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STARTUP
From Page 1A
$250 and $100, respectively.
LSA senior Daniel Lee was one
of the students to come up with a
top 10 idea. He pitched Drunkor-
child.com, a website where users
post ambiguous stories and others
have to guess whether the person
posting is drunk or a child. The
team also launched a mobile app
for the website.
Lee said the website, which was
launched over the weekend, has
alreadybeen successful.
"We're getting posts right now,
and they're just coming in and it's
hilarious," Lee said.
Though Lee was the team lead-
er of 10 other members, he said the
project was truly a team effort.
"I didn't think of leading them,
I thought of working with them,"
Lee said. "As much as it was my
idea, I couldn't have done it with-
out them, realistically."
LSA sophomore Alex Perlman.

a member of Lee's team, said he'd
never participated in a Startup
Weekend, but was excited by the
results of his team's work.
"To leave here with a tangible
product that's operational that can
be used from now into the future
is pretty cool," Perlman said.
"Shocking, actually."
Startup Weekend was created
in June 2007 by Danny Newman
and Stan James, who felt they
needed a creative and collabora-
tive outlet to foster their inno-
vative ideas, according to the
company's website. In June 2009,
Marc Neger and Clint Nelsen took
ownership of the company, chang-
ing it to a non-profit organization.
Since its creation, Startup
Weekend has held events all
across the United States.
Last night's event also included
presentations by University alum
Michael Gaiss, senior vice presi-
dent of Highland Capital Part-
ners- a venture capital company
that guides start up companies-
and Ben Kazez. CEO of Mobiata -

a mobile software company based
in Ann Arbor. Both speakers also
served on the panel of judges.
LSA freshman Nancy Xiao, who
participated in the event, said she
had previously attended a Startup
Weekend in Seattle. As a member
of MPowered, she saidshe encour-
aged the organization to host the
event because she thought Ann
Arbor would greatly benefit from
its creative atmosphere.
"It's addictive ... I looked
around Ann Arbor and I thought,
'I have to bring it here. It is not a
choice,"' Xiao said.
While college campuses around
the country have hosted Startup
Weekend in the past, most of them
are focused on MBA students,
Xiao said. She said the University-
hosted event was unique because
it focused on undergraduates as
well as MBA students and profes-
sional entrepreneurs.
Looking toward the future,
Xiao said she hopes MPowered
can host another Startup Week-
end nextyear.

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demnation of the raid forced
ense incident in Israel to ease the blockade.
The incident damaged rela-
tions with Turkey and led the
U.N. chief to order an interna-
IUSALEM (AP) - An tional investigation. Turkey
panel yesterday cleared swiftly condemned yesterday's
silitary and government report, shying it was "surprised,
'wrongdoing during last appalled and dismayed."
deadly raid on a Gaza- Israeli Prime Minister Ben-
international flotilla, but jamin Netanyahu praised the
ding appeared unlikely to inquiry.
damage to Israel's stand- "I hope all those who rushed
to judgment against Israel and
e pro-Palestinian activ- its soldiers will read this report
ight Turkish citizens and and learn the truth about what
ish American, were killed happened," Netanyahu said.
aeli commandos boarded "The truth is that our soldiers
f the ships in the flotilla, were defending our country -
lavi Marmara, last May and defendingtheir verylives."
e report said the armed The nearly 300-page report
e of Israel's maritime echoed an earlier military inves-
ide of the Hamas-ruled tigation that faulted thenplanning

and execution of the operation.
Even so, it said the blockade of
Gaza and the raid were legal and
justified.
"The actions carried out by
Israel on May 31, 2010, to enforce
the naval blockade had the
regrettable consequences of the
loss of human life and physical
injuries," read the report. None-
theless, "the actions taken were
found to be legal pursuant to the
rules of international law."
The flotilla aimed to bring
attention to the blockade of
Gaza, which Israel imposed after
Hamas militants captured an
Israeli soldier in 2006 and tight-
ened after Hamas seized control
of the territory the following
year.
Israel said the blockade was
needed to prevent Hamas, an
armed group that has fired thou-
sands of rockets at Israel, from
buildingun its arsenal.

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