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  • Spring 2018 AFRL Commercialization Academy Demo Day

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    Name: Spring 2018 AFRL Commercialization Academy Demo Day
    Date: May 31, 2018
    Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Celebrate four months of accomplishment with the five startups of the Spring 2018 AFRL Commercialization Academy cohort! The hard work and dedication by each startup will culminate with a pitch competition and networking at Demo Day, Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Griffiss Institute, Rome, NY! Please join us and help advance the entrepreneurial fabric here in New York State by helping to drive innovators toward success! Griffiss Institute and Wasabi Ventures would like to invite you to join the five startups of the Spring 2018 Commercialization Academy cohort as they pitch a panel of judges, and live audience, on the companies they have built around Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI) technology. A judges' vote and an audience vote will be held, with two cash prizes of $15,000 and $5,000, respectively, to be given to the winners of the two best pitches of the day. That means each startup will have the opportunity to win much-needed seed money! The five startups are: AudioStaq (Baltimore, MD), Go Figure (Utica, NY), idoolocal (Clinton, NY), Off the Cuff (Baltimore, MD), Pulse (Hanover, NH). Over the last four months, these entrepreneurs have received an abundance of tools and resources, including a startup educational platform that has taught each of them the logistics of building a startup.
    Location:
    Griffiss Institute, 725 Daedalian Drive, Rome NY
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, May 31, 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    Jennifer Sumner PR & Marketing Manager 315-356-2694 jsumner@griffissinstitute.org
    Fees/Admission:
    Free