Big Bang! Workshop: Idea to Reality: Business Boot Camp/Enrich Your Pitch

by UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Back Event Feb 7, 2019 @ 6 pm

Idea to Reality: Business Bootcamp

Attend the bootcamp for the inside scoop on making the leap from idea to business, validating a problem and solution, and identifying a market and customer. You’ll leave with a toolset and clear perspective on how to build an effective, appropriate and viable plan and strategy to business.

Our presenters include:

Andrew Hargadon is the founder and faculty director of the UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the founder of the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center, and a professor at the Graduate School of Management. He is at the forefront of teaching, research and practice in cross-disciplinary entrepreneurship, and is an expert on knowledge and technology brokering and the role of learning and knowledge management in innovation.


Can’t make the workshop in person? We will be livestreaming, and encourage you to hold a viewing party. Visit

About the Big Bang! Business Competition

The UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition provides free workshops and other events from October through April and concludes with pitches from five finalist teams at an awards ceremony in May.

The competition is open to everyone interested in collaborating, developing and testing business ideas. You’ll find resources for mentorship, team creation, education and networking — and the winners receive cash prizes!

Participating in the Big Bang! provides a rich immersion in starting your business venture. But…you don’t have to compete to attend our workshops and build your entrepreneurial skills and network.

This event is free but registration is requested.

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