PitchIt! 2021 Winners Announced!
PitchIt! 2021 Winners announced!
The Innovation Cluster is excited to announce the winners of the annual PitchIt! competition, where budding entrepreneurs get to show off their business prowess and pitch their idea for the first place prize. Working in teams, students from Fleming College’s business classes worked to come up with their most innovative business ideas and the top 5 teams were selected to participate in a virtual pitching workshop held by the Innovation Cluster. While previous years have seen students, judges and spectators all come together for the final pitching event, this year, the final five teams submitted video presentations of their pitch that were reviewed by a panel of judges. The first place team took home the $200 prize and the runner up, $100, sponsored by the Peterborough Region Angel Network.
THE WINNERS ARE:
Grocery/Pantry App: Shivam Rastogi and Bryan Parmar
Business Idea: "To save people's money and environment for food wastage and to save them from the hassle of making a grocery list we are building an application based software connected to a customized camera that goes into pantries and refrigerators which will detect the product and the expiry of the
AR/VR Workout Platform: Andrew Bernard, Shivam Kumar Bhimra, and Jeetkumar Sutariya
Business Idea: "A smart workout method by combining visual displays, virtual and augmented reality integrated with a platform and a facility to support it by socializing, connecting, and competing to make the workout fun and dynamic."
Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all of the participants for their hard work! The competition was made possible with the generous sponsorship of the Peterborough Region Angel Network, and community leaders as the volunteer panel of judges, Braden Clark of Community Futures Peterborough; Rebecca Mustard of Kawartha Lakes Economic Development; and Hillary Manion of Peterborough Economic Development.