Embark

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 to Thursday, March 12, 2020
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to create change with your startup, non-profit, or product ideas?

Have you wondered where to begin?



Then, Embark
is for you!



The only prerequisite is a curiosity regarding entrepreneurship and an open mind to develop new skills!

Open to students, faculty and staff, Embark will consist of six (6) two-hour workshops offered over three days.  Embark attendees will participate in fun, interactive workshops, which will be facilitated by alumni experts, industry specialists, and faculty.


Topics will include: 

  • Key Elements of a Successful Pitch
  • Influence and the Economics of Credibility
  • Starting a Business in 30 Minutes
  • Fundraising
  • And...an Amazing Capstone Workshop where teams will Embark on an entrepreneurial Race!


While Embark participants are encouraged to attend all six workshops, this program is designed for the busy entrepreneur! 

Participants can choose which workshops they would like to attend

After you RSVP to this program, the WPI I&E team will contact you to determine which workshop(s) you plan to attend.

RSVP today! 


Join us on this journey and learn how to take your ideas to the next level!




Dates:      Tuesday, March 10 through Thursday, March 12

Time:        Workshops will be conducted each day from 10 am - 12 noon and 1 - 3 pm

Location:  Foisie Innovation Studio - I&E Center - 2nd Floor


Lunch will be provided!


More details will be added soon -- so check back often!
























































Tuesday,
March 10
TimeFacilitator
Telling Your Story /
Key Elements of a Successful Pitch

10 am - 12 pmNancy Bullock - Philips Healthcare
Influence and the
Economics of Credibility

1 - 3 pmFinn Arnold - Bose Corp (Ret.)
   
Wednesday,
March 11
  
Starting a Business in 30 Minutes
10 am - 12 pmCurtis Abel - Director and Professor of Practice 
Fundraising1 - 3 pmDonna Levin - Executive Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
   
Thursday,
March 12
  
Mentors-in-Residence - Office hours
10 am - 12 pmMultiple Mentors-in-Residence - Face-to-Face & Virtual Offerings 
Amazing Capstone
Workshop*
1 - 3 pmWPI I&E Team


* Please join us for an Amazing Capstone
Workshop where teams will Embark on
an entrepreneurial Race!


Location: Foisie Innovation Studio - I&E Center

More info >>