Blackstone LaunchPad Ideas Competition - Due Date

Wed, Oct 11, 2023 - 11:00 PM — Wed, Oct 11, 2023 - 11:59 PM
Event Details

The Blackstone LaunchPad Ideas Competition is for students with early-stage ideas to compete for cash prizes!

More importantly, participating students will gain access to other LaunchPad programs on their campus and additional support as they develop their entrepreneurial skills.

This signature program supports LaunchPad’s goal in promoting innovation skills like – growth mindset, creativity, critical thinking, and leadership; broadening accessibility; and diversifying engagement with a focus on recruiting underrepresented and under-resourced students to participate. 

The competition is virtual, hosted on the StartupTree platform. 

Participants will need to select 1 of the following 4 tracks. 

  • Social and Climate Impact
  • Health & Life Science
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • General 

The winners of the CCNY Campus Round will take home $1000. Campus Round winners will move forward to compete with other CUNY students for $5000. Furthermore, four (4) finalists from each CUNY campus will move forward to the national Network Round competing for $10,000 in additional prize money to further develop your idea.

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