Six student teams will present their best business ideas as they vie for the $1,000 prize tonight in the Spring 2015 Vol Court Pitch Competition. The competition will be held at 5:15 p.m. in Haslam Business Building Room 104. In addition to the cash prize, the winning team will also receive one year free rent in the UT Research Foundation Business Incubator as well as various professional services.
Teams will be pitching the following business ideas:
- Rentique, a fashion truck renting high quality dresses for special occasions.
- Financial Cents, software that provides easy to understand financial data to small business owners.
- EarWorm, an innovative education solution.
- ViaTech, a company building high quality gaming computers.
- LocalFounder, an online pairing service that connects travelers from all over the world with locals for an authentic tour in their destination.
- Oasis Rain, an innovative rainwater harvesting, storage and distribution system.
This event is open to the public, and anyone interested in local startups is encouraged to attend.