ROCKFORD (WREX) – On Wednesday night, entrepreneurs had three minutes to make a strong impression to the judges about their inventions.
Northern Illinois University EIGERlab’s FastPitch Competition was held at NIU Rockford.Several entrepreneurs presented their ideas about products and services they invented. Participants also got an opportunity to network with investors. The winner at event got $5,000.
“NIU is very interested in supporting an innovation culture in the Rockford area,” Rena Cotsones of NIU Division of Outreach, Engagement, and Regional Development said.
Rachel Lolling took home first place for FitsBrush.It’s a toothbrush with a flexible neck for better cleaning.