WIN Lab Miami Entrepreneurs Make Waves in Consumer Products from Drug Detecting Straws to Biodegradable Cutlery

Five Miami WINners in 2017 are changing the way you engage with the world and everyday items. Drug detecting straws, straps for your shoes, sustainable silverware, and self-steeping loose leaf tea are just the start. Our 2017 Consumer Products WINners are:

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Susan Cappello, Victoria Roca, and Carolina Baigorri of Smart Straws

A straw that detects the most common date rape drugs, GHB and Ketamine, found in alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Ashley Sebok of Sayblee

Sayblee is a 100% natural, organic, handmade hair care system formulated to repair damaged hair and maintain healthy hair.

Leana Loh of Ginger Straps

Ginger Straps is an add-on ankles strap product for high heels and flats. No more slipping in and out of your shoes while walking.

Nicole Tirado of TeaRado Tech 

We are the anomaly at the nexus of tea and tech, striving to enable busy people that care about their health with a tech infused tea cup. Our patent-pending design allows the second most consumed beverage in the world to be consumed hands free, exactly how the drinker likes it throughout the day.

Anastasia Mikhalochkina of Lean Orb

Lean Orb designs plant-based, biodegradable catering supplies. We use agricultural by-products from sugarcane, wheat straw, and palm production to create value through a zero waste model. In addition to sustainability ethics, we aim at fair trade practices and partnering with organizations that train women in micro-enterprise.