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The 2019 Skysong Innovations Startup Competition starts now!

Every ASU researcher who starts a company with a completed license agreement before Sunday, June 30, 2019, is eligible for investment prize money from a total prize pool of up to $150,000. First-round winners receive up to $25,000 and the grand prize winner $50,000. Skysong Innovations will receive equity from these investments in addition to equity in your startup for the licensed IP.

Each startup founder will also receive ongoing support through E+I (part of Knowledge Enterprise Development), Venture Devils and the ASU Startup Mill, a collection of experienced entrepreneurs and executives who provide mentoring and go-to-market, executive-level leadership.

If you have been thinking about launching your own company, don’t miss this opportunity.

ASU researchers have launched more than 125 startup companies which have collectively attracted more than $720 million in venture capital and other funding. The cumulative economic impact of these entities is projected to exceed $1 billion by 2022.

Apply now to get started

For more information, please contact Charlie Lewis at

2018 Skysong Innovations Startup Competition Winners:

Hanqing Jiang, Vantronics – Grand Prize Winner, $50,000 in funding
Ashfaque Shafique, GreyDyne – Finalist, $25,000
Josh LaBaer, Ordinatrix – Finalist, $25,000

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