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Program Updates

TI:GER® Continues Partnership with LMU in Munich

TI:GER® hosted a seminar in Atlanta for a group of PhD students and faculty from Munich that included a kick off talk by Stephen Fleming, Georgia Tech Vice President of the Enterprise Innovation Institute, a special screening session by the Atlanta Technology Angels (ATA), and tours of Atlanta Tech Village, Delta Technical Operations, and CNN. 

Second Year TI:GER Team CheckDroid Wins $20,500 in Two Spring Startup Competitions 

CheckDroid not only won the first Georgia Tech Startup Competition but also defeated 21 other ACC teams at the 4th Annual Startup Madness competition in Raleigh. Read more about the team and their successes at Georgia Tech and Raleigh

First Year TI:GER Student Accolades

Mark Ladisch, TI:GER MBA ’15 won the Scheller College Dean’s Prize for First Year Full-time MBA Student Excellence. The committee stated that Mark demonstrated exceptional integrity, academic merit, and leadership and service involvement with the Scheller College and the community.  He was the student coordinator for Eastern Region for the Global Social Venture Competition and recruited first year TI:GER students to assist with hosting the judges of the competition. Mark is an invaluable member of his TI:GER team and a great addition to our Program!

Second Year TI:GER Team LymphaTech wins $49,000 at Oregon and Rice Business Plan Competitions

TI:GER team LymphaTech has been very successful in business plan competitions this spring, taking second place at Oregon's New Ventures Competition and sixth place at Rice University's Business Plan Competition. In addition, they won best presentation and the Women's Health and Wellness Innovations Prize at Rice. Congratulations to a very successful group of second year students! For more details, click here.

Two TI:GER MBA Students Win Høiberg Prize

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TI:GER's latest international collaboration has received the Danish Hoiberg Prize! This new partnership between TI:GER and the Copenhagen Business School's BioBusiness and Innovation Platform program allowed four students to travel to Denmark to help create business plans. 

TI:GER Welcomes Two New Board Members

Bill Kitchens and Prameela Susarla are TI:GER’s latest additions to its impressive industry advisory board. Kitchens is a partner at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP and his practice focuses on food and drug law and government investigations. He advises companies in the food, medical device, pharmaceutical and biotech industries on a wide range of issues. Susarla is an Associate R&D director with Dow Epoxy and is responsible for leading both process and product innovation for the epoxy business and leads collaboration with the marketing function to commercialize the epoxy innovation pipeline. 

Congratulations TI:GER Class of 2014!

PhD (Georgia Tech)

Shauvik Choudhary

Amir Dindar

David Sotto

Akhil Srinivasan

Billy Wang

Mike Weiler

MBA (Georgia Tech)

Lucien de Voux

Jake Edens

Nate Frank

Nicolas Gomez

Jimmy He

Chad Lane

Malcolm Neave

Vrushali Pharane

Scott Plageman

Billy Scully

Salim Vagh

Sharan Valluru

Rohan Vora

Jessica Walling

JD (Emory)

Jeff Adams

Danny Berger

Tyler Dutton

Rachel Erdman

Ernesto Escobar

Lauren Gersny

Karan Jhurani

Robert Jones

Gwen Kui

Andrew Leba

Ian Longacre

David Mashburn

Daniel Mosser

Abby Rives

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Giglio Family Donates $100,000 to TI:GER

The TI:GER program would like to express gratitude to the Giglio family for their generous donation to the program. Jeff Giglio is the current chairman and former CEO of .With this additional funding source, TI:GER will be able to sponsor an extra team for the next two years.

TI:GER Alumni Fun Facts

77% of all TI:GER Alumni believe the program had a large positive impact

20% of TI:GER Alumni either work for a startup or have founded their own company

Alumni found TI:GER most useful for developing the following skills:

  1. Understanding value propositions of a product
  2. Ability to communicate complex material
  3. Knowledge of technology commercialization process
  4. Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team

*Results from our 2013 Alumni Survey

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