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Rolling Basis Apply ASAP The New Venture Challenge
Seats are Filing Up Register for Social Innovation Startup Lab Courses
Tomorrow 12/07 Sound Bites with guest Patrick Moran
Next Week 12/16 Deadline: Clinton Global Initiative University
Coming Up 12/31 Regular Deadline Global Engagement Summit

Jake Slatnick Named Forbes 30 Under 30

Jake Slatnick, an ASU Technology Entrepreneurship + Management Alum, is the founder and CEO of wireless charging startup Aira. Conventional wireless chargers deliver power only when devices are precisely aligned, but Aira's pad is active from corner to corner, ensuring devices charge no matter where they're placed. Slatnick is a Shark Tank winner, and Aira has raised $12 million. Jake was named to the 2023 Forbes 30 Under 30 in Manufacturing & Industry.
What: It is a track of crash courses in Social Entrepreneurship with hands-on incubator-style classes in partnership with tech companies, like Intel and NXP. During the semester, we run 12 fantastic labs with industry experts, professionals, faculty, and mentors that will advance your social or sustainable startup or community project. At the end of the courses, the final pitch presentations compete for eSeed grant Social Impact Challenge Funding from Tom Prescott Student Venture Fund.

TEM 450 Design for Developing World + TEM 498 Capstone Project
This course is focused on tangible products for social and sustainable needs. Ventures focus on B2C models, such as design for extreme affordability, prosthetics, personal mobility, child safety, and more. The students advance the work on their own venture, or students can work on a problem-solution challenge that a non-profit faces.
When + Where: Poly Campus, Fridays, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm.

TEM 598 Systemic Design and Social Innovation + TEM 494
It is focused on intangible products/services, informational and platform-based business models, and software-as-a-service (SaaS). It deals with social and sustainable complex and systemic issues. Ventures focus on B2B public/private models at the national and international levels, including complex stakeholder networks of policymakers, NGOs, and private enterprises. Discusses ethics of technology and human-technology interaction. The students advance the work on their ventures.
When + Where: Tempe @ Novus, Thursdays, 9:30 am -12:00 pm.
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Sound Bites with Guest Patrick Moran 

Who: All of ASU's Entrepreneurs and Venture Leaders.

What: "Sound Bites” with Bill Binch, is a webinar series that explores best practices in topic like sales, marketing, and go-to-market for technology companies. Guest speaker Patrick Moran, is the CMO of Calendly and former CMO of Salesforce, joins Bill Binch to discuss how to start with product-led-growth (PLG) and then layer in sales — and when to make that move, how to manage marketing-to-sales handoffs in fast-growth environments and more.

When: Dec 7, 2022, 11:00 AM Arizona Time

Where: Online via. Zoom, Register for Link 

Why: Learn how further to expand your venture's success with effective marketing strategies.
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Clinton Global Initiative University Progam

Who: All of ASU's top Innovators who are interested in addressing pressing global challenges.

What: Students selected for Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) will receive access to personalized mentorship, a social impact curriculum, funding opportunities through CGI U partners and invites to student engagement, including the CIG U 2023 Annual Meeting at Vanderbilt University from March 3-5, 2023. Arizona State University supports student participation in the CGI U experience through additional networking and support opportunities. 

When: The deadline to apply is Dec 16, 2022.

Why: This program helps build key connections and sets you up with all the resources you need to develop your ideas to solve some of the pressing challenges we face. 
Check Here for More Information
Apply Today

The New Venture Challenge

Who: All ASU Students, Staff, & Faculty who are seeking Venture Capital Investment for a new business.

What: The New Venture Challenge is an 8-week Spring-semester course, taught by 8-time entrepreneur and current investor Scott Wald. The course helps students to think through their business from value proposition, to financial modeling, and investor ‘pitching’ – and the classes culminate in participants competing for an unfair share of $50,000 in available SAFE note investment. Please reach out to for more information.

When: Applications for access to the class are accepted on a rolling basis – so fill out the attached form and apply NOW. 

Why: Participants gain unprecedented access to a series of curated investment mentors, and graduate-level business designers, to help them create a viable business around their new innovations.
Apply as Soon as Possible

Stay Up To Date on All the Innovation Happening at ASU

Check out the new and improved Entrepreneurship + Innovation websites for the Fulton Schools of Engineering and the Edson Institute.  
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Looking For More on Innovation and Entrepreneurship?

Check out the Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Fulton Schools Youtube Channel. If you are into podcasts, then we recommend checking out the How We Innovate Podcast presented by the Master's in Innovation and Venture Development (MSIVD).
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Apply to be a Delegate Candidate at the Global Engagement Summit

Who: All of ASU's Top Innovators and Entrepreneurs interested in social change.

What:  The Global Engagement Summit (GES), is an annual three-day student-run conference held at Northwestern University that brings together young entrepreneurs from around the world who are interested in social change. Through GES, students can share challenging ideas, explore the realms of social entrepreneurship and community development and equip themselves with the tools needed to take their social ventures beyond good intentions.

When:  Application Deadline:12/31/2022
             Summit: 4/19-23/2023

Why: GES empowers young change-makers by providing training, facilitating mentorships, and connecting driven students with innovative thought leaders.
Apply Today

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