A day of creativity and entrepreneurship with today’s most innovative founders. Prominent entrepreneurs and creatives will share their insider guidance on how to make startups grow.
The Founders Luncheons are an opportunity for Founders Summit attendees to dig into specific ideas and problems with the Summit’s speakers, known thought leaders, and each other.
Ten local artists, entrepreneurs, and inventors compete for funding and a coveted spot in Darden’s Innovation Laboratory. Each innovator tries to win over the crowd, which votes to select the winner.
Students, educators, and entrepreneurs from across Virginia will assemble to hear inspirational stories from young speakers and participate in high energy competitions that inspire entrepreneurial thinking and creative problem solving.
Greater than $50,000 in seed money and in-kind resources will be awarded to the most compelling University of Virginia student ventures.
Modeled after Y Combinator’s famous demo days, select groups from more than 10 schools across the East Coast presented projects in tech and entrepreneurship.
U.Va. students and alumni join investors from across the region for the largest pitch competition at Tom Tom, with hundreds of thousands of dollars on the line.
The highest honor bestowed on University of Virginia innovators, the Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the year award was awarded, for the first time, to two recipients: 2015 winners are Benton Calhoun and James Smith.
This annual gathering brought back together a nationwide network of entrepreneurial U.Va. alumni and students for an evening of drinks and conversation at Old Metropolitan Hall.
Community Investment Collaborative (CIC) hosted a showcase where attendees met some of the newest home-grown Charlottesville area businesses and found out how to help the next group of entrepreneurs building our community.
For the week of Tom Tom, seasoned professionals across industries take aspiring entrepreneurs and creative individuals out to coffee. Executives, founders, investors, artists, and designers will mentor the next generation.