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ENTER THE DEN WINNERS

ENTER THE DEN WINNERS

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  May 4, 2022 LSNews)  On Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at Lakehead University, 10 finalists from local students competed in front of five judges for first, second and third place cash prizes for their business idea.   The two categories for the competition were grade 7-8 and grade 9-12.

All the participants had amazing presentations that showcased their business ideas marketing plans and cashflow projections.  “So close and so hard to choose a first, second and third ranking, they are all winners” commented one of the judges.

Enter the Den is a business plan competition for Thunder Bay students inspired by the popular Canadian TV show, Dragon’s Den.  Enter the Den is a gentler version of the format with practical feedback to every participant.  Thunder Bay Ventures has been running this competition since 2010.

THE WINNERS ARE: 
Gr 7-8 Category

1st Place 

$1000 

Beeautiful World by Kyleigh Michaud

St Martin School

2nd Place

$500 

Emma’s Farm Fresh Experience by Emma Reid

Crestview School

3rd Place

$250

MediaCommercialZap by Owen Lemoine

Elsie MacGill


Runner ups: Riverside Farms by Ben and She'lite Hockey School by Katrina.

Runner ups (in no particular order) 

  • Wood-sy by Collin Woods of Westmount School
  • Colour Your Memories by Miles Kozar of Elsie MacGill

Gr 9-12 Category

1st Place 

$1000 

Cleaning with Meaning by Sarah McChristie

Westgate

2nd Place

$500 

Thunder Rolls by Liam Nicholl

Westgate

3rd Place

$250

Summer Splashers by Serena Dick

Westgat

Runner ups (in no particular order) 

  • Tucker Creek Mfg by Benjamin Wheeler of Westgate

A big shout out to our volunteer Judges:      

  • Sharleen Huotari         Copperfin Credit Union
  • Nefry Falla                  PARO Centre
  • Derek Lankinen           Beefcake Burger Factory
  • Pam Tallon                  MyLocalism
  • Lorraine Whitehead    NADF
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