LaunchPad Speaker Series: Invent Your Internship – How to Pitch for a Role and Get the Most out of Your Summer
About: There are far more internship opportunities out there than just those listed on your university’s career center website. Sometimes though, you have to create your own! Justin Lokitz, Innovation Mentor & Co founder at Accelab will speak about inventing your own college internship, creating your dream position, making the most of a summer job, and working in a startup environment in this session.
Date: This event will take place April 30 at 1pm here.
Women Founders Network Webinar Events
About: From pitch deck essentials to tax issues and how to avoid business disputes, the Women Founders Network is offering a variety of webinars for entrepreneurs.
Dates: Dates vary – see the full list of events here.
VentureWell E-Team Grant Program
What: Unlock up to $25K in grant funding!
About: The E-Team Grant Program supports early-stage innovator teams that are developing science and technology inventions addressing critical social, health, and environmental challenges. In addition to receiving grant funding of up to $25K, selected teams are accepted into the Pioneer workshop, which offers them the training and mentoring needed to bring their high-impact solutions to the world! Pioneer is designed to build confidence and entrepreneurial skills in students as they explore essential topics like customer discovery, intellectual property, and business model validation. E-Teams receive continued coaching and mentoring after they take part in Pioneer, as well as national recognition through the VentureWell network.
Application deadline: Apply by May 5th here.
Activate Venture Accelerator at UCLA Anderson
What: 2-month incubator for startups in the idea or prototype stage
About: This program is designed to help first-time founders validate problem-solution fit, determine customer segment, and product-market fit. Experts host 20 hours of workshops on three needs for companies at ideation, including: customer development, branding and marketing, financial modeling, and product development.
Application deadline: Registration closes May 31. Register here.
Women Founders Network 2021 Fast Pitch Competition
What: Win $40K+ in cash prizes and $100K+ in professional services!
About: This unique opportunity provides female founders with valuable leadership, coaching, and in-kind sponsorships that allow top women entrepreneurs to become pitch-ready in a way that sharpens their plans to scale their companies and makes their business more appealing to Angel and VC investors.
Application deadline: Learn more and apply by June 1 here.