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The hottest technology in bioscience will soon bring a new coolness factor to world-class Arizona State University research.

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“The higher up the ladder you are, the more you worry about falling.” - Michael Baer, ASU assistant professor of management, referring to employee burnout

Jasmine Anglen presents the pitch for her group, All Walks Project, as part of the ASU Spark Tank startup pitch event for the Pakis Social Entrepreneurship Challenge, Feb. 4, at the Galvin Playhouse. The All Walks Project won the $20,000 grand prize in contest, but in a surprise move, the judges awarded money to the other two teams as well. Humanity X, which created software to scour Twitter for people who may be suicidal, and 33 Buckets, which builds clean-water businesses in poor communities, both received $10,000. The Pakis Family Foundation, which funded the prize, essentially doubled the money it intended to invest in the ASU teams. All three teams also will get mentorship at the SeedSpot business incubator.

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