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ASU Student entrepreneur initiative applications increase 32 percent

The Edson Initiative — which offers student teams funding, office space, mentorship and training to accelerate their venture concepts — attracted 250 applications in 2011, a 32 percent increase over the 190 entries the previous year

From ASU:

“In only its sixth year, the unique Edson Student Entrepreneur Initiative at Arizona State University experienced significant growth in interest in 2011 – further evidence of the growing entrepreneurial spirit at the university.

The Edson Initiative — which offers student teams funding, office space, mentorship and training to accelerate their venture concepts — attracted 250 applications in 2011, a 32 percent increase over the 190 entries the previous year. More than $1.2 million has been awarded to student teams during the life of the program and more than $200,000 will be granted to the student teams chosen this year. The program is one of the largest privately funded business plan competitions at a U.S. university…”

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