Competition challenges entrepreneurs to start a company in 72 hours
NAIT is hosting 3 Day Startup, a learn-by-doing workshop that challenges young entrepreneurs to start a company over the course of three days. Business concepts will be pitched to a panel of mentors on the final day. The workshop will include participants from NAIT, the University of Alberta and MacEwan University.
Developed by a group of University of Texas students in 2008, 3 Day Startup has become one of the world’s leading entrepreneurial support programs. The program has been delivered in 18 countries at more than 60 schools – including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Georgia Tech and Harvard University. This is the first time 3 Day Startup has been held in Canada.
NAIT Main Campus
Nexen Threatre (Second floor of Y Building on campus map)
11720 102 St. NW
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Brainstorming, team selection
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Business model development
Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Pitch and demo preparation (Final pitches at 5 p.m.)
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