October 9, 2017
Jenna and Kutay were among the nearly 50 students who turned out at the O’Hara Student Center to pitch their ideas and work with an experienced entrepreneur in residence to craft a customer value proposition and then pitch their ideas to a group of VIP judges from local startup accelerators.
Jenna’s team, Common Sense, brought their idea for a breathalyzer for cancer screening and took second place in the pitch contest with a $1,000 cash award.
Kutay’s team, Maternal Assistance Programming proposed an algorithm that predicts risk of maternal hemorrhage based on a set of clinical tests routinely performed upon arrival for labor and delivery. They took first place in the ptch contest winning a $1,500 cash award.
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