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Last chance to vote in the Skild powered Acido Rocket design competition

For the past 14 years, ACIDO (the Association of Chartered Industrial Designers of Ontario) has hosted “Rocket”, a competition for students from Ontario, Canada's three ACIDO-recognized schools of Industrial Design– OCAD U, Carleton University and Humber College. The Skild powered challenge invites graduates to present their senior year studio projects to a panel of professional designers and...

110 startups are one step closer to $1M - 43North 2015 business competition

Each year, the 43North business competition awards $5 million in cash prizes and services to some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs and startups from around the globe.  Awards include a one $1 million grand prize, six $500,000 prizes and four $250,000 prizes.

Skild Powered 2015 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge is Now Open

Heart disease and stroke are the first and fourth leading causes of death in the United States. Heart disease is responsible for 1 of every 4 deaths in the country.

Announcing the launch of the EnterPrize Challenge powered by Skild

Funded by the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation, the Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge is a program of the WT Enterprise Center.  It aims to help entrepreneurs expand an existing business or launch a new business.  Everyone who participates will gain a better understanding of how to develop and follow a realistic business plan, and qualifying entrants can request a share of $500,000 in...

Winners Announced for the 2015 RuleBreaker Awards

Rules are meant to be broken.  The RuleBreaker Awards (a Skild powered event) celebrates entrepreneurs for the things they DON'T do:

Healthy debate is good for creativity

Many of the competitions that run on the Skild platform involve people working together on teams.  As with any group working environment, you're going to have many different viewpoints and approaches to solving a problem or designing something new.  How then, do we negotiate effectively to ensure everyone's ideas are heard, so participants can uniformly collaborate and work toward a common...

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