Wednesday, November 18, 2009

The Pitching Continues at the 1st Ever Women Entrepreneurs Track

The Women Entrepreneurs Track showed no signs of slowing as the evening continued with a full slate of start-up pitches. Excellent representation among Duke University undergraduate and graduate students fueled the vivacity of the women-led pitch competition. Additional contestants included:

The Produce Purity Project - The PPP fights against foodborne illness in northern Afghanistan by resourcing and educating women in sanitary food preparation and hygiene.

Optimal Surgical - We are developing the CataCut©, a device which will simplify cataract surgery. Cataracts are the number one cause of blindness in the world.

GetThereGreen.org - GetThereGreen.org helps you find fuel efficient and eco-friendly ways to get you where you want to go, saving the environment and saving you money.

BioWires - BioWires™ is developing subdermal and wireless CROWN™ Series electroencephalograms (EEGs).

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