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Host Institution: The University of Texas System Administration

Open To: Staff

The virtual event will feature two external speakers and provide opportunities to network with the speakers and peers from across UT System. You will leave the event with ideas and examples for activating and supporting emerging entrepreneurs from across disciplines. 

Outside Business: unique approaches to equipping non-business students and faculty with entrepreneurship skills  

  • Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from 1-2:30 PM Central  
  • Virtual via Zoom  
  • Speakers:  
    • Dr. Christina White, Senior Director of Education & Research, 3 Day Startup  
    • Dr. Kevin Grimes, Professor, Co-Director of the SPARK Program, Stanford University 
  • Topics: 
    • Attracting & retaining diverse entrepreneurs from across disciplines with design thinking 
    • Engaging a global network of mentors 
    • Supporting entrepreneurship ecosystem development 
    • The need to start with "the end in mind" 
    • The complexity of the product development process 
    • Expectations of venture investors regarding biopharma projects  

Note: This event is designed for University of Texas staff in the areas of entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology transfer.