Sun Devil Igniter Challenge

Igniter Challenge

$50,000 for your disruptive idea.

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Hosted by the W. P. Carey School of Business, the Sun Devil Igniter Challenge is open to all ASU students who see the reward in risk and possess the drive to create change through a disruptive, innovative idea.

Take a look at last year's competition to learn more about the Sun Devil Igniter Challenge.

Spark Tank Live Pitch Event

Join us November 2016 for this exciting event to see the Sun Devil Igniter Challenge finalists present their disruptive innovations to our Igniter Board, as they vie to become the Sun Devil Igniter and receive a $50,000 seed investment! Up to five finalists will receive $5,000.

The Igniter Challenge Board of Directors — a highly-sought after, prestigious, experienced group of serial entrepreneurs and active investors — will be involved every step of the way. An unprecedented advisory experience, the Board will not only judge the competition, but also act as a “Board of Directors” for the winning entrepreneurial team in the first year following the competition — the “Igniter Year."

Dates to remember

Thursday, September 8

Info session 5-6:00 p.m.
Generator Labs
Engineering Center G-Wing (ECG) 101,
Tempe campus (map)

Friday, September 30

Application deadline 2:00 p.m.

Friday, October 7

Finalists will be announced by midnight
*NOTE* Candidates chosen to move forward, will be notified via email to schedule their interview with the Igniter Board by midnight Thursday, Oct. 6.
The Center for Entrepreneurship, BAC 328 & times TBD

Monday, November 7

Congrats to the 2016-2017 Sun Devil Igniter Challenge Finalists:

  • Pursuit Health Technologies
  • Cervelio
  • Koine

Come cheer on your favorite team & join in the friendly competition!
Spark Tank Live Pitch Event 5:30 p.m. start Avnet/McCord Hall
Presentation event awarding $50,000 to the winner.
RSVP for the event here:
Or call (480)965-0474 for details

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