Center for Entrepreneurship Launches 2016 Venture Challenge

The deadline to enter is fast approaching. Extended DEADLINE: Applications are due on February 19, 2016. Application, rules, and frequently asked questions can be found at http://www.hofstra.edu/cpxichallenge. All Hofstra students are encouraged to apply. There will be separate competitions for undergraduate and graduate students. 

Hofstra University’s Center for Entrepreneurship and digital media holding company CPXi have launched the 2016 Hofstra/CPXi Venture Challenge, which will help students transform innovative ideas into businesses by working through the early stages of venture creation. Students will compete for a total of $50,000 over the course of the competition, including ‘Shark Tank’-style presentations and straight pitch contests, culminating in the one-day Venture Challenge Competition on April 21, 2016.

The Hofstra/CPXi Venture Challenge is sponsored by Hofstra alumnus and Board of Trustee member Mike Seiman, CPXi’s chief executive officer. CPXi is a digital media company that Seiman launched while he was still a student at Hofstra in 2000.

 

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Hofstra University’sCenter for Entrepreneurshipand digital media holding companyCPXihave launched the2016 Hofstra/CPXi Venture Challenge, which will help students transform innovative ideas into businesses by working through the early stages of venture creation.Students will compete for a total of $50,000 over the course of the competition, including ‘Shark Tank’-style presentations and straight pitch contests, culminating in the one-day Venture Challenge Competition on April 21, 2016.

The Hofstra/CPXi Venture Challenge is sponsored by Hofstra alumnus and Board of Trustee member Mike Seiman, CPXi’s chief executive officer. CPXi is a digital media company that Seiman launched while he was still a student at Hofstra in 2000. The company has grown steadily and is now a major player in the crowded online advertising landscape, serving billions of ad impressions in more than 65 countries every day.

As part of this year’s competition, the Center for Entrepreneurship will administer…

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