Entrepreneur track: JumpOffCampus
, led by Mark Abramowicz of Providence, a nascent company that will provide a free online service to colleges and universities to help their students find safe and affordable housing near campus.
Student track: Overhead.fm
is developing an application that will provide a customizable stream of music for in-store use by licensing music directly from artists/labels. The company was co-founded by Stephen Hebson and Parker Wells, seniors at Brown University.
Technology winner: Siren Marine
a Connecticut-based company that relocated its headquarters to Providence, has developed a waterproof device that monitors critical systems for any type of marine asset. The company is led by Daniel Harper.