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Date: October 27, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: Hybrid: in-person at Pop-Up Peoria or online via televëda

Pitch In (formerly 1 Million Cups)

9:00am - 10:00am (Arizona Time)  | Fall and Spring Schedule: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month

Explore what is happening across the Valley by listening to local founders share their ideas in a friendly 6-minute pitch format with 20 minutes of questions. These events are led by the local community and welcome everyone including students, nonprofit and business leaders, artists, and resource providers. Pitch In is supported by the J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute. 

In Spring and Summer 2021, the West Valley, East Valley and Central Phoenix communities will be working together to jointly showcase the diversity of our community and serve as a welcome mat for everyone interested in entrepreneurship in the Metro Valley area.

Use this registration link for the combined Metro Valley chapter events: Register here

Have an idea, venture or project that you would like to share? Email us at: Eric.Heimbecker@asu.edu

Date: October 27, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location: Hybrid: in-person at Pop-Up Peoria or online via televëda

Innovators Collide! Peoria Forward Office Hours

Grab a seat and come work alongside fellow entrepreneurs at the City of Peoria’s collision space in Park West. Work on your vision in a dedicated space free and open to everyone. Need assistance tackling a specific challenge? Connect with your fellow entrepreneurs and speak directly with our Peoria Forward team to access expertise and resources through the Peoria Forward program. Check out our website for the latest updates.

Who: These office hours are designed for entrepreneurs, creators and innovators at any stage from concept to high-growth

Where: Virtual attendance is available via televeda (link provided upon registration). In-person attendance available at Pop-Up Peoria at Park West (9828 West Northern Avenue Peoria, AZ 85345 STE 1750)

When: Every 4th Wednesday from 10:00am-11:30am (Special Date in December: 12/8/2021)

Date: November 9, 2021 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location: Hybrid: in-person at The Colonnade at Peoria Sports Complex or online via televëda

Global Entrepreneurship Week: Peoria Forward Innovation Night

J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute presents the third annual Innovation Night as part of the Global Entrepreneurs Week. Join innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs from across the West Valley. This year's topic is focused on global trends in healthcare innovation. Learn how the West Valley entrepreneurial ecosystem is rising to meet tomorrow's healthcare challenges through innovative education, high-growth ventures, and established partners creating new innovative pathways. You choose how you want to connect with an engaging online format or an in-person at the spacious Peoria Sports Complex Colonnade.

Who: All entrepreneurs and Innovators

Where: Peoria Sports Complex Colonnade Room or Virtual attendance (link provided upon registration)

When: 5:30pm - 7:00pm (Arizona Time)  l  Tuesday 11/9/2021

Learning outcomes: By the end of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify different West Valley assets in Health Care
  • Global trends in Health Care
  • Connect with other entrepreneurs and organizational leaders
Date: November 10, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: Hybrid: in-person at Pop-Up Peoria or online via televëda

Pitch In (formerly 1 Million Cups)

9:00am - 10:00am (Arizona Time)  | Fall and Spring Schedule: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month

Explore what is happening across the Valley by listening to local founders share their ideas in a friendly 6-minute pitch format with 20 minutes of questions. These events are led by the local community and welcome everyone including students, nonprofit and business leaders, artists, and resource providers. Pitch In is supported by the J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute. 

In Spring and Summer 2021, the West Valley, East Valley and Central Phoenix communities will be working together to jointly showcase the diversity of our community and serve as a welcome mat for everyone interested in entrepreneurship in the Metro Valley area.

Use this registration link for the combined Metro Valley chapter events: Register here

Have an idea, venture or project that you would like to share? Email us at: Eric.Heimbecker@asu.edu

Date: November 24, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: Hybrid: in-person at Pop-Up Peoria or online via televëda

Pitch In (formerly 1 Million Cups)

9:00am - 10:00am (Arizona Time)  | Fall and Spring Schedule: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month

Explore what is happening across the Valley by listening to local founders share their ideas in a friendly 6-minute pitch format with 20 minutes of questions. These events are led by the local community and welcome everyone including students, nonprofit and business leaders, artists, and resource providers. Pitch In is supported by the J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute. 

In Spring and Summer 2021, the West Valley, East Valley and Central Phoenix communities will be working together to jointly showcase the diversity of our community and serve as a welcome mat for everyone interested in entrepreneurship in the Metro Valley area.

Use this registration link for the combined Metro Valley chapter events: Register here

Have an idea, venture or project that you would like to share? Email us at: Eric.Heimbecker@asu.edu

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