GROW Startup Smackdown Winner Crowned

At the GROW Conference, even the coffee breaks are action-packed.

Over the past two days a dozen startups had one minute to pitch a panel consisting of venture capitalists and media.

The winners from each Startup Smackdown session battled in the finals this afternoon and a winner was crowned.

Toronto's Blynk and Pro Angler joined Steamboat Springs, CO's U Grok It and the "Square of RFID" U Grok It came out victorious.

Pro Angler is a portfolio companies from Ryerson's Digital Media Zone. Pro Angler is the number one ranked fishing app in the U.S., providing anglers in Florida and Texas with comprehensive, real-time fishing information.

Blynk is a Next 36 grad and its app has been tagged the 'Tinder for Fashion'.

Image: Kris Krug

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Blynk is your personal stylist in your pocket. The average personal stylist costs an individual no less than $100/hour. Blynk replicates this value for users - for free. Blynk provides quality fashion recommendations personalized and delivered to you. We help you determine your style, send you full outfit recommendations and make your shopping experience easier and more enjoyable. more

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