Wellington winning: WagonShare nails Startup Weekend

Wellington winning: WagonShare nails Startup Weekend

wagonshare wellington startup weekendThe great Kiwi campervan adventure is a classic endeavour, and so it's not entirely surprising that WagonShare, an online community for motorhome rentals, topped Wellington Startup Weekend.

Around 90 budding entrepreneurs came together and whittled down 30 initial idea pitches were whittled down to a dozen or so teams.

Here's the full list of Wellington Startup Weekend 2013 teams:

SmartMatch

Connecting research, science and technology establishments.

CommonPlace

A relevancy engine for your digital life that aggregates data from across all your apps.

e-Mammogram

Increasing the early detection of breast cancer by using an image database.

WagonShare

P2P community for renting and letting motorhomes.

MySmartGrid

Helps you save on your power bill by modifying your consumption behaviours.

Plan The Move

Provides tailored services to assist people moving house.

STVA

Marketplace for digital art works – “the iTunes of the art world”.

3D Makers World

Helps designers and 3D printer owners connect.

FreshShare

Growing friends and reducing waste. Helps you share your vege garden surplus with others.

Arrangr

Online social site offering a fresh approach to arranged marriages in the Indian community.

BetterGiven

Disrupting the current system for donating to charities.

MeemoApp

Allows kids to convey emotional status and parents to better manage challenging behaviours.

Meanwhile, WIP and Timely (see previous Idealog profile of Timely) were named the winners of Webstock's Startup Alley in Wellington last week.

And for those who just can't get enough, another Wellington Startup Weekend incorporating a social entrepreneurship theme is already scheduled for August.