On Thursday April 9, 2015 The Center for Entrepreneurship held the annual Bobcat Pitch Competition. The 24 entrepreneurial participants were required to produce a one page write up of their idea for judges and prepare for an 8 minute presentation with 5 minutes for questions. The 12 finalists took the stage in the Phillips Auditorium standing before six judges to present one of their dreams. These entrepreneurs were competing for the 1st place prize of $1000, the 2nd place of $600, and the 3rd place of $400. The contestants presented PowerPoint presentations of their ideas that they have been developing in conjunction with mentors and advisers. After 12 wonderful presentations, Noah Rosenblatt’s DiaClyster won 1st place. This environmentally friendly solution deals with zebra mussels, which are pests in the Great Lakes area. We are so proud and impressed of those that participated, and we cannot wait to see what these students do next!
Here is a list of the participants and their ideas: