Davidson College Business Bootcamps break down topics like business models, customer development, value propositions, basic legal issues, and other core skills/topics for starting a startup. During an optional follow-up, students form teams to create the materials for a startup (real or purely idea stage). Continue reading “Business Bootcamp”
If you are an entrepreneur, innovator, or want to start your own company, Venture Fund, Davidson’s annual pitch competition, is an opportunity you won’t want to miss. Why? Here are five reasons:
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Have you downloaded, used, and loved the Intrsect Davidson app? Join the team! They’re hiring a Davidson Campus Director! The Campus Director will be a Davidson student that acts as a liaison between Davidson College and Intrsect to grow the app’s presence and value on campus. This is a PAID position and does not require any technical ability. You can find the position on Handshake at http://ow.ly/rjsr305Pi7M. Send any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Davidson Tech Impact Fellowship was created by Whitney White ’08 to encourage Davidson women and students of color to explore interests in Computer Science through hands-on learning culminating in a real-world project under the guidance of an alumni mentor. The Fellowship includes a $5,000 stipend and centers on the following three components with corresponding options:
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FOODIES: Starting this month, I&E will gather in Vail Commons every Thursday from 11:30 to 1. We’ll talk about all things I&E, and maybe even a little more. Some weeks we’ll invite local innovators to join us. Everyone and anyone is welcome–especially students! Not sold yet? What if we told you the tab was on us? Things just got 100% sweeter, we know. Just make sure you sign in as a guest of I&E at the front desk. We’ve dubbed these lunches “Davidson FoodIEs”. Get it… food(I&E)s?
Purpose of Award: Established in honor of Robert L. Avinger, Jr., a member of the Davidson Class of 1960 and professor of Economics from 1967-1980, The Avinger Scholarship will identify and recognize a rising sophomore, junior or senior who shows the vision, qualities, and passions of a innovator, giving evidence of creativity, energy, and initiative that will lead to success in future endeavors.
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On November 3rd in the 900 Room at 4:30, I&E, Center for Career Development, and the Economics and Philosophy departments are co-sponsoring a conversation around wages and the morally-complex terrain of hiring and employment. They’ll be asking questions like: What is a fair wage? Is it acceptable to use cheap foreign labor to reduce costs? How does justice in hiring intersect with race, class, and disability? This is a ways off, but it’s a conversation you won’t want to miss. Mark those calendars now!
The host at the restaurant told them that it would be two hours before they could be seated. Hesitant to wait that long, the three decided to look for another place to eat. “But when we started calling restaurants around the South Park area,” Walker said “we were given similar wait times.” Unable to find dinner and miles away from home, the group was stuck. And although the group eventually did find a place to eat, they said they we too disappointed, frustrated, and hangry to enjoy it.
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