Glowing Minds Consumer Product Challenge

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Win your share of $45,000 to bring your consumer product idea to life!

The Glowing Minds Consumer Product Challenge, presented by GLOWBIOTICS, is open to all ASU students and intended to produce a pipeline of creators exploring consumer problems, wants and needs. Student teams experiment with new venture ideas leading to the creation of innovative new consumer products.

Hosted by the W. P. Carey School of Business, this inaugural event is sure to expand the vision of what is possible in the consumer products industry.

During the Glowing Minds Consumer Product Challenge, five finalist teams receive initial seed funding, as well as significant feedback and guidance to move their ventures forward. The winning teams receive the greatest benefit of targeted mentorship and impactful seed funding of $35,000 (first place) and $10,000 (second place).

Winners and runners-up are also provided with additional opportunities to grow and develop, including three finalists each receiving $5,000 + mentoring + support.

Glowing Minds Consumer Product Challenge Live Pitch Event

Join us on Thursday, April 6, 2017 for this exciting event to see the Glowing Minds Consumer Product Challenge finalists present their disruptive innovations as they vie to receive up to $45,000 seed investment!

Meet David Watson

David Watson

Lifelong skincare entrepreneur, David Watson, effectively pioneered the brands BioMedic® and philosophy® and brought them from relative obscurity to household names. He made a much-anticipated return to the beauty and medical skincare arena with his GLOWBIOTICS MD. With a proven track record of taking brands from conception to industry leader, David forged a successful new brand in the medical channel through leveraging his vast experience and passion for skincare. Now, David is bringing his considerable start-up expertise back to the retail skincare market, promising to once again re-imagine the consumer skincare landscape by putting the innovative GLOWBIOTICS MD collection on the map.

GLOWBIOTICS MD is his latest concept that fills a void in the market, offering approachable, customizable probiotic skincare as a component of total body and skin healing.

Dates to remember

Glowing Minds Finalists:
M33 Labs, LLC -
Shockingly Simple
DK Therapeutics -
Epic Creek Fishing -

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Glowing Minds Live Pitch Event in Avnet/McCord Hall at 5:30 p.m.
RSVP & get tickets here:
Call (480)965-0474 for all event details

Congratulations to the first place Glowing Minds winners, DK Therapeutics, who were awarded $35,000 in funding and the second place winners, Shockingly Simple, who were awarded $10,000 in funding!