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NEW VENTURES CHALLENGE 2016 powered by Flywheel

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FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE CHALENGE, INCLUDING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CLICK HERE.

THE CHALLENGE STATEMENT

The New Ventures Challenge 2016 startup competition is accepting applications from formative and early-stage entrepreneurial companies with web and mobile software, hardware or device innovation ideas.

The challenge is broad based and will consider any ideas in the categories of Business or Consumer Software Development and Applications, IT and Informatics, High Technology, and Device Innovation. The New Ventures Challenge 2016 has particular interest in ideas that intersect with the following domains:

  • Digital health
  • Medical devices
  • 3-D printing applications and systems
  • Wellness tech
  • Financial and Insurance tech
  • Advanced textiles (especially those intersecting with biomed and nanotech)
  • Wearable tech
  • IOT microelectronics and software
  • Logistics and supply chain management systems and technologies
  • Aerospace systems and design
  • Arts entrepreneurship
  • Social innovation

In addition to pre- and post-revenue startup teams and companies, student teams from accredited higher education institutions are encouraged to apply. Refer to eligibility requirements for more information.

AWARDS

Selected from the pool of applicants, up to eight teams will be deemed winner and be accepted into the Flywheel New Ventures Accelerator and awarded the following cash prizes as the first tranche of an average $50,000 investment per team:

$35,000 first prize

$15,000 second prize

$10,000 third prize

$5,000 for up to five runner-ups

A portion of the proceeds will be used for occupancy costs and fees. Additional investments will be based on milestone achievement as teams progress through the accelerator. The awards will be announced at an award ceremony at the conclusion of the challenge.

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FOR A COPY OF THE SAMPLE NEW VENTURES 2016 TERM SHEET CLICK HERE.

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