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2014 Idea Competition Recap & Winner Announcement

Great ideas & for the first time ever: A TIE FOR 1st PLACE!

The night began with a deep breath from David Verghese, the 2014 Idea Competition’s first presenter, as he stepped up on stage. eID was tackling the issue of having to juggle two campus id cards;...

Posted: November 13, 2014, 11:04 AM

2014 Idea Competition Finalists Announced!

Here are this year's top 10 student entrepreneurial ideas!

UMBC is #1 Up & Coming for so many reasons, but the innovators that are a part of the entrepreneurial community are just another reason. We had some great ideas submitted this year. Thanks to...

Posted: October 24, 2014, 2:34 PM

2013 Idea Competition Winners!

Kyran Richardson Percy Addo win it with InSource #GotIdeas

The Sports Zone was yet again packed for UMBC's fall Idea Competition held on November 11th. Over 40 ideas were submitted and the Top Ten were selected for the final competition. Due to a last...

Posted: December 2, 2013, 7:07 PM

Idea Competition Winners!

Here are the winners of the Fall 2013 Idea Competition

Tonight, as part of the Alex. Brown Center for Entrepreneurship's Fall 2013 Idea Competition, 10 student entrepreneurs pitched their ideas to a panel of seasoned entrepreneurs, all UMBC Alum, and...

Posted: November 11, 2013, 11:00 PM

5 Tips for pitching your idea to investors

For those pitching at tonight's Idea Comp #GotIdeas

Tonight is the big Idea Competition pitching event, Commons Sportzone 7pm! You can share your thoughts throughout the event by tweeting with the hashtag #GotIdeas.  I remember last semester...

Posted: November 11, 2013, 3:52 PM


Come support student entrepreneurs and vote for the winner!

Tonight is the Fall 2013 Idea Competition.  Throughout the event make sure you are tweeting your thoughts and votes on the event #GotIdeas Come out and enjoy hearing some of UMBC's...

Posted: November 11, 2013, 11:32 AM

Coming this Monday, Monday, Monday!

Espeaker, Idea Competition, Social Media Updates

Jason Hardebeck, founder of WhoGlue [which he sold to Facebook for an undisclosed amount] and now Executive Director for the Greater Baltimore Tech Council (, will be speaking to student...

Posted: November 8, 2013, 1:17 PM