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Entrepreneurship Week at Stanford

Date:   February 22 -29, 2008
Location:   Stanford Campus (for details, see below)
Sponsor:   Stanford Entrepreneurship Network

Event details:  

Entrepreneurship is of enormous interest on campus, because the Stanford community recognizes that the 21st Century will belong to innovators who can turn ideas into action. This applies more than ever to today's students, who need to be self-starters and possess an entrepreneurial mindset, regardless of what they go on to do in life.

For Entrepreneurship Week 2008, SEN has again planned a series of exciting events to engage students in various dimensions of entrepreneurship. Events include presentations by prestigious speakers; roundtable discussions; mixers; VC/student "speed dating" allowing students to pitch their ideas; and a start-up job fair. Stanford will also host the Innovation Tournament, an "Apprentice-style" competition that will be open to student teams around the world. The acclaimed documentary film, Imagine It!, will also be making its world premiere (view the trailer); it captures the trials and tribulations of last year's Innovation Tournament and features numerous Stanford students.

EntrepreneurshipWeek Agenda and Locations


Fee:   Free for the Stanford community
Additional information and/or registration:  

For most events registration is not required. See detail pages on the website for each event to get more information. Seating for all events is first come, first served, so plan to get there early! Students must register in advance to compete in the Innovation Tournament. Stanford students must apply in advance to make a formal pitch during the VC Speed-Dating event (applications due December 9). Registration is required for the Entrepreneurship Conference at the Graduate School of Business.

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