March 26-27, 2015

Bracket Competition.
University Entrepreneurs.
Madness.

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What happens when you combine... Energy of March Madness, Passion of Entrepreneurs, and Competitiveness of Students?

Startup Madness!

During the fierce competition of March Madness, ACC schools send their best student entrepreneurial teams to Startup Madness. Teams compete in a bracket style competition to determine who goes home with the prizes and bragging rights. The 2014 event included 12 universities and 20 student teams!

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Agenda

Reception

Competition

HQ Raleigh


310 S. Harrington Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
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Hunt Library


1070 Partners Way, Raleigh NC
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March 26, 2015
4:00PM Leadership Roundtable
5:30 PM Reception
March 19, 2014
9:00 AM Breakfast at the NC State Garage
10:00 AM Round 1
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Round 1 Continued
5:00 PM Registration and Networking
5:30 PM Elite Eight Competition
6:45 PM Announcement of Winners

Bracket Winners!

       
 
 

       
Pittsburgh             Florida State
           
NC State             Miami
           
Virginia Tech             Maryland
           
Syracuse             Georgia Tech
           
Clemson             UNC
           
Boston College             Virginia
           
Duke             Wake Forest
           
Notre Dame            

Prizes

1st Prize

  • $1000 Cash
  • Flight to Silicon Valley
  • Meeting with VC firm
  • Spot in the ThinkHouse accelerator
  • Half-tuition scholarship for Leadership exCHANGE program

2nd Prize

  • $500 Cash
  • Marketing Consultation
  • Half-tuition scholarship for Leadership exCHANGE program

3rd Prize

  • $250 Cash
  • Venture Consultation

4th Prize

  • $100 Cash
  • Venture Consultation

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Sponsors

Startup Madness is made possible by our amazing sponsors. If your organization is interested in supporting this year's event, please email asutton@hqraleigh.com!

Hosting Sponsor

Final Four Sponsor

Elite 8 Sponsors

Sweet 16 Sponsors

Get in touch:

Have questions about Startup Madness? Email us: info@startupmad.com

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