Ideation Journey Submissions

September 27, 2020

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Describe and submit your early-stage entrepreneurial idea(s) that have emerged from the HBAP startup ideation and networking immersion activity. In your submissions, please include the following details:

  1. Vision and value proposition: quick one-sentence overview of the business and value you provide to customers (describe it in 140 characters or less).

Some examples to help you brainstorm: Send better email (MailChimp), Rides in minutes (Lyft), A great shave for a few bucks a month (Dollar Shave Club), Shorten. Share. Measure. (Bitly)

  1. The problem: what problem are you solving
  2. Target market and opportunity: who is your ideal customer and what is the estimated market size (ballpark estimate with 95% confidence intervals works)
  3. The solution: how will customers use your product and how will it solve their problems
  4. Team: who’s on the team and why they’re the right people (as well as key positions you may want to fill)
  5. Competition: how are you different from the competition or alternatives in the market today
  6. Images and Visuals: please use any images or visuals that would help to convey your idea or vision

 Rules and Competition Timeline:

  1. Eligibility: Submissions must come from students who attended the startup ideation & networking activity, held on Friday Sept. 11, 2020 from 12-1:45pm ET. Pre-assignment found on immersion course site and due Thurs. Sept 10, 2020 at 5pm ET.
  2. Deadline: Submission portal opens Friday Sept. 11 2020 at 1:45pm ET and closes on Sunday Sept. 27 at 11:59pm ET.
  3. Submission rules: All idea submissions must fall within the scope of business analytics solutions or applications. Multiple idea submissions are permitted and participants can be members of more than one submitting team
  4. HBAP voting and commenting: All HBAP community members (students/staff/faculty) are eligible to participate in (anonymous) voting and commenting from Thursday Oct. 1, 2020 through Thursday Oct. 15, 2020 at 11:59pm ET. Vote by clicking here.

Winners will be offered personalized, 1-on-1 coaching sessions with HBAP faculty and Leading Entrepreneurs and VCs in Tech, AI and business analytics! 

Mentors include Prof. Karim Lakhani, Prof. Jeff Polzer, Prof. Ayelet Israeli, Vladimir Jacimovic, Doug Levin, Rob May, John Paul Milciunas, Rudina Seseri and John Winsor (see the About page for more details).

Submitted (33)

