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3 Day Startup is privileged to have you be a part of our community -- either as a past or future participant, organizer, volunteer, or mentor. We love you all! With that said, we want to continue to reach out to our community to better connect our global tribe.

We would love to hear about all of your great experiences from our events. This includes things you've learned over the 3DS weekend to updates on how your startups are doing.

Please email or tweet us a story you would like to share in a future newsletter. Of course, let us know if you have any ideas on how we can make this better for you. 
Fall 2012 Event Map

Bring a 3DS to Your University!

In 2012, 3DS ran programs in ten countries including the U.S., China, France, Israel, Bangkok, and Chile. We debuted at schools like Harvard, Peking University, Tongji University, Texas A&M, École Centrale Paris, and many others. To bring a new 3DS program to your university or view future event dates, please visit our website
3DS in Azerbaijan

3DS CEO Cam Houser goes to Azerbaijan and Armenia

In July, CRDF Global invited 3 Day Startup CEO Cam Houser to travel to Yerevan, Armenia to help facilitate the CRDF’s Startup Generator program. The program combined aspects of business plan and pitch competitions for science and technology university students with ideas for new technology ventures. The goal of the program is to introduce these students to fundamental entrepreneurship concepts and educate them on high-impact early stage startup practices.

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Matt Tomlinson

Recap of 3DS Events 2012

Students create startups at 3DS Cornell

3DS Lisbon: An analysis of ass kicking

3DS Beijing: Launching a startup in 56 hours

Aggies learn how to build a business


3DS Madrid: A nonstop course for student entrepreneurs (Spanish)

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tudents work on education-themed startups at 3DS Harvard

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even startups debut out of 3DS SATX

Six teams form at the inaugural 3DS Rice event

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tudents unveil exciting tech companies at 3DS Houston

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DS HomeAway: Sleepover for bright-eyed startups


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3DS Alumni Feature: Ryan Schmukler from WomStreet

Ryan Schmukler, 3DS Madison alumni, talks about working at WomStreet, a startup based in Madison, WI. His advice on finding a business cofounder:

" [You want someone who can] ... do something that you can’t.  You want to be with the guy that you go: there’s not a chance in hell I would have landed that deal without him.  Get someone that can hustle."

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Microsoft Imagine Cup

Microsoft's Imagine Cup

Microsoft's Imagine Cup is an international technology competition that represents a big opportunity for students starting companies on Microsoft platforms. The team behind Microsoft's Imagine Cup has revamped the way the competition works, including a student startup accelerator and new categories within the competition: games, innovation, and world citizenship.

A total of $32,000 in cash prizes will be award to winning teams at the U.S. Imagine Cup Demo Day. Winners will also have the opportunity to move on the the worldwide finals in St. Petersburg, Russia and win more. Learn more here. Apply here by January 6th. 

Contest is open only to high school/college students who are legal residents of the 50 US or DC 16+. Game ends 5/13/13. For full details, see Official Rules (Games, Innovation, World Citizenship).
Alumni News

Ordoro snags $1.2M to make e-commerce easier

Embarkly receives $25,000 from Geekdom Fund


PerBlue honored on Empact100 List 2012 

Tamyca profiled in VentureBeat

How Vantageous stole DreamIt NYC’s demo day

Chromemote gets positive reviews in Lifehacker

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Interact ATX

Interact ATX is founded by UT student, Maran Nelson, to bring 100 of the brightest young minds in the startup scene to SXSW Interactive 2013. Learn more and apply now: interactatx.com.
Goncalo Fortes Photo

Best 3DS Hair

Goncalo Fortes, 3DS Lisbon alumni - Fall 2012, graces the stage at ISEG with his gravity defying locks to present The Grail Trail, a startup that gamifies religion.

3DS Pitch Deck Repository

As a larger project for our success kit, we are creating a pitch deck repository as a resource where teams can find good examples and best practices. If you want to share your deck, please email it as a PDF.
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