2024 Queens Tech + Innovation Challenge

Grand idea$ win 20 grand each

A yoga studio, an olive oil distributor, a female healthcare provider, a sustainable
mushroom farmer and a physical therapy service powered by artificial intelligence were publicly announced May 17 as the winners of the 2024 Queens Tech + Innovation Challenge. Each entity will receive $20,000 for business-related expenses.

The innovators worked and studied for months before submitting business plans to judges who picked winners in five categories.

Celebrating here at Resorts World New York City in South Ozone Park on May 8 are RWNYC official Michelle Stoddart, left; Deputy Borough President Ebony Young; Enterprise Tech category winner Lola Omishore of TheraMotive; Consumer Tech winner Michelle Ng of Neuemoon Health; QEDC Executive Director Seth Bornstein; Sustainability winner Winson Wong of Afterlife Ag, whose co-founder, Sierra Alea, missed the photo op; Community winner Felicia Robertson of I Am Yogi Studios; Food & Beverage winner Bilal Othman of Huwa; and David Tanis of Patrick B. Jenkins & Associates, one of the competition’s sponsors.

— Peter C. Mastrosimone
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