Week Date Start End Location Event
Week 1
9/27 4:30pm 7:20pm Thornton 110 Opportunity Assessment
9/28 7:00pm 8:30pm Huang basement student open space Mixer 1: Brainstorming
9/29 6:30pm 8:00pm Thornton 110 Mixer 2: Pitching
Week 2
10/04 4:00pm 4:25pm Area in front of Thornton building Mentor Meet and Greet
10/04 4:30pm 7:20pm Thornton 110 Entrepreneurial Marketing
Customer Discovery
Week 3
10/11 4:30pm 7:20pm Thornton 110 Go-to-market
Product Validation
10/15 8:30am 3:00pm Y2E2-101, Y2E2-105 Gate 1 Presentations
Week 4
10/18 4:30pm 7:20pm Thornton 110 Financial Modeling
10/20 5:15pm 7:15pm (For CFOs and CEOs)
Financial Modeling
Deep Dive
10/20 5:15pm 7:15pm (For CTOs and CMOs)
Product Development
Deep Dive
Week 5
10/25 4:30pm 7:20pm Thornton 110 Product Development Plan
Week 6
11/1 4:30pm 7:20pm Thornton 110 Financing
11/3 5:45pm 7:30pm Thornton 110 VC Term Sheets
11/5 8:30am 3:00pm Y2E2-101, Y2E2-105 Gate 2 Presentations
Week 7
11/8 4:30pm 7:20pm Thornton 110 Capitalization
Week 8
11/15 4:30pm 7:20pm Thornton 110 VC Presentation
11/22 Thanksgiving Week
Week 9
11/29 4:30pm 7:20pm Thornton 110 Entrepreneurship:
Extreme Sport
Week 10
12/6 2:15pm 6:00pm Huang 203 Dry Run 1
12/7 2:15pm 6:00pm Y2E2 161 Dry Run 2
12/8 8:45am 4:15pm Y2E2 270 Final Presentations
12/9 8:45am 4:15pm Y2E2 270 Final Presentations


Week 1 (Sept. 26th - Oct. 02nd)

Course Introduction

Opportunity Assessment

Team Mixer I - Brainstorming - Wednesday, September 28 (5:45 PM) MANDATORY

Team Mixer II - Pitching - Thursday, September 29 (6:30 PM)

Deliverables

Reading/Speaker Prep



Week 2 (Oct. 03rd - Oct. 09th)

Special Session, Sept. 30th 4:00pm

Market Validation

Customer Discovery

Thursday, Special Session - TA's

Deliverables

Reading/Speaker Prep



Week 3 (Oct. 10th - Oct. 16th)

Go-to-Market Planning

Product Validation

Deliverables

Reading/Speaker Prep

Gate I: Opportunity Assessment

Saturday, October 10 (8:30 AM - 3:00 PM) Y2E2-101/105

Gate I Examples:



Week 4 (Oct. 17th - Oct. 23th)

Financial Modeling

Thursday, Special Session - CFO Deep Dive

Thursday, Special Session - CTO Deep Dive

Deliverables

Reading/Speaker Prep



Week 5 (Oct. 24th - Oct. 30th)

Product Development Plan