KCSW #9 – Day 1 – Pitches & Teams


14 pitches delivered Friday night and 5 of those were chosen to form teams. As the discussions continued, the participants eventually settled into 3 teams that went to work to bring these ideas to life. Meet the teams below.

RA RA Reader – A platform that merges audio and e-books, allowing anyone to record themselves reading and the reader to enjoy the e-book at their own pace while hearing the voice of someone they know.

Project Rudolph – Aims to tackle the problem of gift coordination for every occasion from weddings to holidays.

Tastimony – An interactive app that rates and recommends dishes at restaurants, giving users a more personalize and enjoyable dining experience.


Watch top 5 pitches: https://www.youtube.com/user/kansascitySW


11 additional ideas pitched:

  • Garage Warz – app to find garage sales
  • One Cart – one cart that allows you to save products from multiple web sites
  • Advise Board – community support for entrepreneurs
  • Cork It – wine recommendation app
  • Swapping Shopping – swap your unused items for things you need with your neighbors
  • Operation Inspiration – professional development for teachers
  • ShelterNet – GPS coordinates to find people during rescue & recovery efforts after a disaster
  • EDU Commute – expands the classroom infrastructure for telecommuting students
  • Royal CCI – Bitcoin fund
  • Better Tomorrow – journaling metrics to track your progress
  • Second Circle – a friends of friends dating application