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  • JUN
    21
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • JUL
    05
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • JUL
    10
    DifferenceMaker Demo Day
    5:30 PM

    The 2018 Idea Challenge winning teams just completed the DifferenceMaker summer Boot Camp! They worked hard to develop their business models, discover their customers, and  more! Please come and see their new and improved ideas at this year's Demo Day!

    Now, they need the help and guidance of mentors to get them to the next level. 

    Are you interested in mentoring a team? or attending the event to learn more? 

    Please RSVP to: DifferenceMaker@uml.edu

    Food will be served.

  • JUL
    19
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • AUG
    02
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • AUG
    16
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • AUG
    30
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • SEP
    13
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • SEP
    27
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • OCT
    10
    DifferenceMaker Celebration
    5:30 PM

    This Celebration is an opportunity to learn more about our student DifferenceMaker teams and other alumni judges and mentors.  The event includes a buffet dinner with DifferenceMaker students, alumni, Chancellor Moloney and University Deans and staff who support the program.

    DifferenceMaker student teams will participate in a panel discussion where they will share their thoughts regarding the program and their progress since winning funds in past competitions and DifferenceMaker judges and mentors will also share their experiences since becoming involved in DifferenceMaker. Lastly, a distinguished guest speaker will shed light on their experiences in the start-up world.

    Please contact DifferenceMaker@uml.edu for RSVP information.

  • OCT
    11
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • OCT
    25
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • NOV
    08
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • NOV
    22
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • DEC
    06
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • DEC
    20
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • MAR
    27
    M2D2 VIP Reception
    3:30 PM

    M2D2 VIP Reception is for sponsors of the annual challenge and finalists.

  • MAR
    27
    M2D2 Annual Med Device/ Biotech Competition
    5:00 PM

    M2D2 Annual Med Device/Biotech Competition; finalists pitch off to a panel of judges and to a public audience.

  • APR
    24
    DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge
    5:00 PM

    lease Join Us At The DifferenceMaker $50K Idea Challenge Final Pitch Competition

    Come cheer on our UMass Lowell DifferenceMaker student teams at the 2019 Annual $50,000 Idea Challenge Finals. This event will take place on Wednesday, April 24 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. in Moloney Hall, Room 260, University Crossing.

    The field has been narrowed down from many competitive applications to just 10 DifferenceMaker teams who will pitch their ventures to a panel of alumni judges.

    The evening will begin with poster presentations by the finalist teams, as well as student teams who participated in the Preliminary Pitch-off. The finalist teams will then present a series of 5-minute rocket pitches to the panel of alumni judges. Lastly, the judges will deliberate and give away the $50,000 in prize money and services to the 10 teams. 

    Poster Reception and Fan Favorite Voting 5 to 6 p.m.

    Pitch Competition & Awards 6:15 to 8:30 p.m.

    Please come see these entrepreneurial UMass student teams compete and share their solutions to problems that matter. This event is for students, alumni, faculty, staff, community members and entrepreneurs.

    We'd like to give a big thank you to our Gold Sponsor, Foley and Lardner, LLP.

    If you have any questions regarding this event, please email us at DifferenceMaker@uml.edu.