[MUSIC PLAYING] MAYA CARMELI: Our company is Doplr. We're a team analytics too, and we look at how teams work together through the tools they use.
JASON GUSS: Iterate Labs is getting close to finishing our minimum viable products. And after that, we'll be doing pilots with our potential customers that we have lined up.
MIKE ANNUNZIATA: Farther Farms is currently in the process of designing and building our first production facility, and looking to get our first product into market in the next 12 months.
HAILEY SCOFIELD: Combplex is in it's second year. We finished eLab And I'm more concerned about where we're going rather than where we've been.
KEN ROTHER: ELab Is both a program and a set of courses for students who are looking to launch a business.
PANKAJ SINGH: The most crucial thing that I learned from eLab was how to reach out to customers, and how to be creative in the process of reaching out to customers.
VIPUL SARAN: The most important thing that I would say I've learned from eLab is the importance of theme, and understanding what are your self capabilities. And being open to the idea of involving other people in your ideas.
MAYA CARMELI: Continuously testing your assumptions is probably the most important thing that we learned.
HAILEY SCOFIELD: The most important thing I learned in eLab was how to speak business as a second language.
KEN ROTHER: What we look for when a team applies to eLab is a team that is obsessed with a problem, not obsessed with their solution.
MIKE ANNUNZIATA: The biggest piece of advice I would give myself is to truly immerse yourself in the process. Really fall in love with going through the process of learning from your customers and building your business.
MAYA CARMELI: This is an amazing opportunity for you to meet people who want to help you, especially the coaches.
JASON GUSS: I know sometimes the eLab mentors may sound crazy or unreasonable. But take their advice. They know what they're doing. And they've been there before.
KEN ROTHER: ELab was created to give people an academic platform to learn about entrepreneurship and explore their ideas simultaneously, and continue to finish their education, most importantly.
MAYA CARMELI: Hi, my name is Maya Carmeli.
CORY PIZANNO: I'm Cory Pizanno.
JASON GUSS: I'm Jason Guss.
PANKAJ SINGH: Pankaj Singh.
HAILEY SCOFIELD: I'm Hailey Scofield.
MIKE ANNUNZIATA: My name is Mike Annunziata.
VIPUL SARAN: My name is Vipul Saran.
CORY PIZANNO: And we're at 2018 eLab Alums.
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eLab was created to give students an academic platform to learn about entrepreneurship and explore their ideas simultaneously, while continuing to finish their education.