2017 Finalists


Aday is a digital matching firm providing a liquid universal workforce.

  • Rakheem Morris MBA 2018, Section I

Exero Labs

Developing and producing add-ons for football and other helmets to reduce damaging impact forces to the brain.

  • Ben Rizzo MBA 2017, Section A
  • Alec Williams MBA 2017, Section A
  • Tyler Biddix MBA 2017, Section A
  • Kari O’Neil MBA 2017, Section A
  • Brian Powers MBA 2017, Section A

2017 Semifinalists


Hire smarter, using machine learning to understand what drives employee success at your company.

  • Sam Stone MBA 2017, Section C

Goober Video

Developing the premier digital destination for kids’ consumption of videos and games.

  • Nupur Patel MBA 2017, Section C
  • Michelle Brous MBA 2017, Section H


Automated, interactive, and continuous retailer of over-the-counter drugs and personal products.

  • Alex Rosenthal MBA 2018, Section G
  • Phil Piro MBA 2018, Section G

Little Black Abaya

An American shop with international taste. Little Black Abaya is about contemporary, stylish abayas for bold, confident women

  • Awa Nur MBA 2017, Section A


The first General Biotechnologies venture — Nivien — is a novel adjuvant therapy for metastatic cancers that resist conventional treatments.

  • Jeremy Whyte MBA 2017, Section E


Noken is reimagining the tour operator concept for millennials by curating instant-bookable itineraries that are guided through our app.

  • Marc Escapa MBA 2017, Section C
  • Emily Brockway MBA 2018, Section C


Our aim is to create the leading fast-casual health food experience in the UK.

  • Philip Honer MBA 2018, Section E
  • Jack Samler MBA 2018, Section D


Stinky shoes? Try Zorpads! A one-size-fits-all, odor eliminating shoe insert made from NASA-tested technology.

  • Taylor Wiegele MBA 2018, Section G
  • Sierra Smith MBA 2018, Section G