ANNOUNCING THE FINALISTS FOR YOUR BUSINESS IDEAS

A REGIONAL COMPETITION FOR STUDENTS

 

January 29th 2016,

FastStart is proud to announce the finalists for “Your Business Ideas – A Regional Competition for Students”. These 10 finalists will move on to pitch for the chance to win $500 in their category.  Students from four academic institutions (University of Ontario Institute of Technology [UOIT], Durham College, Trent University and Fleming College) submitted innovative ideas with the purpose of bringing economic and/or social benefit to the region.


The Finalists are (by category):

Agriculture and Food

• Smart Farm - Tiffany Desbiens (Fleming College)

• Intelligent Crop Monitoring System - Basil Alias (Fleming College)

• Farmer’s Market Express – Brooke Hammer (Trent University)


Information Technology & Media

• Plai – Spencer Henry (UOIT)

• Sound Nation – Music Network – Daniel Perecki (Durham College)

• Snipz - Aaron Cormier (UOIT)

• X One – Jeremy McConell (Trent University)


The Environment

• EMAGIN – Mohamed Vedut (UOIT)

• XION Spray - Romit Kasbekar (Trent University)

• Green Community - Summer Wood (Fleming College)


These students will go on to pitch their idea at the Pitch Finale event on Wednesday, February, 3rd, at Trent University.  Members of the FastStart schools are welcome to attend and support their peers as they compete to win $500!


Where:
Trent University – Peterborough Campus
1600 W Bank Drive
Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8
Gzowski Dining Hall Room 115