Calling All Current and Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Do you have an innovative product or business idea, or unique skill set that could be valuable to a startup?  Does your research have potential commercial value?  Are you looking for ways to hone your entrepreneurial business skills and enhance your post-graduation career prospects?  

If any of these scenarios describe you, UCSB’s Technology Management New Venture Program & Competition (NVC) might be for you!

Please join us for an information session that will set you on course to understanding what it takes to transform an idea into a business; deliver value to a marketplace; and build and launch a startup.  All UCSB Students (undergraduate and graduate) across majors are welcome! 

Information sessions will provide a comprehensive program overview -- including coursework and workshops offered -- how to enter UCSB’s New Venture Competition, key timelines and deliverables, and the variety of resources available to help you succeed.  Come check it out! 

UCSB New Venture Program & Competition (NVC) Information Sessions:

Tuesday, October 12, 7 pm: UCen Lagoon Lawn
Wednesday, October 20, 7 pm: Ucen Lagoon Lawn
Tuesday, October 26, 6 pm via Zoom

Be sure to join the New Venture Program GauchoSpace project site to stay up to date on all fall events! 

About Technology Management
Technology Management is a multidisciplinary field of science that examines the opportunities and challenges of technological innovation, industry disruption, and organizational change, and their influence on business performance and competitive advantage. UCSB Technology Management students explore the world of work through research-based, theoretical, and experiential learning and one or more academic pathways: Ph.D. in Technology Management, Master of Technology Management, New Venture Program and Competition, and UC-recognized Undergraduate Certificate in Technology Management and Graduate Program in Management Practice (GPMP Certificate). Technology Management's New Venture Program engages motivated students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and across academic disciplines to pursue entrepreneurial education alongside their current studies. Through hands-on instruction and industry mentorship, students learn to create and launch a startup business. For more information go to:

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