From Sept 2020 through April 2021 every 3rs Saturday Join a “Virtual” workshop or discussion
- Learn to develop and enhance your ideas that can become a successful business for tomorrow.
- .Learn how to launch a new idea or business
The Biz-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.
SMART CITY APP 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. Each Submission is evaluated on the following criteria
Submit your Idea before August and we will evaluate that 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 comepetition
July 29 – August 9, 2021
Invention City – Racine Wisconsin
Top gaming competitors participate in a bracketed competition in the Racine community.
Hosted by: NYPB (Not Your Parents Basement), Gateway, UW Parkside
Tech-Prize Coding Competition RegistrationCoding teams will have two full days to complete their project and present it to the competition judges. The teams will select from a list of Racine SMART City initiatives which project to develop.
Many aspiring entrepreneurs will compete to be one of the 25 companies selected to pitch their Technology Business idea to an esteemed panel of experienced entrepreneurs, Angel Investors, and Venture Capitalists.
- IP Protection
- Business Plan Development
- Marketing Plan Development
- Financial Plan Development
- Funding Options
- Venture Capital / Angel Investors
- Stock Options
“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