We captured some of our favorite moments from The Gigabit Challenge Finale and want to share them with you. It was an incredible event for all involved--from judges to Finalists to volunteers...and especially for us, the Think Big team. Thanks to all for making this KC event a success!
|Senator Jerry Moran announced his STOP SOPA stance and welcomed all to The Gigabit Challenge.|
|Finalists were competing for 3 prizes: The People's Choice Award, the Born|
Global Award ($250,000) and the Grand Prize ($100,000).
|Judges had the chance to ask each of the 17 Finalists questions about their business.|
|Don Peterson of BigIris.com presents his business idea.|
|Seak Meng Lay introduces judges to Photaic business plan.|
|Sarah Snyder and Scott Mize of Think Big Partners collaborate on event logistics.|
|Think Big t-shirts all around!|
|Swag bags and name tags courtesy of KCnext.|
|Ann DeAngelo and Laura Goede of Think Big Partners.|
|A huge thanks to Digital Evolution Group for providing webcasting capabilities.|
To view footage of the Challenge: click here.
|Michael Gale of Gramercy Private Equity decides on winner for|
the $250,000 Born Global Award.
|Mitch Schneider of Kauzu.|
|Herb Sih of Think Big Partners makes big announcements for 2012.|
|Kristin Kenney of RE:Cite.|
|Judges break in the green room.|
|Scott Hardiek of Virtual/Real World Wallet System.|
|The team of Paruzia Technologies celebrates winning the People's Choice Award.|
Scott Mize awards Paruzia Technologies with People's Choice Award.
|Kauzu celebrates winning the Born Global Award worth $250,000.|
|The team from SEIN Analytics is shocked to win the $100,000 Grand Prize.|
|SEIN Analytics and their $100,000 Grand Prize.|
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