Pitch on the Spot: Unicareer
After the five appointed startups have presented a founder is chosen from the audience to pitch on the spot. After a series of qualifying questions Barbara Ye was picked. Founder of Unicareer, the Princeton grad made an impression on the crowd with her career startup that’s already profitable (since day one), charging foreign-born (mainly Asian) US students per-hour access to online tutorials in their native language in order to acquire the street smarts necessary to find a job in the US.
Unicareer proved that profitability, while not necessary in the early stages of a startup in the VC-funded business model, can nonetheless make your startup standout.
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