Past GIPC Finalists
KnoNap, the napkin that knows, is a cocktail napkin that detects specific “date rape drug” presence upon saturation. Danya Sherman, MSB ’21.
Physio VR, leveraging research-based and data-driven virtual reality technology to enhance out-patient stroke recovery therapy. Rowland Henshaw, MBA ’20; Marc Punnette, MBA ’20; Broderick Brown, MBA ’20; Sefonia Yacob, MBA ’20.
Healthcare Mobile brings primary healthcare services to the door steps of patients in Nigeria. Jennie Nwokoye, SCS ’20; Robert Treval, SFS’ 19; Lucky Bardeson; Blessing Onyirimba.
Inzuzo, A digital application utilizing blockchain technology to expand global financial inclusion via micro finance and investments. Yucca Reinecke, GSAS ’20; Emily Wisniewski; Adam Tarczali.
Nix, a next-gen think tank channels the power of research, tech and transparency to fight corruption and violence in the Americas. Ana Paula Pellegrino, Government ’24; Jessie Bullock, Harvard University ’21.
Aqua MFC will create a chamber that harnesses the microbial power of an aquaponic system in order to offset the system’s energy costs. Michael Howarth, SFS ’23; Varun Joshi, SFS ’23.
Taimaka Project fights rural poverty in northeastern Nigeria by giving farmers their economic freedom back. Justin Graham, SSP ’21.
Epoch aims to support international students to survive the vital stage from acceptence through the end of their first semester. Ye(Demi) Chen, GSAS ’20; Hao Shen, GSAS ’21; Jun Nie, GSAS ’21; Wenwen Xu, GUMC ’20; Meng Zhou, GWU ’19; Mengyue Peng, GSAS ’20.
$cratch empowers retail users to pool money and make investment teams to invest in real estate and unlisted companies. Michael Cox, MBA ‘20
Climate Action Now provides every person a platform on which they can fight climate change. Luis Garzon-Negreiros, MSFS/MBA ’20.
UHustle aims to help college students reduce their student loan debt and gain financial freedom by helping them run side-hustles using their skills and talents. Christy Felix, MSB ’20; Sinclaire Jones, MSB ’21; Benjamin Ogbonna II, College ’22.
Shake the Glass Ceiling, helps women entrepreneurs to access opportunities more easily without the constraints of geographic location and technology. Cindy Wang, SFS ’21; Jiawei Hou, University of Toronto ’21.
SettleSYNC is a developer of real-time payment ecosystems focused on completing seamless payments and accelerating their settlement. Omar Al-Alami, MSB ’20.
MiMoneda is a business microloan fintech. We generate amazing returns for investors while solving financial illiteracy in Mexico. Ricardo Flores, SFS ’21; Daniela Flores, Columbia University ’12/Rice MBA ’20.