Inspired by ABC's Shark Tank, Drake Enactus presents, Project Bulldog. Combining entrepreneurial spirit and passion to empower others, Drake students have an opportunity to pitch innovative ideas in front of a panel of Des Moines business leaders. This is a chance for students to win up to $750 dollars when presenting their business, product, or idea.
2015 Project Bulldog Competition
The 2015 Project Bulldog Competition was held Saturday, October 3. After a full morning of pitches, judges awarded prizes as follows:
The 2016 Project Bulldog Competition will be held in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week in November. More information will be announced in September 2016.
2014 Project Bulldog Competition Winner
Kai Asberry — Tailored. Kai later pitched his business before the Lorentzen Student Hatchery judges panel and was selected to join the Summer 2015 Lorentzen Student Hatchery cohort as Snippster.
2013 Project Bulldog Competition Winner
Naren Bhojwani — AP Lumina. Naren later pitched his business before the Lorentzen Student Hatchery judges panel and was selected to join the Summer 2014 Lorentzen Student Hatchery cohort.
Project Bulldog is made possible by a generous donation from Drake alumnus, Dan Sinykin (JO '86).
Drake Enactus, established in 2005, is a nonprofit organization that strives to bring together the top leaders of today and tomorrow to create a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business. We complete yearly projects that impact our community while following the Enactus worldwide criterion: "Considering the relevant economic, social and environmental factors, which Enactus team most effectively empowered people in need by applying business and economic concepts and an entrepreneurial approach to improve their quality of life and standard of living?"