Events – Compete

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[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”Saturday”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_toggle title=”Blockchain Hackathon”]WIN $5,000 IN PRIZES
Join others interested in developing and growing interest in blockchain for a five-hour hackathon. Each team will be tasked with formulating and developing the best blockchain app. Judging criteria will be based on creativity, functionality, level of innovation, and user experience.

WHAT: Developers, coders, programmers, software engineers, or anyone interested in learning blockchain

JUDGES: Special Guest Panel

WHEN: April 6, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: the IDEA Center at 1400 E Angela Blvd Pit Road (first floor), South Bend, IN 46617

HOW TO PREPARE: Get early access to the SIMBA Chain Platform and start developing now: app.simbachain.com[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_btn title=”Add to Schedule” link=”|||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_column_text]

Saturday, April 6

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Innovation Park

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”Tuesday”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_toggle title=”1st Source Bank Commercialization Award Dinner”]The $20,000 1st Source Bank Commercialization Award was established in 2010 with a $1 million gift from 1st Source Bank. It is presented each year to a faculty member from Notre Dame or the Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend for successfully transitioning their technology from the lab to the marketplace. [/vc_toggle][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_btn title=”Add to Schedule” link=”|||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_column_text]

Tuesday, April 9
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Morris Inn

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”Friday “][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_toggle title=”Demo Day”]10 hand-picked, Notre Dame student, faculty and alumni startup companies will make polished pitches to a group of national investors during this event.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_btn title=”Add to Schedule” link=”|||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_column_text]

Friday, April 12
8:30 am – 10:00 am

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Innovation Park

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_toggle title=”Startup Showcase”]Similar to a “science fair,” the Startup Showcase is an opportunity for teams from the McCloskey New Venture Competition and local community participants to share their ventures with Irish Entrepreneurs, IrishAngels, competition judges, potential investors and other distinguished guests attending events during IDEA Week. This is an outstanding opportunity to network with a number of influential members of the Notre Dame entrepreneurial community, and is typically one of the most exciting events of the entire final events week.
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Friday, April 12
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Duncan Student Center

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_toggle title=”McCloskey Finals”]The final event will feature presentations by finalist teams competing in the McCloskey New Venture Competition. Those attending will vote to decide the winner of the $5,000 Sutherland Family Award for Best Presentation. Nearly $400,000 in cash and in-kind services will be awarded, including the McCloskey Grand Prize; the Start-Up SB/Elkhart/Elevate Ventures Grand Prize; the Greatest Social Impact Award; the Schurz Communication Award; Marshal County Economic Development Award; Research Like a Champion Award; the Equifund Best Undergraduate Award; the Larock Best Graduate Award; the Palo Alto Software Awards for Best Written Plans; the IrishAngels Award; the First State Bank Business Banking Award and the Plug & Play Startup Camp Awards. [/vc_toggle][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_btn title=”Add to Schedule” link=”|||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_column_text]

Friday, April 12
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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Duncan Student Center

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