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Startup Weekend winners develop idea to help dementia patients

Startup Weekend winners develop idea to help dementia patients

Rhonda Wheeler, Community Engagement Manager

April 17, 2019

Just one weekend is all the time participants of Startup Weekend needed to change the healthcare landscape for years to come. Startup Weekend is an annual event that took place from April 12-14. Within 54 hours, participants had worked on ideas focused on combining healthcare professionals, busines...

Startup Weekend educates entrepreneurs

Startup Weekend educates entrepreneurs

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

February 16, 2016

Fifty-four hours. That is all the time given to come up with an entire business plan and model proficient enough to move forward. A team containing a wide array of skills and entrepreneurial mentors dedicated to helping participants make the task possible. This is the goal of Startup Weekend Evansville...

StartUp your engines: Local ventures to take off Friday

StartUp your engines: Local ventures to take off Friday

Rachel Christian

February 18, 2014

Kristina Mobley, who works at Papa John's in her hometown of Floyds Knobs, Ind., said she's tired of cutting uneven pizza slices. So the senior public relations and marketing major came up with an idea - the Pizza Guide - a piece of plastic that fits over the pizza and serves as a guide so the pizza...

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