Tax and Wealth Mgt market for the Japanese living in the US-Use AI to identify opportunities and suggest new work
Hikaru Fujimoto
Posted on September 12, 2020 at 6:07 pm
Many Japanese permanent residents are facing complicated tax and wealth mgt environments due to their cross border transactions. The international tax laws of the US and Japan are cumbersome and hard to understand. The same is valid for wealth mgt. [...]
CART OPTIMIZATION – AI Solutions for the Customer – Total Cart Budgeting to match YOUR preference!
Nadia Farooq
Last modified on September 17, 2020 at 9:36 pm
Optimal Cart Budgeting for customers. A tool to help families live within Budget. How how many times have you added items to your cart only to pay more than you initially thought you would? How nice would it be to [...]
AI driven bidding and tendering in Construction industry- Human expert+Software1(Niche)+ Software 2(Machine learning)
Stephen Yohannan
Last modified on September 20, 2020 at 4:27 am
AI-Driven Tendering, a revolution in the bidding and tender process-Human +Software1 (Niche)+ Software2 (Machine learning). Secure your business, and explore the power of data its incredible opportunity in the business.
Crowd Collaborative Consulting Services (CCCS)
Taofeeq Ashiru
Last modified on September 22, 2020 at 5:40 pm
The network is essential in consulting ecosystems. The consulting business pie is significant and could be made more significant by having a diverse team creating, capturing, and sharing values. Big data and analytics are crucial levers to harnessing the untapped [...]
JEDI – Jaw dropping, Effortless, Decisions from Insight! A force for good in the world.
Suresh Dabbirru
Last modified on September 26, 2020 at 7:37 pm
We can give you supernormal powers reminiscent of a Jedi through Analytics! Are you focused on self-improvement and hungry for any insight that might help you get better in life? We have a solution that helps you improve and maintain [...]
AI APP-controlled Avocado Ripening Device
Maria Lee
Posted on September 23, 2020 at 12:19 pm
Save your avocados for perfect consumption by controlling the avocado ripening schedule.
Introducing Sunny, a simplified tablet that will enhance the lives of senior citizens
Judith Leibholz Colón
Posted on September 23, 2020 at 2:41 pm
More than a phone, simpler than a tablet, Sunny will enhance the quality of life of seniors through communication.
Diabetes Management on Cruise Control– Save Time, Money, and Critical Resources through Remote Monitoring and Automation.
Ivan Pinney
Last modified on September 28, 2020 at 10:37 am
Deliver a daibetes management kit of connected devices that allow doctors to remotely monitor and treat patients.  Patient data connected via a secure cloud and app interface. Allows patients to get personalized care, and Doctors to manage my exception, spend [...]
BidPlace: Bringing the construction industry together.
Clint Conley
Posted on September 25, 2020 at 1:46 pm
Creating an online collaboration platform for the construction industry where the hundreds of thousands of contractors, vendors and suppliers can collaborate and exchange bids under a no fee for use model.
Qangaroo: Education Continuity on an Ethical and Inclusive Technology Platform
Thierry Warin
Last modified on September 25, 2020 at 6:43 pm
Qangaroo is a platform designed by educators for educators ensuring educational continuity and technological inclusivity in an ethical environment.
A platform that connect Homeowners and vacation rental owners/users with 5 star housekeeping from professionally vetted housekeepers that utilizes standardized scope of service and pricing.
Posted on September 26, 2020 at 11:19 am
Bringing five-star housekeeping Service Experience to homeowners and home sharing platforms
Suman Roy
Posted on September 26, 2020 at 9:22 pm
Online Children’s Stories that Bring Parents and Kids Together
AI-Pandit: a true Guru for the personalized learning path
(Datta) Dattatraya Chidrawar
Last modified on September 26, 2020 at 11:04 pm
AI-Pandit: a platform designed for organizations, employees, students, and job seekers to recommend personalized learning path(s)
iChairish – a safer car seat cushion, personalized for every child . . . reducing the risk of life-changing injuries or death
Yolande A
Posted on September 26, 2020 at 11:33 pm
iChairish – Ensure a safer, more personalized ride for every little traveler . . . and lower the risk of life-changing injuries or death
The Board AIDe(Artificial Intelligence Deputy)
Last modified on September 27, 2020 at 6:03 pm
The Board AIDe is a SaaS platform that enables the Board of Directors' decision-making process to be improved by AI and Data Analytics, supporting companies thriving.
NextStep: unlocking the full potential of the next generation
Anu Jagadeesh
Last modified on September 27, 2020 at 11:54 pm
NextStep unlocking the full potential of the next generation!
AirRv | “Bringing the World to your RV door, at the click of a button.”
Desiree Perham
Last modified on September 27, 2020 at 9:23 pm
A digital platform, connecting driveway owners (hosts) and RV drivers (renters), through utilization of algorithms and analytics, ultimately solving a problem to create a value capture model by disruption in the RV industry.
Supply Chain and Vendor Market Place in Oil and Gas Industry
Sachin Mathakari
Posted on September 27, 2020 at 4:35 pm
Vision:  To build a digital platform which helps oil and Gas companies with their supply chain management. Suppliers/Vendors: One of the major source of data for the platform comes from the suppliers and vendors It requires obtaining the supplier data [...]
WithMe self service event platform – Strengthening local economies by bringing communities together to create a global community
Posted on September 27, 2020 at 5:54 pm
As product and services evolve and competition increases it is customer experience that is going to separate companies from their competition who implement measure to understand the different touch points of their customer journey and bring in improvements but also [...]
The Odyy App – Don’t show me options, show me a plan.
Ryan Kao
Last modified on September 27, 2020 at 10:50 pm
Leverage AI/ML to create unique travel plans while seamlessly integrating multiple recommender systems and drastically reducing booking and payment friction.
Hubstop – A keystone “rural” community platform
Chris "Link" Duarte
Last modified on September 27, 2020 at 10:01 pm
“Why go anywhere else when you can go to Hubstop.” Hubstop provides a one-stop shop to everything rural; a centralized platform that connects rural communities to resources, support, connection, small business solutions, and an inclusive community of neighbors.
Happy Heart – A New Business Model for “Senior Independent Living”… and Their Families
Todd Brous
Posted on September 27, 2020 at 8:27 pm
We want to help Seniors live independently, for as long as they can, without the need for assisted living.
DIGITAL FRIEDA COMMUNITY (re)connecting generations
Anne-Marie Bazzani
Posted on September 27, 2020 at 9:45 pm
A digital platform fostering stronger and more cohesive communities for people across age groups
The Bench
Ken Koldan
Posted on September 27, 2020 at 10:40 pm
Due to the evolving software landscape, and projected resource gaps a new sourcing model is emerging to Optimize Upstream Supply Chain – The Bench