The Provident Bank’s Events and Community Relations Administrator Andrea Reid with Courtney Morris, 3rd place winner of Michael L. Karapetian ’97 Entrepreneurship Symposium’s business case competition
The Michael L. Karapetian ’97 Entrepreneurship Symposium at Moravian College brought together students, alumni, and community members in a forum to explore and discuss the entrepreneurial spirit. The symposium included public sessions about the do’s and don’ts when starting a business, and featured a student- centered business case competition highlighting proposed business plans created by Moravian College students.
Provident Bank’s Andrea Reid and Moravian College alumni joined Boroko Milosev, founder and managing member of Post Road Management, and Deb Brandt, creative director and owner of Fig industries, in the selection of the winners of the business case competition.
Courtney Morris was named 3rd place winner for her “Worker Bees” proposal. The concept is to create a smart device for children where they are assigned and tracked for completion of chores. Once chores are completed, children are rewarded in points redeemable for experiences at local businesses that they can partake of with their parents, emphasizing the importance of families spending quality time together, while also supporting the local community.
The students who present the top three proposals were awarded with cash prizes to use as seed money for their business ventures.