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The EDUCAUSE Game Changers Business Competition
Nov 7th, 2012
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Exhibit Hall B-E, Learning TheaterMountain Time
Session Type: Concurrent Session
During EDUCAUSE 2012, the association will again host Start-Up Alley (SUA), a special section of the conference exhibit floor where innovative technology entrepreneurs showcase their new companies to CIOs, technology professionals, and others. A select group of SUA companies will be invited to compete in the EDUCAUSE Game Changers Business Competition, co-hosted by Google.
Contestants will present their business plans, along with their product and services, in the exhibit hall theater and online, and demonstrate how their start-up identified a higher education problem or challenge, validated this issue, and applied technology to create tools and solutions.
Contestants will be judged both in person and online by association members and conference attendees, along with a panel of specialists (venture capitalists, investors, and others). Contestants who earn the most votes will win marketing-related prizes from both EDUCAUSE and Google.