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March 2014 EforAll Consumer Ideas Pitch Contest

On March 11, 2014, Entrepreneurship For All (EforAll) teamed up with Kevin Willett of Friends of Kevin to have a Consumer Ideas Pitch Contest & Networking Event! Over 80 people attended the event that was held at the EforAll office in Lowell.

Here is a list of the evening’s winners:

1st Place ($1,000) - Sarah Quigley of The Social Pup at the EforAll March 2014 Consumer Ideas Pitch Contest

1st Place ($1,000) – Sarah Quigley of The Social Pup
Service providing high quality dog daycare, pet grooming, self service dog wash, and dog training in downtown Lowell

 

2nd Place ($750) & Fan-Favorite ($500) winner at the EforAll March 2014 Consumer Goods Pitch Contest - Nkese Applewhite of Cachet Pump and Nurse Bra, Oshun Designs LLC

2nd Place ($750) & Fan-Favorite ($500) – Nkese Applewhite of Cachet Pump and Nurse Bra, Oshun Designs LLC
Attractive pumping bra that can be worn for nursing and milk expression

 

Leanne Tremblay of Loomination - 3rd place $500 winner at the EforAll March 2014 Consumer Goods Consumer Pitch Contest

3rd Place ($500) – Leanne Tremblay of Leanne Tremblay Fine Handwovens
Collection of artisanal handwovens that are made in Lowell, MA. Items include wearables and home accessories woven from traditional patterns, yet focusing on bold color and fiber choices for a modern sensibility

Finalists

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Alex Schwarzkopf – PI
Low-cost product using a non-invasive sensing method that allows for the detection of concussion impacts in sports and other activities and alert the appropriate party if a danger is present

 

 

puzzle

 

Brian Dutton – Palindromic Puzzle Game
Challenging and fun game for mobile phones and tablets where users arrange a series of tiles into a palindromic pattern (the same forward and backward)

 

 

design4lowell

 

Cam Preciado – Design 4 Lowell
Platform that helps small businesses find designers to create marketing and advertising campaigns 

 

 

 

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Darius Mitchell – WhoGotShot?
Publication that covers the human stories of murder victims in Lowell and beyond

 

 

 

confidence covers

 

Lisa West – Confidence Covers
Locally made designer covers for medical alert help buttons which transforms the ugly help button into a decorative accessory like jewelry. The product is for both men and women and can be worn in the shower

 

 

bra

 

 

Nkese Applewhite – Cachet Pump and Nurse Bra, Oshun Designs LLC
Attractive pumping bra that can be worn all for nursing and milk expression

 

 

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Sarah Quigley – The Social Pup
Service providing high quality dog daycare, pet grooming, self service dog wash, and dog training in downtown Lowell

 

 

 

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Leanne Tremblay – Leanne Tremblay Fine Handwovens
Collection of artisanal handwovens that are made in Lowell, MA. Items include wearables and home accessories woven from traditional patterns, yet focusing on bold color and fiber choices for a modern sensibility.

 

 

Table Presenters

 

 

AaronBurke

 

 

Aaron Burke, Co-Founder of the mino by Paraware & Past EforAll Accelerator Winner

 

 

 

Dave Jick

 

 

Dave Jick, Founder of Dave’s Fresh Pasta

 

 

 

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Diane Ivey, Founder & CEO of Lady Dye Yarn & Past EforAll Accelerator Finalist

 

 

 

jeremy

 

 

Jeremy McKenna, Founder of Persona

 

 

 

kevin

 

 

Kevin Willett, Founder of Friends of Kevin