Schedule

IDEA CHALLENGE                                                                                      

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 5:30 pm Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

 

ND Startup Weekend

Friday, October 5, 2018 through Sunday, October 7, 2018

 

Registration deadline for Round 1 Submissions (Round 1 Overview, optional Video)

Monday, November 12, 2018 by no later than 12am (midnight) EST

 

Judges ready to evaluate Round 1 overviews

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

 

Round 1 evaluations due from judges

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

 

Those advancing to Round 2 announced

Week of December 3, 2018 (announcement made no later than 5 pm on Friday, December 7, 2018)

 

Mentor Applications Due

Friday December 14, 2018

 

Round 1 Feedback available to participants

Friday, December 7, 2018

 

Mentor Match Complete for Round 2 teams  

Week of Monday, December 21, 2018

 

Round 2 Deadline:  10-page Business Plans Due

Sunday, February 10, 2019 by no later than 12 am (midnight) EST

 

Judges ready to evaluate Round 2 business plans

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

 

Round 2 evaluations due from judges

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

 

Semifinalists announced (those advancing to Round 3)

Week of March 4, 2019 (announcement made no later than 5 pm on Friday, March 8, 2019)

 

ACC Innovation Competition (NC State)

Thursday and Friday, April 16-17, 2019

 

Round 3 requirements due from semifinalists: Business Plan Revisions

Friday, March 15, 2019

 

Semifinal (Round 3) Judging for McCloskey New Venture Challenge

Thursday, April 11, 2019:  ALL DAY EVENT/by invitation only

Pit Road, IDEA Center at Innovation Park

 

Startup Showcase 

Friday, April 12, 2019/10:00 am - noon

Rasmus Family Club at Duncan Student Center

 

FINAL EVENT:  FINAL Judging for McCloskey New Venture Challenge

Friday, April 12, 2019/1:30 – 4 pm Dahnke Ballroom at Duncan Student Center