2013 Brown-Forman Cardinal Challenge - open to law students to attend!

Law students are invited to attend the Cardinal Challenge, a fast-paced, exciting business plan competition that features teams of MBA students from across North America vying for more than $100K in business start-up cash and services. Think “Shark Tank.”  Hosted by the College of Business Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship, the 2013 Cardinal Challenge will feature UofL’s own VOC Diagnostics presenting its innovative cost- and life-saving lung cancer diagnostic device.  Three law school students, Stefanie Stolz, Brandon Johnson, and Shawn Spalding, serve as legal counsel to VOC Diagnostics.  Through their participation in the Law School's Entrepreneurship Clinic, Stefanie, Brandon, and Shawn have constructed VOC's Operation Agreement, helped with entity formation, produced confidentiality agreements, and more.

The tournament is open to the public and any law student interested in entrepreneurship, business development, and venture capitalism will certainly find the competition rounds  interesting.  The first round is between 7:45 a.m. and 10:35 a.m.  Rounds two and three are between 1:15 and 5:30.  For more information, please see the flyer. The competition is held at the Marriott Louisville Downtown.

VOC concept: VOC Diagnostics presents VitaLung, a lung cancer diagnostic device that can save over 130,000 lives and $2.02B annually in the United States. Using patent pending technology, VitaLung applies cutting-edge biomarker research to detect the presence of lung cancer through the capture and analysis of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in a patient’s breath. VitaLung is a non-invasive, accurate, affordable and simple test for the early detection of lung cancer.