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EUREKA! Pitch Night September 2019


We kicked off the 2019-2020 school year with our biggest EUREKA Pitch Night yet! Nine teams pitched - including two Stage 3 teams that got their start in the Hatchery 2018. We love to see the growth of our students' goals when they put in the time and dedication (And spoiler alert - they were both funded!). The remaining seven teams were all brand new ideas to the EUREKA! competition


Our guest judge was Lauren Farrell '13 (left below), who is the founder of Lauren Farrell NY, an exclusive, accessible luxury brand, proudly made in the USA, defined by "making your own rules in fashion and in life."

View photos from EUREKA! here.


A total of nine teams pitched. All nine

were awarded coaching hours and five teams were awarded money.


Congratulations to the following teams:


Stage 1 Awarded Coaching:

BestRun: B2B video surveillance AI for the snow sports industry.

Nicholas Yarnall '20G


Petwork: The Digital Hub for all Things Pets

Spencer Lander '23


Stage 1 Awarded Coaching & Money:

Chandler Performance: Chandler Performance customizes hands on, interactive workshops for middle/high school students to improve upon everyday skills and mindsets to help them reach their ultimate potentials.

Ethan Smith '22


SmartMat: SmartMat is a fully waterproof electronic shower mat that detects when a person has fallen and informs emergency contacts.

Jean-Pierre Fearon '22, Nicholas Evangeline '22


Stage 2 Awarded Coaching & Money:

Competitips: The first artificially intelligent video game coach.

Ben Mesnik '22


Stage 3 Awarded Coaching:

Empire Visuals Inc: We are a team of FAA certified drone pilots that help real estate agents showcase the full value of their properties on their online listings through the use of compelling aerial videography.

Steven Gerazounis '21


Stage 3 Awarded Coaching & Money:

Rebar Strength Systems LLC: A web-based B2C SaaS that offers personalized strength coaching at an affordable price.

Joe Guzikowski '20


Valvetronic Designs: We engineer valved exhaust system where the driver of the car can control their sound level at the touch of a button.

Austin Huffman '21

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