28 December 2016

Rootstech Innovator Showdown Announces 10 Semi-Finalists

Rootstech Innovator Showdown Announces 10 Semi-Finalists

Back in October, we announced 3rd Annual 2017 Rootstech Innovator Showdown Accepting Submissions.

… a “Global Innovation Competition” for developers and entrepreneurs seeking an opportunity to impact the growing multi-billion dollar family history industry while competing for $100,000 in cash and prizes. The Innovator Showdown seeks to support, foster, and inspire innovation within the family history marketplace.

The competition has now been whittled down to ten semi-finalists.

After a rigorous judging process, the semi-finalists have been selected. Congratulations to those who have made it this far!  Each of the semi-finalists is invited to travel to Salt Lake City, Utah, where the final round of judging will take place in front of a live audience and a panel of judges. We look forward to seeing who comes out on top!

The 2017 semi-finalists are:

Champollion 2.0
CSI: Crowd Sourced Indexing
Double Match Triangulator
OldNews USA

You can check out each project here.

The winner will be determined via judges, a live audience and remote participants …

See Innovators from around the world compete for $100,000 in prizes as they pitch their innovative ideas on stage before renowned judges, industry influencers, a live audience, and you. See them live on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. MST. Can’t be there? Watch it live at RootsTech.org.

Which “innovation” would you like to see win?

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