Nuekie, Cosmetic Startup by FAMU Alum Eunice Cofie, Wins $20,000 at Miller Lite Tap The Future Live Pitch Tour Miami Tour Stop – Headed to Final Round for a Shot at $200K Grand Prize
Daymond John from ABC’s Shark Tank and host of Miller Lite Tap The Future returned for the fourth annual Live Pitch Tour event in Miami on Tuesday at the Colony Theatre. The third stop on the national tour offered entrepreneurs a chance to pitch their businesses for $20K and gain advancement to the final round for a shot at an additional $200K. Four business teams pitched live to the “shark” himself as well as a panel of business experts.
At the end of the night, Nuekie, a health and beauty company founded by Eunice Cofie, came out on top as the regional winner for Tap The Future in Miami. Cofie is a graduate of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry/molecular biology. Cofie will now move on to compete against other regional winners for Tap The Future grand title.