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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE

WINNERS OF THE

2015 BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION!




On Friday, May 15, 2015, the Final Presentations and Awards Ceremony for the 2015

Business Plan Competition at The Paul Merage School of Business was held at the UC

Irvine Student Center.  During the finals, 16 semi-finalist teams competed for over $30,000

in awards.  

 

As a result of the judging of each team’s business plan and investment presentation, the

Competition Judges selected the following teams as the winners of the 2015 Business Plan

Competition. 

 

1st Place, Campus Wide Division, $15,000

 UC Irvine School of Medicine Award, $15,000

TechPortal Calit2 Residency Award, $2,750

 

Team: Kapsoulas TherapeutiX

Coach: Bob Elkhouly

Phil Bernard

Elliot Botvinik

Joseph Cuevas

James Kaiser

Rahul Krishnan

Jonathan Lakey

Brandon Scott

Weizheng Zhao

 

2nd Place, Campus Wide Division, $7,500

UC Irvine School of Medicine Award, $15,000

Team: Glixis Therapeutics

Coach: Jee Shin

Cyrus Farzaneh

Mohammad Hajighasemi

Gary Stablein

Brian Yoo

 

3rd Place, Campus Wide Division, $2,500

Team: Phind, Inc.

Coach: Earle Hager

Wajih Yassine

Rishi Jhunjhnuwala

Reneta Jain

Maxim Baboole

 

UC Irvine Institution for Innovation Tech Surge Awards, $3,500

Team: Allyte

Coach: Grace Yee

Irina Gorodetskaya

Mayur Katarlya

Long Phan

Shan Wu


Team: Glixis Therapeutics

Coach: Jee Shin

Cyrus Farzaneh

Mohammad Hajlghaseml

Gary Stablein

Brian Yoo


Team: Poplar Medical Systems

Coach: Richard Oberreiter

Alex Artsyukhovich

Arup Banerjee

Ricardo Vanegas

Lingfeng Yu

 

Team: Spec-Trim

Coach: Devan Capur

Jay Lee

Ken Mastunaga

Zubalr Nawaz

Siegfried Wolff

Best Concept Paper, Campus Wide Division, $500

 

Team: FoleyCool

Coach: Michael Magers

Thomas Ahlering

Flyinfoluwa Ani

Sarl Lahham

Dave Nguyen

Doug Pearson

Svetlana Sellna