Big iDeas Competition Winners

Big iDeas Winners AY 2015-2016

2015 Pitch Contest Winners

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BARHOP



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CAMPUS CONCIERGE


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CROWD SURFERS



Barhop
Brandon McFarlane, Jean Brigonnet

BARHOP is an app that combines the approachability of SMS texting with the power of a web application to streamline ordering and payment of drinks at a crowded bar
Campus Concierge
Tristan Sandor, Alejandro Roman, Brian McCarthy

CAMPUS CONCIERGE is an app that gives college students up to date information on events, locations and general information about everything that SMU provides out of the classroom, automating info based on relevancy to the user.


Crowd Surfers
Christopher Alfano, Lindsey Anderson

Crowd Surfers is an app that lets customers know about wait times at local businesses.

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FIDDLER



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MEXICAN BINGO


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MUSTANGO



Fiddler
Jonah Kirby, Cameron Buller, Alec Siems, Brendan Celii, Luke Oglesbee

Fiddler, a clean energy alternative, is a consumer wind turbine designed to work on a house or commercial building rooftop.
Mexican Bingo
Roberto Hernandez, Tatiana Marinez

Mexican Bingo is an app that lets people play Mexican Bingo across borders, spreading awareness of and introducing the younger generation to the Hispanic tradition of community bingo.


MustanGo
Yuhze Huang, Shiqui Guo, Yangdong Shang, Abe Prawiromaruto, Harvey Hauw

MustanGo is a carpooling and social networking app for SMU students who have a shared interest in an off-campus destination.

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MOTUS



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N-CASE



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BOOTSTRAPPERS



Motus
Sasha Mohammad

MOTUS is an app that serves as a database of blood types available nationally.
N-Case
Tor Lundstrom, Arthur Work

N-Case is the mounting system of a case that is designed to carry a glucagon pen, a potential life-saving drug for diabetics.
Bootstrappers
Jason Waller

Bootstrappers is a start-up property claims adjusting firm that trains and employs veterans in the insurance industry trade of claims adjuster, as a pathway to a smooth transition to civilian life.

2016 Business Plan Competition Winners

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HOME RUN DELIVERIES, LLC.




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EMERGENT SERVICES, LLC.



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COLLEGE BOUND




Home Run Deliveries, LLC.
Andrew Elias ‘19, Nayla Chalhou ‘17, Hannah Taylor ‘16, and Joey McAteer ‘16 create an app that will enable people to order food from the concession stands at sporting events and have it delivered to their seat.
Emergent Services, LLC.
Jason Waller ’17 alleviates the problems veterans face as they transition from active duty by working with insurance companies to employ veterans as Independent Property-Insurance Adjusters.


College Bound
Anna Norkett ’16 and Olivia Nguyen ’17, expand a Saturday enrichment program that prepares low-income, first-generation students to both gain admission to and succeed in college.

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BIOLUM




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READING FOR A REASON



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LEVIATHAN




Biolum
Jack Reynolds ‘15, Edward Allegra ‘16, Miguel Quimbar ’17 develop a smartphone based imaging system that is able to diagnose, monitor, and help treat asthma.
Reading For a Reason
Meghan Scott ‘17, Katie Meier ‘16, Margie Anderson ‘17, Caroline Carter ‘18, Emily Towler ‘16, Pranav Pradeep ‘19, Jordan Vallee ‘18, Kayce Pederson ‘16, Maddie Herskind ‘16, and Mckenzie Korsi ’19 will hold a third annual event promote literacy among elementary students in underprivileged parts of Dallas and to educate their parents how best to support their young students.


Leviathan
Tor Lundstrom ‘18 and Arthur Work ‘18 create a computer privacy solution that is versatile and simple to use. From corporations to the casual surfer, their displays provide the user with the highest level of discretion and safety.