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Enterprise + Impact: Midwest Social Innovation Start-Up Challenge

Thu, 06/06/2013 -
11:00am to 11:00pm
The WhereHouse
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Midwest Social Innovation Start-Up Challenge is one of many Flying Car Innovation Week events in Milwaukee, June 1 -10, 2013.

Ideas? An opportunity for students or aspiring entrepreneurs to submit a business model that includes social or environmental impact that makes the world a better place!

Submit your idea by May 20th: http://www.marquette.edu/social-innovation/design-challenge.php

Pitch: Up to 20 teams/individuals will be selected to present at June 6th, at ManpowerGroup World Headquarters.

Win! 3 -5 teams will share $15,000 in cash, present their start-up idea at the evening reception, participate in summer workshops and mentoring, receive complimentary tickets to the Flying Car Gala, and advance to the Brady Midwest Regional Championship in August.

Celebrate: Evening reception at The Wherehouse will provide excellent networking and learning opportunities with business executives, funders, mentors, local entrepreneurs, and prominent national figures in social innovation.

The Midwest Social Innovation Start-Up Challenge is presented by the Marquette Social Innovation Initiative in collaboration with the Brady Corporation, The Business Journal, Cardinal Stritch University, Dell Inc., Greater Milwaukee Committee (MiKE), Johnson Controls, MIAD, MSOE, and the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, and parallels the national platform founded by Dell Inc. and the University of Texas – Austin.