3 Hours to Showtime


It’s been a roller-coaster weekend with more pivots than yachts seen from Auckland Startup Weekend. Here are the 12 teams as they stand –

The Couchstand: A crowd participation tool from your couch to sports games – be part of the crowd. Coming soon at couchstand.com

Let’s Move: A mobile app that sends auto-reminders for every hour you haven’t moved to help increase productivity and improve health. Get moving at letsmoveapp.co / letsmoveapp.wordpress.com

Amazeboards: Bringing new life to old games through new digital cards for your favourite games in a simple swipe app on your phone or tablet. Gamers check them out on amazeboards.wordpress.com

Tutor Me: Provides an online market place to bring parents seeking tuition for their children together with reliables tutors. Find a tutor today at tutor-me.co 

Trusty Tenants: Independent provider of tenant verification. Find out more at trustrytenants.co or follow for updates @trustytenants

Kitchen Hero: Revolutionising the way mothers manage their kitchens. Intrigued? Sign up now at kitchenhero.launchrock.co 

Pump Me Up: A health and fitness app that holds peers accountable to their personal goals. Set yours today at pumpmeup.co.nz

HazHat: Intelligent safety management with smart hard hats that make the work place safer. Check them out on hazhat.co or follow @haz_hat for updates

Ridely: Meetup for cyclist – an end-to-end solution for riders to connect, meet and ride. Check out ridely.co for more info or @ridelystartup for updates

JobAdoo: A happy place to get casual jobs. Curious? Find out more at facebook.com/jobadooapp

Writers Reveal: An online platform that helps creative writers to self-promote, get valuable feedback from readers, and gain recognition from publishers. Writers go to facebook.com/writersreveal to learn more

My Food Life: The ultimate source of food products for people with alternative food requirements. If this is you, go to myfoodlife.co today or follow @myfoodlifenz for updates

And here’s a reminder of the great prizes up for grabs –

The winner will get:
•3 months part time residence at GridAKL
•$10,000 free advertising from TradeMe
•Free one-year “medium” Xero account
•USD 200 Amazon Web Services voucher
•3 months Gold subscription to Audible (including 4 audiobooks) from Microsoft
•10 days in the next 12 mo at BizDojo Auckland
•5 days in the next 12 months at each of eCentre (Albany), The Bio Commerce Centre (Palmerston North), CreativeHQ (Wellington), and Upstart (Dunedin)


Good luck teams – 3 hours to showtime! Go for the win!