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CSU Announces Winners of 7th Annual Business Plan Competition

COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) - The winners of CSU’s 7th annual Business Plan Competition were announced at a luncheon in Schuster Center.

Columbus State University’s Turner College of Business awarded three aspiring entrepreneurs with funding to launch their own businesses. This competition was open to both students and members of the community. 

The judges selected Kimberly Presley as the 2018 winner and recipient of a $3,000 prize. Presley is a current 

31 business plans were submitted to the 2018 competition, and Kimberly Presley walked away as the winner. Presley, a current CSU student, proposed a new shooting target that is safer than the traditional clay targets used by most recreational shooters. Her product was edible and biodegradable, according to the press release. 

Victor Feliciano placed second in the competition and Nathan Carr placed 3rd. 

  • Feliciano is the founder of Vicinity Tours, a guided touring company for the Columbus area.
  • Carr is the owner of SonicAirflow, and his product, AirJet, is a patent pending twin turbo fan that regulates the temperature in large areas like warehouses.


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