David Tini Places 2nd
5th Annual PASSHE Business Plan Competition

Second place in the competition went to David Tini, an SEA client and a student at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, who developed “Hot Lips,” an attachment to the mouthpiece of brass musical instruments. The attachment is designed to warm the instrument’s mouthpiece for improved musician performance during cold weather.

5th Annual PASSHE Buisness Plan Competition

Tara McQuaide and Christopher Cwenar of Slippery Rock University, for the development of a company to supply various apparel and accessory items that feature endangered species as the key theme.

5th Annual PASSHE Business Plan Competition

The annual Business Plan Competition is designed to provide student entrepreneurs a real-world opportunity to pitch their original business plans and to win funds to assist in the start-up of their businesses. Students from the 14 State System universities are invited to participate in the competition each year.

A total of 223 students/student teams submitted their intent to compete in the competition last fall. Of those, 109 made it through the first round of judging, from which 17 entrants were selected as semi-finalists. Ten teams were selected as finalists.

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