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10 Start-Ups To Watch: COMMON Pitch Finalists

10 Start-Ups To Watch: COMMON Pitch Finalists
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The top ten finalists of a new project to find business ideas for community good have been selected.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 30 july 2011

COMMON Pitch, is a new initiative for social good that has put out a call for new community projects, but with a twist. On August 19, in Boulder, Colorado the top ten winning applicants will get their time on stage to present their ideas to a live and virtual crowd of peers, industry leaders, and venture capitalists. Votes will determine winners, who have the chance to fund their ideas to make them a reality.

Check out the top ten finalists below!

1. The Bell Light – Marius Andresen, Kristian Bye

CommonPitch BELL from Kristian Bye on Vimeo.

2. Mediacause – Eric Facas

COMMON Pitch for MediaCause.org from retainer media on Vimeo.

3. Quinn Popcorn – Kristy Lewis, Coulter Lewis

4. SunSaluter – Eden Full

SunSaluter: $10,000 Winner of the EcoLiving 2011 Student Leadership Award from Scotiabank’s EcoLiving on Vimeo.

5. Ritual Chocolate – Robbie Stout and Anna Davies

6. Colorado Front Range Eco-Town – Chris Davies

7. Bookswap – Teo Bazgu, Avni Chinoy

8. Meeps – Mat Ranauro

9. Beta Shower – Valli Lakshmanan, Rob Martin Murphy

The BetaShower from Valli Lakshmanan on Vimeo.

10. Art gizmo – Nicholas Dunbar

PSFK Will be featuring coverage of the event in Boulder as well as interviews with the minds behind the project. Stay tuned!

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