Sunport and Punctuality App Win in Albuquerque

September 17, 2015

6:00 pm

A few days ago we visited Albuquerque, New Mexico, in the middle of the Tech Fiesta Albuquerque to host our Startup of the Year Competition and Mixer. In fact, we were a central part of the event, setting up our stage at Epicenter at Innovate ABQ.

We were planning on a full house of founders, thought leaders, and local community members, but we never imagined it to be so big (in the best way possible). All in all we had over 80 attendees and 11 different startups pitching the crowd. Not to mention, the city’s Economic Development Director Gary Oppedahl helped kick things off with a great keynote speech.

Albuquerque was actually the final stops on our Startup of the Year Tour as we make our way towards Downtown Las Vegas for our third annual Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference. All of the winners from our local events will be there for our Startup of the Year Competition.

Reader’s Choice Winner

Punctuality App: A dynamic scheduling app that maintains a constant awareness of your schedule and the distance you are from those calendar items for you.

Best Pitch Winner

Sunport: Lets you plug in and demand solar energy. Instantly. Anywhere. Join the movement to accelerate our shift to solar energy.

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Will is a Senior Writer with Tech.Co, based out of America's Finest City: San Diego. He covers all territory West of the Mississippi river, digging deep for awesome local entrepreneurs, companies, and ideas. He's the resident Android junkie and will be happy to tell you why you should switch to the OS. When he's off the clock, Will focuses his literary talent on the art of creative writing...or you might find him surfing in Ocean Beach. Follow Will on Twitter @WJS1988

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