General Tech ’11 – Northern Utah

The 2011 Northern Utah General Technology “Concept to Company” contest was the 10th C2C competition. It took place from May 2011 to July 2011. The focus of the contest was on general technology innovations

The contest was a huge success with over 160 applicants applying to the contest. From those, eight finalists were chosen. The finalists presented their ideas to a panel of judges on July 20th, 2011 at the NorthFront Business Resource Center in Kaysville. At the conclusion of the judging, three winners were chosen and prizes were awarded.

VuTherapy-100VuTherapy has developed a secure online system for remote psychological therapy that allows patients to search for therapists and receive therapy from their own home. Due to various factors such as stigma or geographical remoteness, several hundred thousand patients search for online therapy every month and yet there is no current solution. VuTherapy plans to addresses that need and solve it. www.VuTherapy.com
fore up-100ForeUp developed an online system that connects golfers and golf courses and allows golfers to book outings with friends by leveraging their social networks. It allows golfers to receive lower green fee rates according to the size of their groups and it improves revenue for golf courses by filling more tee-times. www.ForeUpGolf.com ————————————————————- 

squarever100SquarEver developed a smartphone application that enhances calls by enabling data transfer between participants. It allows customer service centers to show callers their billing statements, account history, etc. on their phone during the call. Callers waiting in the call queue can also see their own account info and notes from previous calls. ——————————————————————————————-

What They Won

 

Cash (SEED WDM/ NorthFront BRC): $7500 Grand Prize; $3750 Each Runner-Up

IP Legal Services (Kunzler Law): $3K Grand Prize; $1K Each Runner-Up

General Legal Services (Ballard Spahr): $5K Grand Prize; $2500 Each Runner-Up

Financial Services (Advanced CFO Solutions): $3K Grand Prize; $1500 Each Runner-Up