Here is the Video Pitch for Groupnotes the Winner of Startup Weekend Toronto and in the Final 15 of #GSB2012

Great job guys, I was proud to be part of the team that day no matter what else happens. Untitled from Offerpop on Vimeo.

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Endgame Day 3 Startup Weekend Toronto – Groupnote wins it! With FlyShortcut 2nd and Milk 3rd

By the time day 3 rolled around it was all hands on deck for everyone at Startup Weekend Toronto, Matt had contacted is professors to get feedback and some of us got out of the building and surveyed folks.

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Startup Weekend Toronto Day 3: Just Before the Pitch (Written Quickly) @groupnotes #swtoronto

For Groupnotes Matt has prepped for the pitch for the last few hours. He is caffeinated up and ready to go. Do you ever feel like you are working with a group when you are researching online?

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Day 2: Startup Weekend Toronto – Validation and Chaos

At this stage of the game at Startup Weekend Toronto it is about validating the idea, as the coders code and the designers do their thing. It is where the race starts to pick up speed and everyone goes all in.

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Day 1 Startup Weekend Toronto #swtoronto – Let the Games (I mean Pitches) Begin

So last night was Startup Weekend Toronto at The Working Group which is Chris Eben’s biz. Take 160 devs, designers, and non-technicals and put them in a room and let the best ideas win. I don’t know how many pitches actually happened but I think it was +60 or 70ish. You only have 60 seconds to make an impression on the audience, the hard part is that a lot of people are talking in the background so being in the back it was hard to hear some of the pitches.

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