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Clockwise from left: Andrew Denton, Anisha Holla, Ralph Yongoueth, Ananya Sammidi, Asad Moulvi, Sahil Patel, and Rick Tett will pitch in UT Dallas' Big Idea Competition 2024 student and alumni track finals on April 17. [Photos via UT Dallas and the entrepreneurs; Graphics: DI Studio, istockphoto]

UT Dallas’ Big Idea Competition 2024 Expands Its Spotlight On Breakthrough Innovation—And Gives Judges a Larger Role

by | Apr 4, 2024
The University of Texas at Dallas' largest startup pitch event, now in its 17th year, isn't sitting on its laurels. Here's what's new this year, and who made the finals. With dual events, a fireside chat, and judge-powered prize allocations, it's set to unfold on April 5 and 17.
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From Startups to Skill Sets: Blackstone LaunchPad Broadens Mission to Equip Grads for Any Career
by | Oct 18, 2023
Blackstone LaunchPad has expanded its mission beyond entrepreneurship. With a mix of next-gen career readiness, LaunchPad is set to equip students with adaptable skills for any professional path. We talk with Blackstone Charitable Foundation Executive Director Maura Pally during a Dallas visit about the program's new pilot internships and more.
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