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-- it says here there's more to college life and pizza beer and occasional study I don't know if that's true enough but companies like FaceBook Microsoft and Dell all -- actually started by college students.
Big magazine went out and found some very cool start ups and colleges across country.
Rod -- is here to tell us about some of his.
Former college of their hot off the presses here I feel like he did it because I just don't thank you very right now I did district here when I was in high I think like I -- -- -- under -- after looking at the request all right number five give water university offensive outlets started my alma mater had -- -- -- -- know this is a great company probe into the Starbucks and you've -- ethos water which -- -- water -- -- -- -- Charity this company gives it dimes charity every bottle that you buy.
And you see their their color coded and they correspond with different charities that the consumers.
Can actually have a say in where their money is going to the green one for example goes to green charities the pink one -- -- -- breast cancer -- -- so.
They looking outside I'm product based on money given to charity yet this is run by kid named Ben Lewis.
They started eighteen months ago we started it he's twenty now if she started this high school.
Sales we think approaching around 650000.
Are ready so he's he's on his way over the place now let's go to MIT and you know anything from MIT's gotta have it complicates we start with a name.
There is the name LI NG -- linked to announce -- you know we get a team from MIT here this is language software you see those they're they're kind of goofing off there in that picture -- nerds football is nerds.
This is software that allow us you can set -- I didn't but they'll be insulting her less.
But -- language software that helps us students and teachers have kind of a collaborative process for learning foreign languages.
-- the interesting thing here when looking at some of the trends they actually worked with something called MIT's venture mentoring service and we're seeing more of this as universities to recognize their entrepreneurs on campus they provide these resources and Smart students are taken and we're talking we're not talking French -- -- we're -- Chinese have so this is really not complicated stuff.
All right University of California Berkeley -- -- now this another kind of lifelong entrepreneur you see here there name is Jessica mind she runs this company with a couple other people.
It's called intern ship and and it's essentially a website that helps other college students.
Find great -- -- which is you know become such a competitive thing now it's almost as competitive as the actual job market.
And again another trend we're seeing -- -- -- enlisted friends to help her run the company get a great quote in the story said.
You always hear about Bill Gates and Steve Jobs -- Bill Gates had Paul Allen and Steve Jobs had Steve Wozniak so you see.
These young kids they realize they can't do it all by themselves and nameless friends help from the back to the Ivy League Yale university and GX studios now that this one is -- -- -- but as we know there -- a lot of geeks out there represents big business.
We sort of describe it in the story is MySpace meets World of Warcraft so they're combining a social network.
With a video game type thing here -- this game called go cross campus.
It's an online game similar to rescue member of the board game where students.
Around the country actually battle each other for territory that represents their college campuses so.
I think if something like 40000 players now the interesting thing if they've done a spin off.
That corporations can use for team building -- Google is use this defendant is this so.
Lot of applications and -- you have viewed by the way I read the entire stimulus plan all 1000 page at that isn't really geeky art noble one punch energy drink from Indiana I heard -- -- laughing -- VW enterprises run by a guy named -- workmen at Indiana now this is an energy drink you see it there.
Now the there's a cool design concept behind this is it's actually kind of a healthy energy drink most drinks like Red -- I don't know if -- -- had them Corretja big -- and then you come way down and crash.
This whole speed they drive it's called speed it's because that's what you were doing in college but by the media that's what -- -- it's pretty that's so this is made from healthier stuff no preservatives sales expected to hit one million in 2000.
Mary very very -- thank you very much other states around one more thing that I mentioned if you want to vote for your -- comp that's what I was doing its dot com slash college.
We have this whole voting page set up we actually have nine companies on the list we couldn't get to all of them tonight.
And the votes are coming in by the -- apparently you've -- -- on your favorite yeah so it's knowing college -- to get pretty are now thanks to.
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