And the winner is... 

 

SCOREcard 2019 Pitch Competition

Rewarding and mentoring Richmond’s best new business models

Three winners were selected, and the SCOREcard 2019 Pitch Competition cash prizes were awarded:

First Place ($5000)

Kilo Medical Solutions LLC

Owners: Aniket Kulkarni, Chandana Muktipaty, Joshnamaithili Seelam & Kashyap Venuthurupalli
Brise-Solette - A medical kit that is specially designed to be used in the Neonatal Intensive Care environment to implement proper light conditions for premature infants. The kit can collect health information from vitals monitor to visually signal when the infant is in a medical emergency. 

Second Place ($2500)

iLearnEssentials, LLC

Owner:  Marcie Walsh, PhD    
An educational technology company that creates effective and efficient evidence-based reading fluency activities that students can complete independently, regardless of their reading level. Can capture the important progress data that typically has to be assessed in person.

Third Place($1000)

Beirobotics LLC  

Owner:  Michael Beiro    
Prove and commercialize patent-pending LineBird technology, which allows unmanned aerial systems to take power line measurements, requiring physical contact with a live line previously restricted to manned crews in bucket trucks or helicopters.

panel of judges selected the three winners from six finalists. Each contestant presented an eight-minute pitch on their business model and expertly answered judges’ questions.  

The Final Event was held on April 30, hosted by Activation Capital, Virginia Biotechnology Research Park, 800 E. Leigh Street.

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