Sponsored by Comcast Business and Intel, Start-Up Alley opened the conference on March 7 with 17 finalists. The judges -- including Phil Crawford, CTO, CKE; Astrid Isaacs, CTO, Bloomin’ Brands; and Tom Seeker, CIO, Earl Enterprises -- determined the top five tech solutions that participated in a Shark-Tank style main-stage session on March 8.
The five finalists were: CRM and customer engagement platform Bikky; COGS-Well 3's restaurant inventory control and recipe management; Curbit, the central nervous system of a modern digital restaurant; HelloMeter, a computer vision solution for drive-thru and dining rooms, and digital marketing platform Targetable.
Watch the winning pitch here.
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