The 2023 Patriot Pitch competition takes place Thursday, April 13 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in Dewberry Hall, Fairfax Campus. Reserve your spot in the audience to watch our finalists pitch their business ideas.
The competition includes 4 tracks, with awards in each track. Audience members can vote on each track's Mason's choice winner (must be present to vote).
General Entrepreneurship Track Finalists
Small business, food and beverage, real estate, retail, game design, art, etc.
Squadron RC produces 3D printed remote control planes with replaceable parts, designed for modular customization.
Senior FitLife offers balance training for seniors featuring in-home one-on-one personal training to improve balance and stability with the ultimate goal of reducing senior fall-related injuries and deaths.
"Ukie" is a colloquial term for Ukrainians living in America. UKIE Candles are hand-poured pillar candles made of 100% organic-sustainable soy wax. 25% of all sales are donated to Ukrainian families impacted by the ongoing war.
Pyroboards manipulate fire through sound waves to create a visual representation of mucic. PyroSound.studio produces temperature-regulated pyroboards with dancing flames that move to the sound of the music.
Public Engagement Track Finalists
Government contracting, public policy, public health, education, etc.
Mom 'n Dad Co.
Improving kids lives by supporting their parents: Mom 'n Dad Co. is an online publication for parents in Northern Virginia and the D.C. metro area featuring a weekly events newsletter and blog.
By Easy AI
By Easy AI is a no-code tool that brings the full potential of Machine Learning and AI to low-tech enterprises, allowing them to find data insights and optimize their business.
CampusSuite helps college students manage their studies and extracurricular activities using data-driven insights so users can make the most of their college experience.
Muse Management is an event management company focused on increasing art visibility in the community by facilitating the logistics of ideas from community members.
Social Impact Track Finalists
Social entrepreneurship, sustainability, etc.
Chelonii is an activewear and lifestyle brand focused on products that promote a cleaner ocean and marine conservation.
Embrace Willow is a one-stop-shop for 100% pure, freshly pressed Argan oil, pressed within seven days of shipment to ensure maximum potency and effectiveness. 10% of every purchase goes to support education, clean water, and other community development projects worldwide.
Safe Haven Space
Safe Haven Space is a 501c3 that aims to provide a safe space to refugee students, access to mental health education, and services to decrease stigma associated with mental health.
Legal Language Simplified
Legal Language Simplified (LLS) provides accurate, human-certified translations for non-English-fluent, at-risk minorities in the U.S. Through a proprietary deep learning technology, LLS ensures that hard-working immigrants trying to live the American dream fully understand their rights and responsibilities.
STEM Track Finalists
Engineering, technology, science, statistics, etc.
NaviSleeve is a slim hand-worn controller for Virtual and Augmented Reality that allows VR gamers to make game controller inputs, like joystick movement and button presses, without obstructing the use of their hands.
RNAnomics, Inc. is an innovative company that specializes in the isolation of single lipid nanoparticles containing mRNA and the accurate quantification of mRNA copies and payload sequencing. This provides researchers with valuable insights for drug discovery and development used in vaccines, gene therapy, and protein replacement therapies.
Designer Contrast Agent Platform
An economic, size-tunable, and biofriendly contrast agent platform that targets deep tumor tissue to create high contrast, high resolution images of tumors. The platform can be synthesized in a few steps and can be scaled-up for industrial manufacture.
ASV Rescue is a tool designed to detect and alert Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV) operators on shore when aquatic vegetation entrainment - the entanglement of seaweed or kelp on the vehicle's propellers or body parts - is happening to avoid mission delays, vehicle damage, or loss of fuel.
Want to see these pitches in person? Reserve your spot in the audience today!