Business Accelerator

Dave McClure from 500Startups judged the Startup Battle between Happy Farm and Skolkovo yesterday in San Francisco

 The intriguing battle between tech startups represented by Happy Farm Business Incubator and Skolkovo Foundation IT Cluster who are on a roadshow in the Silicon Valley during September took place yesterday, on the 11th of September in the office of Twitter (Runway Incubator, San Francisco).

The best judges were involved into the process - Dave McClure, Sasha Jonson, John Gower, Vitaly M. Golomb, Marvin Liao, Alex Fishman, Sergey Burkov, Madeline Duva, Brian Santianathan, Artem Gassan, Michael Golomb and Victor Shaburov! The  referee was Igor Shoifot, Happy Farm Chairman of the Board.

7 startups from Happy Farm and 7 from Skolkovo had one-to-one pitch battles. The judges estimated their pitches and the winners were defined by the highest score.

Here is the table with results:

HAPPY FARM

SKOLKOVO

Lonely walls

41

3D Bin

31

SalePowers

42

Usalytics

40

Photozeen

48

Eltech

50

CommerceRun

44

Penxy

32

Coursmos

43

Choister

58

Winkcam

46

Appercode

39

Newzmate

45

IbuildApp

52

Winner from Skolkovo team:  Choister – Smart selection of educational programs (www.choister.com)

Winner from Happy Farm team: Photozeen: Mobile educational platform for photography amateurs (www.photozeen.com)

Anna Degtereva, Happy Farm CEO commented the event: Today was a great battle between Skolkovo and Happy Farm! Thank you for the great show, the enthusiasm, the amazing energy! You inspired us. Thank you to all the judges, to all our friends, guests and fans! Congratulations to all Skolkovo and Happy Farm teams!