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January 23, 2024

2024 ACC InVenture Deadline 01/25/24

Applications are officially OPEN for this year’s ACC InVenture Prize competition! Act fast because applications close this Thursday 01.25! CLICK HERE TO APPLY The winner of the Syracuse University competition
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Applications are now open for ‘Cuse Tank 2023
October 13, 2023

Applications are now open for ‘Cuse Tank 2023

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University is pleased to present ‘Cuse Tank as a featured event during Family Weekend. Join us Friday, November 3 at 12:00 p.m. Apply before Friday, October 27 at 11:59 p.m.
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Join Alan Rosenhoch for an October 12 Fireside Chat on Impact Entrepreneurship
October 10, 2023

Join Alan Rosenhoch for an October 12 Fireside Chat on Impact Entrepreneurship

Alan Rosenhoch, Managing Director of Endeavor Western New York (EWNY), an affiliate office of Endeavor Global, the leading global community for high-impact entrepreneurs, will be the featured speaker at a Fireside Chat on Thursday, October 12 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Bird Library, Room 004, in partnership with Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and Blackstone LaunchPad at SU Libraries.
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Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad Freelance and Small Business Challenge Returns on Friday, October 13
October 4, 2023

Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad Freelance and Small Business Challenge Returns on Friday, October 13

The Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad Freelance and Small Business Competition returns on Friday, October 13 from 12:00 – 2:30 p.m. with $2,000 in prize funding. Open to all designers, creators,
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Sarah Schreiber ’26 named Syracuse University Hult Prize campus ambassador and competition director for 2023-2024
October 3, 2023

Sarah Schreiber ’26 named Syracuse University Hult Prize campus ambassador and competition director for 2023-2024

The Hult Prize. It’s an amazing business plan competition that challenges an international community of young innovators to solve the world’s most pressing issues through social entrepreneurship. Every year, one
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Innovation Law Center Office Hours for LaunchPad Startups Fall 23′
October 2, 2023

Innovation Law Center Office Hours for LaunchPad Startups Fall 23′

Need help understanding how to protect ideas or creative works? Confused about patents, trademarks and copyrights?  Join the Innovation Law Center Office Hours this fall at Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad
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The power of ideas at Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad Ideas Festival
September 20, 2023

The power of ideas at Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad Ideas Festival

More than 80 students presented ideas to solve challenges. Four winners were selected to receive cash prizes up to $1500. The winners will then have the opportunity to progress to a subsequent national round of the Blackstone Ideas Competition for a chance to win $10,000.
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Techstars global accelerators now accepting applications for spring
September 19, 2023

Techstars global accelerators now accepting applications for spring

Six Syracuse University student startups and one alum team have gone through Techstars accelerators to build impressive success stories.  Could you be next?  If you are a disciplined and driven
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Jack Rose ’24 named 2023-2024 LaunchPad Watson Scholar
September 18, 2023

Jack Rose ’24 named 2023-2024 LaunchPad Watson Scholar

Jack Rose ‘24, a business analytics major in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, will be the Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad Watson Scholar for the 2023-24 academic year. Rose
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Applications are now open for SOURCE grants and Honors Program Awards
September 13, 2023

Applications are now open for SOURCE grants and Honors Program Awards

Application for faculty-mentored independent project funding is now available through SOURCE grants and Honors Program Awards.  An intent to apply by September 28, 2023, with complete applications due October 19,
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Kelsey Davis ’19 G’20, takes the stage at Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad Ideas Festival on Sept 15
September 11, 2023

Kelsey Davis ’19 G’20, takes the stage at Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad Ideas Festival on Sept 15

Syracuse University LaunchPad alumni Kelsey Davis ’19 G ’20, Founder and CEO of CLLCTVE, is visiting from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and will take the stage to kick off the Ideas Festival, a 60-second fast pitch fest designed for innovative students who are just testing out first ideas.
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Meet the 2023-2024 LaunchPad Team
September 7, 2023

Meet the 2023-2024 LaunchPad Team

Welcome to another exciting year of entrepreneurship and innovation brought to you by a dynamic new team at the Syracuse University Blackstone LaunchPad. Thanks to generous donor gifts to SU
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See our Startup Spotlights for more at launchpad.syr.edu/news/startup-spotlights.