The Final Eight, 2019
These eight ventures made it through the First Round to compete for a total of $40,000.
The winners were:
First place: 1stStep2Life, awarded $20,000
Second place: The Read Read, awarded $15,000
Third place: Full Circle Solutions, awarded $5,000
1st Step 2 Life
First place winner.
Nancy Darling, Max Kramer, Charlie Maddox, and Emma K. Marcus.
Helping teens in pain take back their lives.
John Petersen, Rowan Hannan, and Tim Robert-Fitzgerald.
Fostering new connections that help people see themselves as part of larger whole.
Full Circle Solutions
Third place winner.
Creating value for the organics waste streams.
Improving news literacy and fostering healthy discourse about current events.
Ryan Gleeson, Andrew Sugarman.
Fully automate standard urinalysis testing.
Delivering a carbon neutral, community ride-sharing solution.
A digital interactive sports media platform changing how athletes capture, remember and share their memories.
The Read Read
Second place winner.
Offering a technology to assist children classified as “non-readers” how to read.