Congratulations to Our Startup 2009 Winner: Article One Partners!

Huge congratulations to the winner of Startup 2009: Article One Partners –  an innovative online business that uses crowd-sourcing to discover patent prior art.

The company was selected after a review of more than 150 applications, hundreds of pages of business plans, and 10 outstanding finalists’ presentations.

Article One Partners’ CEO Cheryl Milone accepted the $100,000 award package at the conference, which included:

  • $25,000 cash investment from General Catalyst Partners
  • Up to six months of office space in NYC
  • Legal services from a Cooley Godward Kronish
  • Financial services from Geller & Company
  • PR services from Edelman
  • Strategy consulting from Marketechnique
  • Hosting services from DataPipe
  • The right to launch at a future DEMO conference
  • The opportunity to list shares on SecondMarket
  • Data storage from Jungle Disk and email app hosting from Rackspace Email & Apps

Our congratulations to Cheryl and all of our Top 10 finalists.

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