2024 Skandalaris Business Plan Competition

Three finalists from the High school category and three from the College category will each offer a four minute presentation of their business plans. Finalists present at the 2024 Sesi Midwest Entreprenurship Conference, held on March 8, 2024 at the EMU McKenny Ballroom. Community business leaders will judge these presentations to select the best presentation for cash prizes. For the business plan competition, plesae enter your submission here


2024 Winners

College Category

First Place: Aman Dhruva Thamminana and Rajmeet Singh Chandok Award = $500 + $500 - Odin Classroom [Michigan State University]

It is an online educational coding platform designed for computer science courses.

Second Place: Cielo Rosas-Ocampo Award = $750 - CyberBuddy [Eastern Michigan University]

It is a revolutionary online safety platform that addresses the pressing concern of
ensuring a secure digital environment for children and teens.

Third Place and Best Presentation: Joshua Sum Award = $500 + $250 - 0xKnowledge [University of Michigan]

It specializes in building a next-generation documentation platform that empowers
blockchain companies with a platform that incorporates Web3-native components like
smart contracts/ABI documentation, public treasury data, and on-chain data from public

High School Category

First Place and Best Presentation: Irene Sebin Oh Award = $1000 + $250 - EchoLingua [Troy High School]

It is an AI technology company that specializes in developing speech-to-speech AI
tools aimed at revolutionizing the calling experience for both callers and recipients.

Second Place: Besianna Shaska and Katherine Mahoney Award = $375 + $375 - Farmers Friend [Troy High School]

It is a dynamic digital platform that redefines how consumers connect with local
farmer's markets and vendors.

Third Place: Halle Hunter Award = $500 - Wandercation Global co-op [Adlai E Stevenson High School]

It is a community that promotes sustainable products.

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