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I'm technically not a connector but I help IDEA run as head of communications. Ask me stuff!

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I'm the cofounder of Platypus TV and write for IDEA! Let's chat!


Engagement Fellow in the iSchool who goes wild for emerging technologies! Let's Talk!


I'm passionate about creative storytelling and ideas so crazy they just might work.

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There are tons of awesome students doing pretty awesome things. Check them out

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MOUNTech designs innovative, easy to use mounts for the burgeoning field of action sport videography.

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Electro Bits

LED T-shirts that follow your BEAT!

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SafeSwipe brings multiple layers of security to your physical credit card, fighting credit card fraud from several angles.

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Mo' money, Mo' progress!

We get it. Money matters. We make it easy by holding competitions all year 'round!

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Every Wednesday at 10 AM we're buying all of you breakfast! Come chat with us about your ideas over coffee and get valuable help with your startup.

September 3 @ 10:00 am - December 10 @ 11:30 am Noble Room in Hendricks Chapel

AT&T Central New York Civic App Challenge

In partnership with our friends at AT&T, we are running a virtual hackathon this fall: #ATTCNY. We are calling developers and designers to build civic-themed apps that serve our local community.

September 11 @ 10:00 am - November 11 @ 11:55 pm

IDEA Juicer

If you like the hit show Shark Tank, you don't want to miss this! Each of our four contestants can win up to $500. They'll have to be quick on their feet and straight to the point because these judges are tough. The audience gets a chance to get in on the fun too by asking questions of their own!

October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm SU Makerspace, 029 Kimmel Hall

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