Big iDeas Competition Winners

Big iDeas Winners AY 2016-2017

2016 Pitch Contest Winners

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CITY MIXR



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IMAGINE X INSPIRE


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THE BRIGHT SIDE FOUNDATION


CITY MIXR
John Mullin ’18 creates an app that connects people to local events so you spend less time exploring the internet, and more time exploring your city.
IMAGINE X INSPIRE
Brandon Cohanim ’18 employs the homeless to collect unused food from local restaurants to feed the area‘s homeless communities.


THE BRIGHT SIDE FOUNDATION
Francois Reihani ’17 supports efforts to help the homeless transition into the workplace through training, support, and personal care.

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SMART TRACK



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DANCE APPAREL


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SPARK PLUG


SMART TRACK
Drew Evans ’18 creates a motion-activated LED light strip that allows swimmers to track and register their speed in real time, and compare their performance with data from the pros.
DANCE APPAREL
Daniela Aguin ’17 introduces a new level of customization into traditional dancewear – adjustable dance apparel for all body types and affordable for all wallets.


SOCIAL-IMPACT CROWDFUNDING PLATFORM
Angelica Reisch ’18 creates a funding portal for social impact start-ups to find investors who are passionate about improving communities and raise seed funding to support them.

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LAUNCHPAD ACADEMY



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PAT ON BACK


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TUNED GUN SHOT SUPPRESSION


LAUNCHPAD ACADEMY
Lauren Morgan ’18 teaches children how to disassemble, reassemble and repair computers, giving them an early start in the technology field.
PAT ON BACK
Jett Monroe ’19 creates a social media app that lets anonymous users seek support. Comments are filtered to remove hate speech and combat cyberbullying.


TUNED GUN SHOT SUPPRESSION
Flint Mitchell ’17 develops tech that alters the sound of police gunshots enabling officers to recognize whether the shooter is a fellow officer or not.

2017 Business Plan Competition Winners

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CITY MIXR



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BARHOP


CITY MIXR
John Mullin ’18 creates an app that connects people to local events so you spend less time exploring the internet, and more time exploring your city.
BARHOP
Brandon McFarlane, Jean Brigonnet created 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