Is the entrepreneur inside of you ready to do instead of just dream? The Weatherhead School of Management is pleased to promote the following events this month on the topic of entrepreneurship.
Entrepreneurship, Design, Innovation Showcase + Information Reception
D: Wednesday, October 5
T: 5:30-7 p.m.
L: Thwing Center
Learn about: Pitch events, hackathons and competitions with $100,000+ in prizes, legal issues related to start-up formation + more.
Entrepreneurship, Tech and Innovation
D: Friday, October 14
T: 2-4 p.m.
L: George S. Dively Building, Room 202
Michael Goldberg, assistant professor of design & innovation, will discuss entrepreneurship and innovation with tech leaders, Anand Swaminathan, senior partner at McKinsey & Company, and Rex Tibbens, COO of Lyft.
Pitch U: Elevator Pitch Competition
D: Saturday, October 15
T: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
L: The University of Akron, College of Business Administration
Learn how to develop an elevator pitch for your business idea, pitch to a panel of early stage investors, and compete for a chance to win prize money.
Start Up Sales: An Inside Look
D: Wednesday, October 19
T: 5:15 p.m. (reception to follow)
L: Sears Think[Box]
Join Scott Edmonds, MBA ‘07, as he shares his experience as vice president of sales at Autopilot, a high-tech start up.