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Local Tech Startup Competes Globally, Needs Community Votes

Help show the world what the Midwest is made of! Local Missouri tech junkies have invented the first-ever, non-invasive audio chat platform for businesses.

Dec 02 2015 at 5:40 a.m.

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Three local tech junkies need your help to win the Global Startup Battle Championship for their development of a streamlined audio chat tool called Eagle Speak. Eagle Speak is a communication platform that allows users to receive and respond to real-time voice messages without having to abandon open applications, search for instant-message windows or correct typos, thereby increasing focus and productivity. 

Eagle Speak was first presented during Startup Weekend Springfield, where it earned first place, the Audience Choice Award and a spot to compete in the Global Startup Battle Championship. The development trio includes Myke Bates of The Alchemedia Project, Brandon Cash of 40 Digits and freelancer Jason Arend.

Global Startup Battle is worldwide competition showcasing the most innovative and promising start-ups to come out of the Startup Weekend events. The champion is chosen based on public votes and an overall score from tech-industry judges. Voting ends at midnight on December 4. To cast your vote, follow these steps:

1. Click on this link: http://bit.ly/eaglevote.
2. Select "Click Here to Vote." 
3. Log in or create an account if you're a first-time user.
4. Click the gray thumbs up to vote for Eagle Speak.