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Entrepreneurial Spirit

Grinspoon Spirit 1Grinspoon Spirit 2Grinspoon Spirit 3Grinspoon Spirit 4Grinspoon Spirit 5From top to bottom: Laura Whiteley, a Holyoke Community College student, took first place at the elevator-pitch competition at the annual awards ceremony and banquet for the Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Initiative, held at the Log Cabin in Holyoke. She pitched the Scorpion, a small wallet with the ability to protect itself with thumbprint recognition and tracking capabilities. The evening also honored 75 area college students for launching businesses or well-developed business concepts, such as UMass Amherst student Erun Fernando with U-Pro Test Prep, and Amherst College students Sarah Jordan, Meghan McDonough, and Khalil Flemming with Pioneer Creative Filmmaking; Grinspoon (third from left) recognizes the work of Bay Path University student entrepreneurs and their adviser; Lauren Way (second from right), with Entrepreneurial Spirit Awards; Aaron St. John, CEO of HitPoint Studios, delivered the night’s keynote address.

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