Next Great Startup Ideation Workshops

October 16, 2018, 11 am to 1 pm OR 6 pm to 8 pm, Austin Hall 126

October 23, 2018, 11 am to 1 pm OR 6 pm to 8 pm, Austin Hall 126

November 3, 2018, 10 am to 5 pm, DAMlab

Pillars: PROFESSIONAL

This fall term, the Colleges of Business and Engineering are collaborating on a college-level Next Great Startup competition, which is an event for entrepreneur-minded students to develop and showcase their innovative business ideas. The college-level Next Great Startup competition will take place on November 15, 2018.

To help students prepare for this competition, the Colleges are collaborating on Next Great Startup Ideation workshops in October and November. Though it is not required to take part in these workshops to compete in the Next Great Startup competition, these workshops will give interested students extra preparation and insights to make their business ideas even more successful. Students can attend any and all of these sessions. Food is provided at all of these sessions.

Team Formation/Entrepreneurship Introduction: October 16, 11 am to 1 pm OR 6 pm to 8 pm (choose the time that works best for your schedule)

Form your teams, take a tour of the DAMlab, and get a crash course in entrepreneurship!

Professional Startup Skills: October 23, 11 am to 1 pm OR 6 pm to 8 pm (choose the time that works best for your schedule)

Learn about intellectual property, value proposition, and pitch skills!

Prototype Day: November 3, 10 am to 5 pm, DAMlab (Buxton Hall)

Create your prototype at this come-and-go event.

Interested students should RSVP at this link.

These opportunities are co-sponsored by the College of Business and the College of Engineering.

Leadership Academy students who attend any of these workshops may have it count toward one (1) PROFESSIONAL pillar in the Leadership Academy portal.