Friday, Oct. 3, 2014Entrepreneurship Hour: Steve Singh
Monday, Oct. 6, 2014Startup Workshop: Venture Shaping
5 p.m., Ross School of Business Room 1210
Learn how to construct a viable business out of a business idea—a differentiated, sustainable venture that holds commercial promise and that can be launched. Open to the public.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014Startup Workshop: Market Assessment
5 p.m., Ross School of Business Room 1230
Learn how to establish the market feasibility of a business in order to gauge whether or not to invest further resources and commit to launching the venture. Open to the public.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014Startup Workshop: Financial Assessment
6:30 p.m., Ross School of Business Room W2760
Learn how to establish the financial feasibility of a business in order to gauge whether or not to invest further resources and commit to launching the venture. Open to the public.
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014Medical Innovation Webinar: Your Guide to Making an Impact
2-3 p.m., online
Fast Forward Medical Innovation at the University of Michigan Medical School focuses on nurturing commercialization and entrepreneurship. The initiative brings together organizations across campus to push innovations out of the Medical School research enterprise and into a viable commercial path. Learn more about the initiative and how to get involved by registering for this free webinar
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014Startup Workshop: Business Plan
5 p.m., Ross School of Business Room R1210
Learn how to write a complete business plan for launching your venture. Open to the public.
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014Women Who Launch Kickoff Event
5-7 p.m., Arbor Brewing Company
Women Who Launch, a new group aiming to spark an inclusive conversation about gender equality in entrepreneurship and transform these ideas into action for aspiring female founders, funders, and team members, invites you to participate in their Kickoff Conversation
to consider the following questions:
- Why does gender equality matter in entrepreneurial ecosystems?
- What does a gender equal entrepreneurship ecosystem look like?
- What are the key hurdles for creating a gender equal entrepreneurial ecosystem today?
Drinks and light appetizers will be served. Please pre-register for the event
and sign up for the Women Who Launch mailing list
to hear more about upcoming activities.
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014Entrepreneurship Hour: Dean Drako
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium
8 a.m.-2 p.m., Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library, 1000 Beal Avenue (North Campus)
Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2014 is an event that will focus participants and the community at-large on the challenges and opportunities of solving urban problems through entrepreneurship. For more information, click here
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014Social Innovation Summit
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Ross School of BusinessThe 2014 Social Innovation Summit
will feature Aaron Hurst, the founder of the Taproot Foundation, founder & CEO of Imperative, and author of The Purpose Economy
. A proud Michigan alumnus, he is also the recipient of the 2009 University of Michigan LS&A Humanitarian Award. During the daylong summit, leaders from across various sectors will reveal how they have found purpose through their careers. Attendees will explore their own purpose journey and engage with social entrepreneurs and thought leaders in discussing social challenges and innovations. Advance registration is required
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014Private Equity Career Panel
4 p.m., Ross School of Business Room R0220
Interested in a career in private equity? Hear insights from private equity professionals on what it takes to get started in the industry and how to navigate your career. We will discuss relevant course work and career experiences, a day in the life of a private equity associate, compensation expectations, and why investment banking is a common path to a career in private equity. Hosted by the Ross Private Equity Club.
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014Entrepreneurship Hour: Game Show with Tom Frank