YELL winners hit the right notes – Richmond News


YELL winners hit the right notes

The article was originally published on The Richmond News on May 7, 2015

They came. They pitched. They won.

A group of Richmond high school students sold the judges on their concept for a computer tablet-based music training aid at the initial Venture Challenge event Saturday at UBC Robson Square in Downtown Vancouver.

In a pressure-filled atmosphere that capped the YELL (Young Entrepreneur Leadership Launchpad) program offered to students in Richmond, West Vancouver and Coquitlam, the team of four — Alice Zong, Claire Wu, Angela Guo, and Alyssa Chen — presented their idea for NuMu to a panel of business leaders a la CBC’s reality TV show Dragon’s Den.

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