Facebook Semi-Final Win for Koofers.com!

From Facebook Developers, 10/15/08

The results are in and the waiting is over! We are thrilled to announce our top 25 recipients from round one of the fbFund Developer Competition. After poring through and carefully evaluating over 600 applications, we decided that these 25 teams have tremendous talent and great potential. The mission of fbFund is to identify talent and seed innovation on Facebook Platform. These diverse start-ups range from e-commerce, religion and productivity to gaming, professional development, weddings and events, wine, sports and travel. Founders include former CEOs and seasoned entrepreneurs, as well as artists, students, two NASA engineers, a kiteboarder who develops in Python, a PhD candidate in Comparative Literature, and a driver for the World Solar Challenge.

So, without further delay, here are the 25 recipients that will advance to Round Two (in alphabetical order):

On that list of 25 selected from over 600 applications?!

Koofers – Koofers helps students create and share information that helps with classes. Users can share old tests, quizzes, and study guides; view current and past grade breakdown and average GPA for every class and professor; review professors and read ratings before signing up for new classes, and get help from other students in the same class.

Congratulations to Michael Rihani, co-founder of Koofers.com!

Koofers.com is a member company of business acceleration center VT KnowledgeWorks, located in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, a technology park, a research park, and a science park on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia.

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