UTSA students compete for $100,000

Competition is part of student technology venture

By Chris Shadrock - Web - News Producer

SAN ANTONIO - University of Texas at San Antonio students pitched their prototypes Tuesday in San Antonio for a chance to win startup funds.

The event at the Convocation Center was part of the $100,000 Student Technology Venture Competition.

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With guidance from local business professionals, students combined their technical and entrepreneurial skills all semester to create marketable prototypes.

They came up with some pretty cool products including a self-driving, GPS-programmable wheelchair, a drone submersible drone and a hand-held cavity detector.

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Students had five minutes to pitch their ideas to a panel of entrepreneurs.

The winners were announced shortly afterward.

 

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