SJU FBE Student Competition: “Shark Tank” on February 25, 2014


The Saint Joseph’s University Family Business and Entrepreneurship Program hosted “Shark Tank”, a student competition on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Twenty undergraduates competed in an elevator pitch competition in front of an expert panel of “sharks.”  There were 2 sets of 10 students (10 from each section) that presented.  Each student was limited to 2 minutes and no more than 2 slides. The winner received a $250 cash prize. Everyone was welcome to attend.

When: Tuesday February 25, 2014 from 6:15 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Where: Saint Joseph’s University, 5600 City Avenue, Mandeville Hall-Wolfington Teletorium, Philadelphia, PA 19131
Contact: Michael McGrann, St. Joseph’s University, 610-660-2248

Students were encouraged to bring their parents. Registration link from event:

Our judges were: Jim Lockwood from The Lockwood Group, Robert Healey, and Chad Williams from Saul Ewing among others.




Day Section

1. Megan Kavanagh – Ice Eater (cleaning device for the car)

2. Megan McCawley – Ready to Juice (pre-packaged juice ingredients)

3. Thayer Smith -Gluten Free Gourmet

4. Nick Sindoni – Sizzle & Slurp (on-campus dorm take out)

5. Jose Sierra – Campus Grocery (on-campus grocery delivery service)

6. Alexa Ragozzino – Safe Driver (no texting app)

7. Glen Pantalone – The Light Alarm Clock

8. Matthew Modica – HawkBikes (bike share on SJU campus)

9. Rachel Haney – Painless Peanut Butter (dual sided jar)

10. Irene Darby – Our Kitchen (fresh healthy dinners)


Night Section

1. Michael Steen – Pizza Sleeves

2. Kim McMullen – Savvy Chic

3. Alex Martin – Automated Escalators

4. Jake Hall – Spring’s that Save

5. Gregory Haines – Special Smiles Dentistry

6. Henry George – Chickie’s Homemade Soups

7. James Davock – +Bar

8. Brendan Courtney – Fan Watch

9. Megan Connelly – Fit Transit

10. Andrew Bohri – Brand Me