Max Deutsch, CI Duality – 1st Place
Cliff Weitzman, BoardBrake – 2nd Place
Hooman Shahidi, Dolce Friot – 3rd Place
Lily Ricci, Drink – 3rd Place
Saul Kaplan, Founder of Business Innovation Factory
The Hunger Games has come to Brown University! 4 teams, 4 challenges, all with one goal: to solve a problem through innovation. We have scoured campus to find the 24 best candidates to compete on November 10th to be crowned the ultimate Hunger Games Champion.
The Brown University Entrepreneurship Program is proud to announce the following tributes: Afia Kwakwa Anthony White Ayanda Collins Ben Vischny Cliff Weitzman Dan Zhang Daniela Gilsanz Elaine Zhao Ethan Richman Evan Schwartz Gabriel Filsinger George Steele Gladys Ndagira Jennifer Morgan Jeremiah Ode Katherine Wu Laurence Wattrus Mengjie Wang Ning Ou Ryan Mather Ryan Murphy Sophie Purdom Varun Kuchibhatla Vivian Phung!
Congratulations to the winners of the 15th Annual Startup Competition!
First Place – BodyRox Fitness
Second Place – Fund for America
Third Place – NBA Math Hoops
Thank You to Our Judges!
Nate Lentz, Partner at Osage Partners
Brad Weinberg, Managing Partner at Shape up the Nation
Greg Baldwin, President and CEO at VolunteerMatch
Chris Savage, Founder and CEO at Wistia
Allan Tear, Managing Partner at Betaspring
Derek Scheuren, Co-Founder at Recommind Inc.
Sheila Ennis, Managing Director at Hypatia Capital Group
Richard Katzman, CEO at Kaz Inc.
David Martirano, Co-Founder and General Partner at Point Judith Capital
Jason Donahue, VP Brand Management at Zeo Inc.
Chris Abbot, President and Founder at Aslan Resort Fund
Deborah Mills-Scofield, Partner at Glengary LLC
Andy Cutler, Founder and President at Cutler Communications
Saul Kaplan, Founder & Chief Catalyst at Business Innovation Factory
Charlie Kroll, Founder and President of Andera
Pamela O’Hara, President at Batchblue Software
Prithvi Tanwar, Attorney at Foley Hoag LLP
Jeffrey Weiss, Investor at the Clean Energy Venture Group
Members of the Brown EP community,
We are proud to announce that our largest event of the year, the Annual Startup Competition. Student teams have been working diligently to complete their business plans and pitch presentations. The competition will feature non-profit and commercial ventures alike, and teams will be competing for prizes totaling $50K in cash and in-kind services.
We would be honored to have you attend this phenomenal event, which is sure to be a close race.
When: April 14th, 2012, from 1:00-4:30pm
Where: Salomon 001 (on the Main Green)
Join us in showcasing and accelerating some of the brightest young minds at Brown!
Sharing and Inspiring Entrepreneurial Stories since 1997!
Date: Saturday, November 19th
Time: 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: Brown Faculty Club (right next to Keeney) **note the change in venue**
Address: One Magee St, Providence, RI
Hear from renowned entrepreneurs and discover your own entrepreneurial spirit! (To view the full schedule, click on the eventbrite link below)
This event is free and open to the public, with a suggested donation
for attending alumni/community members. Please RSVP by visiting http://eprogram.eventbrite.com/