On Thursday, April 19, 2012, Covenant College hosted the second annual Seed Project Pitch Event. Finalists Enoch Elwell ’10 and Paul Walters ’13 presented their respective business proposals to a panel of experienced entrepreneurs. After the presentations, questions and a period of deliberation, the seed capital panel awarded the $10,000 prize to Paul and Redwood Sound, his live sound and concert production company.
Managed by the Center for Calling & Career, the Seed Project is an annual entrepreneurship initiative, encouraging students to develop ideas amongst their peers and with the guidance and mentorship of professors, church members and people of business. Paul, this year’s winner, had not thought much of participating until he met with Anthony Tucker ’99, director of the Center for Calling & Career.
“I was able to speak with him late last semester and he gave me an idea of things to work on and how to write a business plan,” says Paul. “He also was the first business person I’d spoken to about the idea, and he thought it was feasible.”
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