Moses Weaver Scores Big Win
Moses Weaver scores big win – he captured the top prize in the Auburn Regional Alabama Launchpad competition.
On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Weaver was awarded $50,000, which was the largest share of the $100,000 competition prize money. The judges were impressed by his business model and prospects for immediate growth. The Weaver family owns property in Shorter with an artesian spring that delivers healthy Alkaline mineral water.
In 2016, he entered the highly competitive bottled water market under the retail name Energy H20.
Energy H20 will receive a $50,000 cash infusion from the Auburn Regional Alabama Launchpad competition. These funds will signigicantly boost his bottling production capacity.
Two Auburn-based businesses also received prize money. FoPark, a parking management solution, won $40,000.Tennibot, creator of a smart machine that automatically collects tennis balls, won $10,000.
The Tuskegee University student business organization, ENACTUS adopted Moses Weaver’s business as a project. Over these last few years, that relationship has fostered steady progress concerning infrastructure, production and operations.
ENACTUS joined Weaver’s family and friends to show support for him at the Auburn Regional Alabama Launchpad Finale Event on the Auburn University campus. ENACTUS students Tiara Canty, Josiah Breda-Nixon and Brian Kennedy attended along with ENACTUS faculty advisors Dr. Nickey Jefferson and Dr. Jack Crumbly.
For a quick review of the journey from the beginning to the win, watch the video below.