Jan 2021 Ideation Journey Submissions

February 07, 2021

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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 Wednesday Jan. 13, 2021 from 12-1:30pm ET. Pre-assignment found on immersion course site and here, due Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 at 5pm ET.
  2. Deadline: Submission portal opens Wednesday Jan. 13, 2021 at 1:30PM ET and closes on Sunday February 7, 2021 at 11:55pm 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 the week of February 15, 2021.

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, and John Winsor (see the About page for more details).

For more details on past submissions from the September 2020 immersion, click here.

Submitted (11)

WatchOut! – Data Analytics & Business Intelligence for the Luxury Goods Market
Jon Brewton
Last modified on January 29, 2021 at 12:02 pm
The opportunity is clear, there is no platform application consisting of historical pricing information that buyers, collectors, and sellers can use to make the best purchase, at the best price, at any time. Owners/retailers are devoid of knowing when to [...]
SAFEsleep – Help seniors prevent late-night injuries
Todd Brous
Last modified on February 7, 2021 at 11:40 am
SAFEsleep - Help seniors prevent late-night injuries by monitoring their sleep and help guide them in the middle of the night.
∞ = 1
Posted on February 7, 2021 at 3:35 pm
How do we use technology to heal the human soul and save life on Earth?
locAID: AI-Optimized Platform for Mobile Healthcare Workforce Dispatch
Jeremy Kahn
Last modified on February 7, 2021 at 10:23 pm
locAID is an AI-driven workforce optimization tool designed for nurses and other medical professionals who travel to the patient’s location to provide clinical care.
Vivek Hans
Last modified on February 7, 2021 at 10:12 pm
Your Unbiased, Unfiltered Social Platform: Local Engagement Amplifying Global Social Causes
Lifebase: Caregiver Management Platform
Lucas Meyers
Posted on February 7, 2021 at 11:05 pm
Lifebase is a Caregiver Management Platform.
Rima Abu-Hamdan
Posted on February 7, 2021 at 11:07 pm
Creating links and instantly matching stakeholders in the non profit domain.
Coin: Secure Mobile and Online Payments for Small and Medium Enterprises on the Blockchain
Jamal Sinclair O'Garro
Posted on February 7, 2021 at 11:55 pm
Secure Mobile and Online Payments for Small and Medium Enterprises on the Blockchain
CHIPKO: Story of your food. Source to consumption.
Last modified on February 11, 2021 at 8:41 am
The king said: “You foolish village women, do you know what these forest bear? Resin, timber, and therefore foreign exchange!” The women answered: “Yes, we know. What do the forests bear? Soil, water, and pure air.” -The tree hugging women
The Alternatives
Roland Ding
Last modified on February 8, 2021 at 12:02 am
The crowd funding initiative gives the world access to solutions. The crowd sourcing initiative gives the world access to problems. What may happen if we connect them together?
The Business of Science | BioFin Score
Pamela Groen
Last modified on February 8, 2021 at 12:18 am