The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Office of Economic Development and Engagement is committed to helping students reach their full potential as they plan to start new ventures or become a driver for innovation in their career path.
UVa-Wise strives to promote a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation where students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to share out-of-the-box ideas, resources and mentors are accessible, and creative networks and spaces are available for aspiring entrepreneurs to work on their business plans.
Through various programs, workshops, and competitions, UVa-Wise Entrepreneurship will help increase entrepreneurial thinking at UVa-Wise that will translate into the start and sustainability of successful businesses and a dynamic workforce in Southwest Virginia.
2018-19 Schedule of Events:
Fall Semester 2018
August 14 – Student Activity Fair
September 5 – First Innovators INC meeting 1:00 PM Wyllie Hall
September 12 – Innovators INC Tour of The Nest
October 2 – Taco Tuesday Creators Meetup @ The Nest
October 17 – Cav’s Tank Pitch Event
October 26 – Entrepreneurship Cup Concept Competition Submissions are due by HIGH Noon
November 12 – 18 — Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018
- November 12 – Entrepreneur Essentials Game
- November 13 – TBD
- November 14 – Speaker
- November 14 – Entrepreneurship Cup Concept Competition Final Presentations 1:00 PM C. Bascom Slemp Student Center – Dogwood Room 5th floor
- November 15 – TBD
January 23 – Jahmal Potter @ The Nest
February 8 – UVA E-Cup Discovery Competition Submissions Due
February 15 – G2K Games Contest Submissions Due
February 16-23 – National Entrepreneurship Week
February 21 – UVA E-Cup Discovery Competition Final presentations
February 22 – American Evolution Innovators Cup Submissions Due
February 28 – G2K Games Practice Pitches
March 8 – International Women’s Day Event
March 8 – G2K Games Final Executive Summaries Due
March 29 – The G2K GAME – Innovation Competition
April 5 – Speaker or workshop @ The Nest
April 11 – 13 – Tom Tom Founders Festival Trip
The Nest is dedicated to serving aspiring entrepreneurs in Southwest Virginia and providing them with the skills needed to run a successful business. By participating in programs offered at The Nest, entrepreneurs will discover their full potential and turn their ideas into a reality.
Learn more on The Nest at TheNestSWVA.com!
For more information contact Josh Sawyers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 276.298.9896.