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The Vortex Wins 2020 Mayo Business Competition

The Vortex Wins 2020 Mayo Business Competition

The 2020 Mayo Business Plan Competition took place on Thursday, April 23, 2020. A recording of the competition is available here.

Congratulations to the competition winners, Jake DeGennaro ’21 (mechanical engineering) and Alexander Iorio ’21 (civil engineering) of team The Vortex. The team won the $30,000 grand prize.

The Vortex developed a device of the same name that provides an innovative way of maintaining and disposing waste fishing line. Recreational fishing maintains an important role in sustainable management of resources, economic development, and data collection. It is vital to limit pollution and continue working towards sustainable recreational fishing habits. The Vortex allows recreational anglers a quick and easy way to help limit their environmental footprint and keep our waters pollution-free.

Second place went to Sree Chinta ’22 (biology), Arshya Chopra ’22 (accounting), and Svanik Shirodkar ’22 (computer science) of team EmpowerMe. In third place were Brian Fardman ’20 (health and exercise science) and Alicia Podwojniak ’20 (biology) of team BAC Lock. EmpowerMe and BAC Lock were awarded $20,000 and $10,000, respectively.

Congratulations to all of this year’s participants!

2020 MBPC Final Teams Selected

The final three teams competing in the 2020 Mayo Business Plan Competition have been selected. The final three teams competing in the 2020 Mayo Business Plan Competition have been selected. The Finals will be recorded on April 23, 2020. A recording will be made available online. “Now in its 8th year, the Mayo Business Plan… Continue Reading

2020 MBPC Semi-Finalists Announced

2020 MBPC Semi-Finalists Announced

The six semi-finalist teams have been selected to advance to the next round in the Mayo Business Plan Competition. On March 4, the semi-finalists will deliver a presentation before a panel of judges, and three teams will advance to the finals on Wednesday, April 1, 5:00pm, in the Mayo Concert Hall. The finals are open… Continue Reading

2020 Mayo Business Plan Competition Kickoff

Team registration for the 2020 Mayo Business Plan Competition (MBPC) is now open. Please review information, including timelines, confidentiality, and distribution of prize money, on the competition website https://mbpc.tcnj.edu/. All teams must submit an Intent to Compete form by November 29, 2019. Teams will be able to sign up after that date. You will, however, have… Continue Reading

Code the Future Wins 2019 Mayo Business Plan Competition

Code the Future Wins 2019 Mayo Business Plan Competition

Congratulations to Sarah Sleiman and Pulkit Gupta of team Code the Future for winning first place in the 2019 Mayo Business Plan Competition. Sleiman and Gupta are both senior business students. They won the $30,000 prize money for their business Code the Future. Code the Future is on the mission of increasing the number of… Continue Reading

2019 MBPC Finalists Selected

The final three teams competing in the 2019 Mayo Business Plan Competition have been selected. Come see them present during the live final event on Wednesday, April 3, 5:00 p.m., in the Mayo Concert Hall. This is event is open to the public! The first place team will be awarded $30,000 in prize money, second… Continue Reading

2019 MBPC Semi-Finalist Teams Announced

2019 MBPC Semi-Finalist Teams Announced

The six semi-finalist teams have been selected to advance to the next round in the Mayo Business Plan Competition. On March 6, the semi-finalists will deliver a presentation before a panel of judges, and three teams will advance to the finals on April 3. The finals are open to the public on April 3, 5:00… Continue Reading

MBPC Named Top Competition

MBPC Named Top Competition

The Mayo Business Plan Competition was listed in the top eight best competitions for students to consider entering, by Business News Daily. The full story is available here. Students interested in competing in the 2018-2019 Competition are encouraged to attend an information session on Thursday, September 27, 6:00 P.M. in the Business Building Lounge. Email… Continue Reading

Team MARCo Wins 2018 Mayo Business Plan Competition

Team MARCo Wins 2018 Mayo Business Plan Competition

Congratulations to Jacob Boyle and Ryan Chiu of team MARCo for winning first place in the 2018 Mayo Business Plan Competition. Boyle, a junior mechanical engineering student, and Chiu, an accounting student, won the $30,000 prize money for their work on MARCo Technologies. MARCo Technologies’ mission is to assist individuals suffering from mental illness by… Continue Reading

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