Congratulations to the $50,000 grand prize winners of the 11th Annual Duke Start-Up Challenge: Will Fadrhonc (MEM/MBA), Tripp Hyde (MEM/MEMP), and Matt Kaufmann (MEM/MBA)!.
Their venture, HyTower Energy Storage, would convert out-of-service water towers into energy storage systems. The team was selected from a record 110 competitors. Read more in The Chronicle: “Energy storage project wins $50K grand prize in Start-Up Challenge.”
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