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

VIP Kickoff Party

Competition

The Frontier at Research Triangle Park


P.O Box 12255, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, 800 Park Offices Dr, Durham, NC 27703
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State Club


2450 Alumni Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
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March 26, 2015
4:00 PM University Roundtable at HQ Raleigh
6:00-8:00 PM Reception at The Frontier
March 27, 2015
8:30 AM Team breakfast at The Garage at NC State (private)
10:00 AM Sweet 16 Preliminary (private)
12:30 PM Team Lunch at The State Club (private)
2:00 PM Sweet 16 Preliminary (private)
5:00 PM Registration and Networking (Open to Public)
5:30 PM Elite Eight FINALS (Open to Public)
6:45 PM Announcement of Winners (Open to Public)

Bracket Winners!

       
 
 

       
Seal the Seasons - UNC             Aleph - UNC
           
AtraMento - Georgia Tech             yomnom - NC State
           
Saura - Florida State             Tiger Town Games - Clemson
           
            Cromoz - Duke
           
SLFY - Miami             Queralyze - Florida State
           
LoboStim - NC State             Bioletics - Georgia Tech
           
SMSmart - Duke            
           
Standard Ice - Clemson            

Prizes

1st Prize

  • $1000 Cash provided by The RTP
  • $1000 travel stipend provided by Citrix for travel to Silicon Valley
  • Meeting with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley
  • A spot in the ThinkHouse venture accelerator in Raleigh
  • A spot in the Queen City Forward ImpactU Accelerator in Charlotte, NC
  • One full scholarship and additional tuition credits (worth $3K) for Tech Talent South’s code immersion program (locations in Raleigh, Charlotte, Atlanta, New Orleans, and Dallas)
  • Tuition scholarship for Leadership exCHANGE global leadership program
  • Free Republic Wireless Moto X & 6 months of Unlimited Talk, Text & 3G service

2nd Prize

  • $500 Cash
  • Venture Consultation with Bull City Venture Partners
  • 3-month co-working membership at HQ Raleigh
  • Tuition scholarship for Leadership exCHANGE program
  • Tuition credits for Tech Talent South code immersion program ($3K value)

3rd Prize

  • $300 Cash
  • Venture Consultation with Idea Fund Partners
  • 25% off Tech Talent South's code immersion program (valid at any campus)

4th Prize

  • $100 Cash
  • Business Development Consultation with CLL Group
  • 25% off Tech Talent South's code immersion program (valid at any campus)

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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

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

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