Biggest Social Impact

In recognition of an innovative solution to a complex social problem, the social impact award is awarded to the team who best:

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the social problem they’re trying to solve.
  • Outlines a unique and innovative solution.
  • Articulates the impact their solution will have on the community more broadly.
  • Outlines an inspiring vision for change.

The Award for Biggest Social Impact was awarded to All Hands, a community-based platform that aids high school students with autism and their families in the transition to adulthood.

Most Innovative

The recipient team of the ‘most innovative’ award is considered most innovative in their approach to solving a market need.

The Award for Most Innovative was a tie awarded to Intake and Swerve Solutions. Intake is a service that creates customized meal plans based on a user’s specific needs with an emphasis on body positivity. Swerve Solutions is an app designed to prevent collisions between civilian and emergency vehicles, by alerting civilian drivers miles in advance and automatically planning them detour routes.

Most Investable

The recipient team of the ‘most investable’ award would be considered most likely to succeed, and provides a clear and compelling business case.

The Award for Most Investable was awarded to Comet Drones, a venture that aims to revolutionize the drone education market by shifting the focus of educational materials in the space to high schoolers, helping feed the exponential growth of the drone industry!

Best Pitch

In recognition of masterful storytelling, the best pitch award is awarded to the team who best:

  • Outlines the problem they are trying to solve.
  • Creatively articulates their solution in a clear and compelling way.
  • Inspires action.

The Award for Best Pitch was awarded to Intake, a service that creates customized meal plans based on a user’s specific needs with an emphasis on body positivity.

Best Overall

In recognition of the team who demonstrates the components of an overall favorite venture based on both their pitch and answers provided in Q&A 

The Award for Best Overall was awarded to Comet Drones, a venture that aims to revolutionize the drone education market by shifting the focus of educational materials in the space to high schoolers, helping feed the exponential growth of the drone industry!

All Teams

Below are the eight venture teams who presented their ideas at the 2020 Catapult Incubator Demo Day. 

Intake

Intake is a service that creates customized meal plans based on a user’s specific needs with an emphasis on body positivity.

Thriftr

Solving the fast fashion crisis with an affordable, sustainable, and fashionable option: That’s Thriftr!

Initiad

Initiad is a school volunteer management platform where highschool students ages 14-18 have the resources to make positive change in their direct community, whilst working alongside their school counselors and club leaders.

All Hands

All Hands is a community-based platform that aids high school students with autism and their families in the transition to adulthood.

Dorm Drop

Dorm Drop is a platform that helps college students rent items with each other helping them save and make money.

Nom Nom

Nom Nom is a non-profit organization that provides hydroponic kits and educational resources to teenagers living in food deserts.

Swerve Solutions

Swerve Solutions is an app designed to prevent collisions between civilian and emergency vehicles, by alerting civilian drivers miles in advance and automatically planning them detour routes.

Comet Drones

Comet Drones aims to revolutionize the drone education market by shifting the focus of educational materials in the space to high schoolers, helping feed the exponential growth of the drone industry!

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