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The Magic of WAGIC – how a design company is inspiring young entrepreneurs

In these challenging economic times it is good to remember what has made this country great – good people with a clear vision and inner drive to make life better for others and in doing so made life better for their families and their communities. Camp BizSmart wants to salute just such a company – WAGIC – an industrial design firm that has created problem solving products of their own design as well as improved the designs and go to market strategies of products for many firms. Some of the WAGIC Team who come to Camp BizSmart Working with Camp BizSmart student teams over the past two years, WAGIC designers […]

Design wizards bring great ideas to life at WAGIC!

Imagine this… you have a vivid dream about a new invention that will solve a problem you have been working on. This invention will help many people. Then you wake up, and if only you could capture exactly how it looked in your minds’ eye, and the cool functions you imagined. Well, what if you could do a rough sketch of your idea and write down to the best of your ability the features and the benefits to the customer? Now, if only you had someone who could take these sketches and descriptions and with input from you – bring your idea to life in a beautiful rendering. That’s exactly […]

Camp BizSmart 2010, Biz Plan Competition – Game On!

Stanford session announces 1st place winner – two more sessions to go before grand finale round. The competition for top student team of Camp BizSmart 2010 is definitely on! Each year we say the business solutions the student teams come up with are amazing. And this year, looking at the first round from teams competing at our Stanford session – every team brought it! But who won this first round? HopeLab Team 1 – Stanford session, was awarded first place for the best business plan and presentation by the esteemed panel of judges. HopeLab Team 1 -Stanford, was lead by student CEO, Tony Klachin, with CTO, Shaurey Vetsa, CMO, James […]