Story excerpt provided by Akron Beacon Journal.
Written by Katie Byard.
An online app called Beegit, which is designed to make it easier for writers to work together on a project, won the top prize in the second annual Pitch Night business competition Thursday in Hudson, Ohio.
Beegit LLC, a startup headquartered in Cleveland, won $3,000 in the business idea competition akin to ABC TV’s Shark Tank.
The second-place prize of $1,500 went to Lufthouse, another app whose developers also are based in Cleveland. Users of the app more easily can learn information about a landmark, venue or event while visiting that specific place.
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Originally published November 23, 2014.