Pacific Coast Business Times – Bird-watching apps and Electric Porsches: Startups Pitch Ideas

PacficCoastBusinessTimesLogo-300x71We advanced to the FINAL of the New Venture Competition! We’re also very excited to be in the Pacific Coast Business Times. Patrick even got his picture in there!

Among the more novel ideas was Birdeez, a smartphone and Web app to help bird watchers identify, log and share their sightings. Patrick Toerner, one of the students behind the idea, notes that “birders” often spend fanatically on binoculars and camera gear – and a full-color bird identification book. “That’s what we’re trying to get rid of,” he said.

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