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September 22, 2020 | Tom Ballard

Start-up that helps improve efficiency of Assistants captures first place in SC pitch event

Base, a company that has developed the first software built specifically for Executive Assistants, captured first place in last week’s “NEXT Upstate Venture Pitch” competition.

With Base’s tools, assistants are putting an average of more than eight hours back into their week and increasing leverage for the executives they support. By winning the top spot, Base won a presentation opportunity at next month’s “Venture Atlanta Showcase.

Second place in the virtual event went to Get Spiffy, an on-demand car care technology and mobile services company with the mission to disrupt the car care experience everywhere. The third place winner was DebtBook which makes software to help governments and non-profits better manage their billions in outstanding (and growing) debt.

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