Lianne W. Landers
liannevirginia [dot] edu
Hosted by Venture Forward, U.Va.'s start-up mentoring network, First Tuesdays provides new and experienced entrepreneurs with the opportunity to connect, bounce ideas off one another and get their burning questions answered. Venture Forward is a U.Va. Innovation initiative.
Aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs from the University and the community are invited to attend this monthly gathering, held on the first Tuesday of each month. Unless otherwise specified, all events will be held at the OpenGrounds Corner Studio (1400 W. Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22903), with light refreshments provided.
As a follow-up to the U.Va. Entrepreneurship Cup, we are hosting the final First Tuesdays event of 2012 as an opportunity to provide short, individual mentoring sessions to all students with entrepreneurial ideas.
Please come out to HackCville (#9 Elliewood Avenue on the Corner) on Tues., Dec. 4, from 5-7 p.m. for refreshments and one-on-one mentoring. Some of Charlottesville’s most experienced entrepreneurs will be there to answer your burning questions.
Please reply to liannevirginia [dot] edu to let us know that you’re coming - include a brief description of your concept so that we can help to make some good matches.
First Tuesdays partners include the Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Darden School of Business, the E* Society, the Entrepreneurship Group at the McIntire School of Commerce, Student Entrepreneurs for Economic Development and the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council.
Venture Forward on the second Tuesday of this month to get your burning marketing and communications questions answered! Hosted by U.Va. Innovation and the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council, this month’s event will be held at the Darden i.Lab at the Darden School of Business.
Local professionals will be available for “speed-coaching” in a variety of hot communications topics, including:
U.Va. Innovation’s own Morgan Estabrook, senior manager of marketing and communications, will facilitate.
See map: http://bit.ly/I_LAB. Turn onto Nash Drive and park in the Law School parking lot (free after 5 p.m.). The i.Lab is the glass building on the left.
Special thanks to event sponsor Watermark Design! First Tuesdays partners also include the Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Darden School of Business, the E* Society, the Entrepreneurship Group at the McIntire School of Commerce, Student Entrepreneurs for Economic Development and the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council.
Are you someone who:
Then, join us for a Design Thinking Workshop on Oct. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at OpenGrounds. Space is limited and is on a first come, first serve basis. Students interested in submiting an application to the U.Va. E-Cup are encouraged to attend.
Have a protoyping question? Want to know more about design? Need answers to other urgent business questions? Then join us for Venture Forward in Prototyping, held at the University of Virginia Rapid Prototyping Lab (rm. 216A) in the Mechanical Engineering building (#27 on map). Free parking is available after 5 p.m. in stadium parking lots T4 and E3. View map.