Entrepreneurs face off at new product competition

Five groups of entrepreneurs will be making their pitches to a panel of judges at Kennesaw State…

Georgia (Apr 24, 2012)Five groups of entrepreneurs will be making their pitches to a panel of judges at Kennesaw State University’s 2012 Spring Concept-2-Reality Competition on Friday, April 27 for the opportunity to win $1,000 to launch their business.

The companies that will be presenting their new products are: The PoP Tile Company, which makes mosaic tile tables featuring emblems; SnackLite Healthy Vending, a purveyor of healthy snacks and beverages in vending machines; Media-in-the-Metro, a nonprofit that teaches inner-city youth audio and video production skills; Parents & Coaches, a training program that offers parents tools to enhance the financial education of their children; and Legacy Creations, a producer of digital recordings of  life stories.

Presentations will take place from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  at the Burruss Building, room 117, on the KSU campus. For more information, please contact Joyce Bone at joycebone@gmail.com


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu