This month, Enterprise Co-op students pitched for five prizes of $5,000 at the Ignition Week pitch competition. Each competing student had five minutes to pitch their venture to a panel of judges, followed by a three-minute question period.
Meet the Spring 2017 pitch winners!
E Co-op Awards
The E Co-op Awards are available to students in Arts, Environment, Math, Science, and Applied Health Sciences. This term, there were two winners:
Honours Psychology, minor in Fine Arts
ARI: To alleviate the pain of having to spend hours trying to find the perfect gift for someone, ARI delivers custom-made drawing portraits that are sure to delight any recipient! Have ARI create a visual replica of your unique personality- quirks & all!
Environment and Business
ProVi is a video production company that creates training and promotional videos for companies in the horticulture/greenhouse industry. ProVi offers quick video turnaround time and great quality videos at affordable prices.
Norman Esch Enterprise Co-op Awards
The Norman Esch Enterprise Co-op Awards are available to students in Engineering. There were three winners:
Ignitr seeks to connect homeless youths with homeowners for temporary work opportunities such as lawn mowing or snow shovelling in exchange for work experience, job recommendations and payment while changing stereotypes and eliminating segregation within our society.
Proxy: Clothing sizes are inconsistent across brands and unreflective of all body types. Proxy rejects sizes, using 3D body scans and user preferences to make custom clothing.
AvRa aims to help people with motor disabilities, especially Parkinson's, to control computers using their eyes.