Shortly after the Pitchfire, participants at the NOVAedu Startup Weekend voted for their favorite pitches. As a result, the top 13 ideas (with 11 or more votes) move to the next stage of team formation and product development.
The following teams that formed were:
Edu Data Mashup & Simulator | Simulates and mashes up data for a visual representation of facts.
My School Budget | Aims to address the lack of transparency in local school budgets. The final product/app will create a dashboard with infographic-like charts for the public.
Empowerment | Promotes transparency with data (and shows how students compare to their peers) and assist students set short and long term goals.
My StuDebt | A web-patform to help students be default-free with their debt.
Veritas Study | “ebay for education.” Connects students with the right teachers based on the way the student learns.
ClubHelper | Allows schools or clubs to match up with experts in their desired fields through an online forum.
Force of 6 | A game that has real life career-rich data for students to learn about the real world before they leave for college. Kids grow their character as a mobile app while they gain valuable knowledge.
Animatron | A program to get kids into computer science programming. Animatron will be a game to teach kids programming language while having fun.
Goal Tracker | Tracks data based on standards for each student. Provides personalized analytics for students.
Wishbooks | Start-up weekend meets Pinterest meets Kickstarter. To find funding or resources for K-12 on the local level and to provide a platform for innovation education.
Pigeon | Helps non-English-speaking parents overcome the language barrier to communicate with teachers.
Elluminated | Interactive e-reader that makes technology reach students. It’s Facebook meets GoodReads.
GetNathanBackInSchool.com | Strengths-finder for education. Matches up students who have strengths in their areas of weaknesses.