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$42,000 Awarded in Annual Orange Tank Business Pitch Competition

On Oct. 22, 2020, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted the sixth annual Orange Tank business pitch competition virtually. Student and alumni entrepreneurs pitched their ventures to a panel of accomplished judges in hopes of receiving valuable feedback…

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LaunchPad Student Teams Sweep Award Competitions, Winning Nearly $80,000 in Fall 2019

Numerous student startup teams from the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars in Bird Library (LaunchPad) have won business competitions and prizes totaling $79,500 this past fall 2019. The LaunchPad is Syracuse University’s innovation hub, connecting the entire University’s resource-rich ecosystem with…

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Fifth Orange Tank Business Pitch Competition Presents $40,000 to Promising New Ventures

On Oct. 24, 2019, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted the fifth annual Orange Tank business pitch competition. Student and alumni entrepreneurs pitched their ventures to a panel of accomplished judges in hopes of receiving valuable feedback and…

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Online Programs Lead to More Entrepreneurs

Syracuse University has long been known for its entrepreneurship program and overall entrepreneurial spirit. So, it’s no surprise that the Whitman School’s online programs are increasingly turning out new entrepreneurs. Since fall 2017, there have been 174 MBA@Syracuse graduates certified…

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Orange Tank Business Pitch Competition Doles out $21,000 in Cash to Promising New Ventures

On Oct. 19, 2018, the Whitman School hosted the fourth annual Orange Tank business pitch competition. Student and alumni entrepreneurs pitched their ventures to a panel of accomplished judges in hopes of receiving valuable feedback and winning a cash prize…

Seeking Nominations: Alumni Business Pitch Competition at Orange Central 2016

We are excited for the return of the Orange Tank business pitch competition during Orange Central 2016. On Friday, September 16, we’ll welcome entrants in two categories—alumni and student startups—with accomplished alumni judging each competition. Thanks to a major gift…