"Tech4Change" awards Ecovaluate grand prize

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Monday, June 10, 2013

The weekend's startup event presented by Mercy Corps and Seattle-based Startup Weekend attracted 70 participants, including one from Egypt.

When the dust settled and the gallons of coffee and other liquid caffeine grew cold or fizzed out at 9:15 Sunday night, a team of judges awarded the event's Grand Prize to EcoValuate,  a startup that pulls information from public and private databases to analyze the environmental safety of chemicals.

FlagTo,  which gives mobile addressees to entrepreneurial businesses, was voted Second Prize; while Tutor App,  a visually-based problem solving app for students, was awarded Third Prize.

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