FSU Student Places Third In National Pitch Competition

Emily Bocchino, an entrepreneurship student from Florida State University, recently came in third at the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Student Entrepreneur Program pitch competition.

Bocchino is CEO and founder of Campus Thrift, an online thrift store where college students can buy and sell thrifted goods.

During the competition, she pitched business leaders and talked about opportunities in the marketplace.

Bocchino has been mentored by executives at Ericsson, a world leader in communications technology and services, and been selected as the feature project for the company’s internship program to fully develop her business and take advantage of the tools Ericsson has to offer.

ABOVE: Richa Bagaria (left), strategic sourcing manager at Ericsson, and Anisha Jackson (right), supplier diversity manager at Ericsson, with Emily Bocchino (center) and her award at the WBENC National Conference & Business Fair.