The following activities are engagement opportunities for the new Venture Creation track:
New World Venture's LaunchU
Do you have an idea for a new business startup? Apply now for the inaugural class of New World Venture's LaunchU summer fellowship! Selected winners will participate in the LaunchU program, designed to help launch Chicago's next successful startups. One or two teams will be chosen to receive $45,000 (total across both teams) in funds to help cover rent as well as living and business expenses. In addition to the financial support, on-going mentorship and summer office space at 1871 will be provided. At the conclusion of the program, each team will deliver an investor presentation to New World Ventures.
Applications are due May 10, 2013
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Kellogg Entrepreneurs Organization is a group of Kellogg students, in both the full-time and part-time programs, who are active with existing entrepreneurial ventures. Participants meet monthly in a structured forum to address entrepreneurial challenges and opportunities. CRTI Technology and Innovation in Development Fellowships
The CRTI Technology and Innovation in Development Fellowships seek to advance Kellogg’s research and curriculum in the uses of technology as an enabler of economic development and social enhancement in developing countries by providing financial support and summer Fellowship opportunities to Kellogg MBA students interested in gaining an academic understanding and real world experience of these issues. The program offers a maximum of 10 Fellowships. The Fellowship includes an academic component consisting of seminars with leaders in the development and technology sectors and an experiential component of internships at non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and social enterprises that are currently using technology in an innovative manner to improve governance, promote education, create livelihoods and enhance healthcare in developing countries. For more information, please contact Pallavi Goodman at firstname.lastname@example.org
.Bowen Entrepreneurship Internship Scholarships
Summer internships with entrepreneurial firms provide students the opportunity to ‘test’ entrepreneurship. Students can expect to undertake market research, analyze new pricing models and potential channels, explore exit strategies and more. Internships are 10 weeks and can be located anywhere in the world.
Students are encouraged to identify firms for which they would like to work. Kellogg also has a list of companies that are seeking MBAs for the summer. Applications for summer internships are due in February. If accepted, students will receive a stipend that will supplement their entrepreneurial salaries. More information is available here
On October 12-14, 2012 Northwestern University will be running a pitch competition at the Ford Motor Company Engineering Design center and Kellogg that will train you with all the skills you need to be successful when looking for angels, sponsors, or other partnerships. NUvention: Web will also be using the Incinerator as a first look at students who wish to take the class. For more information see http://entrepreneur.northwestern.edu/startupincinerator