Business students pitch startup ideas at Demo Day

After spending the semester working on technology projects in support of an entrepreneurial venture, the students in Professor Scott Kelly’s Philosophy of Business course would likely say, “the best way to learn about business is to start a business.”

“It’s inspiring to see students take ownership and go above and beyond a specific assignment. For example, one student created QR codes for all his projects. There are several innovators among this group who will go and create value for their company or their own venture,” commented Scott Kelly, Director of Entrepreneurship at Campbell.

Chatbots, websites, blogs, infographics, and podcasts were a few of the technology products students presented to the Campbell community last Tuesday at Demo Day; A day when students set-up vendor style and are able to share the work they have done that semester with others in the School of Business.

“Demo Day was a great experience for me because I was able to engage with students and faculty members about my projects,” said Jamison Bethea, a Junior majoring in Pre-Law and Economics from Winston-Salem, NC.

“Demo Day gave me an opportunity to show off my presentation skills and experience what it’s like to engage potential investors and customers. I was able to gain insights into what the future holds,” said Bri Patten, a Sophomore majoring in Professional Golf Management and Business Administration from Hillsborough, NJ.