Events & Programs

Open to all students from all majors at any entrepreneurial level. Whether you've got ideas, you've already started a business, or you just want to meet new people and explore opportunities, we've got something for you. 

student pitching to judges during the business model canvas competition


Learn techniques, tools and knowledge. Select an event below to see details.

Virtual Events for Spring 2020

Virutal "Events" & Resources

Due to in-person events being canceled, we've set up a Blackboard site to host out events and resources for the spring 2020 term. To attend a virtual event or see resources, do the following:

  1. Log in to TU Blackboard
  2. Select "Community"
  3. Search for "Student Launch Pad"
  4. Under the "Organization ID", select the down error and select "enroll."


Workshop Info

Think Like An Entrepreneur

All Think Like An Entrepreneur Workshops take place in the Student Launch Pad, Cook 401.

Spring 2020

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Topic: Brute Think

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Topic: Brainstorming

Tuesday, March 10, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Topic: Question-Storming

Wednesday, March 25, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Topic: Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset

Tuesday, April 28, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 6, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Whiteboard Workshops

Have an idea for a business, product, nonprofit or just a plain old solution but need help charting it out? Come hang out at the Student Launch Pad and we’ll help!

Spring 2020

All whiteboard workshops take place in the Student Launch Pad Blackboard Site

Monday, March 30, 2-3 p.m.
Thursday, April 16, 12-1 p.m.

Design Thinking Workshop

Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 5:30-7 p.m.
Location: PAWS

Design thinking is human-centered process for creative problem solving that can be used by anyone in any setting to look at problems or issues from an empathetic position and come up with solutions.

This workshop teaches the basics of design thinking and walks attendees through a fun design thinking exercise. 

Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 5:30-7 p.m.
Location: PAWS

This professional clinic led by legal experts will discuss how you as an entrepreneur, writer, artist, creator, etc. can and SHOULD protect your intellectual property.

Competition Boot Camps

Get ready for the Business Model Competition.

Spring 2020 Dates

Thursday, March 26, 10:45-11:45 a.m.
Thursday, April 2, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 7, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 15, 12-1 p.m.

Perfect Your Video Submission Workshops

Perfect your video submission for the Business Model Competition.

Spring 2020 Dates

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1-2 p.m.
Tuesday, March 3, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 11, 1-2 p.m.
Tuesday, March 24, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 1, 1-3 p.m.

Spring 2020 Business Model Competition

Present your business model for the chance to win $3,000! Open to all TU students.

Learn more and how to enter.

Other Entrepreneurship Events

Don't miss these other great opportunities to learn more about entrepreneurship and get engaged!

Entrepreneurship Unplugged

Meet successful entrepreneurs, hear their stories, and learn what it takes to launch a business at the weekly Entrepreneurship Unplugged speakers series. 

Venture/CEO Club Meeting

Join the TU chapter of Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization, a national entrepreneurial organization for students #worldofopportunity. Meetings are Mondays from 5-6 p.m. in the Launch Pad. All majors are welcome!

Suggest an Event

Interested in entrepreneurship but don't see an event that's right for you? Send us your suggestions to