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G. Steven Burrill Business Plan Competition Winners

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The G. Steven Burrill Business Plan Competition is an exciting opportunity for students to develop and present business plans for new and emerging ventures! Students compete for more than $50,000 in cash awards and services.

Congratulations to all of this year’s participants!

Top Finishers

Spectrom, a coloring device for 3D printers (Taylor Fahey, Charles Haider, and Cedric Kovacs-Johnson) (1st place, $12,000 and University Research Park Space)

SELA, innovative technologies that align with developing medical techniques to improve patient health (Katherine Baldwin, James Dorrance, Terah Hennick, and Alyssa Mitchell) (2nd place, $7,000)

Coride, mobile/web app that connects passengers with drivers for intercity travel (Fei Ma, Chris Peters, and Nade Sritanyaratana) (3rd place, $2,000)

AppSolute Innovations, Inc., mobile event coordination app (Brett Asselstine, Travis Batiza, Ryan Clarke, Ryan Riebling, and Mikhail Skobov) (4th place, $1,000)

Runners-up (receiving $250-$500):

Sensori, performance measurement and analytics for athletes (Peter Oppermann, Greg Roble, Mehdi Shokoueinejad, and Shengqi Zhu)

Tod’s Cocktail Mix, premium dry cocktail mix made of all-natural dehydrated ingredients (Todd Pilcher and Todd Hamilton)

WOOF Supplies, buy one/give one college supplies social venture (Jackson Angell)

Zuntik, advanced online calendar tool (Andrew McLean and Jacob Schieber)

MicroViolet Patch, therapeutic bandage and mobile analytics that improve wound healing (Yei Hwan Jung, Akshay Kumar, and Mehdi Shokoueinejad)

Wisconsin Center for Education Products and Services Prize of $3,000:

Zuntik, advanced online calendar tool (Andrew McLean and Jacob Schieber)

AARP Foundation Price of $5,000:

Coride, mobile/web app that connects passengers with drivers for intercity travel (Fei Ma, Chris Peters, and Nade Sritanyaratana) (3rd place, $2,000)