Boise Startup Week is Idaho’s largest entrepreneur-focused event. Year after year, entrepreneurs from across the state join together to promote Idaho’s vast entrepreneurial ecosystem and participate in informative and educational fun.

This year’s BSW event is being held October 7-11, 2019 with a collection of events, including; the BSW block party, dodgeball tournament, Trailmix event and the pitch competition. The pitch competition is a chance for startup companies to pitch their business’ and brand to Boise investors with a chance at an investment opportunity and a shot at winning a $20,000 grand prize. The final pitch for the competition will happen Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Jacks Urban Meeting Place.

Here are some of the top-notch startups you can expect to see during the final pitch:

Free to Feed:

Free to Feed helps parents navigate infant food sensitivities. Through science-based content and breast milk allergen detection technology, Free to Feed is helping bring piece of mind and the health of a parent’s child into their own hands. The development of an at-home test strip allows parents to test breast milk for the top 8 allergens. Idaho’s rapid growth in the technology industry makes this a perfect place for Free to Feed to grow and promote their woman-owned and family-based product line.

Washie Toilet Seats:

Washie Toilet Seats is the solution to a dirty public toilet seat. They are putting an end to the ineffective and frustrating toilet seat cover with three simple steps. 1. Grab a few pieces of toilet paper 2. Place your hand over a sensor located on the side of the seat so cleaning solution rises to the surface of the seat 3. Simply clean the seat with toilet paper before use. This one-of-a-kind technology that started in a garage using rubber bands, household cleaners and a sprinkler head, has evolved into a patented invention that will soon be the new public toilet seat norm. Everyone wins with Washie!

Blocksmith XR:

The way of the future is now easier than ever for creators! Virtual or Augmented Reality has unprecedented advantages over any other content format. When it comes to making, marketing or conveying a message Blocksmith XR is here to bring it to life. Blocksmith has had overwhelming success in the schools and STEM programs as well as personal and professional creators who make VR apps for businesses which include virtual home tours, VR training and VR self-help experiences.

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