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
Determination: Be ready to do what is needed to make it happen. Don't quit when he/she is faced with the first obstacle.
Openness: Find connections and build strong relationships. Big companies are always the result of a great founding team.
Flexibility: Don't be stubborn and know when he/she needs to follow another path in order to reach a goal.
Imagination: Most good ideas seem bad initially. Always try to solve problems with creativity.
Projects: 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,
Community: Members will engage in a community that should give back with mentorship, connections, opportunities, financing etc,
Pitching Ideas: 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.
Launching Companies: 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.