University of Tennessee

Seven Student Startups Awarded in Graves Undergraduate Business Plan Competition

May 10, 2016

Seven student startups were awarded cash prizes in the ninth annual University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Graves Undergraduate Business Plan Competition last week.

High Growth Category

First Place: David Herberich and Jesse McCrary — ImmersaCad
Second Place: Dimitriy Petrov and Zach Issacs — Amerus Enterprises
Third Place (tie): Taylor Adkins (w/Thomas West, a student at Virginia Tech) —
SilkOps and Will Lifferth — Gifted Analytics

Lifestyle Category

First Place: Kevin White — Gameday Weekenders
Second Place: Jared Smith, Kyle Bashour and Kaleigh Veca — mooch
Third Place: Beatriz Satizabal — MBD Cleaning

To read more about the winners and their projects, visit: