Top 5 for Open and High School Categories Announced

The screeners have screened! – Many thanks to Halton Small Business Centre, Arthur Salzer, Beth Norton, Tom Mcleod and Martin Vanzon for all your help.
Congrats to all the candidates- here are your Top 5 that will pitch to the Pythons and to you LIVE! – in no particular order:

OPEN Division

HINT-Healthcare Innovation in NeuroTechnology (HINT) is developing a wearable monitoring device for high-risk patients that will be able to detect a stroke in their sleep, helping save lives of thousands of stroke victims each year.
Hangry– is a mobile app that connects students with the fastest and easiest way to order and pay for food and beverage across campus using their pre-paid student meal plan or credit card, earning rewards each purchase.
FetchIt– is a service that allows people who require help transporting items to connect with a vehicle owner who can help within minutes.
LaifaBaby– is a new apparel company providing innovative, high-quality and user-friendly infant clothing, featuring a patent-pending ankle-to-ankle zipper combination with a front neck-to-ankle zipper.
Helping Hands– is a platform that matches an underemployed population with understaffed organizations using a skill development centered matching model that provides the underemployed with access to valuable employable skills and the understaffed with eager volunteers.


Vape Alarm – Kush Yegnaswami- Gr 12- Garth Webb
Smoke alarms can’t detect vaporizers – vape alarm warns you when vapours become unsafe for others
Em: FEM – Meghan Kirkpatrick – Gr 11- Abbey Park
An online platform where young women can reach out and connect with real – life women professionals in their desired career
HELPrewards – Ann Mathulla – Gr 12- Bishop Redding
Enables users to find volunteer opportunities within their community and encourage more volunteers by rewarding them for the HELP they provide
Bodega – Jennifer Palfi- Gr 12- Bishop Redding
An app that connects your social media to your grocery list to compile a list of ingredients needed for a recipe you saw online, pay for the ingredients and have them delivered or ready at the grocery store.
The Multicase – Amy Felton – Gr 12- Georgetown District High School. A cellphone case that provides the user with a new notification process through the use of LED coloured lighting.


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April 6, 2016