BG natives ready to soar at The Hatch
Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018 8:30 am Roger LaPointe, Sentinel-Tribune Staff Writer Two Bowling Green natives, Sara Clark and Isaac Rogers, will be among the young entrepreneurs competing tonight in The Hatch, Bowling Green State University’s business contest. Photo by J.D. Pooley/Sentinel-TribuneIsaac Rogers and Sara Clark, both from Bowling Green, and both BGSU students taking part in this years Hatch event. The Hatch is a “Shark Tank” inspired event where student entrepreneurs present their business ideas to a panel of investors in front of a live audience, both at the university and around the world through a streaming broadcast. Over 3,500 attendees watched the 10 student
MagnaHalter™ gets deal of a lifetime
Hatchling Sara Clark gets the business deal of a lifetime in University's sixth annual "The Hatch" By Keefe Watson | Managing EditorApr 19, 2018 Sara Clark had already decided to sell 25 percent of her Hatchling idea for $20,000 when alumnus Ed Reiter stood up from the crowd and offered to give the young entrepreneur $10,000. The Hatch, which loosely resembles ABC’s Sharktank, gives University students the opportunity to turn business ideas into business ventures. This year, 10 students pitched eight products to six potential investors. Clark, a senior intervention specialist major, pitched her product, the MagnaHalter. The halter replaces traditional clasps and buckles with magnet clasps.
Development of the MagnaHalter™
Student entrepreneur invents accessible halter for equestrians with disabilities Hannah Finnerty | Editor in ChiefMay 5, 2018 At the age of four, Sara Clark fell in love with horses. “The first time she rode a horse, she was at the county fair and she rode one of the little ponies," Wendi Clark, Clark's mother, said. "After that, anywhere she went where there were horses, she wanted to ride.” From 4-H to Bowling Green State University's Equestrian Team, Clark, a BGSU senior and Bowling Green native, her passion for horses has continued from her childhood. But recently, her interest in equine sports has expanded into business. She recently