In addition to the Startup Challenge —in which Twine and its competitors each had 10 minutes to present their ideas to an auditorium full of people and field tough questions from the judges—the day also included a Startup Showcase assembling the best student ventures from across Penn in the Huntsman Hall atrium.
Over time, the app learns the preferences of a user based off of previous behaviors during different times of day and at different locations and curates a more profitable and relevant user experience. That is all the time each team had to present to the judges.
Have you ever wondered, Wharton graduate student Mengya Li asked, if the toilet seat you just sat on was clean? WeTrain says its personal trainers and yoga, pilates and cycling instructors can train clients anywhere, anytime, with or without gym equipment.
Still, she managed to sell her business plan in five minutes and field questions from the few dozen judges in the room. Want to find out how the Wharton Business Plan Competition turned out? Their first product is Surfion, an ionic copper-based antimicrobial powder additive that is mixed into the plastic — one application, with no required maintenance.
We are inventing this, and this is the first one in the world. This is taking the friction out of the process. Used on school desks or toys, it can prevent infections spreading from one child to the next. Magliacano worked at NMS Capital, the merchant bank of NationsBanc Montgomery Securities, making growth investments in early stage consumer and retail businesses.
With that, Barn Owl will have a network of clients who can tap one another, for example, during droughts, shifting livestock to regional ranches with abundant resources. Businesses focused on serving the African continent does not necessarily need to be headquartered in Africa For-profit business models however your business does not need to be making profits yet!
WABF26 hopes to distil the influences that have driven change in the past and that will drive change in the future.
While the judges are deliberating, the entire audience and public can convene for a reception during which each Great Eight Finalist team delivers a minute Elevator Pitch on their concept. He and Pranshu Maheshwari, also a Wharton undergraduate senior, co-founded Prayas Analytics to give brick-and-mortar retailers similar data.
Plastics companies use three types of antimicrobial additives — organic compounds, ionic silver or other metals — to counter this. Alcohol brands want to target millennials. Aquaponics, which combines soil-free agriculture hydroponics and fish-farming aquaculture in a nearly closed-loop system.
They also can set alerts for when temperatures reach unsafe levels. For me, it is a key milestone in my entrepreneurial journey at Penn.
Persistent sensor monitoring tracks water levels.
AdmitSee aims to offer students insight into specific schools and their student bodies so all applicants receive targeted, focused guidance and end up at the schools that are the best fit for them. The result is a windfall for those who do come to school with an entrepreneurial path in mind—and for those who catch the bug while there.
A clinical study this summer will be a prelude to a Kickstarter campaign. Wang will visit China to form early partnerships with outsource manufacturers, to make early contacts with government agencies, to gather scientific data from contaminated beaches and to find a market entry point for bioremediation.
He held it in view of the camera and spoke the prompt.
Every day, the rancher checks the water levels of his or her 20 to 30 water tanks. For the Semifinals, teams prepared full business plans and delivered 5-minute pitches to a panel of judges in their industry track.PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 29, —The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced that student team BioCellection won the $30, Perlman Grand Prize of the Wharton Business Plan Competition—as well as the Wharton Social Impact.
The Wharton Business Plan Competition recently announced the winner of its newly-instituted Social Impact Prize: Dana Cita, a microlending firm founded by second year MBA candidate Susli Lie, WG’14, and co-managed by.
Social Aspirations at Business Plan Competition The Wharton Business Plan Competition recently announced the winner of its newly-instituted Social Impact Prize: Dana Cita, a microlending firm founded by second year MBA candidate Susli Lie, WG’14, and co-managed by impact investor Tom Schmittzehe.
The Wharton Business Plan Competition is an annual platform for student entrepreneurs to develop and launch their businesses, and compete for more than $, in cash and prizes.
This year’s competition includes the addition of a new $10, social impact prize, sponsored by. (Read about all eight of the Wharton Business Plan Competition Finalists.) They are second-year MBAs Jean-Mathieu (Jim) Chabas and Venkat Jonnala.
Of course, it is happy days for them and their startup ZenKars, an online platform that allows consumers to buy used cars directly from corporate sellers.
(Read about all eight of the Wharton Business Plan Competition Finalists.) They are second-year MBAs Jean-Mathieu (Jim) Chabas and Venkat Jonnala. Of course, it is happy days for them and their startup ZenKars, an online platform that allows consumers to buy .Download