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CLARK TANK 2023

Clark Tank 2023 saw many new and exciting Clark student ventures. Student participated in three different funding events throughout the 2022-2023 school year

2023 Clark Tank Logo 
Designer Erica Cai '26

VENTURE DEVELOPMENT WINNERS

  • Millman Management, co-owners Moses Millman ’24  and Henry Reyes ’24, 1st place judge funding $3000, media production

  • Schweitzer Studios, owner Max Schweitzer ’22, ’23, 2nd place judge funding $2000, artist

  • The Umpire Channel, creator Noah Katz ’26, 3rd place judge funding $1500, multimedia

  • VJSnapp, owner Vijha Yadav ’23, 4th place judge funding $1000, photographer

  • Dragon Ink, owner Claire Grant ’24, Community Impact Award (Christina Bai ’12) $500 and Clark Tank Committee award $500, artist

  • Helping Hands, owner Jonathan Tamen ’26, Community Impact Award (Christina Bai ’12) $500, non-profit

  • Kindly Anonymous, owners Elena Perez ’24 and Liam Tobin ’23, Clark Entrepreneurship Club Award $250, community engagement

VENTURE DEVELOPMENT FINALISTS

  • Beaver Street Bikes, Nuri Rosen ’23

  • Asgard Outdoor, Biqiang Zhou MBA ’23

  • Send a Song, Max Sormanti-Bloom ’25

  • Reflect the Youth, Xio Alvarado ’26

  • Rhya’s Crochet Village, Rhya Sinnappen ’23

  • Sadie’s Sweet Shoppe, Sadie Kaim ’24

  • Health Ya’Self Juicing, Nate Bethancourt LARC

VENTURE DEVELOPMENT
JUDGES

  • DEBRA HARRSCH ’80, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF BRANDWIDTH SOLUTIONS

  •  CHRISTINA BAI ’12, PHILANTHROPIST, ENTREPRENEUR, AND INVESTOR

  • BRAD MCNAMARA ’13, CEO & FOUNDER OF MORRISSEY MARKET AND FREIGHT FARMS

  • THOMAS MUELLER ’22, ‘MBA’23, CLARK TANK ALUMNI ’19

  • BRIANA AZIER ’05, OWNER OF BRI’S SWEET TREATS

  • CLARISSA KO ’25, ENTREPRENEURSHIP CLUB REPRESENTATIVE, CLARK TANK ALUMNI ’22

  • The Umpire Channel, creator Noah Katz ’26, 1st place judge funding $1100, multimedia

  • Colors of the Wynned, owner Wynne Dromey, 2nd place $250, artist

  • stayjustintime.com, owners John D’Eufemia ’23, Dylan Harloff ’23, and Mikey Schiappa ’23, 3rd place judge funding $125

  • Tier Pro Wrestling, owner Alec Tarnowski ’23, runner-up funding (Ryan Cohen ’18), $100, promotion

  • ParentLock, owner Rowan Turner ’26, runner-up funding (Ryan Cohen ’18), $100, app design

BUSINESS
PITCH 
COMPETITION

  • GREG MONTEMURRO, FOUNDER OF CAPITAL Z AND OPERATIONS COORDINATOR AT DCU FINTECH INNOVATION CENTER

  •  BRAD KERN, OPERATING PARTNER AT ANDREESSEN HOROWITZ

  • KATIE CELLA ’15, PRESIDENT OF BIXAL

  • RICK TREITMAN ’73, ENTREPRENEUR IN RESIDENCE AT ADOBE

  • RYAN COHEN ’18, FOUNDER OF TOP SHELF CANNASEURS AND KIND RUN DELIVERY

MARKETING PITCH COMPETITION

WINNER: Schweitzer Studios, owner Max Schweitzer ’22, ’23, $1000 artist

Finalist Participants:

  • Millman Management, Mose Millman ’24 and Henry Reyes ’24

  • Asgard Outdoor, Biqiang Zhou MBA ’23

  • Guinea Pig Gals, Jade Newman ’24

  • VJSnapp, Vijha Yadav ’23

  • Health Ya’Self Juicing, Nate Bethancourt LARC

Judged By:

  • WYNNE DROMEY ’25, COLORS OF THE WYNNED

  • EMILEE COCUZZO ’18, MBA ’19, ADJUNCT PROFESSOR AND SENIOR CONSULTANT TO BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON

  • TIM HALLY ’19, MBA ’20 ADJUNCT PROFESSOR AND OWNER OF MUNQ CREATIVE, LLC

CLARK TANK 2023 COMITTEE

 Teresa Quinn, Jen Plante ’00, Julie Bolduc, Jose Castro ’22, and Sujhan Ghimire ’23

A special thanks to Samantha Goodman ’11, Michael Goodman, and Swing Issues Media for additional funding.

Clark Tank offers four unique funding events throughout the school year – Venture Development, App Development, Business Plan Scaling Development, and Crowdfunding. Supporting these different challenges is a robust speaker series with alumni entrepreneurs, successful business developers, and a past winners’ panel.

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