1st Place Winner: Moolaguides – $15,000
Moolaguides provides an online platform that facilitates the buying and selling of student generated study guides and study aides.
2nd Place Winner: War Paint LLC – $10,000
War Paint LLC provides an easy-to-use face and body paint applicator
3rd Place Winner: FinAddix – $5,000
FinAddix uses smart-phone technology to snap photos of its fishing experiences and, in less than three minutes, process an order that converts images to high-quality, re-positional vinyl prints.
4th Place Winner: College Cabs – $2,500
College Cabs is a mobile telephone application designed to connect college students to the nearest available cab drivers in collegiate cities
5th Place Winner: Applied Science and Technology – $1,250
Applied Science and Technology focuses data-mining, artificial intelligence, sentiment analysis, and algorithms applied to financial markets.
There were four 6th Place Winners
6th Place Winner: Aqua Gardens - $500
Aqua Gardens offers a year-round growing method capable of mass production, using aquaponics to grow vegetables and raise fish.
6th Place Winner: Fused Software - $500
Fused Software is a software company whose program Entrée provides restaurants with a web-based interactive tablet kiosk system to improve point-of-sale experiences.
6th Place Winner: Martha’s Den - $500
Martha’s Den is an assisted living facility located in Tallahassee that offers a homelike environment for severely mentally ill patients.
6th Place Winner: NV Prints - $500
NV Prints offers fully automated 3D printers.
Special Award to Critical Action Technologies – $5,000
Critical Action Technologies, a carbon fiber recycling initiative based on research and development at FSU’s High-Performance Materials Institute, was presented a special award of $5,000 by John Frasier of the Office of Research.