CareMonkey wins the $50,000 IT Invention Test!

CareMonkey has won the annual $50,000 IT Invention Test competition for 2013. Fifteen finalists competed for the title on Wednesday 27 November in Geelong with CareMonkey judged the overall winner. The presentation by CareMonkey CEO Troy Westley was awarded the prize by the expert judging panel. The judges, including Bob Beaumont (Commercialisation Australia) and Maurice Grasso (Melbourne Angels) have expertise in technology commercialisation and start-up technology investment.

Troy won a cash prize of $7,500, a 1-week Entrepreneurship Program to the University of California (Berkeley) valued at $9,000 and a 12 month mentoring program.

The annual event is sponsored by ICT Geelong, Commercialisation Australia, Deakin University and City of Greater Geelong. ICT Geelong have been overwhelmed by the interest in the competition by entrepreneurs, inventors, IT brainiacs and the community in general.

The award follows CareMonkey’s recent win in the state iAwards for best and most innovative health app in Victoria.

For more information email Troy Westley, CEO on troy@caremonkey.com.