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April 2021

Virtual: Envision + On Deck Catalyst – Launching Your Startup From Scratch

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual

Do you have an idea you always wanted to make a reality? Are you excited by news stories about startup founders & love trying out new apps or products, but feel clueless about where to get started? ​Join this workshop & discussion to learn from Envision Accelerator & On Deck Catalyst about how you can turn your idea into a reality step-by-step. We’ll debunk some harmful myths that you may believe about startups and help you take those small first…

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Virtual: Capture and Convert Every In-Store Customer, Now or Later

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual

Learn the mobile strategy & tactics that have even helped local celebrity retailers drive more sales and higher average spend during covid. Amanda's Bio Named one of “5 Women at the Cusp of Fashion + Technology Innovation”, Amanda Latifi is the co-founder and CEO of Hafta Have, a platform that empowers brick & mortar stores to perform more like online. A 2020 New York Fashion Tech Lab company and featured at this year’s NRF Innovation Mansion, Hafta Have has pioneered…

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VINES 48 Hour Launch

April 9 - April 11

VINES is ecstatic to bring back 48 HOUR LAUNCH, Vanderbilt’s largest student startup pitch competition, for 2021. Whether you’re a new founder of a business/organization or just want to test the waters on an ambitious idea, we welcome you to participate in this premier launchpad (and celebration) for entrepreneurship at Vanderbilt. ...Get exclusive access to a slate of all-star mentors from diverse investment and entrepreneurial backgrounds - past mentors have included YCombinator alumni, VC partners, and more! ..Participate in expert-led workshops for priceless advice on…

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Virtual: Dell – Building Your Team

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual

Building Your Team Recruiting the right candidates Interview techniques – What questions matter? First impressions – The onboarding experience sets the tone. Developing culture through define mission and vision statements Developing people through coaching and feedback Henry's Bio Henry Pile has experience as an entrepreneur, small business leader, and as a leader in corporate industry. He was partner at an experiential marketing company and VP of Sales for a market research start up. He was a writer for Native Magazine.…

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Virtual: Wond’ry’s Innovation Open Mic

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual

In collaboration with I-Corps South at Georgia Institute of Technology, the Wond’ry hosts a monthly Innovation Open Mic event, where aspiring innovators are invited to practice presenting their ideas and projects to a panel of entrepreneurial experts and mentors.  Whether a business, non-profit, technology, or invention, all ideas are welcome.  At the end of each event, presenters receive feedback from the mentor panel to help them improve their projects. This event is limited to presenters and mentors only.  Presenters must…

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Virtual: Product Management 101

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual

Product management (PM) sits at the intersection of technology, design, and business. Join the Vanderbilt Product Management Club as they explore more about this career path through a panel-style discussion! Speakers will include current and incoming Vanderbilt PMs at Microsoft, Apple, Tesla, LinkedIn, and Dropbox. Register for the event at tinyurl.com/vandypm!

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Virtual: Gig Economy Law 101

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual

Join Rockridge Venture Law® attorney Kevin Christopher for an overview of the legal considerations that underpin our continuously-expanding gig economy. From alternative forms of and approaches to raising capital, employee vs. independent contractor relations, the laws behind building your brand, and alternative business structures, you’ll learn more about some of the key considerations for both gig economy employees and employers. Kevin Christopher Kevin Christopher is founder and principal of Rockridge Venture Law®. Kevin’s practice areas include corporate, patent and trademark…

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Virtual: Map the System Competition

April 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual

Interested in social innovation and how social and ecological change happens? On April 15 @ 5:30pm, join the Wond'ry virtually for the second inaugural VU Map the System competition, during which one team from Vanderbilt will advance to the Global Finals, hosted by Oxford University in June 2021! At the event, seven teams of VU students will present their insights from semester-long systems thinking research projects on topics including: climate change and coffee producer livelihoods; climate policy in Nashville; housing…

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Virtual: April Firestarter Pitches

April 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual

It almost sounds like an open mic night at a coffee shop: where Vanderbilt students gather in a classroom to try out new material. But students aren’t testing jokes or reading poetry — instead, they’re pitching business ideas. A fixture of Owen programming for more than a decade, the FireStarter sessions provide a low-pressure environment where students can pitch their early-stage startup ideas. Students walk through their concept for five minutes, followed by another five minutes of Q&A. Judges from…

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Virtual: How to Effectively Raise Capital as a First Time Entrepreneur

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual

Raising capital is often cited as one of the biggest barriers to entry for aspiring real estate entrepreneurs. However, once you find an effective process that specifically addresses your investors' needs, you can take your business to the next level. Brian's Bio Brian C. Adams is the President and Founder of Excelsior Capital, where he spearheads the investor relations and capital markets arms of the firm. He has 10 years of experience in real estate private equity and has advanced…

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