Students cash in on business pitches

Craton Edwards, a senior at Colorado Mesa University, won top honors in an annual competition to develop and present new concepts for business services and products.

Edwards won $1,000 as part of the latest Idea Challenge conducted as part of Entrepreneurship Day at CMU.

After pitching his idea for a fodder growing system for horses at the Entrepreneurship Day luncheon, Edwards won the event by virtue of audience voting on cell phones.

Dylana Gross, a sophomore, won $500 and second place for her idea to create a car visor extension.

Tela Robinson, a senior, won $250 and third place for her plans to offer arbor and brush management services.

The three finalists presented their ideas during 90-second “elevator pitches” at the luncheon. More than 30 students participated in the competition.

The Business Times has served as the definitive source for Grand Junction business news since 1994. The journal offers news, views and advice you can use twice each month in print with daily updates online at www.TheBusinessTimes.com
  • Connect With The Business Times Staff:
  • Facebook
Read More Articles by

Short URL: http://thebusinesstimes.com/?p=11590

Posted by on Apr 9 2013. Filed under Business People. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Post Your Thoughts Below

Comments are closed

Sponsor

The Business Times Newspaper . 609 North Avenue Suite #2 . Grand Junction, CO 81501 . 970-424-5133
Log in