The country's best student startups pitch for $300K in prizes.

Watch the ASU Innovation Open live on January 31, 2020 from the San Tan Ford Club at Sun Devil Stadium.

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Meet the student entrepreneurs who will change our world.

Twenty-eight student-entrepreneur teams competing from twenty-two different universities. Who will win?

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$300,000 in grant funding is on the table.

We are pleased to announce that the 2020 ASU Innovation Open will have double the amount of funding available for our outstanding entrepreneurs, including TWO $100,000 grand prizes.

Our competition is designed to challenge and advance university student innovators who aim to develop hard tech ventures. We provide critical venture mentorship and funding for student competitors who are launching a hardware enterprise within a wide variety of cutting-edge marketplaces including but not limited to hardware solutions, IoT and social enterprises with a focus on conscious capitalism.

University supported

We value university-supported technologies and the scientists, artists, engineers, enterprisers and designers who develop them.

Best of the best

Collegiate entrepreneurs are elite athletes who must demonstrate perseverance. Hustle and teamwork CAN change the world.

Rise to the challenge!

Student-led ventures can win one of two $100,000 grand prizes!
Bring your best ideas, and come prepared to dazzle our judges.

Change the world with just one pitch.