This past weekend, Memphis’ entrepreneurial community held its first ever 48 Hour Launch event specifically geared toward women-founded startups.
It was part of a new LaunchYourCity initiative called Upstart Memphis and according to Danielle Inez (the founder of Pink Robin Avenue, an event planning tool and the idea that won the weekend) – “I expected a little bit of #GirlPower, but we jump-started four awesome businesses,” she tweeted.
A Focused Path is looking to start a social hub for parents and schoolchildren to keep up with activities. Care2Manage seeks to help people care for elderly loved ones at home by finding the best providers in a local area. And Mentor.Me is trying to find a better way to match mentors and mentees.
In fact, Brittany Fitzpatrick’s Mentor.Me is going to February’s “Everywhere Else.co” startup conference in Memphis. That, according to her, is thanks to funding from 48 House Launch attendees.