Meet the 2016 B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists at the Venture Expo!
Join us Wednesday, April 6 at 4:30pm and meet the semifinalists of the B.E.T.A. Challenge at the Venture Expo! Refreshments provided – we’ll also be giving out audience prizes. Don’t miss it! >> Register now to attend!
Here are our 2016 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists!:
BlueRounds (www.Bluerounds.com, @bluerounds1) is a secure, patient-centered mobile messaging and communication platform for teams of providers at the point of care.
Sergio Waxman M’15
Green Piñata Toy Share (www.greenpinatatoys.com, @greenpinatatoys) is an online subscription service that ships premium, educational toys for young children.
Shiva Kashalkar M’11 and Kiran Kashalkar M’15
Scramble Campus Systems (www.scramblemycampus.com, @CampusScramble) is developing a suite of web-based tools in partnership with top universities to scale immersive interdisciplinary education programs.
Stephen Douglass M’12
Trend Tribe (www.trend-tribe.com) is an omnichannel jewelry brand that’s mission is to empower women to achieve their wildest career dreams while giving back to the world.
Samantha Cooper ’12
BevBench (www.bevbench.com, @BevBench) provides end users with a better alternative for beverage placement while simultaneously offering our customers prime marketing real estate.
Daniel Tighe M’18 and Brian Tighe
JumpSmart (www.jumpsmartlearn.com, @jumpsmartllc) creates interactive products for kids ages 8-12 to learn to code while being physically active and socially engaged!
Bryanne Leeming M’16 and Mikhaela Dietch Olin Engineering ’18
Qopy (www.qopycontent.com) is a content marketing firm that helps leading technology companies publish original, high quality written content in the form of blogs, articles, and white papers on an ongoing basis.
Deniz Emre M’16, Delane Zahoruiko ’17, Moses Lim ’17 and Jen Cox
Vélocity (www.velocitycolombia.com) inspires people to shift to new, cool, alternative methods of transportation.
Estefania Cotes M’16
Bellicose Beauty Co. is the creator of LIXA (www.lixashavegel.com, @Lixa_shave_gel), a water-free shaving gel that requires no need to use water, lather, or rinse.
Michael Leahy ’18 and Jamie Steenbakkers ’18
GenyLabz (www.genylabz.com) helps build and run “Predictable Prospecting Engines” to fill the marketing funnel for Small and Medium size businesses in North America.
Nick Weldon ’16, Bhavishya Garg and Lucy Nguyen
Heads Up Grades Up (HUGU) (www.headsupgradesup.com) is a mobile application that manages and restricts phone usage on cellular devices when children are in school.
Malachi Stoll ’18
Lula (www.lularides.com) is a car sharing service that separates itself by being affordable, convenient, and consistent.
Matthew Vega-Sanz ’18 and Michael Vega-Sanz ’18
PICCPerfect (www.PICCPerfect.com, @PICCPerfect) helps chronically ill patients by creating stylish and functional medical accessories that build confidence and ease treatment.
Emily Levy ’16, Maria del Mar Gomez ’16, Julianne Carlin ’17 and Yousef Al-Humaidhi ’15
See you at 4:30pm on Wednesday, April 6 in Olin! Hashtag for the event is #babsonbeta
What is the B.E.T.A. Challenge?
The Blank Center’s B.E.T.A. Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action. Winners of the graduate, undergraduate and alumni B.E.T.A. Challenge will each win a grand prize of $20,000 in cash and “services in kind” donations from corporate sponsors respectively. In addition, $2,500 will be awarded to the two other finalist ventures in each of the three competitions.