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Student Startup Madness Finals Championship

3/9/2013 12:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Student Startup Madness (SSM) is a nationwide tournament for college student digital media startups, and SXSW Interactive is the home of the “Entrepreneurial Eight” national finals.

This year’s tournament opened to student startups from colleges across the US in the summer of 2012 and ended Nov 26. First and regional rounds of the competition were held online via, bringing the field from 64 teams to 32 regional semi-finalists. On Jan 9, the “Entrepreneurial Eight” finalists were announced and invited to SXSW.

Join us for our 3-part event on Saturday morning and watch the “Entrepreneurial Eight” (teams from Emory, Illinois, Michigan State, RPI, St. Louis, Stanford, UC Berkeley, and UT Austin) pitch to a judging panel to win prizes, school bragging rights and the SSM championship.

SSM and its supporters believe that college campuses are a great source of innovation and entrepreneurship and encourage students to start businesses to change the world.

Learn More: Student Startup Madness Finals Championship

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