Sponsored by Briar Cliff's ENACTUS team, "Swimming with the Sharks" is a business competition during which contestants present business ideas to a group of Siouxland entrepreneurs.
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Here are the finalists for the public competition:
- Jim Braunschweig - Rake Glove
- Brandon Bradshaw - Pipe Dream
- Joseph Donovan - Think Sail
- Ashley Viet - Signature Event Consulting
- Eric Bolles - Ultimate Grilling Guide
- Chelsea Schulz - Eat Sioux City
- Blake Anderson - Static Entertainment
- Chris Pulscher - Alternate - Cheesecake Creations
Here are the finalists for the collegiate competition
- Jordan Schumacher - ShopEx - University of South Dakota
- Kyle Poss - Cry-Ice Cryogenic Therapy - University of South Dakota
- Sean Richardson - DiscoverMyCampus - Morningside College
The contest rounds out "Entrepalooza," a week during which Briar Cliff partners with local businesses to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit in Siouxland.
To download full schedule of events for Entrepalooza, which runs from Feb. 25-28 in various Sioux City locations, click here.