Sentient Blue Wins GENIUS NY $1 Million Grand Prize; Four Other Finalists Receive $500,000 Investments as Part of $3 Million Awarded
The winner of the $1 million grand prize from Round Three of the GENIUS NY accelerator is Sentient Blue, a team from Italy. The GENIUS NY program is the world’s largest business accelerator competitions focused on unmanned systems. EagleHawk One, CivDrone, Vermeer and ResilienX each were awarded investments of $500,000. ResilienX was also named the crowd favorite in a live poll taken during the event.
GENIUS NY Finals Night takes place this Tuesday, April 9 from 5 to 8PM in the Grand Ballroom at the Marriott Downtown Syracuse. It will be an exciting night as five finalists step on stage for the first time to pitch their drone startups. In the end, each team will be awarded a large cash prize totaling $3 million, but only one will be awarded the grand prize of $1 million dollars!