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

Meet the Panasci Business Plan Winners

April 10, 2017

The Panasci Business Plan Competition is a campus-wide student business plan competition, hosted by the program in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises at the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. The competition takes place in the spring of every year and includes a semi-final round of 16 teams followed by a final round where the top…

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Learn How to Access Over $2 Billion in Annual SBIR/STTR Grant Opportunities

April 4, 2017

The Blackstone LaunchPad is sponsoring a SBIR/STTR Federal Grant Opportunities Workshop April 21, 2017, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm, in the Blackstone LaunchPad, Main Floor, Bird Library. Each year, 11 federal agencies set aside more than $2 billion to fund research and development at small businesses, through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program and…

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Poster for 'Cuse Market spring 2017.

‘Cuse Market is looking for makers – April 14

March 28, 2017

The LaunchPad is excited to partner with the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship and the Entrepreneurship Club to bring back ‘Cuse Market – a “pop-up shop” and product showcase on April 14 from 2-5 p.m. at the Blackstone LaunchPad and Learning Commons in Bird Library. Do you make something? Do you want to show it to…

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Blackstone LaunchPad at SU is pleased to cosponsor 2017 TEDx Syracuse University

March 28, 2017

The Blackstone LaunchPad is pleased to join TEDx Syracuse University as a cosponsor for this year’s event, “Switch,” on April 22, 2017 from 1 – 5 p.m. in Slocum Auditorium, School of Architecture.  The event is also co-sponsored by the iSchool. Tickets go on sale March 29, and a limited number are available at the…

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“Sweet Sixteen” selected to advance in Panasci Business Plan Competition

March 27, 2017

The sweet sixteen for the Panasci Business Plan Competition have been selected from applications across campus to the annual student entrepreneurship challenge by the Whitman School of Management. Advancing to the “Sweet Sixteen” round of the 2017 competition are: AgriSense Artfuse Busie El Dorado HabitU Influis Miruku MyDoctorLink Parktronix Ravel Savofair SparkCharge The BeanBack Theorem…

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Announcing the 2017 Compete CNY – i Prize Winners

March 27, 2017

   Winners have been announced for the 2017 Compete CNY – iPrize competition, held March 24 at Syracuse University.  The event was coordinated by the Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University and hosted by Syracuse University Libraries. Open to all Central New York colleges and universities, Compete CNY was the regional qualifier for the 2017 New…

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NYS Business Plan Competition comes to Blackstone LaunchPad and SU Libraries

March 7, 2017

Photo:  2016 SU Compete CNY / NYS Business Plan competitors The Blackstone LaunchPad and Syracuse Libraries are pleased to host CompeteCNY, the regional qualifying event for the 2017 New York State Business Plan Competition. The event will be held on March 24 at Bird Library. Regional winners will advance to the April 28 statewide competition…

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Diethard Struelens joins the Blackstone LaunchPad team as Global Fellow

March 7, 2017

The Blackstone LaunchPad now has more than 1,300 entrepreneurs from 46 countries engaged with its programming.  It has rapidly become a cross disciplinary and cross-cultural gathering place – somewhere students from across different program areas can form teams and get a global perspective. With those opportunities come challenges, because college students in the United States…

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New Digital Scholarship Space opens at Bird Library. Open house on March 9,

March 7, 2017

Come to the DSS Open House on March 9, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m., fourth floor of Bird Library. Story by Chris Finkle. If you or your students create digital content of any kind, for any purpose, there’s a new University resource to help you bring imaginings and ideas to life. The Syracuse University Digital…

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