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Date: May 29, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: Peoria Chamber Of Commerce - 8385 W Mariners Way #3, Peoria, AZ 85382

1 Million Cups is open to everyone and invites those from every stage of their entrepreneurial journey to participate. It is a community of innovators that welcomes students, business leaders, founders and more. Come hear from founders, connect with resources or just explore what is happening in the West Valley. The West Valley chapter of 1 Million Cups hopes to capture the diversity of our community and serve as a welcome mat for everyone interested in entrepreneurship in the West Valley. No registration or membership is required. This event happens weekly and is one of three 1 Million Cups communities across the Phoenix Metro Area.

Date: June 5, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: CO-DO-BE 12211 W Bell Road, Suite 107 Surprise, AZ 85378

1 Million Cups is open to everyone and invites those from every stage of their entrepreneurial journey to participate. It is a community of innovators that welcomes students, business leaders, founders and more. Hear from founders, connect with resources or explore what is happening in the West Valley. The West Valley chapter of 1 Million Cups hopes to capture the diversity of our community and serve as a welcome mat for everyone interested in entrepreneurship in the West Valley. No registration or membership is required.

This event happens weekly and is one of three 1 Million Cups communities across the Phoenix Metro Area.

Schools take a summer vacation; your business networking doesn’t have to! Join 1 Million Cups West Valley as we open our doors to everyone growing a business and a child. The same great 1 Million Cup format AND your children are welcome to join on-site under your supervision. We will have Little Cupper mini activities including coloring pages and opportunities to work on their entrepreneurial skills. We believe you can raise your child and build connections at the same time.

It is free to attend and will take place at our new summer location, CO-DO-BE Work Space in Surprise, every Wednesday in June and July, except for July 3rd, there will be no meeting due to the holiday.

Date: June 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Office Evolution Training Room - 4435 E Chandler Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85048

Peoria is home to some of the most brilliant young people in the valley, eager to gain real-world skills and insight into the modern workforce. Business owners and entrepreneurs are struggling with finding the human capital to grow and take advantage of all the opportunity available in a global market. Can we rethink the labels and traditional models we use to find a modern solutions that meet everyone’s goals? Peoria is the flexible, innovative community to do it.  You are being asked to join, this invite-only intimate working session with a skilled facilitator who has worked with innovation and youth programming across the country. Using principles from Design Thinking, we will explore unique solutions and develop next steps to test those solutions in our community.

This is a special event with a limited audience. If you would like to learn more about the event or events like this please email Kristin Slice, kristin.slice@asu.edu

Date: June 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Office Evolution Training Room - 4435 E Chandler Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85048

Peoria is home to some of the most brilliant young people in the valley, eager to gain real-world skills and insight into the modern workforce. Business owners and entrepreneurs are struggling with finding the human capital to grow and take advantage of all the opportunity available in a global market. Can we rethink the labels and traditional models we use to find a modern solutions that meet everyone’s goals? Peoria is the flexible, innovative community to do it.  You are being asked to join, this invite-only intimate working session with a skilled facilitator who has worked with innovation and youth programming across the country. Using principles from Design Thinking, we will explore unique solutions and develop next steps to test those solutions in our community.
 
This program is a Catalyst Pilot program facilitated by ASU E+I Peoria Forward and powered by the Peoria entrepreneurial ecosystem.

This is a special event with a limited audience. If you would like to learn more about the event or events like this please email Kristin Slice, kristin.slice@asu.edu

Date: June 12, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: CO-DO-BE 12211 W Bell Road, Suite 107 Surprise, AZ 85378

1 Million Cups is open to everyone and invites those from every stage of their entrepreneurial journey to participate. It is a community of innovators that welcomes students, business leaders, founders and more. Hear from founders, connect with resources or explore what is happening in the West Valley. The West Valley chapter of 1 Million Cups hopes to capture the diversity of our community and serve as a welcome mat for everyone interested in entrepreneurship in the West Valley. No registration or membership is required.

This event happens weekly and is one of three 1 Million Cups communities across the Phoenix Metro Area.

