CLEVELAND, Ohio – Three companies went home with $5,000 from the Sidewalk to Stage Pitch Competition at the StartupScaleup
Parihug, StyleMyEvent.com, and KinderKits came out on top at the end of StartupScaleup, a one-day confab of entrepreneurs hosted by Cleveland nonprofit JumpStart.
Parihug, which makes electronically connected teddy bears that let loved ones hug each other from a distance, was chosen over recy-CLE in the tech startup category. recy-CLE saves water while providing an ultimate medium for plant growth.
The winner of the lifestyle category was StyleMyEvent.com: a website that plans parties in five simple steps. The Original Cleveland Watch Co. was the runner-up as the only customized watch company in Cleveland.
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