Previous Winners

The inaugural Springboard Elevator Pitch Competition welcomed a packed room during its live final round, during which ten business ideas were pitched to a panel of judges in the presence of the audience. Six prizes were awarded to individual and team contestants, with the top team taking home $1500 for their winning pitch.

2013 Winners:

  • Grand Prize
    Green Strip
    Troy Bonneau
  • Second Place
    Things Trend
    Tyler Eidson
  • Third Place
    Jeff Johnson
  • STAR Award
    Liz Lurz & Casey Duncum
  • Audience Choice
    Rudy Garza

2012 Winners:

  • Grand Prize
    Emineo Art Gallery
    Thomas Griffin
  • Second Place
    Weston Shulte and Allen Taylor
  • Third Place
    Keeping Prospective
    Ian Robertson
  • Audience Award
    High Flyer
    Matt Sanderson and Garret Wentz

2011 Winners:

  • Grand Prize ($1,500)
    Karsten Goodman & Courtney Martin
  • Second Place ($750)
    Double Impact Socks
    Eldad Campbell & EJ Johnson
  • Third Place ($250)
    Nigel Bosch
  • Best Presentation Award ($250)
    Misfortune Cookies
    Robby Wiginton
  • Social Entrepreneurship Award ($250)
    Red Thread Movement
    Brittany Partridge & Samantha Sutherland
  • Audience Choice Award ($250)
    Double Impact Socks
    Eldad Campbell & EJ Johnson
Featured Slideshow
Springboard Awards Dinner
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