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CoonPaw Studios Launches IndieGoGo Campaign

The main deterant to starting a gaming studio, as with any business, is cost. There’s the equipment costs, but then the unexpected expenses that come up nearly every day. I’ve encountered all these in my attempts to get started with … Continue reading

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Local Arizona Startup Seeking to Enhance the Arizona Nightlife Industry

The two founders of BarSential, John Rushworth and Eytan-Ben Yeoshua met as members of the McGuire Entrepreneurship Program, while attending the University of Arizona, in Tucson. While they socialized and went to various nightlife venues around the community, they began … Continue reading

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City Recess

City recess is reinventing the event discovery and sharing experience. Find new events that interest you, add them to your calendar and let your friends know about it. According to Bradley Matson, “We’re on our third mini-pivot that developed out … Continue reading

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IcoText

Dierk Seeburg recognized the need for localized iPhone apps and with a background in technology and localization, he felt he could meet this need. According to Seeburg, “IcoText offers localization services to iOS app developers and development companies including customer … Continue reading

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SKRITTLE

Ben Hall’s vision is to create a “new way to discover websites and surf the web”. With the abundance of information available to internet users, Hall seeks to create a site that will broaden users knowledge of content available by … Continue reading

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Just Ran it

Inspired to improve his health after losing his father, Stuart Preston, began running four years ago.  After running 14+ miles the day of PF Chang’s Half Marathon just to keep up with his fellow runners, he states “It hit me … Continue reading

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Healthful Impact

As we go into Startup Weekend Chandler’s Extreme Pitch event next Tuesday August 30th, it’s important to remember that the founders of these companies aren’t just doing this to make money. Many of the participants are drawing from their own … Continue reading

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The Write Zone

Three years ago, twice-published young adult fiction writer Celise Downs decided she wanted to give something back to her community of readers. A series of events in her life naturally led to the creation of The Write Zone, a nonprofit … Continue reading

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Patience pays off

Not all businesses that come out of a Startup Weekend are tech-related products. Many of the attendees have ideas for nonprofits and companies in service-related industries. Rev. Marvin Brown came to Startup Weekend Chandler to work on his passion project, … Continue reading

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Fostering local farm/foodie connections

Not only do you need to eat more broccoli for your health, you need to eat more broccoli in order to save the world (and your local tax base). Derek Slife and Chris Wharton brought their new organization, Chow Locally, … Continue reading

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