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Sophomore Jay Lin presents EnterCare, his teams business idea to ensure employee sanitization Nov. 19 during Ithaca College Startup Idea Demo Day. Teams had the opportunity to pitch a business idea to three judges for $5,000.

Student-run businesses win startup funds at annual event

By Sam Haut, Senior Writer November 20, 2019
Ornaked, a clothing line that makes one of each clothing piece, is a student business that won $1,000 at Ithaca College Startup Idea Demo Day Nov. 19.
Freshman Norman Staub gives the pitch for his group, VeRiFID, at 3 Day Startup on April 7. The groups goal was to install radio frequency identification into camera equipment to make the camera rental process more efficient.

Ithaca College event gives students opportunity to pitch business ideas

By Cody Taylor, Staff Writer April 10, 2019
Ithaca College held its first 3 Day Startup, an event that provided students with the chance to practice pitching business ideas.
Junior Lily Dickinson presents her product Flatbox, a collapsible container for clean and dirty pocket tissues, to the judges. Her product was one of seven pitched at the third annual Demo Day held at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works on Nov. 13.

Students pitch products and win funds at annual competition

By Ryan Bieber, Staff Writer November 14, 2018
At the Rev Ithaca Startup Works, seven teams of Ithaca College students donned their entrepreneurial hats to pitch original ideas and products.
Junior Meagan Priest and senior Cory Kimmell present their business plan for MycoCeiling, a startup specializing in ceiling tiles that are more environmentally friendly and can biodegrade at a faster rate than current mainstream ceiling tiles, at the Ithaca College Business Plan Demo Day.

IC students pitch business plans in competition

By Sophia Adamucci, Assistant News Editor April 23, 2017
Six student businesses were awarded funding at the Ithaca College Business Plan Demo Day, an event hosted by Rev: Ithaca Startup Works on April 18.
Senior Rita Bunatal, fourth from left, accepts the $20,000 first-place prize in the Business Plan Competition on behalf of her company, Malaika Apparel.

Ithaca College student’s clothing company wins $20,000

By Annie Estes, Staff Writer April 22, 2016
Malaika Apparel Co., a business created by Ithaca College senior Rita Bunatal, won the grand prize of $20,000 and the audience choice award of $500 at the third annual Business Plan Competition.
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