From Marcia Heroux Pounds, Reporter - Sun Sentinel
Wellington-based Energy Bionics, which makes a mobile device-charging watch, was among the top three winners of the SUP-X startup expo competition in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday.
The company came in third, winning $10,000.
The top winner, of $25,000, was Apellix in Jacksonville, which has developed robotic drones for painting bridges and infrastructure and cleaning skyscrapers. Second place and $15,000 went to Torch of Chattanooga, Tenn., maker of a Wi-Fi router for families.
The three winners were among five finalists and 15 semi-finalists from across the country. The finalists pitched their businesses to investors and other startup experts on Wednesday.