Please see a listing of 2016-2017  workshops in prep for the UVA E-Cup Competitions:

  • Entrepreneurship Cup Launch! Workshop
    March 20 from, 5-6pm @ Thornton B218
    Looking to win $20,000 to launch your business? Apply to the Entrepreneurship Cup Launch competition. Learn more and get some help with preparation for it at a workshop on Monday, March 20 from 5-6pm. RSVP HERE!

For more events across-grounds, check out: http://entrepreneurship.virginia.edu/

Previous workshops:

  • Inspiring Innovation through Strategic Curiosity with Chic Thompson
    Tuesday, September 6, 2016
    5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Darden Classroom 120
    Food and Beverages Provided
    Chic Thompson is a world-renowned speaker, consultant, author, entrepreneur, and teacher – though none of those titles capture the passion, insight, and truly inspiring approaches he takes to problem solving. During his two hours with us, Chic will fill the room with his humility, humor, and clarity as he tells us his stories – both the challenges and triumphs alike.
  • “Ignite”, at HackCville, on Drafting a Social Business Concept
    6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
    Monday, September 19, 2016
    Contact HackCville to RSVP
    UVA hosts the Entrepreneurship Cup each year with the intention for students with startup ideas in various fields to pitch and earn REAL money. Your drafting of a social business concept will help you prepare for the E-Cup if you want to compete in the SE track, and will help you better understanding where to even begin in starting your own social business!
  • Bring Your Idea Workshop
    6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 11, 2016
    Location: Rice Hall 011 (map)
    Are you ready to apply to the Concept Competition but need help talking through your idea or do you have an idea you want feedback on? Come to this workshop and get help from the experts! 
  • Bring Your Idea Workshop
    4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, October 19, 2016
    Location: Darden Classroom 40 (map)
    Light Refreshments Provided!
    Are you ready to apply to the Concept Competition but need help talking through your idea or do you have an idea you want feedback on? Come to this workshop and get help from the experts!
  • Discovery Competition Workshop with Professor Sarasvathy
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016
    5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    i.Lab at UVA Classroom
    Food provided!
    Darden Professor Saras Sarasvathy will offer a workshop designed to help you think like an expert entrepreneur. Based upon the principles of effectuation, this workshop will provide practical and actionable ways to take those first steps beyond the big idea. This workshop is in preparation for the UVA E-Cup Discovery Competition.
  • How Experts Start Startups
    An Effectuation Workshop led by Serial Entrepreneur Chip Ransler
    Wednesday, January 25, 2017
    5:30 p.m.
    HackCville – #17 Elliewood Avenue
    Food Provided