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


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!

Team work makes the dream work.

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Big ideas are only a click away

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

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Party Block

To run an event management company for famous people.

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An online network of musicians across the globe with the ability to create and share instrument/vocal tracks resulting in high-quality song production.

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The immediate convergence of the world is strictly of because of business ideas.

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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

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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

Hack Upstate IV

Hack Upstate is a weekend hackathon that happens twice a year (i.e. Fall & Spring) where developers, innovators and designers from Upstate New York come to Syracuse, NY, share ideas, form teams and build incredible products.

October 4 @ 11:00 am - October 5 @ 2:00 pm Tech Garden

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