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Chew it forward

Trek Gum

Clean your teeth on-the-go without hurting the environment

What we're about: the basics

Trek out our Journey

March 2019

March 2019

March 2019

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Trek won first place and $25,000 at the Randall Family Big Idea Competition

April 2019

March 2019

March 2019

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Featured by Pittwire, the University of Pittsburgh's official news source 

April 2019

March 2019

April 2019

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Trek represented Pitt at the ACC InVenture Prize competition

May 2019

February 2020

April 2019

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Trek started their student accelerator program, Blast Furnace

July 2019

February 2020

February 2020

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Trek Gum featured in the California Dental Association Journal

February 2020

February 2020

February 2020

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Trek Gum wins AlphaLab Gear's 2020 Regional Hardware Cup

The Dream Team

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Emily Siegel

Emily Siegel

Emily Siegel

Founder and CEO

BS Chemical Engineering

BS Biological Sciences


Pitt Student Entrepreneur of the Year

Research focused on sustainable material synthesis and cell development

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Sam Bunke

Emily Siegel

Emily Siegel

Technical Researcher

Chemical Engineering PhD Candidate

BS Chemical Engineering


Physical Properties Intern - Lubrizol

Research focused on biodegradable polymers

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Grace Traini

Emily Siegel

Grace Traini

 Sustainable Food System Specialist

MS Environmental Nutrition

BS Social Work


FoodCorps Americorps Service Member

Nutrition and agriculture educator


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Jessica DeRose

Jessica DeRose

Jessica DeRose

Marketing & User Engagement

BA Political Science

BA Homeland Sec / Emergency Preparedness


Communications Consultant

Social Media Manager

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Lauren Davis

Jessica DeRose

Jessica DeRose

Legal Review

JD Candidate

BA English & Journalism


Environmental Law

Advisors

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Don Morrison

Dr. Eric Beckman

Gwendolyn Graff

Brand Development

Angel Investor

Former CEO of American Eagle

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Gwendolyn Graff

Dr. Eric Beckman

Gwendolyn Graff

Chewing Gum Mentor

Confectionary Consultant

Retired Wrigley R&D

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Dr. Eric Beckman

Dr. Eric Beckman

Dr. Eric Beckman

Technical Development

MIT Polymer Engineer

Co-Founder of Cohera Medical

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Dr. Charles Sfeir

Dr. Charles Sfeir

Dr. Charles Sfeir

Dental Advisor

Assoc. Dean of Dental Research -  Pitt

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Dr. Chris Wilmer

Dr. Charles Sfeir

Dr. Charles Sfeir

Business Development

Co-Founder of NuMat Technologies

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