2017 Venture Challenge Semi-Finalists
The following nine teams have moved on to Round II of the 2017 VE Venture Challenge.
Each team was evaluated as real-world entrepreneurs soliciting start-up funds from investors. These businesses excelled in the following criteria: viability, scalability (growth potential), team, innovation, and pitching skills. The semi-finalist teams will be asked to provide more detail about their business idea by February 21, 2017 and three (3) finalist teams will be selected to advance to the Final Round and will be notified by February 24, 2017.
|Ethnic Empowerment||Francis Lewis High School||Fresh Meadows, NY|
|HEELmates||Cary-Grove High School||Cary, IL|
|NeuVen||Jefferson High School||Tampa, FL|
|Prizm||Westhampton Beach High School||Westhampton Beach, NY|
|Solely Rubber||JP Taravella High School||Coral Springs, FL|
|The Safe House||Portland High School||Portland, TN|
|TredBed||Parkway West High School||Chesterfield, MO|
|Trinity Games||Francis Lewis High School||Fresh Meadows, NY|
|VICTORIES||Eagle Academy for Young Men of Harlem||New York, NY|
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