Interviews with Past Competition Winners

Below are profiles of the past winners with interviews and their pitch video. Click to learn more about these past winners.

2021-10-30T08:08:33-04:00

Kelpnet

An interview with the Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition first-place winner for 2021. This young woman pitched the idea of replacing fishing netting with new bio-degradable kelp.

2021-10-03T07:48:22-04:00

Upcycle Insulation

An interview with the Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition third-place winners for 2021. These young woman pitched the idea of insulation made from recycled corrugated cardboard.

2021-10-03T07:48:44-04:00

MedAlert

An interview with the Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition 2021 winner for best health care pitch. These young men pitched the idea of allowing nurses to create, claim and delegate tasks in real-time and on-the-go.

2021-10-03T07:50:45-04:00

WithMe

An interview with the Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition best social pitch winner for 2021. These young people pitched the idea of an app to help prevent sexual and other crime.

2021-10-03T07:51:08-04:00

Botana

An interview with the Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition first-place winner and most popular pitch for 2020. These two students pitched the idea of replacing plastic bottles with containers made from bio-degradable banana stems.

2021-10-03T07:51:33-04:00

EpiBracelet

An interview with the Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition second-place winner for 2020. This student pitched the idea of creating an auto-inject stylistic bracelet.

2021-10-03T07:52:04-04:00

Fision Lens

An interview with the Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition third-place winner for 2020. These three students pitched the idea of creating a lens that can apply to existing glasses to save people thousands of dollars in replacements.

2021-10-03T07:52:27-04:00

Anastasiia

An interview with our first-ever Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition participant from Russia. This student pitched the idea of a magnetic conveyer using magnetic levitation.

2021-10-03T07:52:50-04:00

Groundify

An interview with the Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition winner of the best social pitch for 2020. These two students pitched the idea of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by repurposing coffee grounds.

2021-10-03T07:53:11-04:00

Aqua Aeri

An interview with the 2019 winner of the Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition. This young man pitched the idea of harnessing the humidity in the environment to deal with water shortage.

2021-10-03T07:53:33-04:00

Dumplings

An interview with this year’s Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition second place winner, Dumplings. This student pitched the idea of a minimalistic, crowd-sourcing app that gives people the opportunity to share bite-sized personal stories anonymously and effortlessly.

2021-10-03T07:56:27-04:00

IllionAir

An interview with this year’s Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition European competitor, IllionAir. These three students pitched the idea of a pacifier for children 0-3 years old that can reduce or eliminate harmful air pollution. And, while this team did not finish in the top 3, it caught our attention and was one of our favorites.

2021-11-01T13:21:49-04:00

StressLess

Check out the StressLess pitch and meet the team from San Diego, California. They were the winners of the Youtube People’s Choice Award.

2021-10-03T07:57:38-04:00

PromElle

An interview with 2018 winners of the Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition. These two young women pitched the idea of a peer-to-peer fashion app for teen girls that facilitates the rental and lending of clothes. They actually went on to establish the business.