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PIHE: Hospitality Business Plan Competition Finals – 2021

May 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

The Hospitality Business Plan Competition provides an experiential learning opportunity to rising entrepreneurs looking to make their mark on the hospitality industry. The competition kicks off at the start of the academic year and culminates in early spring with the submission of final business plans and group presentations. Cash prizes over $35,000 are awarded to the top three teams!

 Watch the 2021 competition livestream here


Congratulations to the top 5 teams that made it to the final round!

Adaptive Reuse Capital aims to repurpose underutilized or distressed hotel assets into affordable, nurturing, and flexible independent senior living communities.

Team Members: Noah Davis MMH ’21, Jack Levin MMH ’21, Jake Lynch MMH ’21, Janesh Patel MMH ’21

Crave develops a monetization platform designed to connect eaters to restaurants through influencers’ content, creating demand for all merchants within the F&B industry.

Team Members: Boonyakorn Chandhanayingyong MPS-RE ’21, Sanjeet Dutta MEng ’21, Isa Goldberg MBA ’22, Pete Vejanurug MBA ’22, Kevin Wang MBA ’22

Life After Life solves the problem of unaffordable and unsustainable funeral practices in America through conservation cemetery parks, experience enhancing technology, and community development.

Team Members: Shaily Patil MPS-RE ’21, Jacob Tannenbaum MPS-RE ’21

Priya Hospitality aims to disrupt Indian cuisine in America through casual restaurant concepts across the country, a portfolio of consumer packaged goods and a media production company.

Team Members: Fareez Dossani MMH ’21, Jordan Korn MMH ’21, Chandan Sharma MMH ’21, Zachary Zaremba MPS-RE ’21

RunDeVu looks to disrupt the vacation planning industry with an algorithm based trip-planning concierge that helps busy and adventurous millennials find the unexpected path less travelled, in the most fun, painless way.

Team Members: Minwei Cao MBA ’22, Angad Jaspal ’21 (SHA), Max Li ’23 (Eng), Gleb Margolin MBA ’22, Peter Nguyen MBA ’22


Thank you to our Sponsors:

Title Sponsor

Sandy Solmon, P ’15, Sweet Street Desserts

Platinum Sponsor

Stanley Sun ’00, MBA ’05

Silver Sponsor

Elizabeth Shingleton Glomsrud ’00 and Barbara Foote Shingleton ’75


May 1, 2021
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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