VSEC Archive Results


Meyer ICE Awards
Faculty: Sue Metzger, VSB          VSB Student: Lincoln Escobar
VLS Student: Sara Resetar          COE Student: Abigail Buckenheimer
LAS Student: Natalie Galvez        CON Student: Meghan Long
CPS Student: Michael Bambrick

Mobile Applications Class – Top App

1st Place, $500 – Here!


  • 1st Place – Vanquish Ink, The eMoney Advisor Prize, $5,000
  • 2nd Place – Coffinga, The Burke Family Prize, $3,000
  • 3rd Place – Vivity, The Memorable Care Prize, $2,000

  • Halloran Social Entrepreneurship Prize, $500; Villanova Runs on Holy Grounds
  • “VUers’ Choice” top video award, $500; Villanova Runs on Holy Grounds

Meyer ICE Awards
Faculty: Hezekiah Lewis, CLAS
VSB Student: Sergio Rizzuto-Flancbaum
VLS Student: Stephanie Rozalski
COE Student: Joanna Schaff
LAS Student: Alyssa Nazar
CON Student: Teresa Yang

Mobile Applications Class – Top App

1st Place, $500 – Q Music



  • 1st Place - Bunkalow 
  • 2nd Place - Find Stuff to Do (FiStuDo)
  • 3rd Place - Sound Surround
Halloran Social Entrepreneurship Prize, $500; Feel Good Food Trucks


  • 1st Place sponsored by eMoney Advisor, $5,000; Fun Run
  • 2nd Place sponsored by Memorable Care, $3,000; Maestro
  • 3rd Place sponsored by the ICE Center, $2,000; Du Riz Rice Huller 1000

Halloran Social Entrepreneurship Prize, $500; Du Riz Rice Huller 1000 


  • 1st Place - Vita Suction
  • 2nd Place - Liftoff Solutions
  • 3rd Place - Keep it Warm


  • Winning Team: Nova Mobile Health
  • Runner Up:  Keep It Warm
  • Honorable Mention: Code Blue; Bread4Bread; Villanova Medical Device Initiative


In 2009, the Villanova Student Entrepreneurship Competition was founded by two engineering graduate students, Ronald Warzoha and Timothy Montalbano. Created as an extracurricular, entrepreneurial experience exclusive to University students, the competition runs the course of one semester, allowing students across various academic disciplines to collaborate and develop innovative ideas that seek to fill a need in today’s world. The competition is organized by the University’s Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship, Warzoha and Beyond Ideas, a campus-wide committee comprised of staff and faculty representatives.

Participating students work together and communicate via IdeaBounce®, an online software platform used to develop ideas, pool resources and submit finalized proposals. Submissions begin with a brief summary and “elevator pitch,” followed by an executive summary several weeks later. The finalists which advance through these preliminary rounds pitch their ideas in a live, board-room setting to investors on Pitch Day, making the competition all the more reflective of today’s work environment.

Finalists can be awarded prize money for various reasons, with the top teams winning a combined $10,000, and participants network and receive mentoring from current entrepreneurs throughout the competition’s duration. The realistic, fast-paced environment fostered during VSEC allows students to develop their creative ideas, hone their specialties and learn various methods and processes that go into an entrepreneurial venture in today’s market.



II Luscri, Executive Director, ICE Institute

Prizes, prizes, prizes!

  • Top Prize - $5,000 (sponsor TBD)
  • Burke Family Second Place Prize – $3,000
  • Third Place Prize - $2,000 (sponsor TBD)
  • “VUer’s Choice” prize - $500, Awarded to the team with the best video submission as voted by the Villanova community
  • Halloran Social Venture Prize - $500, Recognizes the top social venture in the VSEC
  • Klingler Unitas Prize - $500, Recognizes the team that makes the greatest strides towards incorporating Villanova’s core value of Unitas through a cross-campus perspective in their mission and/or venture implementation plan

Note: Teams can place in the top 3 and still win categorical prizes for the opportunity to win more prize money.

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