Whether you’re flying solo or growing your startup, there's a community of changemakers eager to connect and support you along your journey. Join us at these events — many virtual so you can attend from anywhere in the world — and start engaging with our global impact + innovation ecosystem!

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Hackathon: Innovate the Future of the Built Environment

Join the design sprint to improve the ways people interact with the physical world!In partnership with Arup, the GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship is looking for solutions that improve the ways people interact with the physical world. Dates and Times (Must Attend Both Sessions)Session One: Friday, January 22, 1-4:30 pm ETSession Two: Friday, January […]

2021 GW New Venture Competition 101: Insider Tips on How to Compete!

This brief session will provide you with tips and tricks on how to compete and win in the upcoming 2021 GW New Venture Competition!Did you know that the GW New Venture Competition (GW NVC) is one of the largest collegiate entrepreneurship competitions in the country?! Did you know that this year, we're offering the largest […]

GW New Venture Competition Alumni Panel

Interested in competing in the 2021 NVC? Hear from past NVC winners and competitors about their experiences in the competition!The GW New Venture Competition (NVC) is the 3rd largest collegiate entrepreneurship competition in the US and provides GW students, faculty, and alumni with real-world experiences in entrepreneurship that can’t be replicated anywhere else. In 2021, […]

Easy Financials for Startups Workshop

This interactive virtual workshop will help student entrepreneurs and other innovators put together a financial plan for their business.Entrepreneurs are often surprised as to why investors pay so much attention to an early-stage company’s financial projections. Depending upon the type of investor (friends and family, angel, VC) there’s a different investor profile, expectation of return […]

Introduction to Lean Innovation

In this half-day workshop, you will gain understanding of evidence-based innovation methods.Making the world a better place is a messy prospect. However, innovators, whether directing groundbreaking research, designing new products, empowering communities or building new startup businesses, all must take similar first steps to be successful: knowing who one is helping, how and why help […]

Creating a Business Model Canvas for Startups Workshop

This interactive virtual workshop will cover the basics behind creating a business model canvas for your startup venture.Originally created by Alex Osterwalder, the Business Model Canvas (BMC) is a strategic management and entrepreneurial tool. It gives you the structure of a business plan without the overhead and the improvisation of a "back of the napkin" […]

AMA: Legal Resources for DACA & Undocumented GW Student Entrepreneurs

This will guide students who identify as DACA-mented or are undocumented on how to navigate the US legal system as they build businesses!Many of the companies in today’s US market were all founded, completely or in part, by immigrants and DACA recipients. In major cities, many undocumented entrepreneurs have launched businesses ranging from street vending […]

2021 GW New Venture Competition Workshop: How to Pitch to an Investor

This interactive virtual workshop will help you create a concise yet compelling and interesting story about your startup venture!Pitching your business idea can be tough. Whether one is trying to win a business model competition or persuade prospective funder to support a venture, it’s crucial to articulate a concise yet compelling and interesting story about […]

Introduction to Lean Innovation

In this half-day workshop, you will gain understanding of evidence-based innovation methods.Making the world a better place is a messy prospect. However, innovators, whether directing groundbreaking research, designing new products, […]

Pitch Deck Design Workshop

Learn how to design the right pitch deck for your startup venture! Get tips on how to create the best presentation for your next pitch!Pitching your business idea can be […]

Introduction to Lean Innovation

In this half-day workshop, you will gain understanding of evidence-based innovation methods.Making the world a better place is a messy prospect. However, innovators, whether directing groundbreaking research, designing new products, empowering communities or building new startup businesses, all must take similar first steps to be successful: knowing who one is helping, how and why help […]