Startup Games 2017

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...