Sunday night, after hard weekends work, Blinky Squat was announced as the winner of Garage48 Kaliningrad 2013, Bender Rodriges as the runner-up and the Newskill as favorite of the audience. The special award from Megafon goes to GoMarry.me. The title of the most resilient team goes to one-man-team TV Box.
Ragnar Sass, co-founder of Garage48 and a jury member explains the results. "Blinky Squat won because they built one of the best prototypes in the Garage48 history. The features and the design they showed, the prototype itself is truly amazing. It's almost unbelievable that they have done this in only 48 hours. And also they had one of the most funniest presentation of Garage48 history." See the full description of the winners below, read more about the event here or take a look at the photos.
The overall winner
Blinky Squat is a multiplatform step by step online shooter with innovative gameplay and unique story.When you start playing, the game occupies your mind easily and intuitively. It's a small and simple game for everyone who are tired from the everyday routine.
Team: Krill, Mark, Sasha
Bender Rodriges is a remote controlled robot via Wi-Fi from smartphone or PC. With streaming video and similar crazy stuff.
Team: Oleg Antonyan, Alexey Belousov, Danil Borchevkin, Davis Jaunzems, Janis Peisenieks
Favorite of the audience
The NeWskill does brain dating service. They do it for students, housewives, specialists like IT, expats and all self-motivated people wishing to develop their knowledge and personality. They know it is cool to learn with a great coach who provides constant personal feedback. It is hard to find this great coach. That's why NeWskill got it for you. The NeWskill - exchange your skills!
Team: Natella Dzhaparidze, Max Ilyin, Timur Kuchushev, Vladimir Belov, Julia Eremenko, Alisa Lezdina, Anton Buchinchik, Pavel Geveyler
Special Prize from Megafon
Gomarry.me is a Facebook app that provides instant matching and marrying. Why not give destiny a chance?
Team: Gints Turlajs, Alexey Martynov, Evgeniy Makarkhin, Aleksand Sandrovsky, Viktoria Grifins
The most resilient team
TV Box enables bars with their own interactive TV. A TV with video playlist created by bar, TV with bar own specific advertisement, TV that allows customers to chat, vote for music to be played, play team games etc.
Team: Rostislav Belov
Ragnar Sass, co-founder of Garage48, co-founder & President of Pipedrive
Priit Salumaa, co-founder @ Mooncascade, Garage48, and MobileMonday Estonia
Uldis Leiterts, Co-founder of Infogr.am
Mike Reiner, Startup Catalyzer & Chief Wise Guy at StartupWiseGuys
Elor Pruvli, business development expert for internet businesses, ex-Googler
Rafal Janik, Managing Director at SoCommerce
Ulane Vilumets, co-founder of Like A Local Guide
Lyudmila Evstratova, head of youth projects and special events of RVC
Huge thanks to our SPONSORS
General partner: Ministry of Industry and Entreprenerial Development of Kaliningrad region
Intellectual partner: RVC is a government fund of funds and a development institute of the Russian Federation
Mobile partner: MegaFon OJSC is a leading Russian universal telecommunication service provider
Technology partner: Microsoft BizSpark
Mik-avia tourism and travel agency
Agency for Youth Affairs of the Kaliningrad Region
The Global Shapers Community
Consult-info a company that works in a field of IT in Kaliningrad region for more than 8 years offering system integration, web development and full-cycle IT service.
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