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Date: February 21, 2020 - 4:00pm to February 22, 2020 - 8:00pm
Location: Pendergast Early Learning Center - 3841 N. 91st Ave. Phoenix AZ 85037

This action packed two-day event brings together the best creative minds in the West Valley to build real-life solutions to challenges facing our community. This exciting event welcomes community college students of all majors, backgrounds, and experience to build community and practice business entrepreneurial skills needed in today's workforce. Help make the West Valley into a vibrant, innovative community you are proud to call home!

Join ASU Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Glendale Community College and Estrella Mountain Community College as they team up to give emerging innovators an opportunity they will never forget!

The event starts with a presentation of real challenges faced in our community and participants can also bring problems they want to solve. Diverse work teams create real-life solutions and pitch their innovative ideas at the end of Saturday. Local mentors will be available to give feedback and ideas. A panel of community leaders will select one team to win fantastic prizes.

All West Valley community college students welcome! Whether you are a student wanting to make an impact in their community or be a business owner, we look forward to seeing you at the Community Innovation Summit.

 

2/21/2020 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

2/22/2020 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Date: February 26, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: Office Evolution Peoria - 14050 N 83rd Ave Suite 290, Peoria, AZ 85381

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. 

Date: February 27, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: West Campus - Verde Dining Pavilion, Changemaker Central

 

 

Pitch your idea, receive feedback and network with other ASU students interested in Entrepreneurship + Innovation. Pitching at Open Pitch provides an amazing opportunity to improve your storytelling and could even provide a connection that helps you grow your idea into a venture.

This event will be presented by ASU Entrepreneurship + Innovation. Students have exactly 2 minutes to pitch an idea, no visual aids/PowerPoints/etc. If we have 5 or more students pitch their ideas, there will be a prize of $250 for the “Crowd Favorite!”

We will also be tabling on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, beginning at 9 am outside on the Sands Breezeway. Please stop by to receive a free “Just Start T-Shirt” and additional resources while supplies last!

Date: March 4, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: Office Evolution Peoria - 14050 N 83rd Ave Suite 290, Peoria, AZ 85381

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. 

Date: March 11, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: Office Evolution Peoria - 14050 N 83rd Ave Suite 290, Peoria, AZ 85381

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. 

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Date:
Repeats every week every Sunday and every Thursday 5 times.
07/12/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/15/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/19/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/22/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/26/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location:
ASU Tempe campus; Fulton Center Building. The exact meeting room details will be shared with admitted participants.

What: Admitted entrepreneurial researchers will go through an assumption/hypothesis-testing, customer-focused discovery process to gather important insights needed to maximize the impact of their innovations.
Who: All eligible ASU entrepreneurial faculty and graduate researchers are encouraged to register. Eligibility details may be found here: https://goo.gl/QcHffa
Why: ASU-affiliated I-Corps teams who complete the training may be eligible to receive a $2K grant for continued customer discovery efforts. High performing teams could be in a position to gain acceptance into the National I-Corps Program, which provides $50K+ grants for continued customer discovery efforts.
When: Five consecutive Thursdays, July 12- August 9; 9:00 am - 11:00 am, plus virtual office hours on Fridays.
Registration Deadline: Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 11:59 pm - Space is limited. First come, first served. Eligible registrants who are accepted into the training will be confirmed to participate on Monday, July 9.

 
 
 
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Date:
07/12/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/15/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/19/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/22/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/26/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location:
ASU Tempe campus; Fulton Center Building. The exact meeting room details will be shared with admitted participants.

What: Admitted entrepreneurial researchers will go through an assumption/hypothesis-testing, customer-focused discovery process to gather important insights needed to maximize the impact of their innovations.
Who: All eligible ASU entrepreneurial faculty and graduate researchers are encouraged to register. Eligibility details may be found here: https://goo.gl/QcHffa
Why: ASU-affiliated I-Corps teams who complete the training may be eligible to receive a $2K grant for continued customer discovery efforts. High performing teams could be in a position to gain acceptance into the National I-Corps Program, which provides $50K+ grants for continued customer discovery efforts.
When: Five consecutive Thursdays, July 12- August 9; 9:00 am - 11:00 am, plus virtual office hours on Fridays.
Registration Deadline: Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 11:59 pm - Space is limited. First come, first served. Eligible registrants who are accepted into the training will be confirmed to participate on Monday, July 9.

 
 
 
 
Date:
07/12/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/15/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/19/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/22/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/26/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location:
ASU Tempe campus; Fulton Center Building. The exact meeting room details will be shared with admitted participants.

