Thomas College students win top spots in business pitch competition
WATERVILLE, Maine (WABI) - Two Thomas College students have won the top spots in a televised business pitch competition.
The Greenlight Maine College Edition finale aired last Thursday on MPBS.
Jake Warn won first place and a $10,000 prize with SledTRX.
SledTRX is a web-based service that provides maps and information for snowmobilers across the state.
Dylan Veilleux took second place and a $7,500 prize with his product, Tree Free Fire.
Tree Free Fire is a small, portable campfire made with natural materials.
“We are looking into upgrading our marketing. Being able to obtain more wholesalers and maybe even getting a space for us to upgrade our production facility,” said Dylan Veilleux, Tree Free Fire founder.
“I’ve always been a big fan of Greenlight. I’ve watched ideas in high school come to fruition. It was pretty cool to have my own opportunity,” said Jake Warn, SledTRX founder.
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