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New Edison Prize | GT Startup Comp

by Tricia Whitlock
The 2015 Georgia Tech Startup Competition is kicking off with a pre-competition workshop tonight.
The Details:
  • Learn more and find potential team members at their Fall Workshop Series being held in Scheller 300 on Sept 22, Sept 29, and Oct 6 from 7:45-9pm. Sign up to go
  • $40,000 total prize pool with the first prize winner taking home a $15,000 cash and the Edison Prize, which comes with a $15,000 convertible note.
  • Open to current Georgia Tech graduate students and any GT 2014 graduates. 
Noteworthy Items:
  • This is the second year the competition uses the Business Canvas Model and customer discovery interviews instead of the old fashioned Business Plan. 
  • This year, the competition is expanded to have two phases: Customer Discovery and then Customer Validation.
  • Scheller College is sponsoring the prize packages (except for Edison Prize which comes from the Edison Fund at GT).

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