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Lean Challenge 2012

The 2012 Challenge featured 107 exciting early stage teams.

Here are the featured finalists:

Cardoona is an online marketplace that saves restaurants time and money by facilitating their relationship with food distributors. Restaurants can shop across vendors and place orders directly online saving them time and money. Food distributors can post their products online and increase their market share by reaching a wider audience with lower costs.
http://www.builtinchicago.org/blog/cardoona-chicago-lean-startup-challenge-2012

CareContent helps healthcare organizations engage patients online. We license a reserve of customizable web content: feature stories, patient quizzes, slide shows, current medical news articles and patient videos. Health care organizations can customize the content to promote their own clinicians and services, then publish it on their websites and in e-newsletters.
http://www.builtinchicago.org/blog/carecontent-chicago-lean-startup-challenge-2012

Unbranded Designs is a web-based furniture company that funds, manufactures and sells the most promising pieces from our community of independent designers. Our goal is to create the most innovative, unique furniture in the world while simultaneously showcasing amazing furniture designers. We are the Threadless for furniture.
http://www.builtinchicago.org/blog/unbranded-designs-chicago-lean-startup-challenge-2012

unWined provides a touch screen decision-making guide for wine and wine related products positioned at the point of decision-making. By offering consumers multi-faceted search criteria, consumer behavior data is captured and allows for targeted marketing by the stakeholders down the value chain. No longer will the wine aisles remain a point of confusion for the consumer and a missed opportunity for matching the customer with the perfect bottle of wine.
http://www.builtinchicago.org/blog/wine-shepherds-chicago-lean-startup-challenge

Click on the link below to watch the winning team’s final pitch!

Unbranded Designs Pitch, Finals 2012

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