2018 Business Plan Competition

2018 Business Plan Competition Winners

Winning Teams

Congratulations to the 2018 winning teams!

  1. First place ($25,000): YNot Bike
  2. Second place ($7,500): Fitz
  3. Third place ($5,000): Rewardzzz


Team Campagna proposes an upscale casual farm-to-table restaurant concept featuring local and seasonal menu offerings. Members: Aida Scarpati, MMH ’18, Tamar Paikowsky, MMH ’18, Tiange Xiao, MMH ’18.
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Team Fitz aims to create a mobile application providing hotel guests access to an array of personal trainers and use of hotel fitness facilities. Members: Frank Baptista, MMH ’18, Samantha Cohn, MMH ’18, Sage Patel, MMH ’18, Margaux Verbeeck, MMH ’18, Richelle King, MMH ’18.
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Team Rewardzzz is developing the first universal rewards-exchange program through their app, acting as a digital wallet for rewards points. Members: Hunter Friedland ’19, Spencer Goldsmith, ’20 (A&S), Lorenzo Masias ’20.
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Team Synwell Consulting strives to provide senior living facilities with foodservice consulting to enhance personalized nutrition. Members: Hongwei Wang ’18 (Hum Ec), Yibing Sun ’19.
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Team YNot Bike introduces a revolutionary mode of transportation that allows users to call a bike using their phone and the bike will roll to them. Members: Will Murphy ’18 (Eng), Stephanie Forester ’19, Davis Bruch ’20, Sam Barnum ’19 (ILR).
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Video: Cornell Hospitality Business Plan Competition 2018

Platinum Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

  • Elizabeth Shingleton Glomsrud ’00 and Barbara Foote Shingleton ’75