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 2022 Seminars
Building with No-Code Solutions
February 9 @ 4PM
by Max Mirho
Host of EntrepreNerd
Learn how easily and quickly you can develop a prototype for your business using no-code solutions.
How to Secure Your First Customers—B2B and B2C
March 24 @ 4PM
by Gray MacKenzie ’11
Co-Founder @ ZenPilot
& Lauren Beth Marts ’10
Founder @ Baked True North
Securing that first customer can be a real challenge. Learn how two successful entrepreneurs went about finding their first customers and closing the deal.
The Art of Pitch Decks
March 31 @ 4PM
by Jim Gibbs
Co-Founder and CEO @ Meter Feeder
Your pitch deck can make or break your company in its earliest stages. Learn how to craft a compelling pitch from a Y-Combinator alum whose client list includes the City of Pittsburgh.
by Professor Ken Smith ’84
Join Prof. Ken Smith as he demystifies financial projections for startups.
Register for Venture U 2022
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 during all virtual sessions as a courtesy to our speakers.