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2022 UCI Stella Zhang New Venture Competition Finalists

Announcing the Stella Zhang New Venture Competition 2022 FINALISTS

The Merage School's Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is thrilled to announce the TEN Finalists that will compete in the Grand Finale of the 2022 Stella Zhang New Venture Competition.  Stella Zhang New Venture Competition 2022

These teams will pitch for the Grand Prize of $20,000 and a Runner Up of $5,000 at the SZNVC Grand Finale pitch event which will take place on June 3. A total of $100,000 in cash prizes will be awarded across the five tracks. Register below.

Business Products and Services

EmpowerMi: EmpowerMi is a technology-driven and professionally-guided mental wellness platform that aims to empower Americans to improve their mental health and live happier, more fulfilling lives.

Nutripair: Nutripair creates a world where all individuals have the ability to access the best foods for their Health, Taste, and Budget preferences by utilizing everyday technology to ensure that local restaurants and customers feel Safe, Secure, and Healthy everywhere they go.

Consumer Products

GaleGauge: GaleGauge is a golf training tool that uses live wind, temperature, and distance data to calculate how you need to adjust your swing to the elements to sink the perfect shot.

HAI: My company, HAI is developing sustainable jewelry made from upcycled ocean plastic to achieve the ultimate goal of addressing the lack of financially feasible applications on marine sustainability, ocean waste recycling, and people’s eco-consciousness with aesthetic design, upcycling technology, and sharing brand value.

Consumer Services

Noveil: Noveil is the first dating platform for Gen Z college students with no profiles and no swipes, and we increase the number of matches and in-person dates a user receives.

SnapHealth: Our mission is to improve the healthcare experience for patients by empowering them to take back control over their health record data with a simple mobile application that "just works."

Life Sciences

forMED Technologies: forMED offers patients and doctors an at-home, non-contact IOP monitoring system that measures eye pressure daily to ensure medication effectiveness and prevent blindness.

Sayenza Biosciences: Sayenza Biosciences is a medical device company developing the industry’s first fully-automated platform for the processing of liposuction fat, the largest source of adult stem cells in the body, for limitless point-of-care aesthetic and regenerative medicine applications.

Social Enterprise

Blue Aqua Food Tech: My company, Blue Aqua Food Tech, is developing an alternative protein for fish feed to help solve the global issue of fishmeal shortages and food waste mismanagement with the use of insects.

Enjovu Paper: Enjovu Paper is a sustainable paper-making brand creating products with regenerated fibers from elephant feces and aiming to lessen the environmental impact of paper production and raise awareness for the endangered wild elephants worldwide.

2022 Stella Zhang New Venture Competition Grand Finale
Friday, June 3rd, 2022
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Check-in at 5:00 PM
Event starts at 5:30 PM

Venue: Merage School Auditorium
Address: SB1 1200, Irvine, CA 92697

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