150th Anniversary

RvD iPrize / Compete CNY

March 27, 2020 at 1:00pm6:00pm

Bird Library, 1st Floor

The School of Information Studies and Syracuse University Libraries is hosting the Raymond von Dran (RvD) Fund for Student Entrepreneurship (RvD) iPrize pitch competition for entrepreneurial students at Syracuse University.  This year’s event is in conjunction with Compete CNY, the regional qualifier for the New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC).

Competition tracks parallel NYBPC categories and include:

  • AgTech & Food — Ideas, technologies, processes, products, and services that relate to agriculture, food production or distribution
  • Energy & Environment —Ideas, technologies, processes, products, and services that relate to energy, clean energy, renewable energy, energy efficiency, environmental, and/or sustainability applications
  • Military & First Responder —Ideas, technologies, processes, products, and services that relate to the needs of utility workers, military, first responders, government applications or transportation industry
  • MedTech & Well-being — Ideas, technologies, processes, products, and services that relate to biotech, sports, medical care or well-being, including mental health
  • Consumer Products & Services —Ideas, technologies, processes, products, and services, not included in any previous category, generally intended for use by individuals or households
  • Technology & Entertainment — Ideas, technologies, processes, products, and services that relate to consumer software and online platforms, cryptocurrency, entertainment, fintech, or music

2020 RvD iPrize Schedule:

1:00-1:30 p.m.      Check-in and hospitality suite, LaunchPad, Suite 120 Bird Library
1:30-2:00 p.m.      Judges briefing and room assignments. Set up Demo Alley, Learning Commons, Bird Library
2:00-4:30 p.m.      Pitches, Bird Library Rooms 004, 046, 606, 608
2:00-4:30 p.m.      Demo Alley.
4:30-5:00 p.m.      Judges deliberate in each pitch room.
5:00-6:00 p.m.      Awards announcements and reception. Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, Suite 114, Bird Library

 

This event was published on January 31, 2020.


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