LeagueSide named Philly Stellar Startup Winner
The 2017 Stellar StartUps winners are
A seventh grader sewing since she was 6. Recent college graduates helping to make youth sports more accessible. Software developers with a system that predicts individuals’ health needs and steers them to the best-fitting insurance plan.
They are among the winners in the second annual Stellar StartUps competition hosted by Philadelphia Media Network, parent company of the Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com.
From 86 total applicants, a panel of five judges with expertise in small-business development selected 26 finalists, before deciding on winners in each of eight categories. They were announced Tuesday night at an awards program at the Fels Planetarium at the Franklin Institute, and sponsored by MassMutual Greater Philadelphia and Drexel University’s Close School of Entrepreneurship. While there are no cash awards to winners, past recipients have described the exposure as invaluable in propelling their companies forward.
In the category of Products/Services, LeagueSide Inc., Philadelphia developers of a platform to match youth sports leagues with regional and national sponsors, won in the category for Products/Services. Congrats to all of the winners! Learn more about them here.