Cupid’s Cup is turning 10, and Under Armour founder Kevin Plank ’96 is celebrating with an expanded entrepreneurship competition starting 6 p.m. April 22, 2014, at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. For the first time, student teams from outside the United States will join the field vying for $115,000 in cash prizes.
Registration for the 10th Annual Cupid's Cup is open. Students who register to attend Cupid's Cup before 11:59 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, March 24) are eligible to win either an Under Armour duffle bag or a Smith-branded Under Armour SackPack. One of each will be raffled off, and the winners will be notified by email by Friday, March 27.
Six Cupid’s Cup Finalists Will Compete for $115K in Cash Prizes
Twelve startups have been selected from nearly 200 worldwide entries to advance to the semifinal round in the Tenth Annual Cupid’s Cup Business Competition, presented by Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank and the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
College Park, Md. – October 8, 2012 – University of Maryland’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship is expanding its annual Cupid’s Cup Business Competition to find the country’s top student entrepreneurs. Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of Under Armour, partnered with the Dingman Center eight years ago to launch Cupid’s Cup and is now taking the competition to a national stage for the first time.
An adventure race that has zombies chasing participants to the finish line might not be everyone’s idea of a good time. But the business certainly has legs -- race organizers Reed Street Productions
took home $17,500 as the top winner at the seventh annual Cupid’s Cup business competition, hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business on March 30, at the University of Maryland.
Md. Gov. Martin O’Malley keynotes, Under Armour’s Kevin Plank and BB&T Sponsor University of Maryland’s Entrepreneurship Invitational
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UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND ENTREPRENEURSHIP INVITATIONAL SHOWCASES INNOVATION, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT WITH SEVENTH ANNUAL CUPID’S CUP BUSINESS COMPETITION
Md. Gov. Martin O’Malley, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank to Keynote
Yellow Dingman Dollars filled the cups and bins on eager entrepreneurs’ tables at the 4th Annual BB&T Invitational on April 1. Resembling the brightly colored currency used in Monopoly, each yellow piece of paper counted as a vote for an attendee’s favorite start-up to be tallied up and awarded at the6th Annual Cupid’s Cup competition later that afternoon.
College Park, Md. – April 4, 2011 – Twin brothers and university seniors Eric and Adam VanWagner, founders of MyFridgeRental.com, took home $15,000 as the top winners at the sixth annual Cupid’s Cup business competition, April 1. The competition was the highlight of the Entrepreneurship Invitational, a daylong showcase of the University of Maryland’s impact on entrepreneurship and economic development in the region, hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H.