Posted on January 27, 2020

Winner of the National Investment Forum Prize worth $3,500


Ryan Woltz

Automated indoor gardening usable amounts.Runner Up – Winner of the Nessa Group Consulting Prize worth $1,000  


Eric Fondren, CEO 210-291-9447 

ITELLIO offers a turn-key digital signage solution to aspiring owners who don’t have the expertise, resources or scale to effectively their networks. For a small fee per month, per screen operators can manage, measure and monetize their inventory.
Special Mention
30SecondsToFly Inc.

Felicia Schneiderhan Cofounder, CMO 415-4250-421

30SecondsToFly provides A.I. driven workflow automation for travel call centers. Travel management companies (TMCs) are seeing shrinking margins due to expensive workforce (70% of P&L) and decreasing commissions. Now, they face an acute threat from new, tech-driven TMCs entering the market. New Tech TMCs have raised $1B in funding to build a Tesla for corporate travel, operating at lower cost and providing better traveler experience. 30SecondsToFly provides the self-driving technology for 20,000 TMCs to compete and thrive. 30SecondsToFly goes after the $1T corporate travel market, their current clients turn over $21B in total.


Anna Fishbeyn, CEO 732-630-3481 

ANTERIYA FILMS, is a content business focusing on film and television for modern women.  Creators of award winning films, stories, webseries, and sold-out stage productions in New York and London will develop edgy, original, smart programming of films and television series ranging from comedy to espionage thrillers to sci-fi to drama to interactive educational advice Vlogs that fulfill an open and ready market.  Anteriya Films will have a significant sci-fi component, a key differentiator from the current market consisting of Hallmark, WE, OWN, Bravo, and Lifetime. An example might be a Super-heroine series set in a futuristic world where the main character is a divorced single mom battling aliens and saving the world from destruction. We will be growing our own content and bringing in content creators to control a broadly licensable ever expanding library of great original content. Our long-term goals are creating branded cable TV channels and making Anteriya Films the next Netflix for Women.  Anteriya Films will aspire to break o