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. 

students working in a brainstorming session in the student launch pad

 

Innovation Workshops

Get your blood pumping with innovation and flex your creative muscles. Select an event below to see details.

Workshop Info

Creative Mondays 3:30 PM

Strengthen your creative muscles with these fun, interactive sessions.

All sessions take place from 3:30-5 p.m.. in the Student Launch Pad (Cook 401)

Fall 2018

Sept. 10: Creativity Obstacle Course
Strengthen your creative muscles!

Sept. 17: Design Thinking
Strengthen your creative muscles!

Sept. 24: Big Idea Poster Competition Info Session
Big Idea Poster Competition Info Session

Oct. 1: Competition Boot Camp
Get your pitch and/or poster ready for the competition!

Oct. 8: Pitch Practice
Get ready for the Big Idea Poster Competition!

Oct. 15: Sounding Board + Tiger Cage Competition Info Session
Have an idea but not sure if it’s good? Bounce it off others and watch it come to life!

Oct. 22: Murder Board
Learn how to field questions like a champ in this fun format.

Oct. 29: Pitch Practice/Competition Boot Camp
Last minute prep for the Tiger Cage Pitch Competition.

Nov. 5: Improv for Entrepreneurs
Learn how to think on your feet and have no fear.

Nov. 12: Business Model Competition Info Session and Building the Business Model
Business Model Competition Info Session + Prep for the competition.

Nov. 26: Competition Boot Camp
Prep for the Business Model Competition!

Ingenious Wednesdays 12-1 PM

Sept. 12: Divergent Thinking

Strengthen your creative muscles!

 Sept. 19: Sounding Board

Have an idea but not sure if it’s good? Bounce it off others and watch it come to life!

Sept: 26: Building the Business Model

Build the foundation for your idea to stand on!

Oct. 3: Pitch Practice

Get ready for the Big Idea Poster Competition!

Oct. 10: Creativity Techniques

Strengthen your creative muscles

Oct. 17: Sounding Board + Tiger Cage Competition Info Session

Have an idea but not sure if it’s good? Bounce it off others and watch it come to life!

Oct. 24: Murder Board

Learn how to field questions like a champ in this fun format!

Oct: 31: Pitch Practice/Competition Boot Camp Competition

Last minute prep for the Tiger Cage Pitch Competition

Nov. 7: Building the Business Model

Build the foundation for your idea to stand on!

Nov. 14: Building the Business Model

Build the foundation for your idea to stand on!

Nov. 28: Competition Boot Camp

Prep for the Business Model Competition!

Whiteboard Wednesdays 2-4 PM

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!

All Whiteboard Wednesdays take place form 12-1 p.m. in the Student Launch Pad, Cook 401.

Fall 2018 Dates

Sept. 12

Sept. 19

Sept. 26

Oct. 3

Oct. 10

Oct. 17

Oct. 24

Oct. 31

Nov. 7

Nov. 14

Nov. 28


Lunch & Launch Series

Bring your lunch and hear from guest speakers talking about entrepreneurship. All lunch and launches take place from 1-2 p.m.

Sept. 5: Networking 101

Sept. 12: Free Startup Resources

Sept. 19: Building Apps
Speaker: Mazlow Cohen

Sept. 26: Finding Market Data
Speaker: Shana Gass

Oct. 3 Marketing 101

Oct. 10 Setting Up Your Business
Speaker: Hogan Lovells

Oct. 17 Financial Modeling for Entrepreneurship
Speaker: Rich Leimbach

Oct. 24: Sales 101
Speaker: Plamen Peev, Ph.D.

Oct. 31: SCORE…Your Secret Weapon
Speaker: Philippe Duverger, Ph.D.

Nov. 7: Protecting Your Ideas
Speaker: Hogan Lovells

Nov. 14: Exit Strategies
Speaker: Andrew Rose

Nov. 28: Licensing Your Ideas + Research
Speaker: Tylan Tschopp

Dec. 5: Let’s Talk Money!
Speaker: Matt Leister

Pitch & Win

Entrepreneurship Competitions

Dream it. Pitch it. Win cash and prizes!

Open to all students and all majors, these competitions are a low-risk way to build on your ideas, practice presentation skills, meet influential business leaders and entrepreneurs, as well as build confidence.

Spring 2019 Competitions

Big Idea Poster Competition, Oct. 9
Tiger Cage Pitch Competition, Oct. 24 & 31
Business Model Competition, Dec. 4 & 5

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. The spring 2018 series will take place on Tuesdays 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 6 through April 10 in PAWS. 

Startup Viewing Parties

Hang with the entrepreneurial team on campus and watch Shark Tank, The Profit, documentaries and free pizza! Every over Thursday beginning Sept. 6, 5-7 p.m. in the Student Launch Pad.

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!

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