FBB BioMed won first place and $5,000 in the investor pitch category at the graduate/faculty track Hawkeye Summer Accelerator final pitch competition held virtually July 26. Neumaro ($3,000) was second and S5G Therapeutics ($2,000) was third.
Eight businesses combined to win $13,750 in three categories. The event was hosted by the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center.
Helios won first place and $1,000 in the elevator pitch competition and The Family Room won first place and $1,000 in the local business pitch competition.
Following is a complete list of winning businesses:
First: FBB BioMed $5,000
Second: Neumaro $3,000
Third: S5G Therapeutics $2,000
Judges Choice: FX Systems $500
First: Helios $1,000
Second: LifEdvice/Resiliency Coaching $500
Local Business Pitches
First: The Family Room $1,000
Second: Educational Research Consulting $750
Undergraduate track businesses will pitch July 29.