Engineering student’s company in the running for SXSW Startup of the Year

Case Western Reserve University student Xyla Foxlin and her startup company Parihug are among the top 22 companies vying to be Tech.Co’s SXSW Startup of the Year.
The sophomore mechanical and aerospace engineering major has created a way to send digital hugs via high-tech teddy bears, and she’s been pitching her idea around the country, traveling to CES in Las Vegas in January and on her way to SXSW (South by Southwest) in Austin next week.

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