New Venture Challenge Winners AnnouncedApril 26, 2006
The winners of the New Venture Challenge have been announced. The competition focuses on development plans for start-up companies designed by business school students. Students were required to present marketing plans, financial analysis and business strategies for the new companies to outside judges who acted as venture capitalists. The winning teams received cash prizes.
First Place - Yay! Grounds
Allison Ahlgrim, Jared Allen, Malisa Alvarez, Brady Archambo, James Armstrong and Chelsea Barefield
Second Place - Service Attention for Valuable Energy (SAVE)
Eric Van Tyne, Sheila Via, Audrey Villa, Fernando Villegas, Ranchana Vinnakota and Brandon Webb
Third Place - FilterSWAP
Nichol Watson, Ryan Weaver, Britney Wekesser, Allan Wertz,
Kathryn White and Cara Wilson
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Honey-Do For You
3-Way Clean Co.
Lone Star Pest Services
Good Clean Fun
The Furnishing Touch
Jack and Jill Designs