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Launching Insights, a new series by Syracuse innovators
January 20, 2021News

Launching Insights, a new series by Syracuse innovators

Starting with this issue we’re introducing a new weekly section featuring first person perspectives by Syracuse student innovators. Insights is a fresh addition to our e-newsletter lineup of programs, events,
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Insights:  What do entrepreneurs have in common?
January 19, 2021News

Insights: What do entrepreneurs have in common?

Do you ever wonder what drives an entrepreneur to go against the grain? To stray from the easy, predetermined path laid out for us all? After interviewing dozens of entrepreneurs,
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Insights:  How to build a successful digital brand
January 19, 2021News

Insights: How to build a successful digital brand

In 2020, an estimated 3.6 billion people were using social media, and that number is only projected to increase exponentially in the next five years. As social media platforms establish
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Have technology commercialization questions? Get answers from experts.
January 19, 2021News

Have technology commercialization questions? Get answers from experts.

Do you have questions about intellectual property protection, sorting out regulatory compliance, or how to obtain market research? The Syracuse University Innovation Law Center team of experts will host monthly
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Office of Research CUSE Grant Program, information sessions and spring workshops
January 19, 2021News

Office of Research CUSE Grant Program, information sessions and spring workshops

Syracuse University’s Office of Research recently announced the request for proposals for the 2021 Collaboration for Unprecedented Success and Excellence (CUSE) Grant Program. Information sessions are being held over the
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CLLCTVE and Good Uncle team up on brand challenge
January 19, 2021News

CLLCTVE and Good Uncle team up on brand challenge

Two Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars ventures collaborated recently on a brand challenge, offering a chance to CLLCTVE college creators to work with fast growing food delivery company Good
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Patrick Linehan ’21 and Zain Elwakil ’21 collaborate on music video for student band NONEWFRIENDS
January 15, 2021News

Patrick Linehan ’21 and Zain Elwakil ’21 collaborate on music video for student band NONEWFRIENDS

A partnership forged at the Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars at Bird Library took to the streets of New York City over winter break to film a music video for the
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Nolan Kagan ’22 is building community through Gather, a venture designed around shared food experiences
January 15, 2021Startup Spotlights

Nolan Kagan ’22 is building community through Gather, a venture designed around shared food experiences

Nolan Kagan ’22 has always been a problem solver. Nolan kept lists of ideas and solutions to everyday problems on his phone for years, only to realize that he had
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Earn badges for each successful step you take as an innovator
January 14, 2021News

Earn badges for each successful step you take as an innovator

If you want to promote your entrepreneurial success, use our badge system to celebrate milestones as your venture gains traction.  From creating your first executive summary and pitch deck, to
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Whitman professor and entrepreneur John Torrens publishes “Lighting in a Bottle” on using ADHD as a superpower for innovation
January 13, 2021News

Whitman professor and entrepreneur John Torrens publishes “Lighting in a Bottle” on using ADHD as a superpower for innovation

Dr. John Torrens, ‘G93, Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice and deputy chair of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management has just
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Apply here by January 20 to win cash prizes at the 2021 ACC InVenture Prize
January 13, 2021News

Apply here by January 20 to win cash prizes at the 2021 ACC InVenture Prize

Applications close on January 20, 2021 for the Syracuse University Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize.  The “shark tank” competition is open to student startup teams from the 15 colleges
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Accepting applications for Spring Fellowships with a $5,000 stipend
January 13, 2021News

Accepting applications for Spring Fellowships with a $5,000 stipend

This is a reminder that we are still accepting applications through January 29, 2021 for Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars LaunchPad Spring Fellowships with a $5,000 stipend.  Student ventures selected for this prestigious
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See our Startup Spotlights for more at launchpad.syr.edu/news/startup-spotlights.