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Camp BizSmart Students Create Next Gen Innovations Today, – You Won’t Want to Miss This!

Since 2008, Camp BizSmart has recruited top founders who provide really cool and game changing products that meet and exceed their customers’ needs.  This year, students who attend one of the Camp BizSmart Product Innovation and Biz Pitch Academies will have the opportunity to select from 3 top companies: EksoBionics, Drobots, and PsiBands. Here is a quick overview of the amazing companies students will get to work with, visit the campbizsmart.org website to watch the videos and the product innovation business case just posted for each of these companies: Ekso Bionics® is a leading developer of exoskeleton solutions that amplify human potential by supporting or enhancing strength, endurance and mobility […]

Camp BizSmart’s Top Team of 2013, Sprell, sponsored by mOasis, to Appear at Keiretsu Forum Nov 21 in Silicon Valley

Keiretsu Forum, the world’s largest angel investment network, announces its Silicon Valley Angel Capital Expo on Thursday, November 21st, 2013 from 11:30am to 7:00pm at Microsoft, 1065 La Avenida Street in Mountain View, California.  Angel Capital Expo is the premier gathering of angel investors and entrepreneurs seeking funding capital to grow their businesses.   On November 21st more than 300 of the Bay Area’s most active and respected angel investors will attend the Expo.  Among the angel investors and entrepreneurs will be seven young people who earned the honor of being the Camp BizSmart top team for 2013 in the product design and business plan competition which was held at Microsoft […]

Announcing Camp BizSmart’s Top Team for 2013 – mOasis, Sprell

Competition was really fierce this summer 2013 and our judges noted that student business product solutions to create new market opportunities for either mOasis or Ekso Bionics, our company business case sponsors, were innovative, well designed and had great market potential. There were three Camp BizSmart sessions, each with a 1st place winner.  Out of the 1st place winning teams: mOasis, Floasis; Ekso Bionics, Ekso Rangers; and mOasis, Sprell, one was named the top grand finale team for 2013.   Becoming a 1st place team made them a contender for the grand finale round top title.  Competition judges who are investors and executives, noted that each 1st place team had identified […]

mOasis Teams Sprell and Geo Gel take 1st & 2nd place at Camp BizSmart’s 3rd Summer Session

At the third session of Camp BizSmart 2013 operated in the Alumni Center Fisher Conference Center at Stanford University, the mOasis student teams took first and second place in the business plan and product design challenge competition.  The competition for this session was held at Microsoft in Silicon Valley on August 8, 2013, and the competition judges awarded the mOasis student team, Sprell 1st place  followed by the mOasis student team, Geo Gel as the second place winner. Sprell members are: Shiv-Louis van deVen, CEO, Steve Jiang, CTO & CFO, Shivanee Arun, CMO, Ian Tseng, CSO, Jonathan Vazquez, CIO and Nisha Khater, VOC.  This team inspired by mOasis, the company […]

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 […]

Young Entrepreneurs Create Innovative New Product Solution for Ekso Bionics

At the second session of Camp BizSmart, which was held at Stanford University July 8-19,2013, seven teams of students competed at Microsoft on July 18, to earn the coveted 1st place title.  The Camp BizSmart, Ekso bionics, student team who call their product solution “Ekso Ranger”, brought their very best and impressed the judges to capture 1st place.  Team members are:  Prateek Sayyaparaju, CEO; Bansini Doshi, CIO; Sophia Sun, CFO; Roshan Chandna, CMO; Brandon Yu, CTO; Jennifer Veis, CSO & VOC. Camp BizSmart, is the leading business and entrepreneur academy, where students 11-15 years of age, have 10 days to address a business problem given to them by award winning […]

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 […]

Students Create New Products that Have Big Impact – Will You?

When you think about summer vacation, what do you imagine?  Why not do something amazing and create memories and gain skills that will last a lifetime!  Camp BizSmart has three Silicon Valley sessions this summer.  June 17-28, July 8-19 and July 29-Aug 9. If you haven’t signed up for a session yet – hurry to snag the remaining seats available at the popular June 17-28, session or the July 29- Aug 9 session. The July 8-19 session is now taking a waiting list.  These spots won’t last long once school is out for all students. Camp BizSmart will have more than 20 industry executives inspire students with their wisdom gained […]

Get Your ZOG On!

Psychologists Dr. Martin Seligman and Angela Duckworth say personal & attitudinal intangibles differentiate the winners and losers. At Camp BizSmart we call it the “ZOG Factor”: Zest, Optimism and Grit. Zest is defined as living life with a sense of excitement, anticipation, and energy. Zest is approaching life as an adventure, being awed by the everyday possibility of something new and different. Zest is essentially the courage, and self motivation to complete challenging situations and tasks. Those who have zest exude excitement and energy in school, at home and at work. When they get a flat tire, they don’t hang their heads in defeat, but think—“how fast can I get […]

EKSO Bionics: Camp BizSmart Project Sponsor 2013

Bionic Suit Propels Human Grit – The 6 Million Dollar Man Becomes a Reality Anyone who grew up watching the 6 Million Dollar Man or has seen the recent Iron Man movies knows that it is pretty cool to make the human body capable of more than it is able to do on its own. Steve Austin is severely injured when his aircraft crashes and is “rebuilt” in a title-giving operation that costs at least six million dollars. His right arm, both legs and the left eye are replaced by “bionic” implants that enhance his strength, speed and vision far above human norms. Iron Man, a 2008 American superhero film […]