The Winners of Asheville Startup Weekend 2013


Congratulations to everyone who participated in our second annual Asheville Startup Weekend. We hope you enjoyed the roller coaster ride of launching a new business in 54 hours.

This year we had 41 attendees, 24 ideas pitched, 8 teams formed and 14 sponsors.

The Teams

    Connecting teachers and parents
    Helping writers find editors for personal and student writing
  • YT Jumpr
    Support the YouTube channels you love
    Recipes honoring family traditions through food
    Like to bike? hike? paddle? Get advice based on your needs. YonderOff is a community review site for the outdoors enthusiast
  • Local Flavor
    Find the businesses the locals frequent
  • Off The Beaten Path
    A magazine to connect artists to the art lover’s community
  • Bark!
    Asheville’s first indoor/outdoor dog park and bar!

These were incredible teams. Every one has plans to continue past this weekend. View the team photos and their members.

The Winners

  • First Place: Local Flavor
  • Second Place: StudentCal
  • People’s Choice: StudentCal

Check out the awesome prizes these teams won.

Missed the Weekend?

Watch the Sunday night presentations:

  • Part I: Introductions by Jonathan Feldman and Ramphis Castro, then first part of team presentations
  • Part II: Remainder of team presentations
  • Part III: The wrap-up and awards ceremony

Or read these articles:

Special Thanks

During any event, things do go wrong. And we are so sorry that we forgot to acknowledge the support of our sponsor, the A-B Tech Entrepreneurial Development Foundation.

So it’s with sincere apologies and gratitude that we would like to acknowledge their support here. Thanks to the AB-Tech Entrepreneurial Foundation for their support of Sunday evening’s delicious dinner!

Keep In Touch

Watch for more articles and news about this year’s teams and stay tuned for the next Asheville Startup Weekend.

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Thanks to everyone who made this year’s event such an amazing time. See you all next year!