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The region’s most open pitch competition

Attend this month's 5x5 Night! The top 5 contestants will be pitching their ideas to our judging panel for a shot at winning $5,000. Show up and support these entrepreneurs!

July 5×5 Night
July 30, 2024 5:00 pm
Location: Start Garden
Voting is Closed
July 5×5 Night
July 30, 2024 5:00 pm
Location: Start Garden
Voting is Closed

June 5×5 Night Winner!

SwivelServe

Congratulations to June’s 5×5 Night Winner: SwivelServe! Great Product, Great Plan, Great Pitch‼️

Voting Closes: July 22, 2024 11:59 am
taxes49507@gmail.com
~The Table~ Dream center & Coffee Shop.
Taxes At Tiffanys specializes in a variety of preparation services with outstanding support. We understand how busy our customers are, and with our expertise we can take care of accounting needs quickly and efficiently, we are equipped to handle the books leaving our customers to worry less and live more. I also Prepare various filings, Bankruptcy paperwork etc Coffee Shop will Offer Coffee, Expresso, light snacks. The Business center will give Members and The Community a place to Meet Clients and effectively get their Printing, Faxing, and any Work or paperwork done with the support of Taxes at Tiffanys Staff if needed. Serving individuals and households, small to medium sized business, from new ventures to well established businesses and clients in the local market, with the leading a Location for their needs and business services.
ck8holdings@gmail.com
The Tipsy Hero
The Tipsy Hero is your ultimate hangover rescue kit and the first of eight emergency kit ideas that I have.
abby
CUE Apparel
Core strength and awareness, often underestimated or unrecognized, is crucial for movement, posture, and athletic performance. At last, there's a solution. CUE Apparel offers comfortable compression garments that provide subtle tactile cues to engage your core and enhance posture. It's like having a traveling physical therapist reminding you to maintain core awareness. Developed by a physical therapist, CUE Apparel aims to bolster your posture, increase strength, and alleviate potential back pain.
rottschaferanders@gmail.com
Eeogen
A technology that safely and precisely increases resting metabolic rate, burning calories both day and night.
kyspuzzlers@gmail.com
KysPuzzlers
We have launched a clothing line specifically designed for kids with Autism. Our goal is to raise awareness and create clothing options that are both fashionable and comfortable for children with Autism. We believe that every child deserves to express their unique style, and our clothing line aims to empower them to do so. By combining fashion and inclusivity, we are striving to make a positive impact in the lives of children with Autism.
stickyspoonsjam@gmail.com
Market My Jam
Sticky Spoons is small batch jam company, producing unique flavors like blueberry lavender, with fruits sourced from small Michigan farms.
henrywestlindvq@gmail.com
VirsaQuest
Micro-mobility on the water. Redefining the paddleboard, turning it into an e-bike on the water
vishnu@axoniverse.com
Training human neurons for computation and pattern recognition!
I want to train human neurons for computation and use them in our phones and laptops as an alternative to silicon chips.
larsonm1@gvsu.edu
RV City Hosts
RV City Hosts platform connects RVers with overnight hosts that are close to the city and its cultural experiences.
iam@therealbodyparty.com
Body Party
Body Party is a revolutionary women's empowerment brand born from personal struggle and a vision for change. As the founder, my own battles with body image issues illuminated the widespread need for a brand that nurtures self-love and confidence in women. Our mission transcends the realm of mere product sales; we are fostering a movement that aims to redefine beauty perceptions and empower women to embrace their authentic selves. At its core, Body Party offers a comprehensive platform for women's self-improvement and well-being. Our product line includes luxurious scented soaps, seductive lingerie, and pleasure products, all designed to enhance self-love and body positivity. However, we recognize that true empowerment comes from within, which is why we also provide mental wellness tools such as self-care journals for reflection and personal growth. To further support our customers' journeys, we will offer educational workshops, rejuvenating retreats, and personalized coaching sessions.
finishedfloors1@gmail.com
Finished Floors and Renovation LLC
A new and innovative flooring renovation company designed to assist customers with completing renovation projects in the home or commercial environments.
halpinme@msu.edu
THIRSTYGIRL COSMETICS LLC
ThirstyGirl is an invertible makeup-sponge that slows bacterial growth rate to 6 months saving users $90+ yearly.
joelstralnic@gmail.com
Sky Rat Productions
Sky Rat Productions is an animation studio creating animated films and shows, similar to films like 'Space Jam' and 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit?' in the state of Michigan.
kidzindoorplayground
Kidz Indoor Playground Homeschool Co-Op Initiatitive
"Join our homeschool co-op at Kidz Indoor Playground! Fun learning for ages 7 & under in a safe, engaging environment!"
petergabrek@gmail.com
Hearth Sauna
Hearth is a wood-fired sauna and cold plunge experience. It’s an outdoor bath house. It’s a healthy social community and it’s awesome.
support@herbalchoice.net
Herbal Choice
Herbal choice food processor. Provides quality,affordable spices,seasonings,alternative flours,healthy oils. Founded by Tawon & Linda Wright
bob@datagotchi.net
Inspect
Inspect helps citizens stay informed about important news from trusted sources
trevonmosby717@gmail.com
WIAR, A Local Art Show
Prophesee Levi will be the first of many local artists to present a private world of meaningful art in a local space - featuring other local artists who will help to project this world for you to experience!
18kgdelacruz@gmail.com
Photography Studio Latina owned
My biggest dream has been to open my own photography studio. It would be a Latina/woman/single mom owned studio. A place where people can feel at home and comfortable ! I plan on having OTHER photographers rent my studio hourly to help them also use the space for their work.
kmcdonald722@me.com
UNWIND with Self Care Weekends
Your mental health weekends program incorporates local small businesses, promoting self-care, and offering various health-& mental health related activities, focusing on the overall well-being. This program not only serves individuals but also raises awareness about the importance of mental health and self-care within the community and among professionals.
arionnag129@gmail.com
Fresh food vending machines
Fresh food vending machines will offer healthy snack options in low-income disadvantaged communities that are affordable and accessible. As we scale up the fresh food vending machines to the next level, we will start placing them in locations like airports, bus stations, and festivals.
dakoytag@westwoodai.com
Roof Ranger
RoofRangers has transformed the roofing industry with an AI-powered, multisensor drone platform, delivering swift, precise, and automated evaluations.
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Our Finalists

dakoytag@westwoodai.com
Roof Ranger
RoofRangers has transformed the roofing industry with an AI-powered, multisensor drone platform, delivering swift, precise, and automated evaluations.
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halpinme@msu.edu
THIRSTYGIRL COSMETICS LLC
ThirstyGirl is an invertible makeup-sponge that slows bacterial growth rate to 6 months saving users $90+ yearly.
Learn More
larsonm1@gvsu.edu
RV City Hosts
RV City Hosts platform connects RVers with overnight hosts that are close to the city and its cultural experiences.
Learn More
abby
CUE Apparel
Core strength and awareness, often underestimated or unrecognized, is crucial for movement, posture, and athletic performance. At last, there's a solution. CUE Apparel offers comfortable compression garments that provide subtle tactile cues to engage your core and enhance posture. It's like having a traveling physical therapist reminding you to maintain core awareness. Developed by a physical therapist, CUE Apparel aims to bolster your posture, increase strength, and alleviate potential back pain.
Learn More
vishnu@axoniverse.com
Training human neurons for computation and pattern recognition!
I want to train human neurons for computation and use them in our phones and laptops as an alternative to silicon chips.
Learn More

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