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Vaishnavi Varma ’21 uses sentiment analysis to improve social media health
April 12, 2021Startup Spotlights

Vaishnavi Varma ’21 uses sentiment analysis to improve social media health

As humans, we are in constant “go mode.” We are continuously transitioning from doing work, to going to class, to checking social media without taking a moment to take a
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Camila Tirado ’23 raises awareness about the Wayúu tribe
April 12, 2021Startup Spotlights

Camila Tirado ’23 raises awareness about the Wayúu tribe

In the small town of La Guajira, Colombia, resides a tribe of the Wayúu people. A woman sits cross-legged with thick, colorful thread in one hand and a weaving needle
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Patrick Linehan ’21 with AJ Damiano ’18 on finding focus on The Commute to Class
April 12, 2021News

Patrick Linehan ’21 with AJ Damiano ’18 on finding focus on The Commute to Class

AJ Damiano ‘18, co-founder and CEO of Powerspike and a Whitman School of Management, LaunchPad and Techstars alum, joins Patrick Linehan ’21 (Newhouse) for this week’s “Commute to Class” podcast.  In this episode
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Opportunities from our colleagues at The SOURCE
April 12, 2021News

Opportunities from our colleagues at The SOURCE

Research and discovery are essential to innovation.  Enhance your skills through these two opportunities from the Syracuse Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement (The SOURCE), located on the second
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Join us May 4 with Elizabeth Ruscitto ’07 G ’12 on building community, customer acquisition and relationship management
April 12, 2021News

Join us May 4 with Elizabeth Ruscitto ’07 G ’12 on building community, customer acquisition and relationship management

Join us Tuesday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m. for our LaunchPad Spring Speaker Series with Elizabeth Ruscitto ’07 G’12, owner of Elizabeth Ruscitto Consulting, based in New York, Boston and
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Join us April 27 for a conversation with global digital brand strategist Jordan Fox ’13
April 12, 2021News

Join us April 27 for a conversation with global digital brand strategist Jordan Fox ’13

Join us Tuesday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. for our LaunchPad Spring Speaker Series with Jordan Fox, founder of MMP Digital and global digital brand strategist who has worked with
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Huddle co-founder joins us April 20
April 12, 2021News

Huddle co-founder joins us April 20

Join us Tuesday, April 20 at 7:00 p.m. for the next in our LaunchPad Spring Speaker Series with Jack Kuveke, co-founder and COO of Huddle, a platform for small group
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SparkCharge founder and Shark Tank winner Josh Aviv ’15 G’17 joins us April 13
April 7, 2021News

SparkCharge founder and Shark Tank winner Josh Aviv ’15 G’17 joins us April 13

Josh Aviv ’15, G’17, founder and CEO of SparkCharge, will be the featured guest at the LaunchPad Spring Speaker Series on Tuesday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m.  Aviv recently walked away with
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Syracuse University’s LaunchPad hosts Hult Prize Regional Impact Summit
April 7, 2021News

Syracuse University’s LaunchPad hosts Hult Prize Regional Impact Summit

Syracuse University Libraries’ Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars virtually hosted approximately three dozen teams from 19 countries and all five continents for the prestigious Hult Prize Regional Impact Summit competition. This
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Join Patrick Linehan ’21 for this week’s podcast episode with Steven Von Deak L’08, co-founder of Density
April 6, 2021News

Join Patrick Linehan ’21 for this week’s podcast episode with Steven Von Deak L’08, co-founder of Density

.  A new episode in the popular “Commute to Class” LaunchPad podcast series by LaunchPad Global Fellow Patrick Linehan ’21 (Newhouse) has just dropped.  This week’s podcast is Failing Up with Steve VonDeak,
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Applications extended until April 11 for the $30,000 Intelligence ++ Competition
April 5, 2021News

Applications extended until April 11 for the $30,000 Intelligence ++ Competition

Applications are extended until April 11 for the $30,000 Intelligence ++ Competition, a challenge focused on inclusive entrepreneurship and design.  Apply here and read more about the competition details. The
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Insights:  The Science of Ideating
April 4, 2021News

Insights: The Science of Ideating

We’re all struck at some point or another with ideas that sound like business gold. Around a dinner table with our friends, we argue the advantages of our latest dream
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