New Venture Competition Goes Virtual

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New Venture Finals: May 21, 2020 from 3:00 - 6:30 PM

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Technology Management at UCSB invites you to attend the 21st Annual New Venture Competition Finals on Thursday, May 21, 2020, at 3:00PM. This year’s format will be virtual, highlighting the FIVE FINALIST teams that have worked diligently on their startups for the last 8 months. Please join us to support our students as they present their business opportunities to a panel of esteemed judges.

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NVC Finals Agenda: 
3:00 PM – Introductions
3:10 PM - 4:10PM - Team Presentations (Teams 1-3)
4:10 PM - 4:20PM - Break
4:20 PM - 5:00PM - Team Presentations (Teams 5 & 6)
5:00 PM - 5:45PM - Judges Deliberate & Attendees Vote on People’s Choice Award +  Live music from Chris Fossek
5:45 PM - Awards & Closing Remarks
The New Venture Competition Finals are the culminating event of an eight-month educational experience and competition, in which student teams compete to develop innovative start-up businesses. 

Finalist teams include:

Deadstock — An application that allows any user to verify whether or not their luxury goods
are authentic, with a primary focus on high-end sneaker resale.

Genesis — Cutting edge AI-based startup which solves the problem of bad data in machine
learning through a unique approach that provides high-quality data annotation.​

Legtrek — Provides a medical device to patients with limited lower limb mobility that is the
combination of a powered wheelchair and powered gait trainer.

Spinjet 3D — Aims to improve the affordability and accessibility of 3D sand casting with an
innovative spin to existing 3D printing technologies on the market.

Thermaform Technologies — Utilizes a novel shape memory actuation to create an effortlessly
simple compression device that benefits the large aging demographic and those with circulation

We look forward to seeing you on May 21 at!