BPC director Trevor Mackesey announcing the winners of the 2021 JHU Business Plan Competition.

Thank you to all of the competitors, judges, mentors, and CLE faculty and students who participated in the 2021 JHU Business Plan Competition. Your contributions to this year’s event ensured its success.

Congratulations to our winners!

GENERAL ENTERPRISE & TECHNOLOGY

3rd Place – Knolist
Nick Lemanski, Vinicius Lepca, Vance Wood

2nd Place – Cool Greens
Isaac Frumkin, Pinhong He, Tiffany Hou, Yesibel Molina, Tyler Spoleti, Jasper Van Cauwelaert

1st Place – Personix
Samantha Bell, Federico Campos, Mohamad Elgendi, Daniel Hong, Richard Kim, Gabriel Ramirez

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY & LIFE SCIENCES I

3rd Place – SpheroidAI
Kyuhee Jo, Arushi Tandon, Daniel Yim

2nd Place- PneuTech
Jacob Desman, Katherine Kovrizhkin, Tatiana Pereira, Ashley Tsang, Deborah Weidman

1st Place – CurieDx
Therese Canares, Keith Rochkind

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY & LIFE SCIENCES II

3rd Place – DioTeX
Richard Eng, Amal Hayat, Anvith Krishnan, Cassandra Parent, Amanda Ruci

2nd Place – Pediafeed
Mihika Aedla, Charlotte Cheng, Jason Qian, Anson Zhou

1st Place – Plerion Medical
Mariana Bendavit, Mackenzie Hall, Izabella Samuel, Samuel Weinreb, Kai Zhang

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

3rd Place – Taara Projects
Shanthi Ramakrishna

2nd Place – A Set of Eyes
David Calvo, Jada Campbell, Jonathan Edwards, Hannah Lynn, Kavya Tumkur

1st Place – WeGo Foundation
Hayden Dux, Eric Fei, Pavan Shah, Galen Shi


The 2021 JHU BPC Keynote Speaker

Dr. Maria Artunduaga, founder and CEO of Respira Labs and the 2021 JHU BPC keynote speaker, recently sat down with BPC student coordinators Amee Kapadia and Christine Wang to discuss her transition from practicing medicine to entrepreneurship, how business plan competitions strengthened her entrepreneurial skill set, and her advice for this year’s competitors. Read the full interview.

Take a look at how we took the 2020 BPC virtual in our video recap and learn more about last year’s winners and finalists here.