The First CRV Entrepreneur Idol Winners

December 8th, 2006 |
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Watch the three winning pitches of the first ever CRV Entrepreneur Idol (coming to a grad school near you soon). Judges George, Bill Tai and Susan Wu of CRV, as well as Silicon Valley famed blogger and journalist, Matt Marshall chose their top 5 contestants out of 60 MBA candidates. The top three got to present their pitches to the audience, and the ultimate idol winner was selected by the audience.

Winners included:

1st: Ned Tozun, MBA2 – Solid state LED for the developing world, Foreverbright

2nd: Rohin Dhar, MBA2 – Online job recruitment services, PersonForce

3rd: Jeff Piper, MBA2 – Hedging instruments for residential real estate market

4th (tied): Vanessa Stanley-Miller, MBA2 – Kid-centric online video service

4th (tied): Ben Savage, MBA2 – Location based mobile game platform

If you are interested in bringing CRV Entrepreneur Idol to your Grad School, contact Susan Wu at susan@crv.com.

Susan, Matt Marshall, and John Furrier discuss it as well.

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