Finalist Teams Announced for 2017 New Venture Competition
Six teams will advance to the finals, a major highlight of UCSB’s New Venture Competition
The UC Santa Barbara Technology Management Program has announced six finalists who will compete at the 2017 New Venture Competition Finals on May 24th at Corwin Pavilion.
Collatera, CRYPTIX, Delta Leaf Labs, OrganicMatters, Phanta Field, and Wanderlease were selected from 20 student groups who recently presented their business ideas at the New Venture Fair last week. The following list the six team finalists moving on to the Finals:
Michael Evans, Kevin Peng, Paul Ostrick, Vinu Krishnan, Vince Kappamula
Nick Martitsch, Brayden Curry, Sajan Sangvhi
Delta Leaf Labs
Elijah Spina, Felipe Infante, Edgar Rodriguez
Jacob Levine, Lauren Catlin, Greg Maier
Xuejun Xie, Edixon Puglisi, Dylan Rodriguez, Xiao Wang, Hujun Chen
Shika Sharma, Arthur Pan, Rey Tang, Daniel Lim, Saliq Hussaini, Henry Yu
This year, 35 teams entered into the competition with more than 130 student participants. Of the 35 student teams who entered in the competition, 20 teams were selected to present their business ideas at the New Venture Fair. The six team were finalists will now advance to the Finals for a chance to win prize money and compete for the title of 2017 Winner of UC Santa Barbara's New Venture Competition.
The 2017 New Venture Competition Finals will be held on Wednesday, May 24th from 3:00pm to 7:00pm at UC Santa Barbara Corwin Pavilion. The event is free and open to the public.
To RSVP for the New Venture Competition Finals, please register here: https://2017nvcfinals.eventbrite.com
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