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Disruption Challenge | Youngstown

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Poland Library

311 South Main Street

Poland, OH 44514

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We want to disrupt the status quo one city at a time. This year's disruption focus: The Opioid Crisis.

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Conquer Life Brand is passionate about local communities. Especially those that have been hit harder by shifting economic climates, and with our disruption challenge series we want to act as a servant catalyst to address some of Youngstown's biggest challenges, this year's focus is the Opiod Crisis.

All of us either directly or indirectly has been impacted by the national opiod crisis, but unfortunately our hometown of Youngstown has been hit especially hard.

We are inviting passionate individuals, new/established entrepreneurs, start-ups, anyone and everyone to participate in our inaugural disruption challenge! You are tasked with: taking two weeks to create a potential solution to problem within the opioid crisis.

How this works:

  • We will have a kick-off event (this event) with all of the teams to deliver the challenge details and vision, context of the current state (detailed Opioid crisis analysis) from industry experts, the challenge rules and what's at stake (awards).
  • Each team will take two weeks to design, develop, produce, author a submission to be judged by a panel of industry and innovation experts
  • Two weeks after this initial kick-off event we will come back together and review each of the team's submissions and select a winner.
  • The winner will receive the challenge first place prize which will include incubation funds, free marketing/consulting services and a spot to compete for the grand prize in Q1 2020 Disruption Conference.

What you need to know now:

  • This challenge is one of a series of challenges that lead up to our large Disruption Conference slated for Q2 2020 which will feature workshops, live music, and keynote speakers on the topic of disruption and innovation. The winners of this challenge will compete to receive our grand prize.
  • Team sizes can be as small as a single person (lone wolf) or as large as a two pizza team (up to 10 team members)
  • To enter the challenge is free - you don't need to pay to compete
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Poland, OH 44514

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