Apply now for the 2020 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge and a chance at $350,000 in prizes

Posted by on Nov 8, 2019 in Competitions, Opportunities, Participation, Students | 0 comments

Calling students and recent grads, how can your innovative technology solution solve the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems? Apply now for the 2020 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge and a chance at $350,000 in prizes. Applications open now through January 17, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

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Apply for the ASU Innovation Open and get up to $100k in funding! Submit your five-minute pitch video by October 31

Posted by on Oct 16, 2019 in Competitions, Fulton Schools, Graduate Students, Students |


Calling all entrepreneurs! The best collegiate student-led tech startups are encouraged to apply for the ASU Innovation Open!

ASUio flyerThe fourth annual ASU Innovation Open will be awarding up to $300,000 in cash prizes — you could win up to $100,000 cash for your venture!

Apply by Thursday, October 31, 2019, with a standard five-minute video pitch!


  • $100k cash — IoT prize sponsored by Avnet
  • $100k cash — Climate Change prize sponsored by  Breakthrough Energy Ventures   (Bill Gates led fund)
  • $25k cash — Technology for Social Equity Prize sponsored by Zero Mass Water
  • $25k cash — Sensor prize sponsored by ON Semiconductor   
  • $25k cash — Hardware Engineering prize sponsored by SilSync
  • $25k cash — Autonomous Vehicle prize sponsored by State Farm

The semi-finalist and finalist ventures will be invited to compete at Sun Devil Stadium on January 31, 2020.

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Three Fulton Schools graduate students win Sunhacks award for tool to help international students

Posted by on Oct 7, 2019 in Competitions, News, Students |

Sri Hari Jayakumar (left), Sheran Dass (second from left) and Akshay Kumar Dileep (right) pose with Amazon judges at Sunhacks 2019. Their team won the “Best Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Implementation on AWS” award from Amazon. Photo courtesy of Akshay Kumar Dileep

Sri Hari Jayakumar, Sheran Dass and Akshay Kumar Dileep, three Fulton Schools graduate students and friends from Chennai, India, took inspiration from their own college application experience to win an award in their first U.S. hackathon competition — Sunhacks 2019, hosted at ASU in September.

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Develop a solution to an autonomous driving challenge and win a $5,000 scholarship — enter by December 6

Posted by on Oct 4, 2019 in Competitions, Scholarship Opportunity, Students |

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Submit your video for the National Cybersecurity Month Video Contest by October 28!

Posted by on Oct 4, 2019 in Competitions, Graduate Students, International Students, Students, Transfer Students |

October is National Cybersecurity Month, and ASU wants to celebrate with a student video contest! ASU’s University Technology Office is sponsoring a video contest. Join for some great prizes.

Learn more about the contest and video requirements.

Students with the best videos can win up to $250 in gift cards!  

Submit your video today to!

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Apply to Venture Devils by September 27 to vie for your share of more than $250,000!

Posted by on Sep 23, 2019 in Competitions, Fulton Schools, Opportunities, Organizations and Teams, Participation, Resources |

Apply to ASU Venture Devils and transform your idea into reality!

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ASU Venture Devils aims to catalyze the entrepreneurial success of founders by connecting them with venture mentors who provide dedicated startup support. Accepted founders also receive direct access to ASU seed funding opportunities, training and development offerings and venture development spaces.

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