The Michigan Business Challenge – Social Impact Track
capped off on Feb. 19 with four teams giving their final pitches to the judging panel.The winner, Kulisha
, is a sustainable aquafeed company that will help small-scale aquaculture farmers in Kenya increase profitability, while tackling food insecurity with more healthy animal protein. Co-founder Eric Katz (BBA ’17)
and his team, spanning the US and Kenya, plan to use their $15,000 award to start operations this summer in the African nation.
The runner-up was StepFor, which is an app that allows users to translate their daily steps into charitable donations through corporate partners. Team members include: Jordan Golshan (BBA ’17), Andy Jinseok Lee (MS ’17), and Hyorim Kim (BS ’17).