Sep. 19—TRAVERSE CITY — The winner of TCNewTech’s Pitch Night time presentation wasn’t laborious to infer, even when it was per week later than regular.
Newton’s Street Profession Investigator platform took the highest prize Sept. 14 on the month-to-month Pitch Night time presentation held on the Metropolis Opera Home. The occasion additionally was stay streamed on the group’s YouTube channel, LinkedIn and Fb pages.
Usually the primary Tuesday of the month, the September TCNewTech gathering was pushed again per week as a result of it instantly adopted the Labor Day vacation and was on the primary day of faculty for a lot of the area.
After the 4 displays, Newton’s Street Profession Investigator earned probably the most votes from the viewers and the $500 prize supplied by RJG, Inc.
Newton’s Street Govt Director Barb Termaat and board chair and co-founder Invoice Myers made the profitable pitch.
Profession Investigator is “designed for Eighth-Twelfth grade youth wishing to discover (Science Expertise Engineering Math)-related careers in our area and to even be a great tool for folks, counselors, and different youth mentors that assist their profession journey,” in response to https://www.nwmicareers.org/.
Based mostly in Traverse Metropolis, Newton’s Street is an unbiased nonprofit group devoted to STEM-related studying for all youth in Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska and Leelanau counties.
Different Sept. 14 Pitch Night time displays included:
* Debra Lanning of LaLa Insights. Based mostly in Traverse Metropolis and one of many unique members and volunteers from TCNewTech in 2015, Lala Insights “is a listing of Michigan companies associated to weddings and tourism,” in response to its web site.
* Damien Allen of Freedom Elevated Protection Options. The Grand Rapids-based firm is “a digital vary simulation used to coach new and skilled firearm homeowners on security, correct mechanics and constructing a robust and protected basis with out using stay ammunition,” in response to a launch from TCNewTech.
* Michael Bisson of All Lacrosse Sticks. The Traverse Metropolis-based firm gives a fetching line of merchandise for canines, in response to the discharge.
Moreover the Pitch Night time displays, Aurora Consulting, LLC President and former TCNewTech board member Ashley Sloat give a presentation titled “Realizing When to Share Your Thought and When to Shush.” The subject of the presentation was to assist entrepreneurs know when their concept is “patent prepared” and tough for others to repeat.
TCNewTech’s Pitch Night time returns to its conventional slot in October. To use for the Oct. 5 occasion or future Pitch Nights, go to https://tcnewtech.org/pitch/ or electronic mail govt director Jennifer Szunko at [email protected]