Get Seeded, a grant program for student startups at the University of Utah

Get Seeded: Who Got Funded in September and October

The Get Seeded program is off to a great start this semester. In the last two months, 18 student-run startups have been funded for a combined total of $34,540.60. The Get Seeded business pitch competition has been helping student startups move forward with their next milestone by giving seed funding to those practicing lean startup principles.

Not having financial resources to move forward with a potential business opportunity isn’t an excuse anymore. For student entrepreneurs who have developed and idea, done market validation and completed research, there is an opportunity to pitch and win. All that needs to be done to enter the competition is apply at https://getseeded2016.startupcompete.co/ by Thursday, November 3. Applications go through two rounds of judging by Eccles MBA students, then the finalists pitch to an audience where majority vote crowns the winners.

The next final pitch event is scheduled for Nov. 17. If you want to check it out, come by Lassonde Studios at 5 p.m. to enjoy free pizza and vote on the competitors. For additional inquiries, email getseeded@gmail.com.

September Summary

  • ADA Mobile Assessment Systems: $655.60 – Accessibility compliance measurement tool
  • BotPot: $3,500 – Robot that cooks
  • Dinner at Yours: $950 – Order in chef services
  • Hashtaggy: $1,600 – Social platform
  • Junto Talent: $1,000 – Student freelancer platform
  • My Supplement RX: $1500 – Nutritional supplement consultation platform
  • SHEro: $3,000 – Natural feminine products
  • WaterBear Life Devices: $3,250 – Collapsible inhaler for asthmatics

October Summary

  • Xlynk Surgical: $1,032 – Medical adhesion product
  • Young Professionals Salt Lake City: $2,000 – Networking organization for young professionals in Salt Lake City
  • Bon Apetit Crepes: $3,300 – Crepe food cart
  • Aural: $2,750 – Audio versions of investment banking reports
  • Bubble Craft: $480 – Boba Tea drink cart
  • Congo Crops: $1,240 – Cargo container hydroponics in the Congo
  • Neiybor: $1,883 – Storage sharing platform
  • BotPot: $3,500 – Robot that cooks
  • Portal Power: $900 – Battery pack inside charging cord
  • Attachable Swim Competition Block: $1,500 – Portable Olympic-style swim block mount
  • Because a Boy Prayed: $500 – LDS children’s book

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