – SpareFoot

2nd – Modernize

3rd – Outbound Engine

Shuffle Board

1st – SpareFoot

2nd – theCHIVE

3rd – ShippingEasy

Beer Pong

1st – TrendKite

2nd – LawnStarter

3rd – Outbound Engine

Darts

1st – Outbound Engine

2nd – Academic Works

3rd – Modernize

Mystery Event

1st – LawnStarter

2nd – theCHIVE

3rd – Outbound Engine

Trivia

1st – Aceable

2nd – OneSpot

3rd – SpareFoot

3rd – TrendKite

Foosball

1st – SpareFot

2nd – Outbound Engine

3rd – TrendKite

Pop-A-Shot

1st – SpareFoot

2nd – LawnStarter

3rd – Modernize

Flip Cup

1st – SpareFoot

2nd – Aceable

3rd – TrendKite

 

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