Three Household Inventions Compete in Dream Big America's January Finals Round
06 Feb, 2015, 08:40 ET
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dream Big America (www.DreamBigAmerica.us), powered by Sprint (www.Sprint.com), announced Infant Innovators as the January 2015 Dream Big Champion. In addition to announcing the January champion, three new startups pitched to the live listening audience as part of the February competition. The three companies that presented on the show were Vinny, LoopRope, and The Wine Cooler.
Last week's winner Infant Innovators (www.InfantInnovators.com), based in Fort Washington, Maryland, was presented by CEO Ervin Asomani. Infant Innovators creates a holder and warmer, The Hands-Free Bunny Bottle Holder, for a baby feeding bottle to afford hands-free attendance of an infant. Asomani initially presented his company on Dream Big America on January 9 against two other startup competitors, and received the highest voter support. He then continued to the Finals Round on January 30 at to compete against the other two finalists, Flipple and Shuvalot. Infant Innovators received the highest number of votes during the finals round, and was announced this morning as the Dream Big Champion. Asomani will receive marketing and publicity support from the Dream Big America sponsors.
"Our team congratulates Ervin on his well-earned win," said Doug Stephan, the show's host. "We are eager to follow his future successes as an entrepreneur and an Infant Innovator!"
Today was the first round of the February competition. During today's show from 9:10-9:50am EST, the spokesperson for each company gave a two-minute pitch of their business concept to the national Dream Big America listening audience. The Dream Big America show is broadcast weekly on the Doug Stephan Good Day Show (www.DougStephan.com) and through a live audio stream on www.DreamBigAmerica.us. Audio recordings of the pitches can also be found on the Dream Big America website.
Vinny (www.MyVinny.com), based in Brooklyn, New York, was presented by co-founder Alex Kiss. Vinny is a free app that shows the dealer price for a used car to help car buyers and sellers strike a smarter deal.
LoopRope (www.LoopRope.com) is an innovative bungee cord system. LoopRope was invented by Jeff Dahl, and is based in Medford, Oregon.
The Wine Chiller (www.VWCDetroit.com) is a wine bottle holder solution to keep bottles upright in coolers. The Wine Chiller was invented by Bob Gray, and is based in Detroit, Michigan.
Following the show, listeners and supporters have the opportunity to vote for their favorite startup company by visiting the Dream Big America website, or by texting 'DBA' to 612-223-DREAM (612-223-7326). The voting period ends Wednesday, February 11th at 5pm Eastern Time. The startup that receives the highest number of votes will become the Dream Big America Champion, receiving support from the Dream Big America sponsors, including eReleases (www.eReleases.com), Karuna Consulting (www.KarunaConsulting.com), and the Doug Stephan Good Day Show (www.DougStephan.com)
You can learn more about Dream Big America and apply to be a contestant on the show at www.DreamBigAmerica.us, www.facebook.com/DreamBigAmerica, and www.twitter.com/DreamBigUSA. Marketing for Dream Big America provided by Karuna Consulting (www.KarunaConsulting.com).
For more information about the Dream Big America competition or to schedule an interview with any of the Dream Big America participants please call Adam Taff at 816.835.0306 or email him at [email protected].
Adam Taff, Dream Big America
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