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Kickstart

Kick-off your year of entrepreneurship at PSU with a fun, intensive two-day session! Meet your peers, join a team, start a company, and enroll in the Launch in 9 entrepreneurship track.
Date: Fri. Oct. 3 -Sat. Oct. 4, 2014 
Location: PSU Engineering Building
Cost: $10 per student (includes 4 meals and snacks)
Who: Open to all PSU students
Time: Friday- 5 – 10pm / Sat. 8am – 9pm
Why:
  • Meet your fellow student entrepreneurs in a fun setting- all meals included!
  • Be part of Launch in 9 - earn your first 'badge' (prerequisite)
  • Learn what you need to know to start a company and what resources can help
  • Present your pitch at the end of the weekend in a friendly competition for prizes
You will learn to: 
  • Identify a compelling market problem
  • Discover who is your customer
  • Validate your market
  • Develop a minimum viable product (MVP) or service concept
  • Refine your value proposition
  • Develop and practice your pitch

Kickstart Weekend not only kicks off Entrepreneurship at PSU, but also Launch-in 9, a brand new program that will take student capstone teams from business idea to start-up company. Learn more about Launch-in-9 here!
 
2014 Registration is coming soon! For more information, email entrep@pdx.edu