Now in its eighth year, WolfieTank — Stony Brook University’s pitch competition that showcases innovative business ideas — presents a unique opportunity for contestants to showcase their talents by presenting ideas to an esteemed panel of judges. Inspired by the popular TV show Shark Tank, this year’s event will take place on Thursday, March 2, at 6 pm in the Charles B. Wang Center.
Contestants, whose pitches have already been submitted and approved, will receive valuable feedback and expert advice from established individuals in the industry. They will have the chance to present their ideas to a panel of professionals as well as to the Stony Brook community in an effort to encourage the entrepreneurial spirit and professional networking.
In this video, former WolfieTank winner Yark Beyan ‘19 talks about her company, African Grow ‘n’ Glow, and her experience:
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This year’s judges include Derek Peterson, CEO and founder of Soter Technologies; Bob Williams, president of IVMatters Inc.; and Laura Klahre, owner of Blossom Meadow Farms. Wolfietank is a collaboration of the College of Business, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Division of Information Technology and Economic Development.