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Vanderbilt’s Wond’ry receives grant to bolster entrepreneur education program

Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University’s innovation center, the Wond’ry, has received a $30,000 grant from VentureWell for one of its flagship entrepreneur education programs.

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‘Pre-Flight’ course for startups offered to Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff

Sep. 28, 2016—Think you’ve got an idea that could become the next Facebook or Google, but you’re not sure how to get it off the ground? Turning ideas into action is the aim of a new, seven-week Pre-Flight course, developed by the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, and offered in partnership with Vanderbilt’s Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization (CTTC) and the Wond’ry.

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New gift bolsters entrepreneurship at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management

Sep. 7, 2016—Alumni Jack Long Jr. and Carolyn Adams Long commit $1.5 million for programming aimed at helping students launch new companies.

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Jumpstart Foundry, CTTC work to strengthen entrepreneurial programs

Apr. 24, 2014—Vanderbilt’s entrepreneurial community will have greater access to Jumpstart Foundry’s proven program for education, mentorship and networking through a new collaboration.

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Meet and mingle with local tech entrepreneurs Oct. 24

Oct. 10, 2013—Meet, mingle and learn from local technology entrepreneurs, many of whom are Vanderbilt alumni, at Innovation, Imagination, Introductions: A conversation with Community Entrepreneurs on Oct. 24.

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Event to connect inventors and entrepreneurs April 30

Apr. 24, 2013—Venture Match, a “speed dating” event to match entrepreneurs and inventors, will be held April 30 at the University Club of Nashville.

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Entrepreneur Studio will immerse students in startup culture

Dec. 4, 2012—Select engineering management juniors and seniors will see firsthand in a new spring semester course how local entrepreneurs try to unleash their startups’ potential. Entrepreneur Studio will be run as a three credit hour studio and lab. Students will be matched with a startup company being incubated in the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, where they also...

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Business plan competition winners plan to take ideas to market

Dec. 4, 2012—It isn’t exactly Shark Tank, the ABC-TV reality show with a panel of entrepreneurs and business executives called “Sharks” who consider offers from other entrepreneurs seeking investments for their business or product. It is 48 Hour Launch, the premier of a business plan competition at Vanderbilt staring 40 undergraduates who created “Pitch Decks” aimed at early-stage...

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Bright and Bold: Spurring innovation through business and research

May. 16, 2012—Faculty and alumni from the Owen Graduate School of Management combine creativity and research to break down barriers in the business world.

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