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Founded in 1990, the Collegiate Inventors Competition recognizes and rewards the nation’s top collegiate inventors. In partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Collegiate Inventors Competition is the nation’s foremost competition encouraging innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity in students who are working on cutting-edge inventions at their colleges and...
The 43North competition had more than 11,000 registrants from 117 countries and all 50 states. These 11 teams came out on top, and were awarded four $250,000 prizes, six $500,000 prizes, and one $1 million grand prize.
43North is the world’s largest business idea competition, awarding $5 million in cash awards, including a top prize of $1 million, to the best startups and entrepreneurs from around the world. It operates through the support of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion initiative and the New York Power Authority.