17 teams just gave their best shot at demonstrating the software and mobile applications they’ve developed over the past 54 hours at the Carlson School of Management for Startup Weekend Twin Cities 4. After an extended deliberation, the judges have declared that Nify Gifter is the overall winner, followed by Browser Tap and Donate Right.
Nifty Gifter is a mobile based startup looking to improve the gift giving experience by allowing people to capture, buy, and send gifts easier. Nifty Gifter will have a reserved slot at the upcoming MinneDemo on Dec 11.
Platforms: Android, iOS, web
Technologies: Amazon web services, ruby, Ruby on Rails
Vertical / Market: Dating & Relationships
BrowserTap came in at second place and won passes to CoCo Minneapolis. Cross-browser testing is the critical last step in the development of a website or app, ensuring your code works in all browsers. Forget VMs, screenshot services, or dedicated testing computers– cut your testing time in half, saving web developers and agencies time and money.
Vertical / Market: Developer Productivity
Third place, and winner of the BRIDGEdotMN $1k for 1% grant, is Donate Right – an online community bringing charities and donors together to make donation a tangible and more meaningful experience. Our mission is to provide a simple and effect platform for donors to purchase specific items on behalf of worthy charities and causes.
Technologies: Foundation by Zurb, HTML5
Vertical / Market: Non-Profit
Congratulations to all who participated and those who sponsored + supported this one of a kind event: