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BUSINESS MODEL COMPETITION

Ten aspiring student entrepreneurs are given four minutes to showcase their business model to a professional panel of investors. Three students walk away with up to $50,000 in seed funding, in-kind prizes and automatic placement in the Titan Accelerator Program.

ELEVATOR PITCH CONTESTS

The annual contest gives 10 students just 90 seconds to pitch their ideas to a panel of investors and successful entrepreneurs. The winning student is awarded $1,000 in seed funding to expand upon their business idea and guaranteed placement in the Business Model Competition 

IDEATION WORKSHOPS

Idea generation workshops get students thinking outside the box and exploring potential entrepreneurial opportunities. 

INNOVATION CHALLENGE

A robust workshop where students from various backgrounds explore potential trends, challenges and opportunities in a company or industry. Students use a variety of learning methods (testing, validating and presentation) to create an innovative solution by the end of a 24 hour period.

SPEAKERS

Featuring a successful entrepreneur, these educational events help students celebrate innovation, success and learn more about entrepreneurship.

SUMMER INCUBATOR PROGRAM

This incubator program assists two student teams to further develop their ideas previously explored in the Titan Accelerator Program. Students will immerse themselves in their startups for the duration of the summer. Participating teams receive office space, weekly mentor luncheons, a stipend for wages and up to $10,000 in funding.

TITAN ACCELERATOR PROGRAM

This 12-week lean startup curriculum-based program is designed for eight students to advance their entrepreneurial knowledge and further develop their ideas. Participating teams receive up to $5,000 in seed funding, access to in-kind services and educational resources, mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs and access to private and creative office space.