On Campus | Alumni
Wednesday March 14, 2012
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
College of Management, Room 101Email:
Dori PapInstitute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship
If you plan to compete in the Ideas to Serve (I2S) Competition this year, or if you are just interested in entrepreneurship with a social focus, you won't want to miss this workshop! The workshop focuses on: Selling Your Idea - The Art of the Elevator Pitch. Our guest speaker for this workshop will be Keith McGregor, Director of Venturelab.What is the “Ideas to Serve” Competition?I2S is a competition for current Georgia Tech students and recent alumni who have an early stage product or service idea aimed at creating a better world. I2S is primarily a competition of ideas, where creativity, imagination, and technology are applied to the solving some of today’s most challenging social and environmental problems.Ideas for the competition might focus on reducing the effects of poverty, alleviating hunger, promoting health and wellness, improving air and water quality, or developing alternate sources of energy, to name a few.I2S Workshop FAQsQ: Do I have to be a competition participant to come to the workshop?
A: No, this workshop is designed to help you prepare for the competition but could also be helpful in other entrepreneurial endeavors you may take on in the future, so even if you're not sure about the competition, feel free to join us.
Q: Is there a cost to attend the workshop?
A: No, all I2S workshops are free.
Q: Do I have to sign up ahead of time?
A: No, there is no need to rsvp for the workshop. Just show up!
Q: What if I haven't started on a project, or I don't even have an idea? Should I still attend?
A: Yes. You do not need to prepare anything ahead of time, so even if you don't have a project idea yet, there is no harm in just showing up and learning!Related Links GT VentureLab Ideas to Serve Competition Website