E-FEST 2019 TOP 25 FINALISTS
SCHULZE ENTREPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE
These 25 finalist teams will face off on April 13th at the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Teams will each have 25 minutes to convince a panels of judges that they deserve a piece of $250,000 in cash prizes. In addition to crowning a new e-Fest champion and top finishers, special recognition is given to teams with outstanding potential for Social Impact and/or Global Impact.
Candidates: DelivHer, Dr. Brinsley, Iconic EDU, Invictis Technologies, LiveGreen, LivingWaters Systems, Lumastic, Plyo, SOULMUCH, The Dot, Yad, YouBelong
Candidates: DelivHer, Dr. Brinsley, Invictis Technologies, LiveGreen, LivingWaters Systems, Scrap-It!, SOULMUCH, YouBelong
2019 TOP 25 FINALISTS
(Alphabetical Order by Team Name)
Accugentix | Florida Gulf Coast University
A safer and more accurate way to measure and dispense small-dose MC oil medications for oral ingestion.
Team: Alainah Hacker, Alex PopoffAdvisor: Sandra Kauanui
Blexx Technology | University of Wisconsin – Madison
A safer and more effective way to manage and dispose of discarded hypodermic needles.
Team: Erin Tenderholt, Jessica ReighAdvisor: Michael Williams
CrowdPlay | Quinnipiac University
A mobile application centered on increasing fan engagement at stadiums during live events.
Team: Andrew Pizzi, Dan PiconeAdvisor: Dale Jasinski
DelivHer | Georgia State University
A proprietary absorbent product and monthly subscription service for women’s hygiene needs.
Team: Chante Knox, Tatiana HarrisonAdvisor: Isabelle Monlouis
Dr. Brinsley | Northeastern University
A stylish, medically validated and high quality-constructed shoe for diabetics.
Team: Vidhan Bhaiya, Jooyoung KimAdvisor: Kimberly Eddleston
Flashtract | Auburn University
An online business solution for managing invoicing and payment management for construction.
Team: Garrett Raab, Terran Ray , Ben ConryAdvisor: Lakami Baker
Hich, Inc. | James Madison University
A ride sharing app and platform targeted at students and getting around their campuses and communities.
Team: Zach Casey, Trey Rustand, Austin Dickerson, Josiah McClements, Justin BaylessAdvisor: Patrick McQuown
Iconic EDU | West Virginia University
A hands-on STEM education kit that connects concepts taught in the classroom with real world examples.
Team: James Carnes, Kyle Gillis, Robert Simmons, Coleton TaskerAdvisor: Daniel Germain
Invictis Technologies | Princeton University
An automatic intravenous injection device for medications that replaces manual needle injections.
Team: Miles Cole, Casey ConradAdvisor: Craig Arnold
LiveGreen | University of Florida
A personal carbon emission tracker and offsetting app that also contributes to reforestation projects.
Team: Pablo Garces, Brian De SouzaAdvisor: Nola Miyasaki
LivingWaters Systems | Rutgers University
World’s first personal and portable system for rainwater collection and redirection.
Team: Joshua Kao, Joseph BajorAdvisor: Laura Fabris
Lumastic | University of Virginia
An open platform connecting online content creators with knowledge-seekers.
Team: Drew Lytle, Michelle LoveringAdvisor: Alex Zorychta
Plyo | University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
A loyalty app and platform that rewards students for exercising on campus by offering deals on their favorite things.
Team: Peter Schultze, Tiegen BricksonAdvisor: John Stavig
QuickTech Medical | Virginia Tech
A digital, 3D sensor solution (goniometer) for measuring joint movement in therapy centers.
Team: Glenn Feit, Gregory Grande, Jacob MerizianAdvisor: Howard Haines
Scrap-It! | Farmingdale State College
An app and network for requesting pickup and hauling of junk and recyclables.
Team: Orville Davis, Cynthia Sainteus-Davis, Shamika Earle, Jordan PowellAdvisor: Jing Betty Feng
SMARTwheel Inc. | University of New Hampshire
The first intelligent steering wheel that helps prevent distracted driving.
Team: TJ Evarts, Jaiden EvartsAdvisor: Ian Grant
SnapDuct | Western Michigan University
An innovative connector and solution for ductwork in residential and commercial construction.
Team: Brennan Vaughn, Danny RogersAdvisor: Lara Hobson
SOULMUCH | San Diego State University
A process for recollecting unused grains from restaurants and food service and turning it into quality food products.
Team: Reyanne Mustafa, Kristian Krugman, Dakota Ruiz, Lexi Oplinger, Jordan LeeAdvisor: Alex DeNoble
Swatched | Western Kentucky University
A small, portable kit containing one full use of a day’s worth of makeup.
Team: Allie McCreery, Kyla BallAdvisor: Pedro Tonhozi de Oliveira
The Dot | Susquehanna University
An e-commerce brand and customizable subcription for feminine-hygiene products with a buy-one-give-one model.
Team: Courtney Young, Hannah Witt, Tara Montis , Ali HordeskiAdvisor: Emma Fleck
U-TREKS | Seton Hill University
A dependable safety tool that enhances the traction of footware on inconsistent and dangerous terrain.
Team: Rachael Bowers, Taryn Six, Randi Selbekk, Elizabeth EngelAdvisor: Lyzona Marshall
U-Wash | US Airforce Academy
An app and platform for saving time with laundry chores and making money doing people’s laundry.
Team: Ryan McKenna, Joseph Johnson, Jack Smith, Caleb Stuffle, Sean McGintyAdvisor: Bryce Luken
Vascugenix | University of Arkansas – Little Rock
A patented medical device helping surgeons perform arterial catheterization with one hand and greater speed and accuracy.
Team: Abigail Resendiz, Noah Asher , Zachary Cochran , Anna HelmAdvisor: Martial Trigeaud
Yad | Babson College
A platform for people with intellectual disabilities to discover and share their artistic talents.
Team: Deborah Cohen, Taylor LengAdvisor: Mary Gale
youBelong | Florida Gulf Coast University
A safe and positive social network for people with special needs and their families.
Team: John Ciocca, Randy HattabAdvisor: Sandra Kauanui