Hiram College

Student entrepreneurs will put their ideas into action at ideabuild! 2013, on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 5 p.m., at Dix Dining Hall.

ideabuild! is a yearly competition put on by the Center for Integrated Entrepreneurship, that allows students a chance to pitch their original idea to a panel of judges, with a shot at winning start-up money ranging from $250-$1,000.

Nine teams, made up of one to five students, will give a six-minute presentation on their idea, followed by three minutes of judges’ questions. Ideas and/or concepts must have been developed during the 2012-13 academic year. Students are expected to be knowledgeable about their concept’s customer base, profit margins, competitors, barriers to entry, industry trends and more.

The following ideas will be presented:

  • 2in1 – Phillip Arnold ’15, Ashley Clayton ’14, Perry Wyatt ’15, and Sydney Green ’15
  • Konect – Lauren White ’13, Matthew Laird ’13, Chris Pratt ’13, and Chanda Woodall ’16
  • Courtesy High Beams – Josh Ozimec ’13, Stephen Isabella ’15, and Pat Kuntz ’16
  • QR Code Contact Syncing – Emmanuel Noya ’16, Tom Herchek ’13, and Katherine Gadd ’13
  • The Inside Pitch – Michael LaLonde ’13
  • Night Cravings – Ethan Holmes ’16 and Janae Bryson ’16
  • TattYou Ink – Jacob Vaughan
  • Citrus Icer – Bryan Nemire ’13
  • Olive Branch Local Fusion – Rob Maganja ’13, Marisa Celeste ’15, and Larissa Davis ’15
  • Home Décor Enterprise – Domanic Martin ’13, Jesse Green ’14, Janae Bryson ’16
  • So Glo – Maneet Mahal ’14

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