Ideas to Profits Business Pitch Winner Announced

Rev3 Innovation Center partnered with College of DuPage’s Center for Entrepreneurship to host a Business Pitch competition for the recent Ideas to Profits Business Conference, Nov. 7, 2014. A judging panel reviewed  all submissions and selected 13 semi-finalists. Semi-finalist had a total of 15 minutes to present their best pitches and answer questions from our experienced judging panel on a scheduled basis at Rev3 during the month of October. All semi-finalists received a three month co-working membership to Rev3.

Out of the selected 13 semi-finalists, the top three teams chosen by a panel of angel investors, entrepreneurs, and banking professionals were:

  • Deziner Software, a financial modeling platform to aid startup cash flow analysis, staffing, business plans and other service needs.
  • Ria Manyari, a women’s shoe line started in Peru and expanding operations.
  • UP farms, an organic vertical farming indoor operation specializing in micro herbs.

These three finalists has 10 minutes to present at the Business Pitch Contest scheduled as part of the Ideas to Profits conference at College of DuPage Nov. 7.

The first place winner, and recipient of $5,000 cash and one year of a private desk co-working membership at Rev3, is Deziner Software, a financial modeling and business planning system.

NewsMonica Kucera