Big Bang! Workshop: Starting Something That Matters + Networking Mixer

by UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Starting Something That Matters + Networking Mixer

This first workshop in our Big Bang! workshop series introduces the most important skill any innovator or entrepreneur needs: the ability to build a network around your business idea. There will also be a presentation and activity on crafting your elevator pitch.

Following the workshop is a brief Little Bang! Poster Competition information session. The evening concludes with a networking mixer where individuals have the opportunity to find team members or join a team. Pizza, salad and drinks provided.

This event is free but registration is requested.

Evening Agenda

  • 6-7 p.m. Starting Something That Matters Workshop (2310 Gallagher Hall)
  • 7-7:15 p.m. Little Bang! Poster Competition Information Session (2310 Gallagher Hall)
  • 7-8 p.m. Networking Mixer (Gallagher Hall Grand Foyer)

To register, click here.

About the Big Bang! Business Competition

The annual 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 and provides a forum for students, faculty, staff and the public to collaborate, develop and test business ideas. You’ll find resources for mentorship, team creation, education, networking and financing — and the winners receive cash prizes!

Participating in the Big Bang! Business Competition 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.

Learn more about the Big Bang!