Schools take a summer vacation; your business networking doesn’t have to! Join 1 Million Cups West Valley as we open our doors to everyone growing a business and a child. The same great 1 Million Cup format AND your children are welcome to join on-site under your supervision. We will have Little Cupper mini activities including coloring pages and opportunities to work on their entrepreneurial skills. We believe you can raise your child and build connections at the same time.

It is free to attend and will take place at our new summer location, CO-DO-BE Work Space in Surprise, every Wednesday in June and July, except for July 3rd, there will be no meeting due to the holiday.

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Date:
12/04/2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Location:
Peoria MET 11200 North 83rd Avenue Peoria, AZ 85345 in the Old Main Building.

Learn about the latest innovations in Peoria. Hear from guest speaker Heidi Jannega, President and Co-Founder of WebPT, and see the innovations coming out of the heart of Peoria with the MET Engineering & Technology Midyear Innovation Showcase.

 
 
 
 
 
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Date:
12/11/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location:
Office Evolution Peoria 14050 North 83rd Avenue #Suite 290 Peoria, AZ 8538

As part of Peoria Forward, the ASU E+I team has been working to gather a comprehensive list of entrepreneurial resources in the West Valley. Attend this event to learn about all of the resources in the West Valley the we found and help us identify any resources we may have missed!

 
 
 
Date:
12/14/2018 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
Location:
Skysong

What: Fifteen of the top student-led tech ventures from across the country will pitch in the www.winASU.io semi-finals. A group of ASU Innovation Open sponsor judges will identify the top 5 ventures. Each Finalist team will receive a $5K Zero Mass Water Award and be granted a bid to compete for $100K from Avnet, $25k from ON Semi, and other prizes, during the ASU Innovation Open Finals in February 2019. Additionally, Todd Davis, co-founder of LifeLock will deliver a keynote talk. LifeLock was acquired for $2.3B. There will also be a panel discussion featuring former ASUio contestants, and other regional startup leaders.

When: Friday, December 14, 2018; 9:30 to 3:30 pm MST.

Where: 1951 @ ASU SkySong, Building One – 1475 N. Scottsdale Road; Scottsdale, AZ 85257 (First Floor, SE corner exterior entrance); Map: https://goo.gl/maps/DoxqTSesj6Q2

Cost: FREE, including complimentary lunch.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/asuio-semi-finals-tickets-52913672218

 
 
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Date:
12/20/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location:
ASU Tempe campus – Exact location will be shared with registrants one week prior to the session.

Who: All ASU faculty and graduate researchers are encouraged to attend. Dr. Brent Sebold, an ASU I-Corps co-PI, will facilitate the sessions.
What: Come and learn about ASU’s I-Corps program, including the history, context, and $2K customer discovery grant offerings - https://entrepreneurship.asu.edu/learn/nsf-innovation-corps-i-corps-site
When: Thursday, December 20, and each Third Thursday thereafter; 4-5 pm
Where: ASU Tempe campus – Exact location will be shared with registrants one week prior to the session.

 
 
 
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Date:
12/31/2018 - 11:00pm to 11:45pm
Location:
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Who: All ASU-affiliated student, faculty, staff and alumni-led startup teams who are experimenting within the emerging market of artificial intelligence and voice technology.

What: The ASU Amazon Alexa Venture Challenge inspires and enables ASU-affiliated entrepreneurs to enhance their innovative products or services with voice. As conversational AI advances, we will increasingly interact with technology using voice. ASU innovators are encouraged to be in the vanguard of this evolution.

When: Requests for FREE Echo Dots will be reviewed on a rolling basis through Friday, December 7. The $10,000 seed grant funding will be awarded via the ASU Venture Devils Demo Days, which are held at the end of each fall and spring semester. Venture Devils applications are accepted and processed five times per year, coinciding with the Fall A+B, Spring A+B, and Summer C session start dates.

Request FREE Echo Dot(s) – Complete this form: https://goo.gl/forms/37bX6qHzGBFj5Pzs1

Compete for $10,000 in seed grant funding – Apply to Venture Devils: https://entrepreneurship.engineering.asu.edu/amazon-alexa-venture-challenge/ - Once you are accepted into Venture Devils, you will be invited to participate in the Pitch Playoffs each semester. The Pitch Playoffs serve as the bi-annual gating mechanism for the Amazon Alexa Venture Challenge funding track.