The INCubatoredu Entrepreneur and Enterprise Class at Rock Island High School pitched their business models to 5 “sharks” at FINAL PITCH event on Wednesday, May 11 in the Rock Island High School INCubatoredu classroom.
Seven entrepreneur projects vied for three awards: Best Pitch Award, Best Business Potential Award, and Best Business Model Award.
Rock Island Student Wins Best Pitch and Best Business Model
  • Luxury Lockers: Aden Farrell and Joe Thompson
  • Fracture Sound: Nathan Krug
  • Pocket Coach: App based program to help coaches connect with students and parents. App organizes practices and schedules and acts as a communication tool. Team members GayKu Thu, Alejandro Torres and Jack Verona.
  • Exclusive Concepts: Custom clothing and developer of a tech sweatshirt that has a silk and satin lining in the hood. Darius Tongo.
  • Concourse: Dustin Moreno, Ben Oliver and Josh Zetina
  • Evolution Gaming: Amid Barikzay, Chase Drehlman and Hunter Lucas-Straw
  • Something New: Clothing upcycling. Kezimana Karine
Best Business Potential – Concourse ($1,000) & Evolution Gaming ($1,000)
Best Pitch – Something New ($1,000)
Best Business Model/Best Business Overall – Something New ($2,000)
Something New (Kezimana Karine) will have her name engraved on the award plaques to be displayed in the INCubatoredu Entrepreneur and Enterprise Classroom.
Rock Island Student Wins Best Pitch and Best Business Model
Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide. An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written over 50 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.
Rock Island Student Wins Best Pitch and Best Business Model

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