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May 2, 2014

Marketing a New Venture Workshop with Joel Appel CMC ’87

Please join the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for a marketing workshop on Friday, May 2nd from 1:30 – 4:30 PM in Roberts North 15.  To sign up, please send an email to . This experiential workshop will be led by CMC alumnus Joel Appel, the founder of Orange Glo International and co-founder of Launch Pad LLC.  During the workshop, students will learn how […]

Start: May 2, 2014 1:30 pm
End: May 2, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Roberts North 15
CA, United States

May 1, 2014

Start up Legal Counseling with Mike Avent ’04

Need legal advice on your start-up venture? Stop by the CIE to talk to Michael Avent ’04! Michael Avent ’04 is an attorney for Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP with a corporate practice that includes counseling private equity funds, portfolio companies, limited partners and other privately held companies in a broad range of transactions.  His practice focuses on venture capital equity financings and mergers, acquisitions […]

Start: May 1, 2014 3:00 pm
End: May 1, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: CIE Building
530 N Mills Ave , Claremont, CA, 91711, United States

April 30, 2014

KGI 11th Annual Business Plan Finals

KGI 11th Annual Business Plan Finals

To RSVP, visit the Eventbrite page:     11th Annual Business Plan Finals Wednesday, April 30, 2014 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. 517 Watson Drive, Claremont, CA 91711 Presentations – Lecture Hall Reception – Founders’ Room   This year, seven teams of KGI M.B.S. and P.P.M. students will be presenting detailed business plans for proposed startup companies to commercialize science from universities and other research […]

Start: April 30, 2014 3:00 pm
End: April 30, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Keck Graduate Institute
517 Watson Drive, Claremont, CA, 91711, United States

April 25, 2014

Careers in Start Ups – A Panel Discussion

“Careers in Start Ups” – Learn from the Best: A Panel Discussion Please join us in Kravis 102 from 5-6:30 pm Friday, April 25th for dinner and discussion with a fabulous panel of alumni about how to get a role with a start-up organization. This event is expected to reach capacity quickly, so if you are interested, RSVP via Claremont Connect soon. Alums participating in […]

Start: April 25, 2014 5:00 pm
End: April 25, 2014 6:30 pm
Venue: Kravis 102
CA, United States

April 11, 2014 – April 12, 2014

5C Hackathon

  What is a hackathon? According to Wikipedia, a hackathon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or codefest) is an event in which computer programmers and others in the field of software development, like graphic designers, interface designers and project managers collaborate intensively on software projects. We like to define it a little more casually: a 12 hour time period in which you get […]

Start: April 11, 2014 7:00 pm
End: April 12, 2014 10:00 am
Venue: Edmunds Building, Pomona College
185 E. 6th St., Claremont, CA, 91711, United States

Innovative Start-Up Award Final presentations

The Innovative Start-Up Award is a competition for students who are starting a venture.  The competition is divided into two tracks for commercially-driven ventures and social mission-based ventures.  This event is the final round of the competition, which began in November, involving 7 finalists giving 12 minute presentations.  One winner will be selected from each track. and will receive $12,500 in prize monies.

Start: April 11, 2014 10:00 am
End: April 11, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Kravis LC-62
850 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA, 91711, United States

April 10, 2014

Campus Improvement Idea Jam

Teams of students will brainstorm ideas to improve CMC, and will pitch those ideas to a panel of judges from the CMC administration.

Start: April 10, 2014 6:00 pm
End: April 10, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Pickford Auditorium
CA, United States

Social Entrepreneurship Workshop

Start: April 10, 2014 12:00 pm
End: April 10, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Collins Dining Hall
CA, United States

April 9, 2014

ISA Pitch Showcase

The Innovative Start-up Award finalists from both tracks will be practicing for their presentations to an open audience to receive feedback and field questions to prepare for the final round on Friday, April 11th.

Start: April 9, 2014 6:00 pm
End: April 9, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: CIE Building
530 N Mills Ave , Claremont, CA, 91711, United States

Diverse Paths to Entrepreneurship panel

For those who believed entrepreneurship was for technocrats in Silicon Valley, we challenge you to think again.  Diverse Paths to Entrepreneurship will bring together panelists from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and disciplines, who are disrupting the status quo, be it in the market, society, or the environment. Learn about how an Economics professor here at CMC is now an entrepreneur, how women are being […]

Start: April 9, 2014 11:30 am
End: April 9, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Phone: (909) 621-8244
385 E. 8th St., Claremont, CA, 91711, United States
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