Event Calendar

Annual Events

PSU hosts several annual events to help entrepreneurs develop and hone their business concepts.

Kickstart Weekend (first weekend of school year). PSU's fun jump-start to the year in entrepreneurship. Meet fellow aspiring entrepreneurs, join a team, formulate a concept and start to build a company.

Cleantech Challenge (applications open in Spring; semi-finalists selected in May; finals in September). Students and faculty compete for $50,000 in prize money by developing cutting-edge, market-savvy prototypes.

Lab2Market (two-day intensive in August) University researchers and innovators explore taking their ideas to market with hands-on help from venture capitalists and mentors.

eXplore - PSU’s Entrepreneurship Club, or eClub, has come together with Portland area entrepreneurs and business owners to create a 5 series of events that connects aspiring student entrepreneurs to get connected to local startups.

In the startup capital of Portland, student entrepreneurs also compete in OEN Angel Oregon (applications in January) and Startup Weekend (November and May).