PROVIDENCE – A backpack lock for urban travelers earned top marks at the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition’s seventh annual Elevator Pitch Contest Dec. 5.
The event, which was held at
Each pitch participant had 90 seconds to present a business idea to a panel of expert judges from the Rhode Island business community, who then provided constructive feedback telling presenters what they did well and how they could improve their pitch.
David Emanuel, a senior undergraduate mechanical-engineering student at
“With even just a little bit of funding we will fully develop a working prototype, enabling Lock’d to give travelers what they deserve: a worry-free and relaxing adventure,” said Emanuel in a statement.
A total of $1,000 in cash prizes was awarded to the top 10 presenters. •