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Leap Insole, Sponsored by ZEPP Labs Awarded Top Team for Camp BizSmart 2015 to Appear at Keiretsu Forum Angel Capital Expo on Nov. 18, 2015

  “The final results are in and Leap Insole, who chose to solve a ZEPP Labs business case, has taken the coveted top ranking out of all the first place teams competing in the Camp BizSmart 2015 Summer sessions.  Our congratulations go to this team who consists of: Levi Kline, CEO/VOC; Jonathan Kao, CTO; Valerie Duffey, CFO; Rish Bellakka, CMO; Daniel Lan, CSO; and Anant Vasudevan, CIO.  “This team had a great spirit throughout the entire Camp BizSmart two week session which took place at Stanford University”, noted Camp Director, Elian Savodivker. They were persistent as well as innovative in their creation of a solution to the business case they selected.  They chose […]

Control your own destiny – or someone else will! What SXSW and Camp BizSmart have in common

Legendary business leader and former GE CEO Jack Welch is appearing at SXSW (South By Southwest) with Gary Vaynerchuk, rogue entrepreneur and venture capitalist to discuss what it really takes to win in business.  Moderated by Susie Welch, former editor of the Harvard Business Review, Jack and Gary will talk about what it takes to do business in the fast paced, ever changing global marketplace.  Both will urge listeners to reject the status quo. So what does this have to do with Camp BizSmart?  Dr. Mike Gibbs, CEO and Co-Founder of Camp BizSmart worked for Jack Welch as Director of Training and Development at GE Aircraft Engines. Dr. Mike was […]

Vintage Electric Bikes to be Camp BizSmart 2014 Biz Case Sponsor

As Andrew Davidge, CEO and founder of Vintage Electric Bikes says, ” a bicycle is such a simple machine, but performs a huge task in transporting us so efficiently and economically. Realizing the potential of an elegantly designed, quality electric bike, I believe that this amazing machine could be improved to better serve our 21st century lives.”   Having raced bikes for several years Andrew was passionate about creating a great transportation vehicle that was also energy efficient and had an elegant design.  While still in his 20’s Andrew has proven to be a dynamic entrepreneur with a great team who work with him and also mentor him. Electric bikes are […]

Forbes Covers Ekso Bionics Latest Venture: Workers With Superhuman Power

Today, Nate Hindman and Joe Epstein wrote a guest post for Forbes titled, Industrial Iron Man:Ekso Aims To Power Superhuman Workers. Their post starts with a quote from Max-Scheder-Bieshin, CFO of Ekso Bionics who says: “We want to create Tony Stark’s Iron Man suit.”  You can read the full article here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/groupthink/2013/07/29/industrial-iron-man-ekso-aims-to-power-superhuman-workers/ Ekso bionics is one of Camp BizSmart company business case sponsors for 2013.  At Camp BizSmart, students have the opportunity to work in teams to compete to create the best business product solution to meet product requirements they are given by company business case sponsors.  They are inspired by great award winning companies such as Ekso Bionics who […]

mOasis team Floasis takes Camp BizSmart 1st place at the San Mateo Session

Congratulations to mOasis team “Floasis”, who took first place at the Camp BizSmart business plan competition held on June 27, 2013 at Microsoft‘s Moffett Towers Conference Center in Sunnyvale, CA.  Judges Harry Motro and Paul Witkay are pictured with the team along with Marty Reed, CEO of mOasis, and principal with Roda Group.  Young entrepreneurs on the Floasis team pictured above are: CEO, Derek Kinsella; CFO, Caty Neubrand; CTO, Shiel Bausroy; CIO, Baylor Pillow; CMO, Alisha Singh; and CSO, Ryan Phang. This first place team from the Camp BizSmart 1st summer session, held at the Silicon Valley Community Foundations’ San Mateo Conference Center June 17-28, will compete against the 1st […]