FOCUS Foods Inc wins 2015 New Venture Competition social enterprise track

FOCUS Foods Inc  wins 2015 New Venture Competition social enterprise track

FOCUS Foods Inc wins 2015 New Venture Competition social enterprise track

FOCUS Foods Inc. wins the social enterprise track Peter M. Sacerdote $50,000 Grand Prize of the 2015 New Venture Competition. FOCUS Foods in an urban aquaponics farm that will be a self-sustaining symbiotic fish and produce system. Team members: Julia Kurnik, HKS and Geoff Becker. Learn more about NVC at www.hbs.edu/nvc. More about the HBS social enterprise initiative: www.hbs.edu/socialenterprise.

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