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The StartUp Scramble™ DC University Challenge Overview
From January 29th-31st, 2010—54 hours straight—teams of students will meet to pitch, plan, and work tirelessly to launch socially-conscious businesses and organizations. This weekend event enables participating DC-VA-MD-based university students to bring their ideas to their entrepreneurial peers and deep-dive into an accelerated process of venture development.
Over the course of an intense, facilitated start-up experience, guest mentors, speakers, and panel members visit, providing participants with the opportunity to network with potential investors, service providers, and employers.
The StartUp Scramble™ DC University Challenge concludes Sunday evening with teams pitching their ventures to a panel of expert judges. Winning teams will receive mentorship, up to $1,000 in seed funding, entry into a global network of Ashoka "changemakers" (the world’s leading association of social entrepreneurs), and the possibility of one year of incubation services from Ashoka and its partners.
Space is limited.
There is a $25.00 buy-in fee that helps to cover food and event costs. All participants also receive an annaul subscription to GOOD Magazine. The StartUp Scramble™ DC University Challenge concludes with teams pitching their ventures to a panel of prestigious judges for cash prizes and other awards.
The weekend begins @5:30 PM on Friday and conlcudes Sunday evening after pitches
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