Wednesday, April 17, 2019
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.


Nexus Building, Rooms 239, 242

Business Plan Competition

Five promising student entrepreneurs have taken the challenge to come up with original business ideas and develop elevator pitches and business plans. A panel of judges will award a total of $11,000: $5,000 for first place, $3,000 for second, $2,000 for third, and $1,000 for best elevator pitch. 

Product Pitches and Contestants:

  1. Pooja Kar – Garden of Green
  2. Roman Boothe and Jack Thomann – First Option Sports Book
  3. Bai Ma – Yak! Shoes of Tibet
  4. Ismael Voltaire – Volt Life
  5. Sarah Ferraro and Sonia Melendez – BitBox Fashion


  1. Andrew Bailen, Managing Partner, 3Pe Consulting LLC
  2. Alan Cooper, Associate Dean, Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, Adelphi University
  3. Kevin Held, CFO, AlphaPoint
  4. Nicholas Iadevaio, Vice President-Human Resources, L’Oreal USA

For further information, please contact:

Robert B. Willumstad School of Business
p – 516.877.4600

Rajib Sanyal, Ph.D.
Robert B. Willumstad School of Business
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