Take a bite out of these Shark Tank proposals by Rochester Institute of Technology students:
Shark Tank is back—and six teams of RIT students will compete for the opportunity to turn their business start-up dreams into reality. The Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship is hosting the RIT Shark Tank competition from 6 to 9 p.m. March 6 at RIT’s Student Innovation Hall. Close to $5,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to the contestants by RIT’s E. Philip Saunders College of Business, sponsor of the event.
“The RIT Shark Tank is a unique program and the point is to encourage good ideas and show our student entrepreneurs the path to commercialization,” says Richard DeMartino, director of the Simone Center. “The judges are business professionals who will decide if a team’s concept is worthy of investment. The winning proposal will receive $2,000 in seed money and access to the RIT Student Business Incubator.”
The proposals are based upon their uniqueness, feasibility and ability to impact people.
For more information, go to http://www.rit.edu/research/simonecenter/ or contact Rupa Thind at 585-475-7487.