Startup Weekend Christchurch 2018 Wrap Up

Congratulations to everyone who helped to make the 6th Startup Weekend in Christchurch a reality.  Thanks to all the sponsors, volunteers, mentors, supporters and attendees.  The event was held on the weekend of 4th - 6th of May 2018 at GreenHouse in the Innovation Precinct.


Seven teams competed at the finale held at Vodafone Xone on Sunday 6th May 2018.  The winning teams were; 1st Find The Gap, 2nd FitWick, and 3rd After Pass. 

Final presentations @ Vodafone xone

Final presentations @ Vodafone xone

Winning team: Find The Gap

Winning team: Find The Gap

Find The Gap (Winner)

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Find The Gap helps match people looking for a last minute hair and beauty treatment with available "gaps" in salon schedules.

George, Hai, Jacob, James, Sean, Stephen, Udit.

FitWick (2nd place)


FitWick solves the problem of smelly gym clothes by providing a daily laundry service for gym goers.

Team: Carl, Jason, Kate, Ahsan, Milena, Nathan, Rima

After Pass (3rd Place)

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After Pass provides the most advanced security for cryptocurrency keys to ensure your most valuable digital assets.

Team: Amr, Benedikt, James, Jamie, Joel, Julia, Kaushik, Stephan.



EntreKid$ is creating a board game to help teachers and parents to educate young people about entrepreneurship.

Team: Grace, Hamidreza, Keren, Peter, Serena



Eventist is creating heroes out of organisers of corporate social events.

Team: Duncan, Owen, Raj, Safe, Tracy.

PanicAttack (Safer)


PanicAttack's Safer product provides law enforcement and emergency services with location data and live video.

Team: Chris, Edwin, Henry, Peiyi, Rama, Taurus.



ShareMyRide is a carpooling application that is powerful but simple to use.

Team: Guillaume, Helen, Kade, Kyle, Max, Srinath


Thanks to sponsors; Christ's College, GreenHouse, UC Centre for Entrepreneurship, ChristchurchNZ, Grant Thornton, Sourced, iwantmyname, and Ministry of Awesome.

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