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Barney Is First & Second in International Business Plan Competition

Annual University of Hartford Online International Business Plan Competition finals took place on April 25th. Seven teams from five countries (Finland, Taiwan, Ukraine, Nigeria and the United States) were scheduled to present to international panel of judges from all these countries

First prize winner was Barney MBA student Chris Sayer with his business idea of creating unique brewing company. Runner up was a business plan presented by Kristin Zecher "Aura Central Market". Kristin worked together with three other University of Hartford students from Barney and CETA - Catie Nyitray, Jonathan Rios and Ardit Veliu. Third award was given to the team from national university of Tainan, Taiwan, who presented a technology driven business plan "E-Back Pad: The Back Support for Wheelchair Users". The competition was streamed live worldwide.

Chris Sayer                     Kristin Zecher

Chris Sayer Presenting

Kristin Zecher Presenting

                          Fnn Team & Ukraine Judge                                                                            
View from Mission Control: Finland Team on the left and Ukraine Judge on the right.
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