New Enterprise Forum Showcase & Pitch Pit

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Event Type: 
Ann Arbor Events
For Entrepreneurs
SPARK Events
330 E. Liberty St. Lower Level
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Showcase Presentation

Fares Ksebati, Co-Founder & CEO

MySwimPro™ is the #1 fitness application for swimmers around the world. The mobile application for iPhone and Android delivers personalized swim workouts, instructional video content and detailed analytics so swimmers can improve their performance and health.

Pitch Pit

Four entrepreneurs will each give a four-minute pitch of their business idea to a panel of investor judges in a “Shark Tank” format. Prototypes and visual aids are encouraged but no Power Point presentations. After each pitch, the judges will give detailed feedback and score the business. At the end of the evening, the person with the highest score will receive a $100 cash prize plus all additional prize money provided by the audience.

The four entrepreneurs, selected from a large pool of applicants are:

  • Felicia Maxwell, Fit4Life Health and Fitness LLC, Health, nutrition, and physical fitness classes, services, and solutions for all age groups and backgrounds.
  • Charles Richison, Creative Technology, LeafEasy - an innovative tool for collecting leaves easily.
  • Shelly Sahi, SAHI Cosmetics, Based in Metro-Detroit, SAHI Cosmetics specializes in products for ethnic skin tones, especially for yellow and olive undertones.
  • Eli Zemper, Three Ring Brewery, Three-Ring Brewery and Makerspace is a community-focused space dedicated to education and the promotion of the craft of brewing.

Pitch Pit Judges:

A panel of three esteemed judges will provide feedback and score the teams.

Click here for more details on the Forum meeting.   

Mark your calendar. The meeting opens at 5:00 pm with networking and appetizers. Around 5:45 pm, the program begins with an introduction from our President and upcoming entrepreneurial events and past NEF Showcase Presenter news. The program typically finishes at 7:15 pm with more networking afterwards. Please feel welcome to join us.


This is a FREE event. Registration is not required, but recommended for planning purposes.

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