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Congratulations 2017 Winners!

Posted by Sujata Agrawal

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 SVP Fast Pitch Final Showdown!



Award Organization Track
1st Place ($2,500) InflammAid: Equips citizens and professionals with the resources and knowledge needed to lead sepsis-free lives. High School
2nd Place ($1,500) Aware: Helps high schoolers and elementary schoolers, to learn and become more aware about special needs. High School
1st Place ($4,500) HandiMaps: Provides detailed facility information to improve accessibility and travel experiences for all in any event space. University
2nd Place ($2,500) Swarm FX: Developing an autonomous first response system in firefighting, allowing real-time mapping of the wildfire and local terrain. University
1st Place ($17,000) Unloop: Partners with area community colleges to offer coding and web development training, support and opportunity for students in the WA state prison system. Startup Nonprofit
2nd Place ($5,000) Seattle Clemency Project: Aims to match reformed, long-serving inmates with free legal help to file for clemency. Startup Nonprofit
Finalist ($1,500) Adi Collective: Âdi Collective harnesses the tenacious spirit and creative skills of local refugee women through sewing artisanship that produces high-quality, simple and natural clothing for PNW women Startup Nonprofit
1st Place ($27,000) Ready Set Vote, The Municipal League Foundation: Promotes good government that is open, effective, and accountable to improve the caliber of public officials and the quality of public decisions. Established Nonprofit
2nd Place ($7,000) Art with Heart: Dedicated to supporting the emotional well-being of children adversely affected by hardship, using creativity to lead to inspired possibilities. Established Nonprofit
Finalist ($1,500) & Most Improved Pitch Early Learning Chess Initiative, WSA of Head Start and ECEAP : Uses the game of chess to teach Washington State’s low income preschool children the necessary math skills as well as social and emotional skills needed to be kindergarten ready. Established Nonprofit
1st Place Audience Choice ($5,000) Eco Shelter: Social enterprise that provides an affordable and ecological roofing alternative made from resin-coated bamboo mats. For-Profit
2nd Place Audience Choice ($2,500) Adi Collective: Creates beautiful clothing, meaningful employment for refugee women, and builds connections between wearers and makers of Adi's clothes. Startup Nonprofit
For-Profit Best Pitch BridgeCare Finance: Consumer lending platform that breaks down the cost barriers of high quality childcare for working families For-Profit
Comcast NBCUniversal Technology Innovation Award ($2,500) HandiMaps: Provides detailed facility information to improve accessibility and travel experiences for all in any event space. University



Award Organization Track
Grow50Consortium: $130,000 worth of consulting services across a variety of specialized fields Art with Heart, Adi Collective, and MedsForAll Established Nonprofit, Startup Nonprofit, For-Profit
PointB: $17,000 worth of consulting services Ready Set Vote, The Municipal League Foundation Established Nonprofit
Lane Powell: $2,000 worth of legal services BridgeCare Finance For-Profit
Lane Powell: $1,000 worth of legal services LC-Tourniquet, MedsForAll, and Eco-Shelter For-Profit



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