Venture U is a Spring seminar series that focuses on hot topics in business. The sessions include focus areas of interest such as legal, accounting, marketing and branding, etc. Venture U seminars are open to students of all majors.

Venture U 2021 Seminars

Researching Your New Venture

February 4 @ 4PM

by Kim Marks

Librarian Kim Marks shares library resources and research strategies to identify target markets and research the competition for your startup.

Perception is Everything: Designing your Brand Identity

February 18 @ 4PM

by Ariella Carter ’18 + Maddie (Williams) Wilson ’18

Learn the ins and outs of creating a distinct brand for your company.

How PowerPoint Won Me Thousands Of Dollars

March 4 @ 4PM

by Jordan Hörst ’18

Join Jordan Hörst in exploring how to create a killer presentation that stands out and is memorable.

The Power of the Pitch—How to Craft Your Story

March 18 @ 4PM

by Chadwyck Cobb ’14

Learn how to tell a great story in the marketing and branding of your venture.

Startup Projections

 April 15 @ 4PM

by Professor Ken Smith ’84

Join Prof. Ken Smith as he demystifies financial projections for startups.