Coburn would have graduated in 2013, but he chose to leave BC three months before his expected graduation.
Pstcrd is an app where users have the ability to vote on photos that they deem interesting or cool.
After completing the Soaring Startup Circle this summer, the BC graduates are looking to expand their startup in Boston.
“What I do is bring the experience of being an entrepreneur back to campus,” executive director Jere Doyle said.
The startup firm that won the competition is an online real estate marketplace.
Ten teams participated in the semi-final round of the competition hosted by the Boston College Venture Club.
Last Thursday night in the Fulton Honors Library, three Boston College alumni shared their experiences with starting their own companies, the challenges of giving up a full-time corporate job, and their advice for students aspiring to start their own businesses.
The BCVC Elevator Pitch competition provides a smaller-scale opportunity for participants to present their business ideas, as opposed to the larger main competition that takes place in the spring semester.