Sep 19, 2020 – May 8, 2021
Invention City – Racine Wisconsin
App Development competition
Tech-Prize Smart City Problem Solving Challenge is an Open-Ended APP development competition. The objective of the competition is to promote and reward IT development Skills and Creativity while solving some pressing social and infrastructure challenges in our community.
The Open-Ended Competition means the participants can participate even if their App is not completely Developed.
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From Sept 19, 2020, through May 8 2021 every week Join a “Virtual” workshop or discussion
Learn how to launch a new idea or business
The Biz-Shops will provide an introduction to the process of innovation and idea creation to support the three objectives of Tech-Prize, Smart”, Industrial, and Open categories.
From Sept 19, 2020 through March 27, 2021 every week join a “Virtual” workshop or discussion
Learn to develop and enhance your ideas that can become a successful business for tomorrow.
The Tech-Shops will provide an introduction to the process of innovation and idea creation to support the three objectives of Tech-Prize, Smart”, Industrial, and Open categories.
You and your team of up to six (6) members can submit your Idea now and we will evaluate those ideas. If your Idea is ready for a launch, we will find you opportunities to pitch to investors, for all other ideas, we will assign a mentor so that you can enhance your ideas to submit for 2021 Ideas competition
We are looking for successful people to be Mentors
Tech-Prize Mentorship Progam works in conjunction with BizShop and TechShop events to guide the Tech-Prize Competition participants to enhance their ideas. Selected participants are offered an option to join the Mentorship program. Tech-Prize volunteer Mentors are successful Entrepreneurs, Executives, and educators with relevant experience and access to resources to support the mentors.
Teachers watch this short video and learn how your students can participate in this exciting opportunity.
“City of Racine is ready to host Tech-Prize”
Tom Buhler, founder VGR
“My team is excited to welcome innovators and technologists during Tech Prize.”
We have a safe, friendly and inviting lakefront community with a rich history and diverse culture. Come for exploring new technology and innovation, as well as our great food, fun attractions, and community amenities. Our team of peace officers will be on hand to promote a safe and secure environment and memorable experience during your stay.
Art Howell, chief of police
“TECH-PRIZE to carry the tradition of the leadership in Innovation and Industry”
Jonathan Delagrave, Racine County Executive
Become a Sponsor
What does sponsorship mean to you and our community?
Sponsorship of the competition is designed to motivate the innovation spirit and enable the following for the Racine community:
– Become a recognized leader in Technology through Innovation
– Establish Racine as a destination
– Provide opportunities for our citizens
– Enhance our community so that individuals to want to live, work and play in Racine Wisconsin and our broader region
– Every, citizen, public servant, student and the employer will benefit through this process
– Lead this community to the future by sponsoring the Tech-Prize competitions
Participants will compete for prizes in the forms of cash, scholarship, idea sponsorship, and employment opportunities. The additional value will be gained through the learning in the tech and biz-shops, the networking and introduction to potential clients and investors
- Idea Competition
- Coding Competition
- Gaming Competition
- College /University
- In-Kind Office Space
- Internship Opportunities
- Employment Opportunities
- Venture Capitalist/Investors
Jeff Daniel and Ray Koukari discuss Tech-Prize on WGTD 91.1 FM Kenosha