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Announcing the Winning Teams for e-Fest 2024

Left to right: Laura Dunham, Dean of the Opus College of Business; Rob Vischer, President of the University of St. Thomas; Grand Champions Vienna Sparks and Skye Lam of the MabLab team from Harvard Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Jennifer Gessner

e-Fest Grants Can Help Schools Fund Entrepreneurship Programs

e-Fest®, our annual business idea competition for undergraduates, returns April 18-20, 2024. If you're a professor or advisor to students in an entrepreneurship program at an accredited US-based Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Jennifer Gessner

Johns Hopkins Team is 2023 e-Fest Grand Champion

MINNEAPOLIS -- e-Fest 2023 came to an exciting conclusion on Saturday afternoon, April 29, with an amazing Championship Round judged by top business and entrepreneurship professionals: Ann Winblad, Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Jennifer Gessner and Casey Frid

Check Out Our e-Fest 2022 Kickoff Video

Our 2022 e-Fest competition kicked off on April 28 with a video starring all 25 of our finalist teams. Share it with your teammates and friends, and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter to stay in Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: David Deeds

Florida-Based e-Fest Team in the Spotlight

  With E-Fest 2022 less than a week away, excitement is building as the 25 finalist teams, all undergraduate innovators, gear up for a chance to win part of the $215,000 prize purse. This will Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: David Deeds

Rutgers University Team Takes Top Prize in 2021 e-Fest

The winning Rutgers University team included (left to right) Juliet Petillo, Harrison Zhang, Clairisse Whang and Alyssa Krisinski MINNEAPOLIS, April 26, 2021 – For the first time in its Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Brittney Quant

Social Entrepreneurs Take on Water Scarcity

To learn more about eFest, EIX's competition for undergraduate business ideas, click here. This article and video are part of  America’s Entrepreneurs: Making it Work , a Rewire initiative Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Clayton Stansberry

eFest2018 Winner is Making Life More Colorful for Diabetics

Meghan Sharkus of ExpressionMed, the eFest2018 grand prize winner, has made it her mission to make life more fun and fashionable for diabetics who must wear insulin devices every day. The colorful Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: James Beal

Mission-Driven Startup Helps Survivors of Abuse

Since its incorporation in 2015, the social venture and social benefit corporation Fair Anita has operated profitably while helping about 8,000 survivors of sexual and domestic abuse worldwide to Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: James Beal

Park & Diamond: eFest 2017 Winner Ready to Launch

  Park & Diamond, which has invented a bicycle helmet that is stylish and portable as well as safe, was the eFest2017 grand prize winner, taking home $100,000. For its founders Jordan Klein Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: James Beal