Non-Cash Prizes

Non-Cash resources to revolutionize your company

 




$600K in Non-Cash Prizes Awarded to Over 35 Teams

Money isn’t the only thing needed to help a new business grow! You have the opportunity to win non-cash prizes from business leaders and creatives in our community, such as legal services, marketing, app development, coworking opportunities, and graphic design. Take advantage of every resource available by competing for these great opportunities!

 




Technological Support

This will help you refine your idea and get expert advice

Marketing

 

Google Cloud for Startups 

All semifinalists will be eligible for the Start Program ($3,000 in Cloud credits and other listed program benefits). Finalists will be eligible for the Spark Program ($20,000 in Cloud credits) and the Winner will receive the Surge Package ($100,000 in credits).

 

GenB

Awarded to the team with the strongest healthcare IT concept in need of execution. The recipient will have a well thought out idea with the right people and desire to make it happen but could use a technical push to make it a reality.

 

Stuck In The Sand

Stuck In The Sand is awarding a total of six prizes for six different teams. For one team, that team will be awarded one Unstuck Founders Package. For five different teams, each team will be awarded an Unstuck store feature for 2 weeks.

 

 

Marketing Strategy

Iron out your marketing strategy to get that first customer or refine your brand. 

Marketing

 

Social Driver

One awarded team will win a consultation session with one of our four creative studios: Design, Development, Digital Content/Social Media, and Video Production to help you work through your marketing and technology goals. 

 

99designs

Three teams get a logo or another graphic design need for free. 

 

ISL

A custom half-day ISL workshop that is composed of a social media marketing strategy, design and engineering consultation, and more (pending team's needs).

Consulting / Training

This will help you refine your idea and get expert advice.

Consulting Training

 

SEED SPOT

During the SEED SPOT Launch Camp entrepreneurs gain access to expert facilitated curriculum, receive support to work through the building blocks of their venture, gain access to mentors, and leave with a solid pitch.

 

MassLight

Offering a 4-hour session of expert consultation on web or mobile application development, including product recommendations, best practices, and strategy

 

 

General Assembly 

One team will receive a tuition credit of 50% towards one part-time course in 2019. 

All participants will receive a $25 credit towards any class or workshops at GA. 

 

Draper U

Offering 2 scholarships ($7,000 each) to a 5-week long Hero Training Summer Program in Silicon Valley June 17-July 20. Learn from venture capitalists and entrepreneurs that will help you go from an idea to a product ready to pitch to investors. 

Co-Working Space

This will help with team cohesion, event planning, and immerse you in the entrepreneurship community.


Co-working

 

1776

Receive membership for 6 months. Includes 24/7 access, printing/copying/scanning, conference room space, exclusive member only event access, mentor programs, curated programming, FREE catered lunch two days/week. 

 

AdvantEdge

AdvantEdge Workspaces offers a private office at their co-working site that includes a communal kitchen area, 24-hour access, and professional services (for a fee) for 6 months. Awarded to one team of up to 3 people. 

 

COVE

One free month on the steady plan for each semi-finalist team (approximately 60 people). 

 

Hera Hub

Full-time co-working membership for a team up to 4 for 6 months. Includes use of conference rooms and access to member events. 

Legal Advice

You might not think of it now, but legal advice is critical to properly launch a business. Luckily we have some great resources for you.  

Legal

 

Blank Rome Legal Services

Two awards of legal services, which could include assistance with company formation, intellectual property (IP) protection, or other services to be agreed upon.

 

Martin A. Schultz & Associates

Two awards of 50 hours of general and transaction counsel legal services which will include entity structuring, agreement drafting and transaction negotiating.

 

 

 

See Full List of Non-Cash Prizes

 

 

*The GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship has full discretion concerning how, to whom, and if the prizes and awards are distributed.