4 06, 2020

Seven ventures earn prizes at inaugural MSU $50K Venture Competition

By |2020-06-04T10:42:08+00:00June 4th, 2020|Competition, Michigan, Student Funds|0 Comments

Seven entrepreneurial ventures took home a share of more than $50,000 in prize money after participating in Montana State University’s inaugural $50K Venture Competition, which was held virtually last week in front of more than 150 people who watched online. The event featured seven finalists in the traditional venture category as well as seven finalists in the [...]

14 05, 2020

Auburn University’s LAUNCH competition goes virtual 

By |2020-05-14T09:49:37+00:00May 14th, 2020|Alabama, Competition|0 Comments

COVID-19 and its associated shutdowns have not stopped Auburn University’s LAUNCH competition from going forward. This year’s annual pitch competition will be held virtually through Zoom, the online meeting platform. On Wednesday, May 13, some of Auburn University’s top entrepreneurial faculty will put forward ideas for research projects with the potential to affect the economy of the state [...]

19 03, 2020

Finalists Announced for the University of Chicago’s College New Venture Challenge Finals 

By |2020-03-19T08:49:15+00:00March 19th, 2020|Competition, Illinois|0 Comments

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago has officially announced the seven teams moving on to finals of the 2020 College New Venture Challenge (CNVC). The CNVC is the College track of the university’s nationally recognized business launch program, the Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC). This year’s cohort included a [...]

4 03, 2020

CO Finalists Pitch Ideas, Earn Seed Money at Big Idea Event

By |2020-03-04T14:39:30+00:00March 4th, 2020|Colorado, Competition, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Four 2020 Big Idea finalists presented their venture ideas on Thursday, Feb. 27, at Colorado College’s Big Idea competition, now in its eighth year. CC’s Big Idea competition, put on by Creativity & Innovation at Colorado College, invites groups of students to develop new, innovative ideas and pitch their proposals in front of local investors for seed funding [...]

19 12, 2019

Delaware Valley University hosts Shark Tank-like event

By |2019-12-19T06:48:47+00:00December 19th, 2019|Competition, Delaware|0 Comments

In a Shark Tank-style event next week at Delaware Valley University, local entrepreneurs, startups and nonprofit organizations will make a pitch to a panel of judges and compete for cash prizes to help support their innovations and ideas. The inaugural Spark Bowl competition is open to the public and is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Dec. [...]

24 10, 2019

UW’s Fisher Innovation Launchpad Announces 10 Finalists

By |2019-10-24T08:13:07+00:00October 24th, 2019|Competition, Wyoming|0 Comments

Ten innovative businesses -- that range from a company that has created a digital assistant to track workouts and diet, to a virtual reality system to help children learn music instruments -- are finalists in a University of Wyoming entrepreneurship competition. The finalists are UW graduate and undergraduate students, alumni and faculty who will compete [...]

28 01, 2019

Southeast Missouri State University announces third annual Startup Pitch Competition

By |2019-01-28T09:55:17+00:00January 28th, 2019|Competition, Missouri|0 Comments

The Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Southeast Missouri State University announces the third annual Southeast Startup Pitch Competition will take place on May 1. The Startup Pitch Competition gives current full-time undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to develop real-world skills for an innovative new business idea. The incentive is a cash prize [...]

28 01, 2019

ASU startup wins Arizona Innovation Challenge 

By |2019-01-28T09:52:56+00:00January 28th, 2019|Arizona, Competition|0 Comments

Breezing, a spinout company that was the result of discoveries made at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute, was recently named an Arizona Innovation Challenge winner by the Arizona Commerce Authority. The startup, founded by NJ Tao, director of the Biodesign Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors, and Erica Forzani, a researcher in the center and an associate [...]

16 01, 2019

Got a great business idea? $100K up for grabs in University of Utah’s entrepreneur challenge

By |2019-01-16T09:12:05+00:00January 16th, 2019|Competition, Utah|0 Comments

Utah college and high school students looking to become the "Next Big Thing" in business have a chance to score some serious cash and get a little real-world experience, thanks to the University of Utah's Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. Lassonde's 14th annual Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is open to students from all public and private Utah colleges. [...]

20 12, 2018

Five student ventures progress to compete for $100,000 prize in 2019 ASU Innovation Open | ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact

By |2018-12-20T09:58:21+00:00December 20th, 2018|Arizona, Competition, Student Funds|0 Comments

Last Friday, five student-led teams each won $5,000 and moved one step closer to potentially earning the $100,000 grand prize to fund their startups in the ASU Innovation Open pitch competition. Excitement and expectation reverberated throughout the presentation room at ASU’s SkySong campus as the early-stage entrepreneurs representing the top 15 ventures presented five-minute pitches [...]