This weekend, two Tulane startups are competing in the Rice Business Plan Competition and need your votes to win the People’s Choice Award and $5,000 in cash. Click here to cast your vote!
Bioinnovation Ph.D. students Nick Pashos and Derek Dashti each have a startup competing among 42 total companies competing for more than 60 awards and $1.3 million in prize money. Nick’s company Bioaesthetics is developing an off-the-shelf product to provide complete nipple and areola replacement after a mastectomy. Derek founded D&P Bioinnovations, which is developing an implantable device to repair damage to a patient’s esophagus.