Take the winning concepts to realization. OpenIDEO Matchmaking Night is where action begins!
After the announcement of winning concepts of a challenge, the OpenIDEO Matchmaking Night will serve as an kick-off even to the realization phase. This can be organized locally in various cities by OpenIDEO Local Chapter (http://bit.ly/nGkaze) / OpenIDEO Ambassadors (http://bit.ly/prs8N7) / Challenge sponsors, etc.
The event can start off with a "Pecha Kucha" style 3min presentation of the winning concepts by OpenIDEO Ambassadors, with an audience of individuals / entrepreneurs and potential sponsors, they could then sign up to interested concepts, or go over and mingle in a music and fun-filled environment! With a pool of interested sponsors and individuals around the globe in different cities signed up, something magical is bound to happen evolving around specific winning concepts. Let the matchmaking begins!