2022 E3 Expo & Pitch Competition
Welcome to the 2022 E3 Expo & Pitch Competition! E3 stands for Emerson's Entrepreneurial Experience—a yearlong program where students from all our majors explore entrepreneurship, developing ideas for innovative and creative new business ventures. You will see 15 E3 students pitch their new ventures and compete for cash awards to be announced at the end.
The 2022 E3 Expo & Pitch Competition was held Friday, April 25 at 12:00 p.m. at the Bill Bordy Theatre. This event was open to Emerson College community members and invited guests. The event was also live streamed to YouTube.
Below is the program lineup for this year's Emerson Entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneur Showcase & Lunch (12:00 p.m.)
Opening Remarks & Overview (1:00 p.m.)
- Welcome remarks from Lu Ann Reeb, MBA, Assistant Dean, School of the Arts, Director of Entrepreneurial and Business Studies; Senior Executive-in-Residence; and three-time Entrepreneur
- Remarks from the Emerson College Interim President William Gilligan
- Introduction of Judges, Competition Criteria, and List of Awards
E3 Student Entrepreneur Pitches (1:15 p.m.)
Table Teamates is launching its first product, an interactive placemat for children with cognitive disabilities that will make mealtime simpler and fun. Elena Plousadis ’22, Communication Sciences & Disorders major.
Red Door Supper
Red Door Supper is a uniquely curated, bold and mysterious dinner experience where guests explore great food and conversation, while meeting new friends. Patrick William ’23, Marketing Communication major.
WALKABLE is a mobile navigation APP tailor-made just for walkers in Boston choosing a customized route with filters that make travel on foot safe, comfortable and accessible. Taliyah Gordon ’22, Visual Media Arts major.
SEED is new networking platform designed to bring transparency, inclusiveness and professional development to young jobseekers in the today’s shifting work environment. Sunjin Chang ’23, Journalism major.
ANCHOR DOWN LaCrosse
ANCHOR DOWN LaCrosse inspires leadership, creativity and competitiveness in an affordable sports program for young kids in Rhode Island. Hunter Gervais ’22, Marketing Communication major.
POSY is an online platform smashing the label ‘starving artist,’ by enabling fans to invest in content creators with cryptocurrencies for a return on their investment and more funding to the artists. Pranit Chand ’23, Marlboro Institute IDS major.
Turtle Dove Films
Turtle Dove Films produces professional stories and commercials for Boston companies inspired by social responsibility and matched to funding for young filmmakers. Max Batista ’22, Visual Media Arts major.
Chasing Bliss is an e-commerce fashion brand creating customized collections to raise awareness and have positive impact for women-focused nonprofit organizations Jessica Saavedra ’24, Business of Creative Enterprises major.
Northstar Project helps UK academy soccer players rebound from released status with support and resources to reach their athletic goals and go to college in the U.S. Bo Feekins ’23, Sports Communication major.
NOW’S THE TIME
NOW’S THE TIME is a next gen film cooperative for member owners committed to providing access and resources for young filmmakers with emerging new ideas to showcase the untold stories. Coral Worley ’22, Visual Media Arts major.
BENDY is a bendable multi-flavored straw made in an eco-friendly with cane sugar that dissolves into your drink. Amber Garcia ’23, Marketing Communication major.
Tinkle is YELP for public restrooms: a mobile APP that helps you find a clean public bathroom, crowd-sourced, rated and supported by local businesses. Cory Mack ’22, Business of Creative Enterprises major.
La Buena Docena
La Buena Docena is a bakery in Honduras that will serve up fresh baked, locally sourced cookies that you can’t resist sharing. Cami Maduro Atala ’22, Marketing Communication major.
Present Productions is creating a new way to consume and experience contemporary art. Simon Pelzman ’23, Sports Communication major.
MEAP is a new mobile APP uniquely designed for all first-year students in the entire Boston academic community to navigate their own best college experience. Nicole Simon ’23, Marketing Communication major.
Remarks from the 2021 E3 Expo Winner (2:50 p.m.)
A 2021 E3 Expo Winner, Olivia Strauss, developed her business LivSweetly during the E3 Program last year and has officially launched it now with great success!
Awards Announced (3:00 p.m.)
E3 Expo & Pitch Competition 1st Place Winner: $5,000
E3 Expo & Pitch Competition 2nd Place Winner: $3,000
E3 Expo & Pitch Competition 3rd Place Winner: $2,000
Karl Baehr Memorial E3 Scholarship Award: $1,500
E3 Cohort Entrepreneurial Spirit Award: $500