April, 2012: 7ED Technology, NCSU spin-off startup, business competition winner
NC State's Entrepreneurship Initiative handed out some $30,000 in prizes to new and emerging companies in its annual Lulu eGames contest. Top prize of $5,000 went to 7ED, a startup using technology developed at NCSU for chip substrate defect reduction.
First Place ($5,000): 7ED, formerly named Lucky 7, is an upcoming company capitalizing on the patent-pending Substrate Defect Reduction (SSDR) technology from NC State University. 7ED team members are Dragana Mendel, Garrett Foster, Michael Teal, and Xiaoyang Wang.
Garret Foster, Dragana Mendel, Michael Teal, Xiaoyang Wang