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The competition starts with a bracket of 64 startup companies. After two online elimination rounds in which the advancing companies are chosen by a panel of judges, the top 16 companies will advance to the live-demo portion of the contest held March 4-6, 2015, at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. It’s here where they will compete for their share of $50,000 in cash prizes by live-pitching their way through the remainder of the brackets before a panel of judges, who will determine which company will be crowned the 2015 Venture Madness Champion.
Hack Arizona is about bringing together the most talented undergraduates to represent the burgeoning tech ecosystem that is appearing in the southwest and across the country. Hosted at the University of Arizona, over 400 participants will build software and hardware projects from start to finish in under 36 hours amongst their peers, mentors and company sponsors.
Reach out to Hack Arizona for more information at email@example.com with the subject line "Startup Tucson - Startup at Hack Arizona"
The Arizona Women's Education and Entrepreneur Center (AWEEc) invites entrepreneurs with an idea or product to improve the lives of women and families to compete at the InnovateHER: 2015 Innovating for Women Business Challenge.
This event is also the official launch of the new Women's Business Center, Arizona Women's Education and Entrepreneur Center (AWEEc), a new program of Arizona Women’s Education and Employment (AWEE) and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
The challenge is scheduled for March 25 starting at 5:30 p.m.
ICON is the place where a community of passionate entrepreneurs, small business owners and industry experts gather for three days of networking, education and inspiration. Get up-close and personal with some the brightest minds in sales, marketing and small business to learn about ideas, strategies and tools to achieve the next level of success.
More than 600 incubation and entrepreneurial support professionals from all over the world will gather in Denver this spring for NBIA’s 29th International Conference on Business Incubation. As the premier event in the industry, this conference provides a space for people to connect with others in the field, learn new techniques and explore new trends. Join us at the Sheraton Denver Downtown hotel to take your professional skills to the next level and to establish valuable relationships you can count on for years to come.
Are you a high-growth technology firm in need of training and technical assistance? Apply today to participate in the Arizona Commerce Authority’s PIII Playbook.
The PIII Playbook is an Arizona Commerce Authority-structured program of training and technical assistance enabling high-growth potential small technology firms to compete more effectively for federal SBIR/STTR Phase I and II awards and ultimately commercialize their innovations in Phase III.
SBIR is a highly competitive program equipping small businesses with the funds needed to begin technology commercialization:
Tax Credits • Grants • Start Up CompetitionsBonds • Training & Mentorship Programs