Enterprise Co-op students pitch to win $5000

Monday, May 11, 2015

On Monday, May 11, 2015, Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) students had an opportunity to pitch to a panel of judges to win an award of $5,000. Each competing student had five minutes to pitch and three minutes to answer questions from the judges.

Nine pitches were able to convince the judges that their venture has great potential:

Norman Esch Enterprise Co-op  Awards E-Launch Awards

Robert Weeks

Finuvo

Anshuman Gehlan

Ourotech

Cody Murdoch

Cross Boarder Housing

Bonnie Cheung

Ourotech

Andy Doan

Tether

 

Alex Rodrigues

Varden Labs

Michael Skupien

Varden Labs

 

Christina Tan

Extempra

Canmanie Ponnambalam

Moddec

 

Norman Esch Enterprise Co-op Awards

Students in the Faculty of Engineering are eligible to win Norman Esch Enterprise Co-op Awards. There were eight winners from this competition:

Robert Weeks

Robert Weeks

Finuvo is a technology company that enables hobbyists and designers to create visually stunning 3D plastic parts by applying a variety of colors and patterns to the surface of the part. Purpose-built for smaller parts such as 3D printed parts, our system can create realistic looking prototypes and attractive end-use products.

Anshuman Gehlan & Bonnie Cheung

Ourotech co-founders

Ourotech is creating chemical reaction 3D bio printers for researchers, medical schools and surgeons. This technology can be used for applications ranging from drug testing to practicing surgeries on organ models.

Andy Doan

Andy Doan

Tether introduces mobility to the desktop mouse without sacrificing precision. Our natural, ergonomic form factor frees the user from their desk, allowing productivity on every surface."

Alex Rodrigues & Michael Skupien

Varden Labs

Varden Labs is a company developing autonomous vehicle technology for use in mining.

Christina Tan

Christina Tan

Extempra empowers young people to speak with impact. We offer workshops and personal coaching in presenting with credibility, networking, reducing accents, etc. Our training is interactive, effective, and memorable. Participants will discover their speaking styles and enhance them strategically so they can speak with authenticity, confidence, and eloquence.

Canmanie Ponnambalam

Canmanie

Moddec uses sophisticated optimization and modelling techniques to make meaningful use of data and improve operations in industry. Our consultants are researchers at the top of their fields, combining decades of experience with the most advanced existing data analysis techniques.

E-Launch Awards

Three recipients received E-Launch Awards, for which students from any faculty are eligible.

Cody Murdoch

Cody Murdoch

Cross Boarder Housing Inc enhances and simplifies the off campus living experience for international and non-local students. We provide quality assured listings along with constant community support and any additional amenities (bedding, pots, pans, etc) that they mat need during their stay.


More information on the awards available for E Co-op students and links to previous winners are available on the undergraduate awards page.

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