A bag for basketballs, a knee implant and specialized windows for resorts are among the finalists in this year’s UNLV business plan competition.
Companies that are or will be incorporated in Clark, Nye or Lincoln counties were invited to compete for a first place prize of $50,000 in cash and business services.
The finalists are:
—Aftaz Growing Systems with a system for growing vegetables;
—Resilient Arthroplasty Device, or RAD, a device to help with knee pain and knee replacements;
—Revive, a sports gear maker whose Game Bag basketball bag will appear on the new ABC TV series “Steve Harvey’s Funderdome”;
—Tech Start Academy, which teaches children as young as 4 to build websites with WordPress;
—Window Magic, which offers windows for resorts.
UNLV will announce the winner June 9.
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