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New Venture Challenge Winners Announced

April 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.

Spring 2006

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

Chonko Awards

Start 2 Finish

Honey-Do For You


3-Way Clean Co.

Universal Canierges

Honorable Mention

Lone Star Pest Services

Good Clean Fun

Bearable Bargains

The Furnishing Touch

Jack and Jill Designs

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