The "UR's EC" aims to support students AND Alumni from The interested in starting their own company or joining an early-stage startup. It intends to provide the necessary resources, mentorship and events to ensure success.
- Fuel the entrepreneurship
- Spirit Build a creative community
- Develop new competencies
- Leverage an existing network
- Reinforce The UR's brand
Be ready to do what is needed to make it happen. Don't quit when he/she is faced with the first obstacle.
Find connections and build strong relationships. Big companies are always the result of a great founding team.
Don't be stubborn and know when he/she needs to follow another path in order to reach a goal.
Most good ideas seem bad initially. Always try to solve problems with creativity.
Projects could range from doing surveys, ways of fundraise, finding sponsors for events and many more.
Meetups and Trips
Local visits/meetups to/with incubators, accelerators, startups, one annual trip to meet with other clubs, startups etc,
Members will engage in a community that should give back with mentorship, connections, opportunities, financing etc,
Regular pitching contests to help improve communication skills. An annual event with opportunities for the UR'sEC to reinforce its brand positioning locally and internationally.
Members will be able to test multiple ideas, find co-founders, network with mentors and investors and hopefully launch their companies.
Workshops and Events
Workshops and Events will help members gain knowledge in specific areas, carried out by alumni, teachers, staff, current students and external professionals.
- Lean startup concepts
- Business canvas use case
- Writing a great pitch deck
- What is growth hacking and more?
- Business Activities and resources
- Idea generation activities
- Marketing and product development activities
- Team building activities
- Creating own ideas for raising funds
- Ability to derive independently visualization on future goals.
- Creating business articles.