What: Admitted entrepreneurial researchers will go through an assumption/hypothesis-testing, customer-focused discovery process to gather important insights needed to maximize the impact of their innovations.
Who: All eligible ASU entrepreneurial faculty and graduate researchers are encouraged to register. Eligibility details may be found here: https://goo.gl/QcHffa
Why: ASU-affiliated I-Corps teams who complete the training may be eligible to receive a $2K grant for continued customer discovery efforts. High performing teams could be in a position to gain acceptance into the National I-Corps Program, which provides $50K+ grants for continued customer discovery efforts.
When: Five consecutive Thursdays, July 12- August 9; 9:00 am - 11:00 am, plus virtual office hours on Fridays.
Registration Deadline: Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 11:59 pm - Space is limited. First come, first served. Eligible registrants who are accepted into the training will be confirmed to participate on Monday, July 9.

 
 
 
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Date:
07/12/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/15/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/19/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/22/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/26/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location:
ASU Tempe campus; Fulton Center Building. The exact meeting room details will be shared with admitted participants.

What: Admitted entrepreneurial researchers will go through an assumption/hypothesis-testing, customer-focused discovery process to gather important insights needed to maximize the impact of their innovations.
Who: All eligible ASU entrepreneurial faculty and graduate researchers are encouraged to register. Eligibility details may be found here: https://goo.gl/QcHffa
Why: ASU-affiliated I-Corps teams who complete the training may be eligible to receive a $2K grant for continued customer discovery efforts. High performing teams could be in a position to gain acceptance into the National I-Corps Program, which provides $50K+ grants for continued customer discovery efforts.
When: Five consecutive Thursdays, July 12- August 9; 9:00 am - 11:00 am, plus virtual office hours on Fridays.
Registration Deadline: Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 11:59 pm - Space is limited. First come, first served. Eligible registrants who are accepted into the training will be confirmed to participate on Monday, July 9.

 
 
Date:
07/24/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location:
1951 @ ASU SkySong – 1475 N. Scottsdale Road; Scottsdale, AZ 85257 (First Floor, SE corner exterior entrance)

Register: https://goo.gl/forms/gXr3pQpXHGAF4l4A2

What: Startup team culture issues are often cited as a top cause for early-stage venture failure. Get your culture right from the start, and set your venture up to scale for success. This bootcamp is led by Jennifer Coyne and Brian Stinson, ASU Venture Mentors and Co-Founders of The PEAK Fleet, a company focused on creating an engaged workforce that thrives together.
Who: All ASU Venture Devil founders and mentors, as well as all entrepreneurial ASU students and faculty are encouraged to register.
Why: You and your co-founders will learn how to create a values-based culture, develop a timeline for investing in organizational culture, and ultimately create a healthy and high-performing team. Plus, enjoy a FREE lunch with Jen, Brian, and your fellow ASU entrepreneurs.
When: TWO OPTIONS - pick the day that works best for you - Tuesday, July 24; 10am-4 pm -OR- Monday, August 13, 2018; 10am-4pm
Registration Deadline: Thursday July 19 at 11:59 pm. First come, first served. Hurry—space is limited. Registration confirmations will be shared by Friday, July 20.
Where: 1951 @ ASU SkySong – 1475 N. Scottsdale Road; Scottsdale, AZ 85257 (First Floor, SE corner exterior entrance) Map: https://goo.gl/maps/oeFV8ZxTaU12

 
 
Date:
07/12/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/15/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/19/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/22/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am, 07/26/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location:
ASU Tempe campus; Fulton Center Building. The exact meeting room details will be shared with admitted participants.

What: Admitted entrepreneurial researchers will go through an assumption/hypothesis-testing, customer-focused discovery process to gather important insights needed to maximize the impact of their innovations.
Who: All eligible ASU entrepreneurial faculty and graduate researchers are encouraged to register. Eligibility details may be found here: https://goo.gl/QcHffa
Why: ASU-affiliated I-Corps teams who complete the training may be eligible to receive a $2K grant for continued customer discovery efforts. High performing teams could be in a position to gain acceptance into the National I-Corps Program, which provides $50K+ grants for continued customer discovery efforts.
When: Five consecutive Thursdays, July 12- August 9; 9:00 am - 11:00 am, plus virtual office hours on Fridays.
Registration Deadline: Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 11:59 pm - Space is limited. First come, first served. Eligible registrants who are accepted into the training will be confirmed to participate on Monday, July 9.

 
 
 
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