Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

Recent IBES Grad Maggie Bachenberg '22 Wins Grand Prize at Values and Ventures Competition

Recent Environmental Studies & Sciences graduate Maggie Bachenberg '22 (right), and her partner Trisha Ballakur '22 (left), founded the mobile app Pointz, which helps bicyclists find the safest route to their destination.  Pointz recently won the grand prize of $40K at Texas Christian University’s (TCU) Values and Ventures Competition where 42 out of 235 teams from across the globe were invited to TCU’s campus to pitch their ideas. Click here to learn more about the competition and Pointz. Pointz also launched its app which is available on the App Store and Google Play.

First Place team from Brown University