2016-conference-photosThe 14th Annual Business Plan Competition Awards Dinner took place on Thursday, April 28th, 2016. At this one-of- a-kind event we awarded $100,000 in cash and services to aspiring entrepreneurs who will launch their tech focused companies.

The Awards Dinner has grown tremendously, with many additions seen at the awards dinner including finalists’ expo-style booths, wildcard crowd-funding voting and our New Innovation Challenge. This year’s crowd topped 300 attendees our largest to date.


Aya Fair Trade Website  | Aya Fair Trade Finalist Video

Marywood University

Ellen Clauss & Randy England

Aya Fair Trade is a for-profit business that sells hand-crafted, fair trade hand bags and fills a niche in the market by providing greater connectivity between the consumer and the cause through the incorporation of smartphone applications and other technology.

BPC 1st Place - Aya Fair Trade

From left – Randy England & Ellen Clauss


Signallamp Health Website Signallamp Health Finalist Video

Andrew Goldberg & Drew Kearney

Signallamp Health provides Chronic Care Management (CCM) services to Medicare beneficiaries on behalf of their primary care physicians. Our team of experienced RNs delivers telephonic care management that includes monthly check-ins, medication reviews, answering questions, providing education, scheduling annual wellness visits and the like. Signallamp acts as an extension of the physician’s practice to create a new revenue source for the physician and provide better care to their more demanding patients with multiple chronic conditions.

Signallamp Health - Andrew Goldberg & Drew Kearney

From left – Andrew Goldberg & Drew Kearney

 Wild Card

AR Enterprise Website AR Enterprise Finalist Video

Alec Ryncavage & Avery Fierman

AR Enterprise has created VirusREM a traditional virus removal technology utilizing patent-pending strategies and custom written algorithms. The company holds three patents currently and is in the process of filing a fourth.

AR Enterprise - Alec Ryncavage & Avery Fierman

From left -Alec Ryncavage & Avery Fierman