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It’s been a little quiet from the GreenHouse team this semester, but fear not! We have been busy cooking up ideas! We’ve had an action-packed semester with over 20 workshops and events (!!!) ranging from hacking Amazon Alexa to talks about the importance of mushrooms. I’m here to share a little about the highlights from the semester. It all started on October 5. Simon and Ashley partnered with Major League Hacking to help students learn about Alexa
Here are several funding opportunities that can help you grow your ideas: Dec 17: InnoVention Competition Where NYU student entrepreneurs prototype products, build a team, and pitch commercially viable ideas to solve meaningful problems. The competition awards $500 prototyping grants for each stage as well as prize money of $50,000 to the top 3 teams. Apply here Dec 22: MIT Food + Agriculture Innovation A business-plan competition for early-stage food or agribusiness ideas developed by undergraduate and graduate students – win
  Want to understand how VC assess early stage life sciences or healthcare startups or to be in the know about the next BIG IDEA developed by students and faculties at NYU? Join us at the VC Pitchfest @ the Leslie eLab. 4 NYU startups will be pitching to vie for best pitch.   Date: Thursday, Nov 2nd Time: 6:15 pm – networking, refreshments will be served, 6:30 pm – startup pitches Location: Leslie eLab, 16 Washington Square   Come
Are you struggling to come up with new ideas or find problems to solve? These workshops will teach you hands-on skills for creative problem solving using an ideation framework and continue with visual thinking workshops focusing on sketching and prototyping. This series of workshops will help lay the groundwork for you to participate and be successful in these upcoming programs at NYU:  J-Term Startup Sprint. Application deadline: November 20, 2017. Prototyping Fund. Application deadline: TBA
It’s that time of year again; the trick or treating, the candy, the pranks. It’s Halloween Season and here at the MakerSpace, you’re in for a treat! The MakerSpace has been hosting a three part workshop series focusing on the festivities of the Halloween season! Our first workshop, Foam Armor was a success. Our TAs, Jess and Luis guided students to make foam helmets and shields. The students had a great time and went home