Future UWO student wins H.S. business model pitch with real estate tool

Technology improvements in the real estate industry topped pitches from 12 teams that competed in the recent University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Wisconsin High School Business Model Competition.

Students made the most of the opportunity to advance their business and their educational futures.

Benjamin Busha of Oshkosh West High School won with Neway REI, a startup designed to give real estate investors a competitive edge.

“The event was a very special day for me, and am glad UWO hosted it,” Busha said.

The 12 teams were invited May 22 to the UWO campus to compete for $15,000 in UWO scholarship awards and cash prizes.

Busha, the Oshkosh graduating senior who won the competition, took home an $8,000 scholarship toward his education at UW Oshkosh. Busha will begin studies in entrepreneurship in the fall.

Second place went to a team promoting Commah―an alternative product from the common chemical air fresheners sold by competitors. The team created…

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