54 hours after it all started, Manifesto Co-Founder, Dave Dyer and a crack team of developers, programmers, business strategists and marketers placed 3rd for their development of Guru Signal, a mobile platform that allows consumers to blast out an IT requests to highly localized moonlighting tech gurus who can rush in at a moment's notice and solve their computer problems. Before the event was over, the team received a $5,000 seed investment. During the weekend, participants from all walks of life — entrepreneurs, marketing mavens, programmers and tech geeks — collide for a rapid development of seed ideas to formalized, branded entities. Though Portland Startup Weekend is over, it will move on to another city for the entire process to be repeated all over again.
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