John Fitzpatrick Co-founder of ShugaTrak: Launched by Winning Startup Weekend

John Fitzpatrick shares the story of how he started ShugaTrak by winning a Startup Weekend event in New Haven, CT.

How did I start my business? Join us as John Fitzpatrick shares his entrepreneurial journey and experiences. Learn how he started his company by winning Startup Weekend in New Haven, CT.

John Fitzpatrick is the cofounder of Applivate, the maker of ShugaTrak, a new mobile app that automatically gets blood sugar readings from glucose meters and sends them out in text messages and emails to people you designate.




Entrepreneur I Admire and Want to Learn From?

  • Jeff Bozos founder (Amazon)

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The Lean Startup 

 – Eric Ries


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Connect with John Fitzpatrick

Twitter @Fitzri
LinkedIn/John Fitzpatrick
Email: John@


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  • Crozdesk

    Awesome! Must be the whole Brad Feld et al connection 🙂

  • Crozdesk, I love Startup Weekend. They recently got aquired by TechStars. How cool is that?

  • Crozdesk

    Startup Weekend is such a great initiative – and has the potential to truly create change for good. It would be great to see more resources from figures such as Brad Feld etc..