FOUNDER.org: $100K Launch Day
Date: Saturday, February 15
Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: CMU, Posner Hall, Mellon Auditorium
Carnegie Mellon University entrepreneurial startups have the opportunity to compete as FOUNDER.org kicks off the 2014 $100K Competition. Ten finalist teams will win $100K each and 50 semi-finalist teams will be accepted into FOUNDER.org University, a 12-month company building program. Entrants are also eligible to apply for funding through FOUNDER.org Capital, a venture capital fund for student entrepreneurs.
FOUNDER.org works with colleges, universities and research institutes around the world to advance student entrepreneurship. We provide the scaffolding students need to be lifelong company builders. The FOUNDER.org $100K is our annual competition run in cooperation with our 22 partner schools in seven different countries. FOUNDER.org University is our 12-month, holistic company building experience that immerses teams in a wide a range of core areas. FOUNDER.org Capital is our venture capital fund for student companies. Our goal is to grow the number of students starting companies and to improve the odds that more young companies not just survive, but thrive and positively transform the world.