The eBay StartUp Cup Challenge – a business competition powered by GriffinWorx that supports early-stage entrepreneurs – has announced the Top 26 businesses to advance to the 5-month acceleration program. Almost 100 applications were received, and 92 unique businesses were invited to an Extreme Build-A-Business Weekend a kickoff event Extreme held April 28th & 29th. Over 31 entrepreneurs, consultants, executives and thought leaders coached and mentored participating businesses resulting in 260 coaching sessions.

The Judges took the time to review all the Business Models that were submitted for the New York City eBay StartUp Cup Competition 2018. After careful consideration and evaluation, the Judges have chosen their Top 26 to continue on to the Presentation Round of the New York City eBay StartUp Cup. Congratulations to each of the Top 25 Entrepreneurs!

  • Phelos Group Inc.
  • Kentro
  • EKO
  • About the Stitch
  • Future & Fauna
  • Gigi
  • Artfuse
  • Roble Inc
  • Paint The City
  • Spect
  • ZipDance, Inc.
  • Fresh Taste Bakery
  • Atiba Booker
  • Suna Breakfast
  • Onistly
  • Ojala Threads
  • InovCares
  • Civic Action Network
  • Box Boys Global
  • Nopneu
  • World Grows
  • Prince Abou’s Butchery
  • Pop Up Plus Inc.
  • Mockup 3D
  • Illicit Mind Inc

We thank everyone who participated, and we encourage those who did not make it to the Presentation Round to continue to follow their dreams and hone their business models.

The process of judging business models and entrepreneurial endeavors is always challenging. We thank everyone for their participation, entrepreneurial spirit and contribution to a more economically powerful community.