A Look Back at the 2017 Brewed Ideas Challenge
Brewed Ideas Challenge is a seed funding competition that is open to current Marquette
students and hosted by the 707 Hub, in partnership with Brady Corporation. Eleven
finalists will pitch their ideas for prize money totaling $17,500 at a reception and
awards event on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. All eleven teams receive mentorship support
from Brady Corporation leading up to the competition.
1st place $7,500
2nd place $5,000
3rd place $3,000
Audience choice $1,000
Brady innovation award $1,000
Carbon fiber climbing equipment.
Personal care and basic food item delivery targeting Marquette University undergraduate
An app that makes booking live musicians, public speakers, dancers, comedians and
service providers as easy as booking an Airbnb.
Bimbley's mission is to help families in the community by creating and providing free
innovative solutions to finding senior housing.
The AquaDrop is a sweetened, penny-sized gummy with an artificial saliva filling.
When chewed, the AquaDrop lubricates the mouth and teeth with a protective saliva
coating while delivering a sweet taste to the consumer.
Miniaturized implantable devices intelligence tool.
Zana Period Underwear
An affordable brand of period underwear. It is like a pair of regular underwear, but
it can hold up to 4 tampons worth of menstrual blood.
Gifts goats to women and children affected by HIV/AIDs in Sub-Saharan Africa. Each
family is able to raise the goats and use their milk for both food and income purposes.
An online store that sells and distributes trendy merchandise.
Milwaukee job initiative for low-income residents.
Lic will allow users to share and vote on photos.
Judges will evaluate project proposals, submissions and final pitches. Review judging criteria.
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