CREATE-X: Startup Launch 2018

CREATE-X Startup Launch 2018

Startup Launch 2018 will feature 46 startups selected out of a record 300+ applications. Stay tuned for more news on the startups.

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Building The Future

Startups going through the CREATE-X programs have created dozens of new jobs, generated millions of dollars in revenues, executed successful crowdfunding campaigns, and secured large corporate customers.

Our Programs

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Startup Lab is the signature element of CREATE-X LEARN. In Startup Lab, students learn about the process of evidence-based entrepreneurship and how to systematically vet ideas and validate market need. It is a 3-credit course and is open to all undergraduate students.

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Idea to Prototype (I2P) is the signature element of CREATE-X MAKE. In I2P, students get faculty mentors, guidance, seed funding, and additional university resources to build functional prototypes of their ideas. Students get 3-6 undergraduate research credits.

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Startup Launch (formerly Startup Summer) is the signature element of CREATE-X LAUNCH. During Startup Launch, teams go from a developed idea or prototype to a fully launched startup. $20,000 in funding is provided to teams by an external investment fund.

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Meet the Team Behind Synapse

Georgia Parmelee, May 29, 2018

CREATE-X startup combines supplements that improve brain function for a great tasting energy drink.

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CREATE-X Team OSSPolice Wins ATL Startup Battle

Madison Hogan, May 9, 2018

TechSquare Labs has selected another winner for the Atlanta Startup Battle as part of Tech Square Innovation Week and made two additional investments in other startups that participated in the pitch competition. OSSPolice, a cloud-based service that analyzes mobile apps for open source license violations, took home the gold and a $100,000 investment at last night’s event.

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Atlanta Startup STORD Makes Big Plans for the Future

Georgia Parmelee, May 4, 2018

On the heels of a $2.4 million dollar round of funding, STORD co-founders Sean Henry and Jacob Boudreau discuss how CREATE-X turned their warehouse logistics software idea into a profitable company.


CREATE-X is a faculty-led, student-focused initiative that provides students the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experiences to confidently pursue entrepreneurial opportunities.