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The three finalists in the 2017 NIBS Worldwide Business Plan Competition were Ripple Sense (Dublin Institute of Technology, School of Marketing – Dublin, Ireland), Beacon (University of Vermont – Burlington, Vermont, USA), and The Turning Pointe (Washburn University, School of Business – Topeka, Kansas, USA). Presentations were evaluated by judges and NIBS members in Leeds, UK, on May 18.

Winner: Ripple Sense (Dublin Institute of Technology)

Business Plan: Download File

Concept pitch (4:49)

Presentation (8:37)

Runner-up: Beacon (University of Vermont)

Business Plan: Download File

Concept pitch (4:54)

Presentation (9:09)

Third Place: The Turning Pointe (Washburn University)

Business Plan: Download File

Concept pitch (4:19)

Presentation (8:15)


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