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Chad Mann, a recent graduate of the University of Utah and president of MannMade Engineering, led his team into the top-4 of the 2014 Utah Tech Week Hackathon this fall. In just a matter of hours, Mann and his team designed an “internet of things” device to remotely track one’s health.
“It was nothing short of impressive to see what all of these top-level development companies were able to develop … in only 9 hours,” Mann said.
The Campus Founders Fund is a newly created venture fund run for students, by students. The investment team consists of entrepreneurial-minded college students across Utah, studying everything from biomedical engineering to global supply-chain management.
campus-founders-fundWith a $500,000 investment fund, the group’s mission is to provide pre-seed funding and top-level mentoring to the best student entrepreneurs in the state by investing up to $20,000 per startup and connecting management teams to startup CEOs and mentors in the state.