2011 Whiteboard Challenge – 5/26/2011

May 26, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

UPDATE: This is tonight, we will be covering it and posting an article about it next week.

Your Idea. Five Minutes. $5,000 in Cash Prizes.

The call for participants read:

Are you an entrepreneur or student with a product concept that just needs some recognition to take off?

Are you a scientist or researcher at a university or corporation with a world-changing technology?

Have you been inspired by a novel way to solve a big problem?

Each finalist will have five minutes, a whiteboard, a captive audience, and a chance to win $5,000 in cash prizes. This event is the highlight of the MIT Enterprise Forum Chicago spring event season-don’t miss your opportunity to be in the spotlight!

IBM Innovation Center

Everyone is eligible to submit their own innovative concept for consideration, and presenting finalists will be selected by a distinguished panel of judges.

This year, we’re pleased to hold the event at the beautiful¬† IBM Innovation Center, 71 S. Wacker Drive, 6th Floor, Chicago. http://www.mitefchicago.org/

The finalists include:

Fun Captcha Bryan Arturo
Blood Vessel “BullsEye” Locator Colin O’Donovan
M.O.R.E. Life (Mobile Operating Room Engineering) Urba Mandrekar/Blake Wolfe
I-GO Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing John Brophy
Green Zephyr Inc. Michael R. Weinman
Energy Recovery Technologies Ron Fleckman
CommuniTeach Sarah Press
Fear Experiment Saya Hillman
Efficient transmissions for heavy trucks and machinery Thomas Capote / CVT Innovations Corporation

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