Besides money, you can quickly expand your network and gain new partners or clients. There are numerous organizations and foundations who sponsor various competitions and partner with other organizations throughout each year.
Bloomberg today announced the winning entrepreneur teams of NYC Next Idea, the second annual global business plan competition that encourages innovative business ventures to launch and operate in New York City. Two winning teams were selected from a competitive and diverse applicant pool with more than business plans submitted from 30 countries.
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The graduate track winner, VerifEyed, from Czech Technical University in Prague, provides a software product that can verify whether or not a digital image has been modified, reliably and in a fraction of a second. The product has uses for insurance companies, banks, online auction sites, and even online dating sites to detect fraud through digital photographs.
The Undergraduate track winner, ReFleX, from University of British Columbia in Vancouver, developed a flexible and affordable multi-patient wireless heart monitoring system that can be implemented in clinics or hospitals of any size.
The teams were judged in the final round by a panel of New York City-based venture capitalists, who made their decisions based on which business idea they would most likely fund. The six finalist plans were: Radim Nedbal and Babak Mahdian Undergraduate Track Projects from Singapore Management University, Singapore Providing online retailers with Internet platform that helps them better spend advertising dollars by engaging and rewarding customers as micro-marketers on social media.
The team devised a new system to allow utility companies and energy producers to store and distribute energy across the five boroughs safely and efficiently.
The company is currently in product development and plans to pilot their product later this year. With a network of nine incubators around the City, the Administration is providing low-cost office space, as well as training and networking opportunities, to hundreds of start-ups and small businesses.
In addition, inthe City launched the New York City Entrepreneurial Fund, the first City-sponsored seed and early-stage investment fund located outside of Silicon Valley. And as part of larger efforts to grow the technology sector in the City, the Administration recently received 18 responses to a Request for Expressions of Interest that it issued to institutions seeking to build or expand an applied sciences research facility within the five boroughs.Oct 11, · After being selected from over applicants to become a Global Good Fund Fellow (GGF).
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Eureka! for us was more than just a business model competition, it was a virtual incubator. The shift from B-plan to B-model benefited us widely as the timeline of the competition kept us motivated to step beyond having just a slide business deck to actually going out .
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