2017 BIZCOM Recap
Congratulations to all participants of the 2017 Inaugural APPCOM. APPCOM was designed to solicit regional innovators in collaboration with USI students to identify and test new business ventures. The intent of this collaborative effort is to provide an opportunity for exploration, access to USI resources, and, for winners, some capital to move the venture forward. Below is a summary of the teams participating and the results of the event:
The following teams participated in the 2018 BIZCOM event:
- Jimbot: An application designed to enhance the relationship your gym has with you.
- Nudget: A household management tool designed to make grocery shopping, managing schedules, and knowing where your family is currently available at the tip of your fingers.
- Guardian Aviation: Guardian Aviation Technologies is a Small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) company designed to educate and promote student (grades k-12) knowledge within the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) discipline through the engineering design process.
- Sidekick Lure Retriever: Side-Kick Lure Retriever is a device is an almost fool proof means of retrieving fishing lures while solving shallow water navigation issues and lifting items that have fallen from the boat.
- Blink: Providing centralized, internal communication within a business through a one-stop communication tool. A company typically utilizes a number of channels for internally communicating including telephones, email, and instant messaging. This software tool was designed to help expedite and consolidate all these platforms used for day-to-day communication.
- Loop: Loop is the Pokemon Go for Social Media! We believe that social media, should be truly social & local. So we are using Localized Social Augmented Reality to connect you to People, Businesses & your Local Community in creative way, never seen before!
- Angel Screed: Angel Screed is a tool that was created to increase concrete finishers quality of work and become an easy to use tool for many different skill levels, from home projects to professional work.
- Hazelwood LLC: Lighted marshaling gloves created to replace wands that are traditionally used to direct aircraft in an attempt to reduce strain on the wrists, threats on the runway, and simplify the process of using light at night.
- 1st Place Winer: Guardian Aviation
- 2nd Place Winner: Hazelwood LLC
- 3rd Place Winner: Jimbot
- Sidekick Lure Retriever