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UP/Start Venture Competition
The Up/Start Venture Competition, an initiative of MICApreneurship, focuses on incubating and building creative business ventures within the MICA community. Working with industry partners, the UP/Start Venture Competition provides mentorship and capital to help nurture venture ideas into sustainable businesses.The competition is only open to Class of 2018 and 2019 students/alumni. MICA's UP/Start Venture Competition 2019 begins with a 'pop up and pitch' exhibit! Participants will pitch and display their business ideas for a panel of entrepreneurs and judges. The top 8 ideas will advance to the next round of competition and compete for $100,000 in funding!
Student-Focused, University-affiliated, Pitch Competition
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Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
#MICApreneurship is a hub of creative applied entrepreneurial support, resources and programming especially designed to help MICA students and Alumni be successful.From its early history MICA has a connection to doers, makers, people who want to create things that change the world. MICApreneurship is dedicated to helping creatives be successful when it comes to entrepreneurial endeavors and business ownership.MICApreneurship is led by Stephanie Chin, MICA's very own Entrepreneurship Evangelist, who is no stranger to the Baltimore entrepreneurship ecosystem. Stephanie brings a mix of business incubation and higher education experience to MICA. MICApreneurship is housed in MICA's innovative Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Career Development in the one of a kind, beautiful Gateway building located in the heart of Baltimore's renaissance with proximity to downtown, Station North, Remington and Hamden districts.