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.
VentureU Spring 2023 Seminars
Conducting Primary Research for your Startup
February 1 @ 4PM; Virtual
by Nick Freiling ’13
Founder, Market Research for Startups
Develop an understanding of the various ways you can effectively conduct research for your startup/idea.
Opening Doors with LinkedIn
February 16 @ 4PM; Virtual
by Maggie Blume ’18
Sales Evangelist, MailShake
LinkedIn can be your best friend when it comes to opening doors to potential clients, advocates, and evangelists.
SEO and Why It’s Important
March 23 @ 4PM SHAL 204
by Connor Grieb ’18
Founder, SEO Vineyard
Search Engine Optimization is vital to any company’s ability to be found by their customers. Learn some of the ins and outs of SEO from the top-ranking company when you search “Pittsburgh Search Engine Optimization.”
by Professor Ken Smith ’84
Join Prof. Ken Smith as he demystifies financial projections for startups.
Register for Venture U 2023
You’ll receive periodic email updates for the sessions you registered for. Location of sessions subject to change.
You will be asked to keep your camera on and your face visible during all virtual sessions as a courtesy to our speakers.