The Weiss Tech House will be hosting Innovation Week from November 18th-22nd with various engagements regarding entrepreneurship. The events are as follows:
Monday, 11/18: Innovation Showcase | 6pm-7:30pm, Weiss Tech House
Excited about entrepreneurship at Penn and want to know about the startups on campus? Come out to the Weiss Tech House Innovation Showcase on November 18th as part of Innovation Week. At the event, you’ll get to see the innovations sponsored by the Weiss Tech House and meet the founders. Several teams from EssaySafe, Greenvote, Penncycle, Maculens and more will come and display their products. Learn how you can get more involved with tech entrepreneurship. Food will be served!
Tuesday, 11/19: Linking Entrepreneurship and Programming | 5:30pm-7pm, Weiss Tech House
How do student entrepreneurs gain access to programmers to help with their ideas? The purpose of this event is to give attendees possible solutions to expanding their technical team. There will be a speaker panel featuring VenturePact addressing this challenge as well as a meet and greet session afterward to network with the speakers. Food will be served!
Wednesday, 11/20: How-to: Pitch, Network, & Form a Company | 5:30pm-7pm, SHDH (Steinberg-Dietrich Hall) 213
The Weiss Tech House is excited to present The How-to Event on Wednesday, November 20 from 5:30 – 7 pm (SHDH 213) as part of Innovation Week at Penn. Interested in entrepreneurship but daunted by the prospect of starting a new company? Come to the How-to Event to learn the skills necessary to make your idea a reality. Experienced professionals will speak on how to network, how to obtain resources and form a company, and how to pitch an idea. Dinner and bubble tea will be served. Find out how you can form the next big company.
Thursday, 11/21: Tour of the Singh Center for Nanotechnology | 5pm-6pm, Singh Center for Nanotechnology
The Weiss Tech House is hosting a Tour of the Singh Center for Nanotechnology: (http://www.nano.upenn.edu/core-facilities/) The Singh Center for Nanotechnology is a brand new $20 million dollar 78,000 square-foot facility that just officially opened last month! Join us on this tour led by Director Ira Winston where you’ll get to see the state-of-art nanotech equipment at work, from 5:00-6:00PM on November 21st. Sign up now (limited to the first 25 people who sign up)!
Friday, 11/22: Innovation Cup | 5:30pm-7pm, Weiss Tech House
For Innovation Week 2013, don’t miss out on the great opportunity to interact with new people, play fun activities, learn about the importance teamwork in innovation and, win cool Penn gear all at the same time. Sign up to be a part of the Innovation Cup, where you will work in teams to complete challenges and learn about how communication and teamwork becomes useful when working on new projects and ideas. Insomnia Cookies will be served!