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Meet the 2017 Upstart Challenge Young Entrepreneurs of the Year

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Last Monday we welcomed 230 leaders from business, education and community to an inspiring evening of amazing entrepreneurialism at our Building an Entrepreneurial Community featuring the 2017 Upstart Pitching Showdown. Six teams of finalists too to the stage to pitch their business ide .. read more

Meet our All Start Pitching Showdown Judges

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

We're excited to once again bring together an All Star judging panel for the 2017 Upstart Pitching Showdown. Our judges have an enormous depth and breadth of experience in the entrepreneurial and startup community as investors, mentors and successful business people. Returning to our lineup are seas .. read more

Smarter Tech Award isn't Fake News

Friday, July 28, 2017

Winner of the 2017 Smarter Tech Award, Zac, is no stranger to Upstart. This is his fourth year participating in the program, showing that there is no shortage of Big Ideas amongst our young entrepreneurs. Zac saw a problem in the proliferation of news sources: it can be extremely di .. read more

Introducing the Upstart Startup Finalists

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

We're super excited to introduce you to the final six teams who will take part in Upstart Startup. These teams have started working with our expert mentors to pressure test & develop their Big Ideas, culminating in the 2017 Pitching Showdown as part of our Building an Entrepreneurial Communi .. read more

Upstart Big Ideas Awards 2017

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

The Gordon Gallery was buzzing with anticipation on June 21, as over 110 students, parents, businesses & educators gathered at Upstart's Big Ideas Awards. The top 12 ideas submitted, as judged by our expert panel were announced. This year's Big Ideas ranged from social to commercial with a focus .. read more


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