We have 8 winners for The Pitch!
Word, ArtxChange, Tether Gaming, Flood Plan, HousingCake, RICE2, @now/Tribe, and FreshAir!
PROJECT DESCRIPTIONS & AWARDS
Word. – Nook Harquail ’14, Michelle Khare ’14 | A physics-based word game designed to appeal to a wide range of players. The central game element is a black hole which attracts letters. Award: Funding, Space, and Mentoring
ArtxChange - Katherine Crane ’16, Janine Leger ’15 | An e-commerce social venture that is both a fundraising platform and a marketplace for art. Award: Design Support and Development Support.
Tether Gaming – Joshua Hall ’14, Kalon Stephen ’14 | By tethering a localized network of smartphone devices together through Bluetooth LE, Tether Gaming hopes to reinvent classic social games. Award: Funding and Design Support.
Flood Plan for the National Mall, Washington, DC - Karolina Kawiaka, Will Johns ’15, Mingyu Kim ’14, James Jarzyniecki, Judy Scott Feldman | 3rd century mall plan that aims to: maintain and enhance the historic, grand space and experience of the National Mall while addressing practical current needs; weave the current plans and needs of the National Park Service, District of Columbia and Federal Government into one symbiotic coherent plan; and follow the highest standards of sustainability in the process. Award: Design Support.
HousingCake – Delos Chang ’14 | A service that makes the housing search easy by finding the leads for you (based on your chosen preferences) and sending them right to your email inbox. Award: Funding and Design Support.
RICE2 BioSurveillance – Spencer James, Alex Yerukhimov ’14, Peter Katona, Joseph Rosen | A project focused on collecting higher resolution disease surveillance data in northern Vietnam so that disease outbreaks can be detected in realtime. Award: Development Support.
@now combined with Tribe - Odon Orzsik ’17, Gurkaran Singh ’15, Richard Addo ’15 | @now is a cloud calendar service to which every Dartmouth member has access and can schedule events; Tribe is a mobile application that enables people with shared groups or tribes to communicate based on location. Award: Design Support, Development Support, and Space.
FreshAir Sensor - Jack O’Toole, Joe BelBruno, Kwame Ohene | This sensor detects smoking with nicotine and marijuana sensors (paired with a Wi-Fi card) and sends a signal to the FreshAir platform, immediately alerting customers that someone is smoking. Award: Design Support and Development Support.