UCSD $50K Entrepreneurship Competition Award Videos

By Pinar Istek

San Diego, CA, June 17, 2008 -- The student-run UCSD $50k Entrepreneurship Competition ended on May 31 with an event held in the Calit2 Auditorium in Atkinson Hall on the UCSD campus. The event featured presentations of business plans by the top five teams, and subsequent awards to the top three. First place went to the team presenting a plan for NeuroVigil, Inc. Runners-up were Lumigen Biosciences and, in third place, SciVee, the new online multimedia service for scientists. The $50k competition aims to foster community involvement and technological innovation by bringing multi-disciplinary teams of engineers, scientists, and business-minded students together with local area entrepreneurs and professionals.

Archived webcasts of the videos are now available for on-demand viewing. [ Windows Media Player and broadband connection required; click for information on the latest version, and on players for Mac and Linux users. ] To watch each video, click on the image or highlighted video link.

John Yamauchi
Introduction Talk
John Yamauchi, CEO
UCSD $50K Entrepreneurship Competition
Length: 09:38[video]
Team Solase
Presented by: Joshua Windmiller, Founder, CEO. and President of SolASE Corporation
Ph.D. Candidate Electrical Engineering, UCSD
Length: 23:22 [video]
Team Salgamed
Salgomed - Search Algorithms for Multidrug Therapy
Presented by: Giovanni Paternostro, Burnham Institute Professor
Length: 23:24 [video]
Team NeuroVigil
NeuroVigil Inc
Presented by: Philip Low Ph.D. Founder & CEO
and Ned T. Sahin Ph.D. MIT, Sales
Length: 25:13 [video]
Team Lumigen
Lumigen Biosciences
Presented by: Carey Ng, 09' MBA Rady School of Management
Length: 20:44 [video]
Team SciVee
Presented by: Phil Bourne, Founder and Professor of Pharmacology
Length: 26:21 [video]
Award Ceremony
Awards Ceremony
Length: 12:00 [video]