— Byte Back (@ByteBackDC) March 29, 2017
The co-working company WeWork kicked off their epic, international Creator Awards Tuesday, awarding more than $1.5 million to innovators from across the Northeast. In Washington, DC alone, 1,100 applicants competed. Out of all of them, Byte Back stood out as a truly life-changing cause.
Byte Back won the top prize of the night – $360,000 to expand to Maryland and pilot strategies for national expansion.
Here’s how it happened:
Byte Back was selected as 1 of 50 finalists. Elizabeth Lindsey, Byte Back executive director, delivered a 5-minute pitch in front of 4 judges …
Byte Back was selected for the top 5 in the scale category, with 2 prizes for $180,000 and just 1 for $360,000 to be awarded. Next came the 1-minute pitch in front of hundreds of people …
And the $360,000 winner is … Byte Back!
Share in the Media Buzz:
“WeWork Creator Awards recognizes creators who are leading the way for innovation!” Good Morning Washington, WJLA
“Byte Back wins big at the inaugural WeWork Creator Awards,” Technical.ly DC
“Innovators: DC Rises at WeWork’s Creator Awards,” Washington Life Magazine
“At Creator Awards, Women Entrepreneurs Take Home Top Prizes,” Creator, WeWork