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Big IDea Pitch Contest

Watch the virtual 2020 Big IDea Pitch Contest


Meet the eight finalists who will be competing for monetary prizes and Innovation DuPage mentorship.

  • EcoX (1st Place)
    Hiteshi Patel and Shrutika Gupta, Illinois Math and Science Academy
  • Contrush (2nd Place)
    Dhruv Patel, Illinois Math and Science Academy
  • Popper Photography and Design (3rd Place)
    Julia Popper, College of DuPage
  • Lilly's Cute Cookies
    Lilly Carroll, Glenbard West High School
  • Splash in a Glass
    Brooke Deimling, College of DuPage
  • Stellar Innovations
    Harendra Krishnaa Vijayakumar and Rakan Sadat, College of DuPage
  • Trill
    Eric Pan, Patrick Hultquist, Brandon Smith, Amanda Chen and Charline Rivera, Illinois Math and Science Academy
  • VoiceUs
    Teagan Buckley, Amanda Chen, Devan Mase, Charline Riveragas, Evan Sun, Daniel VarBrandon Smith, Daniel Vargas and Abby Whitaker, Barrington High School

In partnership with Business and Applied Technology Division, Continuing Education, Innovation DuPage and College of DuPage Foundation