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Terps TE Furstenburg wins entrepreneurship competition (Washington Post)

Matt Furstenburg towered over his audience atop a stage at the University of Maryland business school Friday afternoon, gripping two pairs of red receiver's gloves. He placed one pair between his khaki pants and smacked the other gloves together. They stuck. The senior tight end then grabbed the other pair, waving the gloves wide then whipping the palms at each other in front of his chest. No such stick. The gloves fluttered to the ground. Furstenburg has helped develop an intriguing solution to a widespread problem across all levels of football, netting $2,500 in seed money for his company, GripBoost, after it won the Dingman Competition for entrepreneurship, beating out four other businesses, including one offering sports league organization software and a project that compiles aerial data for non-military projects.

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