Seven Austin Entrepreneurs Win Big at WeWork Creator Awards

SILICON HILLS: Lalorek | June 28, 2017

In the first ever Austin WeWork Creator Awards, seven Austin entrepreneurs won $845,000 in financial grants and now head to New York City fo the final event.

The biggest winner, GrubTubs, took home $360,000 in the scale category, the top prize at the event held at Austin City Limits Live at Moody Theater Tuesday night.

Winners from the scale and launch category will compete for additional financial grants at the global finals at Barclays Center in New York City on November 30.

SCALE: Businesses/nonprofits with proven success, ready for next level

Robert Olivier, GRUBTUBS – $360,000
Samantha Snabes, re:3D INC – $180,000
Abianna Falla, CATSPRING YAUPON – $180,000

LAUNCH: Businesses/nonprofits launched and still learning

Deven Hariyani, KWADDLE – $72,000

INCUBATE: Ideas/projects that need funding

Murphy Anne Carter, FREEHAND ARTS PROJECT – $18,000
Piper LeMoine, RANCHO ALEGRE RADIO – $18,000
Roberto Rivera, SUCCESSFUL SMILES OF TEXAS – $18,000