The Entrepreneurship Institute presented Innovation Unleashed, the first annual business plan pitch competition for Ferris State University students. Overall there were seven student teams competing for their chance to win up to $750.
The event highlighted a Community Showcase that featured three local entrepreneurs who were vying for a chance to win the first place prize of $250. All members were judged by a panel of three judges who offered feedback to these aspiring entrepreneurs.Judges included:
The other students featured during Innovation Unleashed were Nick Maus, Les Morey, and Jonethon Jager. Judges declared that all of the ideas presented had potential and that all student individuals and teams used the event as an opportunity to really unleash their innovation.
The other participant in the Community Showcase was Jayna Wekenman. These three competitors were participants in the Michigan Works! West Central Entrepreneurial Training Course.
Congratulations to all the winners and participants!