Gregg Moss from 9News interviews this years winner
9News, July 19, 2013
Allergist, Vaccine Researchers Nothing to Sneeze At, UCD Judges Say
Xconomy, July 19, 2013
A startup that’s trying to promote a better way to treat allergy patients beat out a team of biotech researchers working on a way to protect vaccines from heat to take home the top prize Tuesday at the University of Colorado-Denver’s annual business plan competition.
Allergy Solutions won the $10,000 prize for its proposal to change the way doctors treat patients with allergies while opening up new revenue streams for doctors. Neil Smith, a physician assistant who runs the Allergy Solutions clinic in Longmont, led the team. Daryl Winn and Adam Burrack were members.
Allergy Solutions wins Business Plan Competition
Business School News, July 19, 2013
A business that improves treatments for allergy sufferers while
increasing revenue for physicians took top honors at the 12th annual Center for Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition.
Allergy Solutions, founded by Neil Smith, a recent graduate of the
University of Colorado Executive MBA program and 13-year physicians
assistant, was awarded the $10,000 first prize. About 250 people
attended today’s award luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown
The runner-up finisher, awarded $5,000, was Nanoly, a company that
makes a polymer shield that protects vaccines outside of the
refrigeration chain. Fenix Paddles, which designs and manufactures
lightweight, high-performance water sport paddles made with a blend of
carbon fiber and bamboo, finished third with a check for $2,500. The
three remaining finalists, each receiving $1,000, were Babylon Produce
(hydroponic heirloom tomato production facility in Montana); BH Apparel
(consumer-driven, customized, intimate apparel products and
accessories); and SnowGate (outdoor locker system designed to prevent
Allergy Solutions wins CU Business Plan Competition
Denver Business Journal, July 19, 2013
Allergy Solutions won $10,000 today as it captured first place in the 12th annualUniversity of Colorado Denver Business School's Center for Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition.
The company provides turnkey allergy services, designed to remove the financial risk and office burdens of implementing an allergy program in a medical office.