register free | resend password


Two BU students and local entrepreneur win BU competition with concept to change internship industry

ID: 1293049
recent pressrelease next pressrelease

(businesspress24) - Vestal: January 25, 2013. QuickTerns, LLC was announced as the winner of the Binghamton University Business Plan Competition. As a part of the BU Entrepreneurship class, two university students and one Binghamton based entrepreneur have placed first in the annual Business Plan Competition – winning a $2,500 prize. If the business is functional in Binghamton in one year, another $2,500 will be earned.

MBA students Michael Barbara and Peter Fiduccia, along with entrepreneur Chris Olsen, created the QuickTerns business concept after seeing the difficulties of hiring and being hired as interns. This interactive and social website will provide short, project based internships and match innovative companies with quality interns. Olsen said: “QuickTerns is positioned to become the go-to website for college students across the country who are seeking internships with exciting companies in engaging sectors.”

The business plan competition consisted of several teams including Trackollar; a dog collar with QR codes containing an owner database, and Kola Bar; a nutrition bar that uses kola nuts to promote health and great taste. Judges Dave Manaster of ERE Media of NY, NY and Kevin Blake, President of ICS Solutions Group in Endicott, NY were most impressed by QuickTerns. Blake said that he would immediately use QuickTerns for his own business as he always had problems finding interns for project based work.

QuickTerns is now using the prize money to build a fully functional prototype and will launch nationwide by March, 2014. Additional information can be gained by contacting Chris Olsen, Partner, Quickterns or by viewing the in-progress website at

Chris Olsen
QuickTerns, LLC
37 Court St
Binghamton, NY 13901

Keywords (optional):

internships, job, career, job-search, college-students, new-business, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship,

Company information / Profile:

PressRelease by


PressContact / Agency:

published by: datwriterguy
print pressrelease  send to a friend  

Date: 01/30/2014 - 07:54
Language: English
News-ID 1293049
Character count: 0
Firma: QuickTerns, LLC
Ansprechpartner: QuickTerns, LLC Feedback to about Pressrelease-id:
Stadt: USA
Telefon: 607-727-1488


Number of hits: 220


Direct Link to this PressRelease:

We would appreciate a link in your News-, Press- or Partner-Site.

Comments on this PressRelease

All members: 9 432
Register today: 0
Register yesterday: 0
Members online: 0
Guests online: 48

Don't have an account yet? You can create one. As registered user you have some advantages like theme manager, comments configuration and post comments with your name.