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February 2022

2/11: C4E Entrepreneurial Sales Short Course Workshop

February 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Owen Graduate School of Management – WML Classroom

Join the Vanderbilt C4E for a short course workshop on Entrepreneurial Sales, with Andrew Goldner, CEO of GrowthX. About this event: Traction speaks louder than words (and pitch decks). In this workshop you will learn the steps that founders need to take when bringing innovation to market and how to identify and avoid the most common failure points in the process. About GrowthX: GrowthX is a venture capital fund run by operators with extensive go-to-market experience. We invest at the…

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2/18: Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Conference 2022

February 18 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Vanderbilt University’s Student Life Center, 310 25th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37240 United States
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You're Invited! Join the C4E for its fourth annual Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Conference on Friday, February 18th. We're pleased to hold the conference both in-person and virtually for those who are not in the Nashville area. The Vanderbilt Center for Entrepreneurship invites students, alumni, entrepreneurs, investors, and friends to participate in a one-day in-person and virtual conference focused on the challenges and rewards of business creation and growth. Our entrepreneurial ecosystem in Nashville and the greater Vanderbilt community is rapidly growing.…

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March 2022

3/21-3/24: Launch Tennessee’s Innovation Week

March 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

LaunchTN’s Innovation Week is a week for and about Tennessee entrepreneurs and the communities that support them across our state. Innovation Week 2022 will be the first major gathering of Tennessee’s startups, investors and ecosystem builders since before the pandemic. The gathering will take place over one week, March 21 – 24, in Nashville and will feature an exposition of Tennessee startups, entrepreneur centers, and mentor networks, programming for entrepreneurs, investor meetings, as well as legislative meetings. Visit here for…

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03/25 – 03/27: Vanderbilt’s 48 Hour Launch

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
The Wond’ry, 2414 Highland Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
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VINES is ecstatic to bring to you 48 HOUR LAUNCH, Vanderbilt's premier student startup weekend and pitch competition! Whether you're a new founder of a business, want to test the waters on an ambitious idea, or are just curious about entrepreneurship, we welcome you to participate in this premier launchpad (and celebration) for entrepreneurship at Vanderbilt. NO IDEA NEEDED, NO TEAM NEEDED, NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED!Time: March 25-27th — Connect Friday night (Optional), Build Saturday (workshops + mentor hours from 9-5:30), Pitch Sunday (workshops + mentor hours from 9-3:30; pitch from 3:30-5:30) Location: The Wond’ry Spots are…

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3/30 – March Firestarter Pitch Competition

March 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual

Have a business concept worth pitching? Join us at the March Firestarter Pitch Competition to pitch your business to a panel of judges and the chance to win $500 towards your venture. The Vanderbilt C4E Firestarter Pitches provide a stress-free environment for students to pitch their business concepts - plus receive invaluable 1:1 feedback from investor and entrepreneurial judges. Where: Virtual When: March 29th, 2022 | 5:30 PM - 7 PM Apply to pitch by emailing Stacie Pawlicki (stacie.pawlicki@vanderbilt.edu) with…

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April 2022

4/5: Library Workshops – Professional Business Planning Tools at Vanderbilt

April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual

Vanderbilt Libraries presents: Entrepreneurship Sessions Session 1: Professional Business Planning Tools at Vanderbilt University Join us on Tuesday, April 5th at 4:00pm on Zoom to learn the professional business planning tools that Vanderbilt has to offer. Walker Management Library’s own Librarian for Business, Robbi De Peri will cover business plan basics, including company and competitor research, industry insights and benchmarking, as well as customer segments and market research. No experience is necessary for this workshop, which will be presented virtually. …

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4/12: Library Workshops: Legal & Patent Resources at Vanderbilt University

April 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual

Vanderbilt Libraries presents: Entrepreneurship Sessions Session 2: Legal and Patent Resources at Vanderbilt University Join us on Tuesday, April 12th at 4:00pm on Zoom to learn about Vanderbilt’s legal and patent resources. Mark Williams, Head of Collection Services and Lecturer in Law at the Massey Law Library, and Joshua Borycz, Librarian for STEM Research at the Stevenson Science & Engineering Library, will discuss legal consideration and patent searching. No experience is necessary for this workshop, which will be presented virtually. …

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4/12: Vanderbilt’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem – Past, Present, and Future

April 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Houstonian Hotel, 111 N. Post Oak Ln.
Houston, TX 77024 United States
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$20

The Houston Chapter invites Vanderbilt alumni, parents and friends to take a front row seat for a special evening learning about Vanderbilt’s dynamic and innovative entrepreneurial ecosystem.   Hosted by Steven Madden, BS’91, the evening will include a discussion by the Vanderbilt Center for Entrepreneurship about the history and vision of the Center to build a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem for students and alumni. Current students will be flying to Houston to present their emerging startups in a mock pitch competition,…

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4/13 – OVEC Spring Social

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dr. Burcham’s House

Owen's Venture & Entrepreneurship Club with host their spring social on April 13th, where members will have the opportunity to network with each other over food and beverages.

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4/9: Library Workshops – STEM & BioMed Resources at Vanderbilt University

April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual

Vanderbilt Libraries presents: Entrepreneurship Sessions Session 3: STEM and BioMed Resources at Vanderbilt University Join us on Tuesday, April 19th at 4:00pm on Zoom to learn about STEM and BioMed resources at Vanderbilt. Joshua Borycz, Librarian for STEM Research at the Stevenson Science & Engineering Library, and Heather LaFerriere, Health Sciences Informationist at Eskind Biomedical Library, will be discussing STEM and BioMed resources for entrepreneurship. No experience is necessary for this workshop, which will be presented virtually.  Recordings will be…

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