Important Dates

Fall 2019

Wed, Sept 4  Kick-Off and Intro to NVC
Grawn Atrium  •  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Fri, Sept 13 —  Ideation Workshop
Ideation Bootcamp/Team Building with INVUBA8  
Grawn 150 •  
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Fri, Sept 27 — Workshop - The Beginning
Introduction to Business Model Canvas (BMC)
Value Proposition, The Need/Problem, The Customer, The Solution
Grawn 150 •  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  


Fri, Oct 11 — Who Will Buy? Workshop
Customer Segments and Secondary Research
Grawn 150 •  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  


Sat, Oct 12 — Mentor Networking
Homecoming Football Game — Alumni Village


Fri, Oct 25 — Idea Validation Workshop
Customer Discovery and Value
Grawn 150 •  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  


Fri, Nov 8 — Product Development Workshop
Key Resources, Activities, and Partners
Customer Discovery Review
Grawn 150 •  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  


Fri, Nov 22 — How to Make Money Workshop
Revenue and Cost Structure
Make-A-Pitch Prep
Grawn 150 •  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  


Wed, Nov 27 — Pitch Submissions Due


*Wed, Dec 4 — Make-A-Pitch Competition
Grawn 150 •  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM  


FriDec 13 — NVC Intent to Compete Due


Spring 2020

Fri, Jan 17 —  Business Name and Logo Workshop
Graphic Design Support
Introduction to Financials, Pitch Review
Grawn 150 •  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Fri, Jan 31 — The Cost to Start-Up Workshop
Financial and Executive Summary
Writing Center Support
Grawn 150 •  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  


Fri, Feb 14 — Marketing Your Idea Workshop
Go to Market Strategy & Key Milestones
Grawn 150 •  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  


Fri, Feb 21 — Exec Sum & Financial Table Due


Fri, Feb 28 — Pitch to the Pros


Fri, Mar 20 — Pitching Your Idea Workshop
Pitch Deck Prep, Presentation Center Support
Review Pitch to the Pros Feedback
Grawn 150 •  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  


Fri, Apr 8 — Selling Your Idea Workshop
Investor Pitch Types & Presentation Prep
Legal Review and Law for Early Stage Ventures
NVC Day Preview
Grawn 150 •  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  


Fri, Apr 10 — Pitch Deck Due


*Fri, April 17 — New Venture Competition Day