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  • FEB
    26
    DifferenceMaker Workshop 3: Developing Business Models
    5:30 PM

    Workshop 3: Join us at the DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge Workshop Series! This workshop will help you look into and piece together your idea's business model. 

    These workshops will give you a better understanding of your project/idea problem, opportunity, solution and resources. They will also assist you in building your team and increase your chance of winning the 2018 $50,000 Idea Challenge. Guest speakers will be present at each workshop. Pizza and soda will be served. We hope to see you there!

  • FEB
    28
    DifferenceMaker Workshop 4: Delivering your Rocket Pitch
    5:30 PM

    Workshop 4: Join us at the DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge Workshop Series! This workshop will help you prepare your rocket pitch!  

    These workshops will give you a better understanding of your project/idea problem, opportunity, solution and resources. They will also assist you in building your team and increase your chance of winning the 2018 $50,000 Idea Challenge. Guest speakers will be present at each workshop. Pizza and soda will be served. We hope to see you there!

  • MAR
    01
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • MAR
    15
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • MAR
    28
    M2D2 VIP Reception: $100K Challenge
    3:30 PM

    M2D2 VIP Reception: $100K Challenge

  • MAR
    28
    M2D2 $100K Challenge Pitch-Off Showcase
    4:00 PM

    M2D2 $100K Challenge Showcase - competition finalists pitch off in front of audience

  • MAR
    29
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • APR
    04
    DifferenceMaker Preliminary Pitch-off
    11:00 AM

    Semi-finalist DifferenceMaker teams will pitch-off for a spot in the final $50K Idea Challenge! Come network with your peers and successful alumni, and be present to hear the exciting announcement of the 10 finalist teams! Food will be served.

    Questions? DifferenceMaker@uml.edu 

  • APR
    12
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • APR
    25
    2018 DifferenceMaker $50K Idea Challenge
    4:00 PM

    Come cheer on our UMass Lowell DifferenceMaker student teams at the 2018 6th Annual $50K Idea Challenge Finals, on Wednesday, April 25 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. in Moloney Hall, University Crossing.

    The field has been narrowed 10 DifferenceMaker teams who will pitch their ventures to a panel of alumni judges who will then award $50,000 in prize money to the teams.

    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 a panel of alumni judges for a chance to share in $50,000 in prizes and services.

    Poster Reception 5 to 6 p.m.
    Pitch Competition & Awards 6:15 to 8:30 p.m.

    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.

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

  • APR
    26
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • MAY
    10
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • MAY
    24
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • JUN
    07
    M2D2 Meeting
    9:30 AM

    M2D2 Meeting - Do Not Publish

  • 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
    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