The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative is teaming up with 3 Day Startup on Friday September, 29th – Sunday, October 1st. This is the 3rd year Davidson College I&E will host 3DS, founded by Cam Houser, Class of ‘00, to activate the entrepreneurial spirit in students. However, this year we’re changing it up! For the first time, we are opening up the 3DS Davidson program to recent alums + Charlotte area university students AND hosting 3 Day Startup in The Hub @ Davidson!
Check out our interview with Maggie Spiller ’18 and Grace Leonhardt ’18, co-founders of Pasta ‘Cuz, a pasta delivery service. They share their business conception story and reflect on entrepreneurship!
Our entrepreneurship spotlight for this episode is Wolfgang Christian, retired Professor of Physics at Davidson College. Wolfgang speaks on his entrepreneurial journey and offers insight on what entrepreneurs of today need to be successful.
Davidson College Business Bootcamps break down topics like business models, customer development, value propositions, basic legal issues, and other core skills/topics for starting a startup. During an optional follow-up, students form teams to create the materials for a startup (real or purely idea stage).
Have you downloaded, used, and loved the Intrsect Davidson app? Join the team! They’re hiring a Davidson Campus Director! The Campus Director will be a Davidson student that acts as a liaison between Davidson College and Intrsect to grow the app’s presence and value on campus. This is a PAID position and does not require any technical ability. You can find the position on Handshake at http://ow.ly/rjsr305Pi7M. Send any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Davidson Tech Impact Fellowship was created by Whitney White ’08 to encourage Davidson women and students of color to explore interests in Computer Science through hands-on learning culminating in a real-world project under the guidance of an alumni mentor. The Fellowship includes a $5,000 stipend and centers on the following three components with corresponding options:
FOODIES: Starting this month, I&E will gather in Vail Commons every Thursday from 11:30 to 1. We’ll talk about all things I&E, and maybe even a little more. Some weeks we’ll invite local innovators to join us. Everyone and anyone is welcome–especially students! Not sold yet? What if we told you the tab was on us? Things just got 100% sweeter, we know. Just make sure you sign in as a guest of I&E at the front desk. We’ve dubbed these lunches “Davidson FoodIEs”. Get it… food(I&E)s?