Alphabetical list of organizations that pitched in the Oct. 3 on-stage competition, in the for-profit, non-profit tracks, and Ashoka-trained high school / college "Youth Venture" teams.  ALL of these organizations as well as the semifinalists had Poster Tables for audience engagement during the reception.  Fast Pitch 5-minute videos are now available for all finalists, linked below.

 

Biodiesel Cooperative Student-led, student-run biodiesel conversion lab at the University of Washington, procuring used cooking oil on campus, converting it to industry-grade biodiesel, and selling it back to the UW to power part of their on-campus diesel fleet. NFP Kathryn Cogert 

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  Dynamic Labs

Dynamic Labs will be the soil where seeds of innovations will be systematically planted, fertilized, pruned, and harvested.

NFP Jon Botten

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    FindProz, Inc eBay for education: FindProz is the marketplace for private instruction. FP Tyler Pack

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    Flash Volunteer

Flash Volunteer provides tools to create, discover, and easily share local service events via social media, mobile, and our unique Cause Crowd feature.

NFP Brad Wilke

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  Food N' Me  Food N' Me is an effective nutrition system that changes eating behaviors in children and families. Fighting childhood obesity with pounds of fun! FP Frederic DeWulf

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    BOSS

BOSS empowers project owners/managers and minority small businesses with the tools and information to create sustainable social change. 

FP Llewellyn Preece 

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    Jolkona Jolkona helps non-profits improve fundraising efforts by providing a simple online microgiving & reporting platform to crowdsource funds online. NFP Nadia Khawaja

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  MoneySense Building an interactive website and offering training clinics for educating middle school and high school students about financial literacy and the dangers of financial mismanagement. NFP Akshay Chalana

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  Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic Development

Solarize Seattle harnesses the collective impact of community to accelerate solar energy adoption via a group purchasing program.

NFP Ryan Romaneski

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  SIFF: Sharing Interests Forming Friendships Breaks social barriers between special needs students and their peers at three public high schools in the Puget Sound and is expanding every year. NFP  Michelle Solomon

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   Reach Out  Brings an innovative approach to day camps, providing 1:1 counselor-to-camper in week-long camps designed to change the self-impression and life-trajectory of disabled, disadvantaged, and homeless youth NFP Shandra Benito

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  Village

An exemplary health and wellness model simultaneously stimulating healthy mothers, babies, families, providers, healthcare systems, and the planet.

NFP Tara Shelby

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  Viva Farms Viva Farms is helping launch the next generation of organic farmers by providing land, capital, expertise, and dedicated markets. NFP Ethan Schaffer

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Youth Suicide Prevention Program

"K-12 Lessons for Life" is a new web tool that links educators to Best Practices curricula to support school-based suicide prevention and save lives.

NFP  Victoria Wagner

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