Teams compete for entrepreneurial accolades at Lakeland Community College

Story excerpt provided by The News-Herald.

Written by Jonathan Tressler.

What do a wooden toy, vegan soaps and GPS golf balls all have in common?

They were each part of winning projects at the Lakeland Community College Idea Pitch Competition Nov. 14 — part of the school’s Entrepreneurship Week.

The Shark Tank-like challenge played out in Room T-129, where seven teams presented their ideas, their philosophies and their needs to five Northeast Ohio business people: Steven Abbott from his namesake insurance agency in Chardon; Brittany Giomuso, president and proprietor of Mentor-based TraceBack Screening; Mario Jurcic, who owns Secure IT Asset Disposition Services in Oakwood Village; Cathy Walsh from the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Lakeland Community College and Jason Wuliger, cofounder and vice president at Beachwood-based SplashLink.

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Originally published November 14, 2017.

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