LAS VEGAS, NEV. – Teams from the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University were named first place winners in both Graduate and Undergraduate divisions of the Donald W. Reynolds Tri-State collegiate business plan competition here Tuesday night.
FieldFocus from OU was named Undergraduate Division winner, while Roll-to-Roll Technologies from OSU was named Graduate Division winner. Each team won $30,000.
The Tri-State is a business plan competition featuring the top two winning teams in Graduate and Undergraduate Divisions from Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup competitions in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Nevada.
Also competing in the Tri-State competition from Oklahoma were Code Sooq from the University of Tulsa in the Undergraduate Division and EchoCharge from TU in the Graduate Division.
Winners were named in an Awards Dinner at the Cosmopolitan Hotel on Tuesday night after a day-long competition in which teams presented their business plans to panels of judges.
A 90-second pitch competition was also held at the Awards Dinner, with OU’s Susan Moring winning $2,000 as the Undergraduate Division pitch winner. Moring also won the pitch competition in the Oklahoma Governor’s Cup.
Carl Edwards, president of the Oklahoma Business Roundtable, presented awards to the winning Oklahoma Tri-State teams.
Second place winners in the Tri-State competition were Pure Ski Experience, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Undergraduate Division; and HomeDX, University of Arkansas, Graduate Division.