Tiger Tank

Are You Ready to Take a Plunge in the Tiger Tank?

This event, sponsored by the Saunders College of Business, gives students the opportunity to pitch their business idea to a panel of judges (aka, tiger sharks) with a chance to win cash prizes.

Submissions describe an early stage product or service with foreseeable commercial impact. This includes:

  • The ways in which this venture is unique and what problem it seeks to solve or gap in the marketplace it seeks to fill.
  • A description of your target market - inclusive of who potential consumers and/or users would be and what value your venture would add to their lives.
  • Any potential challenges to delivering this product or service.

The proposals will be evaluated based upon their uniqueness, feasibility and the ability to impact people.

Tiger Tank Semi-Finalists October 2017


1. Aqua Salutem Technologies, LLC 2. Ariel 3. Band Together
4. Base 5. Beach Bum Parking 6. Cherry
7. College Rover 8. Cyborg Security 9. Echo Technology
10. Exchange 11. Glassdorm 12. HiBeams Board Share
13. Hive Refrigeration 14. Modular Humanity 15. Music-Q
16. Omen 17. Omni-Temp 18. On-Call Interpreter App
19. Quarters 20. Resilient Vitality 21. ROC Urban Farm
22. Scott Mode 23. SmartMove 24. Vantage
25. Veras

Elevator Pitch Semi-Finals

This year we will be selecting up to 30 applicants for an semi-final round of 90 second elevator pitches. The semi-finals will be held in Ingle Auditorium on Friday October 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM, as part of the RIT Entrepreneurs Conference. We will announce the five finalists that day with the finals being held on Thrusday November 16, 2017. 

Final Competition

Five teams will be chosen to compete in the Tiger Tank Competition Finals which will be held on Thursday November 16, 2017 at 6:00 PM. All teams are required to be present on campus to participate.


    For more information, contact Rupa Thind.