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Entre $40,000 winners prize giving

Tuesday night's entré Prize Giving at Isaac Theatre Royal opened with applause.

Themed to “Reach the Summit,” the evening and individual's attending, rose to the occasion with high interests in learning more about entrepreneurship and supporting friends and family who entered entré's competitions.

Guest speakers Lloyd Morrison and Melissa Clark Reynolds outlined their entrepreneurial pasts this far and demonstrated the excitement such an unbeknown path such as entrepreneurship leads to in the future.

The build up of the evening and year was announced near the end of the presentations, with My Alerts winning the 40K prize.

The team comprises of Richard Stephenson, Daniel McCallum and Mark Leersnyder who have great ambitions to further their business in alerting individual's of relevant information, without having to check websites on a daily basis.

Runner up, Michael Langton of Itype won 10K and also, a stint in the Canterbury Innovation Incubator.

10 individuals also walked away with prizes of $1000 each and perhaps the inspiration to further their venture summaries for next year.

It was a night of successes, possibilities and inspiration for those who attended, to start brainstorming for next year.


Entré - University of Canterbury Entrepreneurship Challenge

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