Congratulations to the five 2014 Competition finalists!
- Dr. Plug
- Jack of Hearts
- Orion Digital
In preparing for their final presentations each finalist team has had the benefit of a TCA mentor coach to assist them. Thank you to our mentor coaches, Anurag Bist, Scott Delong, Barry Lieberman, Michael Sawitz, Marilyn Stemper.
About the Finalists
Dr.Plug is the premier thought-leader in integrating computers, tablets, and smartphones into the lives of those aged 65 and up. By effectively and efficiently providing the service, equipment, and training needs for seniors to access today's technology, they will become safer, connected, and empowered.
Excelerate is a team comprised of undergraduate students from Chapman, UC Berkeley and UC Davis that provides College Test Prep software to test centers.
Born and made in Italy, Jack of Hearts designs modern golf apparel for players around the world. Jack of Hearts focuses on fine quality, athletic fit, and innovative design.
The road can often feel like a hostile place full of traffic jams, road rage, and miscommunication. We're here to change that; MotorMood is an accessory for your car which lets you share good will with other drivers using a light-up happy face in your rear window.
Orion Digital was established to empower marketing departments to prove their revenue contribution to the otherwise dismissive C-Suite. Our Digital Experience dashboard accomplishes this by mapping the revenue value and quantity of customer's interactions throughout their purchase decision journey.
The Ralph W. Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship & Business Ethics is conducting a Business Plan Competition to highlight Chapman University students’ best and most feasible ideas for new businesses. The objectives will be to:
- Provide assistance to new, fast-growth commercial and social enterprise ideas
- Provide a vehicle for matching new businesses with potential investors
- Gain support and recognition from the Orange County business community for students’ entrepreneurial activities
- Identify and assist skilled students who are interested in becoming entrepreneurs
Because the Leatherby Center is committed to the educational aspects of the program, even those individuals who do not qualify as a finalist for award prizes will be winners. Experts will provide feedback to all participants. Finalists will be provided mentoring by Tech Coast Angel members. **Finalists may receive a Tech Coast Angels Seed Financing Invitation to be potentially funded up to $1,000,000 in seed financing. Tech Coast Angels is the largest seed financing organization in the United States.