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Dee

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

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Tom

I love building communities around small companies doing big things! Get in touch!

Billy

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

Erin

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

Team work makes the dream work.

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

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Stranj Boards

We are an emerging long boarding company composed of my close friends from my hometown.

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Droppin

Droppin is a location based conversation tool that enables people who are nearby to engage in a way never possible before.

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Tech Lounge

Tech Lounge is a restobar which uses latest technological gadgets to attract customers. As integral music is to Hard rock Cafe, tablets and smartphones from leading manufacturers will play the same role in the case of Tech Lounge. Tech lovers and potential electronic goods consumers will get a chance to work intimately with the devices they plan to buy.

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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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Upcoming Events

All of the entrepreneurial events you can handle are right here.

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IDEA Brew

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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