Business Plan Competition Finalists
The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship is proud to announce the finalists for the 13th Annual John H. Muller, Jr. Undergraduate and the 22nd Annual Douglass Foundation Graduate Business Plan Competitions.
John H. Muller, Jr. Undergraduate Business Plan Finalists:
EasyDues provides Web-based dues collection software for fraternities, sororities,and social organizations.
Matt Miller ‚Äė09
Alight Learning is a software tool that stimulates personalized student learning in middle schools by integrating the most effective communication, collaboration, and holistic assessment tools. Alight hopes to be an engaging academic experience that encourages student discovery and enables the personalization of learning for all members of the learning community including students, teachers, and parents.
Ellen Chisa ‚Äė10 (Olin College of Engineering)
Marco Morales ‚Äė10 (Olin College of Engineering)
Evan Morikawa ‚Äė10 (Olin College of Engineering)
Christina Nguyen ‚Äė10 (Olin College of Engineering)
Alyshia Olsen ‚Äė10 (Olin College of Engineering)
Andrew Pethan ‚Äė10 (Olin College of Engineering)
Applico‚Äôs NYC Transit mobile application gives users public transportation schedule information for the New York metropolitan area within just a few clicks, and no Internet connection is required.
Alex Moazed ‚Äė10
Douglass Foundation Graduate Business Plan Finalists:
Lazybones is a thriving business that delivers laundry, dry cleaning, and storage services to college students, currently generating more than $1.2 million a year in revenues and 20 percent net profit margins. Lazybones plans to achieve explosive growth by franchising the business, increasing its revenues tenfold during the next five years.
Dan Hermann MBA candidate
Joel Pedlikin MBA candidate
K. Guillard ‚Äď Custom Apparel for Every Unique Woman is a lifestyle clothing company that provides women with the ability to purchase high-quality, custom-fitting, and fashionable apparel in a convenient shopping experience.
Katie Fink MBA candidate
GroupGuess delivers a forecasting tool for businesses to plan ahead of time by aggregating knowledge, simply by asking their community (employees, suppliers, or customers) with a small incentive. GroupGuess provides a tool to tap the ‚ÄúWisdom of Crowds‚ÄĚ with a carrot.
Bernardo Sosa M‚Äô09
Yugo Kanazawa M‚Äô09
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