CIED launched UCSC’s new IDEA Hub with a pitch competition:
Pitch for Social and Creative Enterprise
June 7, 2017
3:00 to 5:30 p.m.
611 Ocean St.
Thirteen teams with at least one UCSC student competed, and the three top winners pitched at the ensuing Santa Cruz New Tech Meetup.
1st Place, $3,000: WaterBug
water-distribution-system monitor provides real-time data to save water and energy
Grant Ly, Alec Reid, Wyatt Smitt, Tin Thurein
2nd Place, $2,000: Code Naturally
researches new approaches to excite 3rd through 9th graders about math and computer science
Sukh Singh, CEO; Gabe de la Mora, Keller Jordan, Emily O’neal, Kathy Petersen, Kristian Talley, Alfred Young
3rd Place, $1,000: OVAC
drone autonomously collects data about the health of our lakes and oceans, reporting to industry professionals and marine researchers
Garrett Ding, Josh Gutterman, Aaron Ramirez, Garrett Stoll