Join us at the 2019 DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge Workshop Series! 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 chances of winning the 2019 $50,000 Idea Challenge. Guest speakers will be present at each workshop. Dinner will be served. We hope to see you there!
February 19: Workshop 1, Identifying Problems
February 21: Workshop 2, Assessing Opportunities and Value Propositions
February 25: Workshop 3, Developing Business Models
February 27: Workshop 4, Delivering your Rocket Pitch
Location for all workshops: Lydon Library, Room 110, North Campus
Time for all workshops: 5:30 - 7:30p.m., please feel free to stop by, even if you come late or have to leave early.
We look forward to seeing you! We look forward to seeing you!
M2D2 VIP Reception is for sponsors of the annual challenge and finalists.
M2D2 Annual Med Device/Biotech Competition; finalists pitch off to a panel of judges and to a public audience.
Difference Makers Preliminary Pitch-Off
30 semi-finalist DifferenceMaker teams will pitch-off for a spot in the final $50,000 Idea Challenge! Please come support these teams, network with your peers and successful alumni, and be present for the exciting announcement of the 10 finalist teams that will move onto the final $50,000 Idea Challenge! The event is taking place on April 10th, from 5-6 p.m. on in the O’Leary Library Mezzanine. Food and drinks will be served during the reception.
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.