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Startup Seminar

WHAT IS THE STARTUP SEMINAR? The Startup Seminar is designed to provide a background in the challenges faced by the founders and funders of new ventures. The seminars are open to current students within any of the graduate programs at the University of Virginia (e.g., Darden [MBA & EMBA], Law, Leadership & Public Policy, Education, Engineering, etc.).

The weekly sessions are a mix of case discussions, workshops, and guest panels covering a range of topics: problem identification, design thinking, market context, hypothesis-driven prototypes, business models, investor presentations, founders agreements, intellectual property, sources of funding, etc.

WHO'S IT FOR? Any graduate student at the University of Virginia

WHEN IS IT? Most Tuesdays during the academic year. See schedule.

WHERE IS IT? Virtual

HOW DO I SIGN UP? Email David Touve, Senior Director of Ventures