November 12, 2013
Last week was the Challenge Cup Chicago’s Regional competition, held at 1871. Dozens of startups delivered their one-minute pitch on stage to a panel of judges, where one company from each category would emerge as the winner and move onto the final round.
In the spirit of Tech Cocktail, however, we want your take. We ran a poll for each category (Education, Energy, Health, and Smart Cities), to see who you thought was the hottest of the group. The readers have spoken. Below are your Reader’s Choice winners.
The Challenge Cup Chicago’s Hottest Showcasing Startups
Overgrad – Web platform that creates trackable college admission goals for high school students, while improving universities’ ability to remain relevant in the constantly-changing higher ed ecosystem.
Russell Energy – developed the first patented integrated high efficiency electric generator and totally unique internal combustion (IC) engine that offers significant advantages over existing IC technology, including efficiency, power, power density, size, weight and vibration free operation.
Sintact Medical Systems, LLC – Non-degradable tissue separator film that prevents separate adjacent organs from adhering to each other after surgery.
Spare to Share, LLC – Web and mobile platform that enhances community experience through sharing, renting, selling, or collaboration within existing closed networks such as residential buildings, student housing & small businesses.
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