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Pitching King Tides to the Business Community

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Project Updates | Comments Off on Pitching King Tides to the Business Community

How do you sell education, engagement and adaptation to investors? That was my task as a finalist in the Triton Network (TriNet) Entrepreneurial Challenge. The annual business competition at UCSD aims to promote innovative technological approaches to dealing with environmental problems. As a Master’s student at Scripps Institution of Oceanography studying coastal resilience, I entered the competition with the idea of a King Tides app that would strengthen the connection between the citizen scientists who document the tides and the researchers working on flood models and maps for the future...

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