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Jacksonville Startup Weekend 2012—a grand success

The first Jacksonville Startup Weekend 2012, hosted by iStart Jax Business Accelerator, Indo-US Chamber of Commerce and JAX Chamber, was a great success with more than 50 ideas pitched, 150 people working in 17 Teams tirelessly over 54 hours.

And the top five winners are…

1. The Pinstitute – Jennifer Chapman and Team

2. TADA Language – Isabelle Killian and Team

3. UPEO Analytics – Inayat Walli and Team

4. GIZMO Entetrprises Inc (Pay2Pitch) – Perry Kaye and Team

5. Armex Industries – Eduardo Marquez and Team

The top five teams will have the opportunity to pitch at the Sramana Mitra’s 1 Million by 1 Million Incubator on Thursday at 11 a.m. EST. 1 Million by 1 Million is a global initiative by Sramana Mitra to create 1 Million entrepreneurs generating a revenue of 1 Million by 2020, an audacious goal. iStart Jax Business Accelerator is an affiliate of this program.

You can register to see how the top five winners perform at

iStart Jax Business Accelerator will soon announce the next Startup Weekend schedule along with many more exciting events on Tech-startups. We will keep you posted on the progress of these 17 startup ideas as they make significant progress in their journey towards transforming their startup ideas to successful startups.

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