Themes and Prize Money
Iona students enter the competition by submitting one idea. Here are some examples of themes that your idea can fit into: social entrepreneurship, media ventures, social networking, web/app technology, business technology, service innovations, e-commerce ventures, traditional business ventures, etc.
Fan Favorite Contest – Milestone 1 (1-minute video pitch) with the most likes/engagement on their video (to be uploaded to the Hynes Institute page) is selected as the Fan Favorite.
Superlatives Awards – Based on idea submissions, we will select two ideas that really standout (ex. most socially responsible, most out of this world idea).
1st place - $3000
2nd place - $1500
3rd place - $750
Fan Favorite/Superlative Awards
Fan Favorite - $500
Superlative Award - $250
Who is eligible to participate?
Iona undergraduate and graduate students (a valid @iona.edu email address is required to enter the competition)
Students can enter as an individual or as a team with other students
Students can only submit one idea to IIC