Business Pitch 2016

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The 35th annual Business Pitch Competition awarded "Pay n Park" the grand prize of $3,000 for their for-profit startup, which involves working toward food security for the future.

Behind the ambitious plan of Pay n Park are two passionate founders, Yash Patel (’17) and Arjun Paunrana, who are interested in developing a web application helping drivers find parking spots. They hope to solve a parking crisis in major Indian cities by helping drivers find available parking spots and property owners rent their parking spaces out for extra cash. 

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Winners

 

 

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First Place

Developing a web application helping drivers find parking spots. They hope to solve a parking crisis in major Indian cities by helping drivers find available parking spots and property owners rent their parking spaces out for extra cash. 

 

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Second Place

Offers managed cybersecurity subscription services to small business owners, protecting them from data breaches

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Third Place

Developing a new feed to increase yield in fish aquaculture based in Kenya. Its main value proposition comes from being able to deliver high quality feed developed locally for the local Kenyan market.