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Organized by Tufts Gordon Institute's Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, the annual competition draws entries from alumni, faculty, staff, and undergraduate and graduate students from across the university. Teams compete for prizes and in-kind services totaling more than $100,000 in three tracks: healthcare and life science, social impact and general/high-tech.
April 4, 2018
Time: 9-5pm | Location: 51 Winthrop Street, Medford, MA 02155
April 5, 2018
Time: 5:00 – 9:00pm | Location: 51 Winthrop Street, Medford, MA 02155
The Shapiro Lecture will be given by Jamie Turner, an internationally recognized author, speaker and network TV news contributor who has helped The Coca-Cola Company, AT&T, Holiday Inn and other global brands tackle complex marketing problems. He is the CEO of SIXTY, a marketing advisory firm, and CEO 60SecondMarketer.com.
New ventures or businesses geared towards creating value in the private high-technology or other sectors not classified as Life Sciences or Social Entrepreneurship.
Businesses with a mission to create and sustain social value. Businesses that benefit society and promote active citizenship. A significant part of the venture is dedicated to one or more of the following: creating a positive social impact, improving living conditions, upward economics/social mobility, or environmental impact. Social Ventures can be non-for-profit, for-profit or hybrid.
Businesses with a focus on medical, health and wellness topics. Dental, Veterinary, Biomedical, Nutrition-focused businesses.
Click HERE for application details.
If you have questions, please contact Carol Denning, Program Administrator, Tufts Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies Program.
Applicants to the Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition must have actively participating executive or founding team members in major roles who are one, or more, of the following:
Non-Tufts team members. Non-Tufts team members may be part of the venture’s management team and may participate in planning the venture. However, the Tufts team member(s) are expected to:
Tufts Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies Program
Attendees at entrepreneurial events
Finalist teams in 2018 $100k Competition
Entrepreneurial events held throughout the year
Total awarded to Montle Winners
Entrepreneurial Competitions - including the $100k New Ventures Competition