2020 IEEE Entrepreneurship Stars

Virtual Competition
16
Nov

IEEE Entrepreneurship Stars Virtual Competition

By Lauren Beighley

The IEEE Entrepreneurship Stars Recognition Program recognizes candidate ventures with engineering-driven innovation at their core, and that aligns with the IEEE core purpose to foster technology, innovation, and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

IEEE Entrepreneurship recognizes the following companies as IEEE Entrepreneurship Stars:

Meet modular shoes knitted from recycled plastic wastes! SALUBATA’s mission is to produce the best quality shoes and wearable products that help people and the planet through the creation of modular shoes knitted from recycled plastic wastes!

 

Be.Labs is a social technology company, designed to change realities; by bringing economic power to women and promoting gender equality regardless of ideologies, change in Brazil is possible.

 

IEEE Entrepreneurship Star Judges identify competition candidate ventures with engineering-driven innovation at their core that align with the IEEE core purpose to foster technology, innovation, and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

IEEE Entrepreneurship would like to offer the utmost gratitude for the volunteer time and effort of our 2020 IEEE Entrepreneurship Stars Virtual Competition Judge team:

Carolina Rojas, Expert Research Fellow Engineering for Change
Judging this year’s competition was insightful and exciting, it is great to see participants from all over the world pushing forward engineering-driven solutions for today’s social or environmental challenges. I commend all the participants for their efforts and wish them all the best in their future endeavors.

 

Mercy Chelangat, Social Impact Liaison 2020 IEEE Entrepreneurship Steering Committee
The IEEE Entrepreneurship Stars competition was an opportunity to get an in-depth analysis of the best business practices for a start-up. It was interesting to see how diverse business models have to be adaptive to suit different needs. I was very impressed by the innovative solutions from the participants, driven by our global mission of advancing technology for humanity.

 

Cyiza Augustin, Young Professional Liaison 2020 IEEE Entrepreneurship Steering Committee
Judging this year’s competition was an opportunity to learn and to continue to work on the engineering-driven solutions and initiatives developed by entrepreneurs from different backgrounds and regions. Personally, I learned a lot and encourage each participant to keep researching different problem-solving techniques that will bring the good life to humanity using engineering innovation! We are keeping the world safe if we keep humanity in sight!

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