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Three UTC students walked away with start-up capital and a paid trip to Tampa, Florida, following the second annual Elevator Pitch Competition. Sponsored by the UTC College of Business CEO Club, seven contestants were given 90 seconds to summarize and deliver a pitch for their business ideas to a panel of judges.
Ted Alling admitted that he and the co-founders of Access America Transport never created a business plan and “none of us are smart people.” What he and his two best friends from college did have were complementary skills and two goals: to create the best place in America to work, and to form a company that would make $100 million dollars.
When Iveta Radicova, former Prime Minister of Slovakia, first visited the United States in the ’90s, she caught a glimpse of the Statue of Liberty from the window of the airplane. “Instead of holding a flame, she should be holding a credit card. Because the entrance to the rights and freedoms, and the standard of living we enjoy primarily relies on credits,” she said.