Undergrads: ENTRE Digest – BYOB, Masters in Entre Info Sessions, and Volunteer Opps!

Advisers ENTRE Digest | October 30, 2017

 

ATTEND: Team Formation Night #2: Design Thinking
Wednesday, November 1 | 5:30 – 8 pm | HUB 250 | RSVP

Learn how to develop a user-centered way to conceive and create a successful product.
Open to all students, all disciplines.

Under the Find Your People section at the bottom of this email, view other upcoming team formation nights. Connect with other students who want to join your team and learn something new in the same night Open to all students, all disciplines.

 

ATTEND: Build Your Own Business (BYOB)
Thursday, November 2 | 6 to 7:30 pm | Deloitte Commons | RSVP 

Students pitch an early idea, collaborate with one another, receive feedback and mentoring from an experienced entrepreneur, and work through the steps to successfully launch their startup OR move forward with a new idea. 

Open to all undergraduate students only, all disciplines.

ATTEND: Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Information Sessions
Online: Wednesday, November 8 | 12:00-12:45PM (Webinar) | Register Here
In-person: Wednesday, November 15 | 6:00-7:00PM (Dempsey Hall 233)| Register Here

Join the MS in Entrepreneurship team for an information session to learn about the 12-month Master of Science in Entrepreneurship at the UW Foster School of Business. During the session, the team will give you an overview of the program, discuss the admissions process, and answer any questions you have. Guests are always welcome.

 

 

APPLY: Entrepreneurship Certificate (non-MBA graduate students)
Open to all non-MBA graduate and PhD students.

The Buerk Center’s certificate in entrepreneurship prepares University of Washington graduate and PhD students for the world of start-ups and new technology enterprises. Our emphasis on cross-campus involvement means you’ll take entrepreneurship courses alongside students from other disciplines, work with UW inventors on their market-ready applications, and have the opportunity to apply for fellowships in UW technology ventures or local angel funds. Certificate students, whose disciplines range from engineering and architecture to drama and medicine, take classes, gain real-world experience, and network with the region’s most innovative entrepreneurs. Working together, students bring ideas to life. Rolling admissions.

Learn more: startup.uw.edu/entrepreneurship-certificate/

 

VOLUNTEER: Entrepreneurship Challenges and Competitions Need YOU!
Are you interested in taking on a leadership role and do not plan to enter any of our three competitions this school year? Join the leadership committees of the Health Innovation Challenge, Environmental Innovation Challenge, and/or the UW Business Plan Competition!

Email the Buerk Center for more information.

 

JUMP IN! Fall Workshop Series
The Buerk Center is ready to meet you wherever you are in the process of becoming an entrepreneur. Attend one, two, or all three of these workshops to gain valuable experience. Open to all students, all disciplines. 12:30 to 2 pm at Area 01 in Maple Hall.  

 

Market and Competitors Workshop
Thursday, November 9

Learn how to check out the competitive landscape effectively and tweak your plan so you have a unique offering to customers. Meet other students with ideas just like you!
Please RSVP in advance.

Preparing for Launch Workshop
Thursday, November 30

Time to put together all the pieces. Learn the components of a good business plan while addressing any glaring gaps that could keep your idea from becoming a success! Also, meet other students with ideas just like you.
Please RSVP in advance.

 

FIND YOUR PEOPLE! Team Formation Nights
Have an idea? Great! Meet other students who want to join your team and learn something new in the same night. Open to all students, all disciplines.

*NEW* The 2018 Student Entrepreneur Team Formation website is launched!
Looking for a team member to enter a competition or work on a startup project?  Do you have skills and want to join an existing team? Check out our Student Entrepreneurship Team Formation site. Create your profile, then check out the Showcase page to browse for a team to join or to find team members. Please note, this is for current students only!

Design Thinking
Wednesday, November 1 | 5:30 – 8 pm | HUB 250 | RSVP

Learn how to develop a user-centered way to conceive and create a successful product.

 

Rapid Prototyping
Tuesday, November 4 | 5:30 – 8 pm | Area 01, Maple Hall 122 |RSVP

This will help you meet others and get to your minimum viable product – one you can test with users and improve before going for larger scale production.

Past Participants Panel
Wednesday, December 6 | 5:30 – 8 pm | HUB 214 | RSVP

They were once students just like you. Experience their insights into the competition process.

 

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