"Tomorrow's Innovators Need Challenges And Opportunities Today"

The future of American innovation is in the hands of our next generation of entrepreneurs and relies on their ability to solve problems and connect multiple technologies in creative ways.

Over the weekend, I saw some of this happening right in front of my eyes. I was a judge at the first collegiate wearable tech hackathon in the country. The event brought together students from varying disciplines across the U.S. to build prototypes that combine fashion and technology. They then pitched their concepts to business leaders convened by Kent State University’s Blackstone LaunchPad. 

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POSTED: Monday, February 3, 2014 12:00 AM
Updated: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 11:08 AM
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