'Big Pitch' Winners Announced

Big Pitch winner Heather Lindstrom presents her idea to the judging panel

Northern Michigan University student finalists participated in The Big Pitch, the culminating event in the College of Business' New Business Venture Competition, on Feb. 23. They presented their ideas before a panel of judges for a share of thousands of dollars in funding. The winners were announced at the close of Innovation Week, hosted by Innovate Marquette SmartZone and SISU: The Innovation Institute at NMU.

The winners' names and business ideas, along with the value of their prizes, are:

Big Pitch winner: Heather Lindstrom, 906 Pet Treats LLC, $3,000 

Crowd favorite: Brecken Mills and Maggie Boburka, Peninsula Pizookies, $1,500

Best Business Plan: Morgan Johnson, Dan's Loft Kit Kart, $4,000

Trade Show Winner: Christopher Anderson, Sergiy Blackwood and Josie Beach, Snackage, $1,500


Prepared By

Kristi Evans
News Director

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