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  • GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK!

  • SAVE THE DATE: NOVEMBER 18-22!

  • WORKSHOPS, FREE STUFF, START-UPS

Global Entrepreneurship Week at Texas Tech!

 

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. These activities, from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings, connect participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors—introducing them to new possibilities and exciting opportunities. During GEW, there will be over 35,000 events going on simultaneously in 125 different countries. GEW is more than just an awareness campaign. It is a platform for connection and collaboration—engaging all players along the entrepreneurship spectrum in strengthening ecosystems around the world.

 

This year, Global Entrepreneurship week is November 18th-24th. The events will run as follows:
Monday-Creativity Challenge
Rawls College of Business Room 105. 5pm
As a member of a randomly selected team you will learn how to develop a product concept and present a 30 second elevator pitch!  Your team get $1,000,000 in “prize bucks” to invest in any or all groups. Winners will be tallied, prizes will be awarded, and Pizza will be served! Everyone who attends has a chance to win an Apple iPad Air!

 

Tuesday-OTC Open House
1901 University Ave, Suite 101. 5-8pm
Come visit us and learn about entrepreneurship on campus! The Office of Technology Commercialization is the HUB for creativity and innovation at Texas Tech! See new inventions, share your ideas with us, and meet the INNOVATE team. TED Talks will be streamed along with free food and giveaways!

 

Wednesday-The Secret Weapon in Developing, Testing & Promoting Great Ideas
Center for Communication Research@College of Media & Communications Room 056
Session 1: 10-11am     Session 2: 2-3pm
How can you take a great idea and make it better? How will the investors respond to your pitch? How can you best promote your game changing innovation? Join the College of Media & Communication’s Center for Communication Research to learn how entrepreneurs can audience test a pitch or evaluate promotional material before stepping foot in front of “shark” investors.

 

Friday-Entrepreneur HangOut
Location TBA. 4-6PM
Meet other like minded innovators like yourself. As they say, “Your Nework is your Networth.”
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