The Synergy Tech Startup Contest is a tech startup pitch competition held in six US cities, where innovative companies with revolutionary solutions (at least at the Minimal Viable Product phase) have a chance to win valuable prizes and accelerate their product development. Our Synergy formula is: pitch in front of influential judges and a live audience, become number one, and take your startup to the next level with the help of a team of professionals with the exact set of technical skills needed for your project.
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The grand prize winner takes away the Synergy Trophy, which is the equivalent of $25,000 in software development services to be provided by the organizing company, Dev-Pro.net. This is our way of supporting and rewarding groundbreaking technical startup businesses, as well as promoting the benefits of the global collaboration and remote team model. Use Synergy for your success!
Exclusive sponsor prizes
Trenzi is a "Human to Human" sales platform that enables e-commerce websites to utilize their customers and social media influencers to sell their products. For e-commerce stores, using Affiliate, Referral, Loyalty, Cause, and Social Media mediums for marketing is difficult to do holistically because of disparate platforms and managerial teams. Trenzi combines these forms of marketing into one under a normalized system and tracks every dollar spent back to sales to improve performance. Trenzi is the only one-stop platform that can run every form of Human-to-Human marketing and promotional program, attribute results, and learn from performance with automated execution
FanWide is a service for sports fans that organizes viewing parties for every pro and college team across thousands of locations nationwide! Sports fans use our app or website to find the closest viewing party for their favorite team, wherever they are living or visiting. Fan clubs and alumni organizations use FanWide to grow their network. Bars and restaurants pay FanWide to bring them new customers. Pro teams and athletes leverage FanWide’s data to interact with their fans. Hospitality and beverage partners use FanWide’s events to promote their brands
Haiku Deck is the fastest, easiest way to create flawlessly beautiful presentations on iOS or the web. Haiku Deck productized the best-practices in presentation creation so anyone at any skill level can create a memorable and compelling presentation for sharing in person, embedded in a web site, or through social media. Using an all-new mobile first design, the power of our 2M+ strong creative community, and artificial intelligence our users can create presentations that are 10x better in 1/10th the time
It's Oli, your personal gym assistant. Using current kinesiology standards, Oli's AI was developed to assist gym members, serious lifters, and trainers maintain safety, efficiency, and motivation in their sessions. With continued use of Oli, she learns your workout habits and limitations then develop solutions to problem areas by leveraging computer vision. She provides support to personal trainers through access to shareable dashboards and other features that make training in person or remotely a breeze!
Latchel coordinates maintenance on behalf of property management companies. Latchel works with the property manager's existing vendors if they have them and will find qualified vendors if they do not. Latchel's offers a mix of software and human operators to make sure no more work orders fall through the cracks
President, Dev-Pro.net (The Synergy Tech Contest organizer)
The Synergy Tech Startup Contest organizer, the president of Dev-Pro.net − the outsourcing software development company. He has more than twenty years’ experience in the management and collaboration of remote teams
A staff reporter for GeekWire
Taylor Soper is a staff reporter for GeekWire, the Seattle-based national technology news website. He was named a “New Journalist of the Year” by the Society of Professional Journalists and covers a wide variety of tech assignments, including emerging startups and the intersection of technology and sports. He also loves sushi and golf
Principal at Carney Badley Spellman, P.S.
Co-founder and editor of The Law of Startups blog. Focuses his practice on emerging, high growth, and startup companies, frequently represents companies in angel and venture financing, mergers and acquisitions
Founder of the Seattle Angel Conference
Building a stronger startup ecosystem, making more Angel Investors with the Seattle Angel Conference and stronger startups with Lean Startup Seattle. Host of the Seattle Startups Open Coffee and consultant on Ecosystem development and Innovation Management. On the weekends, a Startup Weekend Facilitator around the world.
Director, Business Development and Operations at SWAN Venture Fund
Running the investment process for SWAN Venture Fund, evaluating and bringing hundreds of companies into angel groups for over 6 years. Bringing emerging business up to speed and facilitating the investment process with the fund.