Kyle Davidson of Laurens, at student at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania, recently competed with classmates at the 2019 Startup Weekend Pittsburgh, a weekend competition where participants shared ideas, formed teams, built products and launched startups.
Davidson was among 20 students and three alumni sponsored by The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The college’s E+I is described as empowering students of all majors to change the world through entrepreneurship and innovation.
According to a media release, Davidson’s team won honorable mention for an abuse prevention program for schools, an in-school program that would educate school children on abuse and support its victims.
Their prize was a one-hour consultation with an UpPrize coordinator. UpPrize supports innovative ideas that connect nonprofits and vulnerable populations to valuable resources.