Local entrepreneurs shine at Lion Cage pitch competition

The 2019 Lion Cage presenters standing at the front of the auditorium

Eleven groups pitched their products and services at Penn State Great Valley's third annual Lion Cage event.

Credit: Christy Selagy

MALVERN, Pa. — Penn State Great Valley hosted the third annual Lion Cage pitch competition on Saturday, Nov. 16. Lion Cage gives budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their products or ideas to a panel of judges of startup and business experts.

Career Navy SEAL officer and former FBI Task Force officer Jonathan Cleck delivered the keynote address. Cleck is the founder and CEO of MENTACITY Consulting, an advisory firm focused on helping people develop resilience, mental tenacity, and overcome internal fears.

A range of products and services were presented by the 11 groups. The winning competitors were Saif Khalil, Aevumed Phantom Anchor; Doug Thompson, The Tail Win bike light; Alfred Bedell, Ozara Biomedical Solutions; and Harsh Anand and Rahul Sharma, The FastInsights.