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News from the LaunchPad and across campus on ideation, innovation and entrepreneurship at Syracuse University

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New York Venture Summit offers opportunity to connect

April 18, 2018

  Come meet, interact and network with more than 500 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, investment bankers and CEOs of early stage and emerging growth companies at the prestigious New York Venture Summit being held on July 10th & 11th 2018 at the Convene, New York City.  The Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University is an event…

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Quentin Rosso wins Whitman Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award and Entrepalooza Pitchfest

April 17, 2018

     It was a big weekend for Quentin Rosso ’18.  He was named Student Entrepreneur of the Year at the recent Panasci Business Plan Competition by the Whitman School of Management and also won the $500 prize in the Entrepalooza Pitchfest hosted by the Whitman sponsored Entrepreneurship Club. Quentin won the pitchfest for his…

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Whitman Women in Business invites you an event with Kimberly Boynton, CEO of Crouse Health

April 17, 2018

Whitman Women in Business invites you to attend an event April 20 from 4 .m. to 5 p.m. in the Milton Room, 4th floor of the Whitman School of Management. You will have a wonderful opportunity to hear about the success story of The President and CEO of Crouse Health – Kimberly Boynton.  Kimberly is…

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Globalists at SU host Joint Narratives

April 17, 2018

Globalists at SU, an emerging campus publication with a mission to increase cultural dialogue on campus, will be hosting a panel on Friday, April 20, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m at the I-3 Center in Newhouse 3. Joint Narratives is an effort among student publications to share ideas on different approaches to storytelling. Tobe…

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Schwarzman Scholars application now open

April 17, 2018

The Schwarzman Scholars application for the 2019-2020 academic year is now available, and seeking an outstanding group of talented, young leaders from around the globe.  The third class of 142 Schwarzman Scholars will matriculate at Tsinghua this August with 40% of the cohort coming from the United States, 20% from China, and 40% from the…

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Blackstone LaunchPad seeking Engagement Scholar for Fall 2018

April 17, 2018

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University Libraries is seeking an Engagement Scholar for the fall 2018 semester.  LaunchPad Engagement Scholars are typically eligible for a credit-bearing internship, to be discussed with the student, and his or her academic department. The Blackstone LaunchPad is a campus-based experiential program open to students, alumni, staff and faculty. Offering…

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2018 Panasci Business Plan Competition: Meet the Winners

April 16, 2018

The Panasci Business Plan Competition is a campus-wide student business plan event designed to cultivate the entrepreneurial spirit of our students as they create growth-oriented business models at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. For many participants this is their first real opportunity to pitch their ideas, and for those with more developed businesses, it…

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The Women’s Network presents the Senior VP of Baxter Healthcare

April 10, 2018

The Women’s Network presents Jackie Kunzler, Wednesday, April 11 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Bird Library, Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, Room 114. SVP, Chief Quality Officer. Jacqueline (Jackie) Kunzler is Senior Vice President & Chief Quality Officer of Baxter Healthcare Corporation, an organization of nearly 5,000 employees responsible for providing a broad portfolio…

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Blackstone LaunchPad hosts ‘Cuse Film Showcase at ‘Cuse Market

April 10, 2018

      Some of the top film and animation talent at Syracuse University will show their work at this year’s ‘Cuse Market.  The first ever ‘Cuse Film Showcase (complete with free popcorn), will be Friday, April 20 from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library. Curated by award-winning animator Justina Hnatowicz…

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